Time Required :
Over an hour
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caron® cotton cakes™ crochet circle in square pillow

Circle takes the square in this playful pillow! Multi-colored circles, worked from the center out, are squared off to make these fun motifs. You'll only need one ball each of self-striping and a contrasting solid shade of Caron® Cotton Cakes™ to crochet this fun project! 
Step 1

MEASUREMENT: Approx.18" [56 cm] square

GAUGE: 

   -  15 sc and 18 rows = 4" [10 cm]. Take time to check your gauge
   -  1 Motif = 6" [15 cm] square

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Note: Ch 2 at beg of rnds does not count as a st.

Join all rnds with sl st to first hdc. 

Step 2

MOTIF (Make 18)

With A, ch 3.

Rnd 1: 10 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join. 10 hdc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join. 20 hdc.

Rnd 3: Ch 2. 2 hdc in same sp as last sl st. *1 hdc in next hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * to last hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Join. 30 hdc.

Rnd 4: Ch 2. 2 hdc in same sp as last sl st. *1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc.

2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * to last 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each of last 2 hdc. Join. 40 hdc.

Rnd 5: Join MC with sl st to back loop of first hdc. Ch 2. Working in back loops only, 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. *1 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. 1 dc in next hdc. (1 dc. 1 tr. 1 dc) in next hdc. 1 dc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * twice more. 1 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. 1 dc in next hdc. (1 dc. 1 tr, 1 dc) in next hdc. 1 dc in next hdc. Join. 48 sts.

Rnd 6: Ch 2. Working in both loops,1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. *1 hdc in each st to next corner tr. (1 hdc. 1 dc. 1 hdc) in next corner tr. Rep from * 3 times more. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of rnd. Join. 56 sts.

Rnd 7: Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each hdc around, working 3 hdc in corner dc. Join. 64 sts. Fasten off. 

Step 3

With RS facing each other and using MC, working through both thicknesses, crochet 3 Motifs into Strip. With MC, crochet 3 Strips tog to make Front and Back pieces.  

With WS facing of Front and Back tog, working through both thicknesses, join MC with sl st to any corner.

Rnd 1: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as sl st. *Work 45 sc across to next corner. 3 sc in corner. Rep from * twice more. Insert pillow form. Work 45 sc to end of rnd. 1 sc in same sp as first 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. *Skip next 2 sc. 6 dc in next sc. Skip next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. Skip next 2 sc. 6 dc in next sc. Skip next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch = Chain(s)

Contrast A = Sunset Dreams

Dc = Double Crochet

Hdc = Half Double Crochet

Main Color = MC; Silver Cloud

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

Sp(s) = Space(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

Tr = Treble Crochet

WS = Wrong Side

Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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  • 809188311
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10161166 
    $15
    • Size: 18" x 18"
    • Size: 18" x 18"
    • Size: 18" x 18"
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  • 946471112
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10584313 
    $10
    • Color: Silver Cloud
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Silver Cloud
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Silver Cloud
    • Size: 8.8 oz
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  • 946471112
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10584319 
    $10
    • Color: Sunset Dreams
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Sunset Dreams
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Sunset Dreams
    • Size: 8.8 oz
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  • 809187850
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10248673 
    $2.09
    • Size: G / 4.5 mm
    • Size: G / 4.5 mm
    • Size: G / 4.5 mm
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