Norman Buttons the Snowman Pillow by Marie Segares

Norman Buttons the Snowman Pillow

Crochet
November 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Front Panel = 6.5” (16.5 cm) diameter through Rnd 6 in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
5.0 mm (H)
250 - 320 yards (229 - 293 m)
Fits a 12” (30.5 cm) square pillow form.
US
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Bring some cheer inside on a cold day with this classic snowman pillow.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round
Increasing, seaming
Pattern includes linked photo tutorial for seaming

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Fits a 12” (30.5 cm) square pillow form.

Materials
Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g, 364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein each in 311 White (CA), 334 Buff (CB), 256 Carrot (CC), and 312 Black (CD), or approximately 40 yd (36.5 m) in CA, 225 yd (206 m) in CB, 15 yd (14 m) in CC, and 40 yd (36.5 m) in CD in any medium weight yarn.

US H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn or tapestry needle with eye small enough to sew through buttons.

Sew through or shank buttons:
0.75” (2 cm) buttons – 6 for smile,
1.5” (4 cm) buttons – 2 for eyes, and
0.875” (2.5 cm) buttons – 2 for back closure.

Fairfield Crafter’s Choice 12” x 12” Basic Pillow Form .

Stitch marker or scrap yarn.

Gauge
Front Panel = 6.5” (16.5 cm) diameter through Rnd 6 in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.