Sunshine of Your Love Blanket and Pillow Set by Marie Segares

Sunshine of Your Love Blanket and Pillow Set

March 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.5 mm (I)
6.5 mm (K)
Blanket: 39 in (1 m) diameter; Pillow: 7.5 in (19 cm) diameter
both US and UK
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The U.K. version of this pattern for a blanket and pillow set was originally published in Inside Crochet with the name “Sunshine Blanket.”

This is a written pattern with two PDFs: one using US crochet abbreviations and one using UK crochet abbreviations.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitches
Working in rounds, increasing, and joining new colors
Crocheting in the back loop
Post stitches (written explanations are provided in pattern)

Skill level

Finished Size
Blanket: 39 in (1 m) diameter
Pillow: 7.5 in (19 cm) diameter

Spud & Chloë Sweater yarn (3.5 oz/100 g/160 yds/148 m/55% Superwash Wool, 45% Organic Cotton) – 4 skeins Firefly 7505 (Main Color) and 2 skeins Pollen 7508 (Color B), or approximately 640 yd (592 m) in Main Color and 320 yd (296 m) in Color B in any medium weight yarn.

K-10.5 (6.5 mm) and I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hooks, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Fiber filling.

With smaller hook, work through 7 rounds in pattern = 6.75 in (17 cm) diameter. Exact gauge is not critical to this project.