Bold Stripes Outdoor Pillow

Categories: Pillow, Summer, Outdoor

Add pattern to your outdoor decor with this crocheted pillow. Bold stripes in black and white are crocheted in a textured stitch to add lots of visual interest. The pillow is crocheted with yarn specifically made for outdoor use so it is fade and mildew resistant. Inside is a Poly-Fil® Weather Soft pillow insert perfect for indoor or outdoor use. Finished size is 18″ square.

What you need to make this project

Materials
Weather Soft Indoor/Outdoor Pillow 18" x 18"
Bernat Maker Outdoor yarn, 2 skeins black
Bernat Maker Outdoor Yarn, 1 skein white
N (9.00 mm) crochet hook
Supplies
scissors
yarn needle

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Weather Soft™ Indoor/Outdoor Pillow 18″ x 18″

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Price: $19.99

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Instructions

  • Striped Pillow Front

Step One

Make the pillow front

Each stripe is 6 rows of the stitch pattern, every 6 rows the color is changed, alternating between black and white. Pillow front should measure 18″ square. Begin with a white row.

Begin with white yarn and N hook

ch 42

Row 1: sk 1st ch, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in next ch, sk next ch] 20 times, sc in last ch

Row 2-6: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Change to black yarn

Row 7-12: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Change to white yarn

Row 13-18: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Change to black yarn

Row 19-24: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Change to white yarn

Row 25-30: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Change to black yarn

Row 31-36: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Finish off, set aside

  • Striped Pillow Back

Step Two

Make the pillow back

The pillow back is made using  the same stitch as the pillow front but it is all black rather than striped black and white.

Make with black yarn and N hook

ch 42

Row 1: sk 1st ch, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in next ch, sk next ch] 20 times, sc in last ch

Row 2-36: ch 1 turn, [(1 sc, 1 dc) in first stitch, sk next stitch] 20 times, sc in last stitch

Finish off, cut yarn

 

  • Bold Stripes Pillow 2

Step Three

Assemble the pillow

Place the front and back, wrong sides together, with white yarn start in one corner and single crochet all the way around the outside edge, working through both layers, work 3 sc in corners. Once you have worked around 3 sides put the pillow insert into the pillow cover, finish sc along the last side.

Finish off and weave in ends

  • Black And White Outdoor Pillow Set

Step Four

Now check out the coordinating Black and White Geometric Pillow that you can make to complete the set.