Size
Yksi koko
Dimensions when completed
approx. 50 cm x 50 cm / 20 in x 20 in
Demand
Novita 7 Veljestä
(010) Off White 100 g,
(060) Sand 50 g,
(694) Bark <100 g,
(053) Berry Porridge 50 g,

Novita 7 Veljestä Korpi (996) Wood Chip 150 g, (999) Log 150 g and

Novita Baby Merino (326) Silver Willow 50 g

Other supplies
Crochet hook
Novita 4½–6 mm (UK 4–7 / US 7 to J-10) or size needed

Other supplies
Pillow, 50 cm x 50 cm / 20 in x 20 in
Density
Crochet pattern
- Work double crochet (dc) following the instructions.

Gauge
16 dc = 10 cm / 4 in; height of one piece (9 rows) approx. 4,5 cm / 1¾ in

Note
Both sides of the pillow are worked using the log cabin technique. After the first two pieces, work each piece starting from the edges of the previous pieces. See layout diagram for direction of crochet.

Designer name
Lea Petäjä
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Starting square

Begin with starting square (marked in red in the diagram). With Silver Willow held double, chain 9 (ch) and ch1 for turning. Turn work.

Row 1: 1 double crochet (dc) into 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc into each st on beginning chain = 9 dc. Turn work.

Row 2: ch1 for turning, 1 dc into each dc on previous row = 9 dc. Turn work.

Keep repeating row 2 until there are 10 rows in total. Break yarn.

 

Piece 2

Join Off White (one strand only) and work 9 rows of dc.

Do not break yarn.

Piece 3

Continue with Off White.

Row 1: 9 dc into left edge of previous piece, 9 dc into left edge of starting square = 18 dc. Turn work.

Rows 2–9: ch1 for turning, 1 dc into each dc on previous row = 18 dc. Turn work.

Keep repeating row 2 until there are 9 rows in total. Break yarn.

 

Piece 4

Join Berry Porridge.

Row 1: 9 dc into left edge of piece 3, 9 dc into bottom edge of starting square = 18 dc. Turn work.

Rows 2–9: ch1 for turning, 1 dc into each dc on previous row = 18 dc. Turn work.

Keep repeating row 2 until there are 9 rows in total. Do not break yarn.

 

Piece 5

Continue with Berry Porridge.

Row 1: 9 dc into left edge of piece 4, 9 dc into right edge of starting square, 9 dc into right edge of piece 2 = 27 dc. Turn work.

Rows 2–9: ch1 for turning, 1 dc into each dc on previous row = 27 dc. Turn work.

Keep repeating row 2 until there are 9 rows in total. Break yarn.

 

Continue in this manner, following the diagram (see arrows for direction of crochet).

Piece 6: 27 dc and 9 rows using Sand.

Piece 7: 36 dc and 9 rows using Sand.

Piece 8: 36 dc and 9 rows using Log.

Piece 9: 45 dc and 9 rows using Log.

Piece 10: 45 dc and 9 rows using Wood Chip.

Piece 11: 54 dc and 9 rows using Wood Chip.

Piece 12: 54 dc and 9 rows using Bark.

Piece 13: 63 dc and 9 rows using Bark.

Piece 14: 63 dc and 9 rows using Off White.

Piece 15: 72 dc and 9 rows using Off White.

Piece 16: 72 dc and 9 rows using Log.

Piece 17: 81 dc and 9 rows using Log.

Piece 18: 81 dc and 9 rows using Wood Chip.

Piece 19: 90 dc and 9 rows using Wood Chip.

 

Crochet the other side in the same manner.

 

Finishing

Steam the pieces lightly. Weave in.

Sew three of the sides, insert the pillow and sew the last side.