Music Notes Pillow Cover by Jo Edwards

Music Notes Pillow Cover

June 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet (sc)
6.5 mm (K)
655 - 660 yards (599 - 604 m)
18″ x 18″
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Purchase the PDF digital download of this Music Notes Pillow Cover Crochet Pattern, which makes a cushion cover that goes over a 18″ x 18″ pillow. It’s a great way to “jazz” up your home decor or make a gift for the music lover in your life…it will be a “major” hit!


  • The pattern creates a removable pillow cover that goes over a 18″ x 18″ pillow insert.
  • It includes step by step instructions on how to make this pillow cover including instructions on how to crochet with two colors, how to assemble the pillow cover and a full page chart/graph.
  • It’s a great introduction to colorwork for beginners and is also great for more advanced crocheters who love colorwork (but experience with colorwork is not required).
  • When you purchase this pattern, you’ll receive a full step by step guide (also as a PDF) on How to Crochet with Two Colors for free!


  • The PDF of this pattern is a 9 page, printer-friendly document that you can download, save, print (in color or in black and white) and make notes on and keep forever.
  • It is laid out into easy to follow sections and includes step by step instructions, a full chart/graph and pictures.
  • The pattern is also available on my website. The PDF includes everything from the website but in an easy to read, follow and print document.


Skill Level: Beginner (colorwork and simple stitches)

Size: Following this pattern creates a 18″ x 18″ (46 cm x 46 cm) pillow cover. The actual cover will be slightly smaller but stretches to fit over the pillow insert.

Gauge: 4″ x 4″ = 11 sc and 13 rows.

Yarn: Bulky (5) Weight. Recommended Yarn: Red Heart Soft Essentials. This yarn is Bulky (5) Weight, 100% acrylic, 5 oz. / 140 g. Colors used (as seen in the photos): Main Color (the background and back) = White (4 Skeins: 524 yd./480 m). Contrast Color (the music notes) = Black (1 Skein: 131 yd./120 m) Note: you will be separating your skein of the contrast color into 7 bobbins (strands) of 8 m long yarn (more information on this is included in the pattern)

Crochet Hook Size: K/10.5 (6.5 mm) (or size needed to obtain gauge)

Pillow: One 18” x 18” pillow insert

Other Materials: scissors, pins, yarn needle, measuring tape (optional: large buttons for back of pillow)

Terminology: written for right handed crochet using standard US crochet terminology.


Please note that you are purchasing the PDF/pattern/tutorial, not the actual pillow. Due to the nature of digital downloads, all sales are final and there are no returns, refunds or exchanges. Please contact me prior to or after your purchase if you have any questions or if there is anything I can do to help.