Free Red Heart Cares Pillow from RedHeart.com

redheartcares pillow

From www.RedHeart.com

Red Heart Cares Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW5135

Designed By:     Michele Maks

Skill Level: Easy

Required Supplies:

Red Heart® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 311 White A and 319 Cherry Red B


RED HEART® With Love®: 1 skein 1001 White A and 1 skein 1909 Holly Berry B


RED HEART® Soft®: 2 balls 4600 White A and 1 ball 5142 Cherry Red B

Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]

Yarn needle

Red Heart offers this pattern to honor the Red Cross and their tremendous efforts to alleviate human suffering throughout North America. Visit www.redheart.com/redcross to learn more.

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: 20 sts = 7 inches (18 cm); 22 rows= 7 inches (18 cm); in single crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Pillow measures 18 x 18” (46 x 46 cm)

Pillow is made of 50 3¼ x 3¼” (8.5 x 8.5 cm) squares, 25 for each side of pillow, arranged as shown in diagram, and

sewn together.

To shape finished pillow, pillow forms are larger than finished pillow cover.

PILLOW (make 40 with A, make 10 with B)

Ch 10.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn—9 sc.

Rows 2-10: Ch 1, sc in each sc.

Fasten off.


Using whipstitch and following diagram, sew 25 squares With wrong sides together, A, and using whipstitch, seam pillow together along 3 sides. Weave in ends.

redheartcares pillow chart

Insert pillow form; sew remaining side.


A, B = Color A, B;

ch = chain;

sc = single crochet;

st(s) = stitch(es);

cm = centimeters;

yd(s) = yard(s);

[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;

* = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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