Yin Yang Pillow Cushion Cover Boho Hippie Style by Millionbells
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Yin Yang Pillow Cushion Cover Boho Hippie Style

Crochet
June 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
550 - 650 yards (503 - 594 m)
US
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How about a soft and cozy pillow to help you through a lazy afternoon ?!

This PDF crochet pattern will guide you to crochet a Yin Yang pillow cover as shown in picture, made using 8 ply / DK soft acrylic yarn (wool or cotton will be suitable too) and crochet hook E (3.5 mm). Stylecraft Special DK was used to create the cover in the pictures.

Finished size will be approx. 16.5” (42 x 42 cm), suitable for a slightly smaller sized square pillow insert. (for example 15.75” x 15.75” (40 x 40 cm))
The back side of the pillow cover is identical to the front side and has an opening at the bottom edge, to easily insert / remove the inside pillow, it has a sewing snap button closure.

The Yin - Yang circle center of the cover is worked in continuous rounds (tapestry technique). The square border around the circle is also worked in rounds, using textured stitches.

Skill level: intermediate / advanced
Gauge: Tapestry part (Yin - Yang circle) 10 stitches x 5 rounds: 1.2” x 1.18” (3,5 cm x 3 cm)
Border rounds: 10 stitches measure approx. 1.77” (4,5 cm) in length

Materials used:

  • crochet hook size E (3.5 mm)
  • yarn in white, black (each approx. 45 gr, 145 yds, 135 m), mocha, copper, mint (each approx. 30 gr, 97 yds, 89 m)
  • stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, scissors, white sewing thread
  • square pillow insert approx. 15.75” x 15.75” (40 x 40 cm)
  • 3 sewing snap buttons, diameter approx. 0.06” (14 mm), or Velcro (for closure)

Stitches used: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half/double/triple crochet, back post half double crochet / double crochet / triple crochet, increasing, decreasing, working through back of loops / both loops, working between stitches, spike stitch, bobble stitch, tapestry technique, optional: blocking

This pattern is my own original design and is written in ENGLISH, in US terminology.

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  • English version (US terminology) of the pattern (PDF) is available as instand download after received payment.