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Denim Colors Granny Square Throw and Pillow

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Create a matching granny square throw and pillow in the soft blue colors of denim with this granny square crochet pattern from Bernat Yarns. This is a lovely, warm throw for any room.

Denim Colors Granny Square Throw and Pillow

 

Materials:

  • Yarn: Bernat® Denimstyle (3.5 oz/100 g)

Throw (Pillow)
Main Color (MC): (White) 4 (1) ball(s)
Contrast A: (Blue) 6 (1) ball(s)
Contrast B: (Dark Blue) 5 (1) ball(s)

  • Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • 14 ins [35.5 cm] square pillow form.
  • Motif Chart

Gauge:
Small Motif = 4½ ins [11.5 cm] square.
Large Motif = 9 ins [23 cm] square

Measurement:
Throw: 45 x 63 ins [114.5 x 159.5 cm]
Pillow: 14 x 14 ins [35.5 x 35.5 cm]


Instructions:

Throw

Small Motif I (make 32)
With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join MC with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
4th rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Small Motif II (make 24)
Work as given for Motif I, substituting MC for A in 1st rnd, B for MC in 2nd rnd, A for B in 3rd rnd and MC for A in 4th rnd.

Small Motif III (make 12)
Work as given forMotif I, substituting B for A in 1st rnd, A for B in 3rd rnd, and B for A in 4th rnd.
Sew 4 small motifs tog to form large motif. There are 8 large Motifs I, 6 large Motifs II and 3 large Motifs III.

Large Motif IV (make 18)
With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to form a ring.
1st rnd: Work as given for 1st rnd of Small Motif I
2nd rnd: With B, work as given for 2nd rnd of Small Motif I.
3rd rnd: With MC, work as given for 3rd rnd of Small Motif I.
4th rnd:With A, work as given for 4th rnd of Small Motif I.
5th rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 3 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
6th rnd: Join MC with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 4 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 4 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
7th rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 5 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 5 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
8th rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch 2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 6 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 6 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Join Large Motif I, II III and IV as shown on Diagram.

Edging: Join A with sl st to any corner ch 2 sp. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st.
1 sc in each dc around, working 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Tassel: (make 4). Cut a piece of cardboard 4½ ins [11 cm] wide.
Wind A around cardboard 30 times. Break yarn leaving a long end and thread end through a needle.
Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn tightly around loops ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly. Sew tassels at each corner of Throw.

Pillow
(Front and Back make alike)
Work 1st to 8th rnds as given for Large Motif IV.
9th rnd: Join MC with sl st to any corner. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same corner. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 7 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 7 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
10th rnd: Join A with sl st to any corner. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same corner. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 8 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 8 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
11th rnd: Join B with sl st to any corner. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same corner. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 9 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch 1 sp) 9 times.
Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Block each piece to 14 ins [35.5 cm] square.
With WS of Front and Back tog, working through both thicknesses, join A with sl st to any corner. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each dc along sides and corners. When 3 sides are completed, insert pillow form and crochet opening closed, as before. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Tassel: (make 4). Work as given for Throw. Sew tassels at each corner of Pillow.

 

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