Sunshine of Your Love Blanket and Pillow Set (UK version)
This pattern for a blanket and pillow set was originally published in the August, 2011 issue of Inside Crochet with the name “Sunshine Blanket.”
This is a written pattern using U.K. crochet abbreviations.The U.S. version of this pattern for a blanket and pillow set is available here.
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Working in rounds, increasing, and joining new colors
Crocheting in the back loop
Post (raised front) stitches (written explanations are provided in pattern)
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)
K-10.5 (6.5 mm) and I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hooks or any size needed to obtain gauge
With smaller hook, work through 7 rounds in pattern = 6.75 in (17 cm) diameter. Exact gauge is not critical to this project.