Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Heart-Shaped Pillow
Lion Brand® Chenille
Pattern Number: L20062 Nothing says love quite like a heart. Crochet this sweet pillow in snuggly-soft Chenille for a truly heartfelt gift for Valentine's Day or any other day.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 13 x 15 in. (33 x 38 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

531-201 Chenille Yarn: Garnet

Shades of medium and dark red


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.98

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

Pillow is made from 2 crocheted hearts.

2.

Each heart is worked in rows, beg at lower tip.

Near the top, heart is divided into 2 halves.

The halves are worked separately to shape the heart.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEART (make 2) Beg at lower tip, ch 2.

Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook - 2 sc at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each sc across - 4 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc to last st, 2 sc in last sc - 6 sc.

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Rows 6-33: Rep last 2 rows 14 more times - 34 sc at the end of Row 33.Do not fasten off.





Top of Heart First Half Row 34: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 17 sc; leave rem sts unworked for 2nd half.

Row 35: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sc, sc2tog - 15 sc.

Rows 36 and 38: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Row 37: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sts, sc2tog -13 sc.

Row 39: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sts, sc2tog - 11 sc.Rep last row until 5 sc rem.

Fasten off.





Second Half Join yarn with sl st in first unworked st of Row 33.

Row 34: Ch 1, sc in each sc across - 17 sc.Beg with Row 35, work same as first half.

Fasten off.





FINISHING Hold both hearts together, matching sts, join yarn with sl st anywhere along outside edge.

Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly around edges, stuffing Pillow with fiberfill as you work; join with sl st in first sc.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
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ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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