Chunky Granny Square Pillows
Give your living room an instant makeover with these Chunky Granny Square Pillows. Use whatever color yarn that matches your decor to complete this easy crochet pattern. Use these throw pillows on a sofa, loveseat, or even on your bed.
Crochet HookN/15 or 10 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
10 x 10”/25 x 25cm
One skein of Caron International’s Simply Soft® (100% Acrylic, 6 oz/ 170g/ 315 yds/ 288 m):
or NaturallyCaron.com 'Country' (75% Microdenier acrylic/25% merino wool; 3oz/85g, 185yds/170m skein)
Size US N-15/10mm Crochet Hook
18”x18” Decorative Throw Pillow
Sewing Needle & Coordinating Thread
10 sts = 4”/10cm
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Double crochet (dc)
Using a TRIPLE strand of yarn, ch 6; join with a sl st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, (counts as a dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, [ch 3, 3 dc in ring] 3 times, ch 3; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3-.
Round 2: Ch 5, (counts as dc and ch-2 sp here and throughout), *[3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next corner ch-3 sp, ch 2; repeat from * 2 more times, [3 dc, ch 3, 2 dc] in first corner ch-3 sp; join with a sl st in 3rd of beginning ch-5.
Round 3: Sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in same ch-2 sp, *ch 2, [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next corner ch-3 sp, ch 2**, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * 3 more times, ending last repeat at **; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3.
Round 4: Ch 5, (counts as dc and ch-2 sp here and throughout), 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, *[3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next corner ch-3 sp, ch 2**, [3 dc, ch 2] in each of next 2 ch-2 sps; repeat from * 3 more times, ending last rep at **, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp; join with a sl st in 3rd of beginning ch-5.
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining, sc in each dc, 2 sc in each ch-2 sp, and 3 sc in each corner ch-3 sp around; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Block if necessary.
Center granny square and sewing needle and thread, hand sew onto pillow front.
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