Pinwheel Pillow by Morgan Forrester
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Pinwheel Pillow

Crochet
October 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This pillow was created for our store The Loop, in Halifax N.S and is available as a free pdf.

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Techniques Used: Crocheting in the Round, Simple Increases, Changing Colours

The ‘pinwheel’, or ‘zig-zag pillow’ is a classic crochet project. This new pattern is modernized with simplified shaping. It is also streamlined by omitting one feature; these cushions, in decades passed, were usually worked with a hard circular centre covering the join, much like the centre of a flower. With this new pattern it is no longer necessary to cover the centre join. This gives the cushion a modern look. It’s comfier too. Instructions for a centre are included, in case you’re feeling nostalgic.
There are optional finishing instructions for ‘couching’ the pillow. This pillow is worked in colours inspired by our store, but the possibilities are endless. It’s a great stash-buster!