Retro Rainbow with Cumulus Clouds Pillow by Marie Segares

Retro Rainbow with Cumulus Clouds Pillow

June 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet (dc)
5.0 mm (H)
302 - 420 yards (276 - 384 m)
Approximately 12” (30.5 cm) square.
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This colorful decorative pillow will light up any room.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch, treble (triple) crochet
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, seaming (with linked photo tutorials for seaming methods used)
Special stitch: FPsc (includes linked video tutorial)

Skill Level

Finished Size
Approximately 12” (30.5 cm) square.

Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein each in 113 Scarlet (CA), 135 Rust (CB), 158 Mustard (CC), 172 Kelly Green (CD), 109 Colonial Blue (CE), 145 Eggplant (CF), and 100 White (CG), or approximately 60 yd (55 m) in each of 7 colors in any medium weight yarn.

Furls Odyssey US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Premier Ultra Plush Pillow Insert – 12” square.

Locking stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

16 dc x 8 rows = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be close together so pillow form does not show through.