Free Crochet Pattern – Granny Square Pillow Cover

Freshen up some pillows for Spring by covering up old ones using the super simple double crochet granny square pillow cover pattern.  All double crochet stitches, (no shells), gives a more closed in granny square!
This granny square works up quickly, and then application of the square in a diagonal way will give you 2 looks for your pillows, different on each side.  Perfect for a decorative pillow on your bed!!

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( Would you like to make a granny square poncho?  Here’s a link to my granny square poncho crochet pattern, using this same method of double crochet granny squares.)


MATERIALS:

Worsted weight yarn

6.5 mm crochet hook, (or any size hook)

Yarn needle

 

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
  2. Chain 2, make 15 double crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2.
  3. Chain 2 and turn, in the same stitch make: double crochet, chain 1, double crochet.

*Double crochet in the next 3 stitches.

In the next stitch make: 2 double crochet, chain 1, 2 double crochet.

Repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2.

  1.  FOR EVERY ROW:

Chain 2 and turn, *double crochet in each stitch up to the corner.

In the corner make: 2 double crochet, chain 1, 2 double crochet.

Repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2.

Repeat step 4 until the granny square is as large as desired.  Fasten off.

Bring all the corners together, (envelope style), sew the bottom 2 seams, stuff the pillow inside, then sew the remaining 2 seams.

 

WATCH THE VIDEO:

DOWNLOAD THE FREE PATTERN PDF

Granny Square Pillow Cover Pattern

 

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