Prairie Meadow Pillow by Ashlee Brotzell

Prairie Meadow Pillow

Crochet
October 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in Single crochet (US) in Back Loop Only
4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
900 - 1050 yards (823 - 960 m)
20" - 22"
US
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This design was extracted from my Prairie Meadow Fox blanket. It is NOT the same size as my other large squares (which are 81 x 81 or 79 x 79) because I was pulling motifs from the fox blanket and the chart just ended up with this random size.

Read more: https://ashleeslint.com/2022/10/11/prairie-meadow-pillow-to-match-the-prairie-meadow-fox-blanket/

You will receive one file containing:

  • the interlocking written line-by-line pattern
  • a one-page chart (79 x 81)
  • this is 39 windows wide by 40 windows tall

And another file with:

  • the mosaic written line-by-line pattern (including instructions for an envelope border)
  • an X-marked chart (75 x 77)
  • you can create a tube instead of joining the panels. See my tutorial on YouTube.

The interlocking mesh dots and border lines have been removed for the overlay mosaic version of the pattern.
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The Locked Filet Mesh (LFM) interlocking crochet method uses only chain spaces and double crochets to create a mesh; two colors are worked alternately which creates the pattern.

Mosaic crochet is single crochet and double crochet stitches. The double crochet stitches cover some of the other color’s single crochet stitches to create the design. My patterns instruct you to cut your yarn at the end of each row. The back is striped but often gives a faint impression of the pattern on the front (sort of like illusion knitting). See an example here.
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I have YouTube tutorials available for both crochet methods! Follow this link to get to my YouTube channel and find my other social links.
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For Interlocking Crochet

  • Crochet hook: 4.5 mm (US7)
  • Stitch marker
  • 20” pillow form
  • Gauge: 16 stitches x 8 rows in one color = 4” square
  • Finished size: 19.5” x 20” / 50cm x 51cm
  • Worsted Weight Yarn (500 - 575 yards per panel, make 2 for a pillow)
  • Main Color (MC) – 250 yards plus 75 yards for optional SC border
  • Accent Color (AC) – 250 yards

For Mosaic Crochet

  • Crochet hook: 5 mm (H-8)
  • Scissors
  • 20” pillow form
  • Gauge: 14 stitches x 15 rows = 4” square
  • Finished size: 20” x 22” / 51cm x 56cm
  • Worsted Weight Yarn (450 yards per panel / 900 yards per pillow)
  • Main Color (MC) – 250 yards
  • Coordinating Color (CC) – 200 yards

©️ 2022 Ashlee Brotzell.
All rights reserved. This publication is protected under federal copyright laws. Reproduction or distribution, in whole or in part, in any medium, is strictly prohibited.

What does this mean?
This is an original pattern by Ashlee Brotzell. You may not copy, reproduce, sell, or share any part of it whether for profit or not. This includes, but is not limited to, the written pattern, the chart, and the photos. No translations or video tutorials are allowed.

Sales of your finished items are, of course, unrestricted (and I wish you all the best!). I appreciate credit given to the designer when possible but it is not a requirement. You may tag me @AshleesLint or direct people to my website www.ashleeslint.com