Crocheted seed stitch is one of the most appealing and versatile crochet stitch patterns. Here’s a simple crocheted pillow pattern to show off this wonderful stitch. It’s so easy to do, but depending on your color choices, it can take on a variety of looks.
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Recently I got a new Ikea chair to replace the old rump-spring chair in my office. And then, of course I needed a couple of new pillows for the chair. Rather than design two separate pillows I decided to let one pillow do double duty by creating coordinating designs on each side.
This simple seed stitch pillow has narrow stripes on one side and a bold asymmetric stripe on the other. It’s a good just-beyond-beginner project (for yourself or for your crochet students).
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The Yarn and the Pattern
The pillow shown here uses medium-weight (worsted weight) yarn. You’ll need about 240 yards [230 meters] of color A and about 155 yards [145 meters] of Color B.
I used Valley Yarns Valley Superwash (100% extrafine superwash merino wool, 1.75 oz [50 g], 97 yd [89 m]): 3 balls #306 Wine Time (A) and 2 balls #200 Steel Grey (B)
There are many yarns that are suitable for this project. You may even have something in your stash that would work just fine!
You’ll also need a 14″ [35.5 cm] square pillow form like the ones shown here.
The ad-free pdf pattern includes both written and charted instructions. If you have minimal crochet skills (single crochet and chain stitch), that’s all you need to complete the project!Purchase on Ravelry Purchase on Payhip
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