Victorian Pillow Cover…. Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Victorian Pillow Cover…. Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Victorian Pillow Cover

Victorian Pillow Cover Christmas

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I have joined together with the Joy Creators from Red Heart Yarns to present a Blog Hop Christmas in July Pattern just for you!!  Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Red Heart will feature a free pattern from each of their Joy Creators… For more details, head over to their blog to see what’s on the schedule!!

Last week Corina from Stitch 11 presented a super cute Joyful Star Teething Ring and Jessie from Jessie at Home made a really fun Jolly Elf Hat… Hop over and check out their Joy Creations!


I love to decorate for Christmas, each year I struggle to make my extra couch pillows look festive… So this year I have designed a beautiful Victorian Pillow Cover using simple sticking and crystal buttons!!  I was so excited when I received one of Red Hearts latest yarns ~ Cutie Pie… A light weight chenille yarn, it’s so soft and easy to crochet with…  One of my new favorites for sure!!

Materials ~

Red Heart Cutie Pie in Koala (450 yards) and Cotton(100 yards)

I Hook

3 Crystal Buttons

Yarn Needle and Scissors

Pillow Form 17 x 17

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Gauge ~

2″ x 2″ = 3 Rows x 7 Stitches

Size before  sewing seams… 36″ x 16 1/2″

Stitches ~

Ch ~ Chain     St ~ Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet

Instructions ~

With Koala, Chain 57

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 56 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, sk 1st st, (sc,dc) in next st, *sk st, (sc,dc) in next st*, repeat * * 26 more times across.  = 56 sts

Rows 3 – 104:  Repeat row 2.

Finish off


Change to Cotton

Join at top right corner,

Row 1:  Ch 1, sc in next 27 sts, decrease over the next 2 sts, sc in last 27 sts. = 55 sc

Row 2:  Ch 3(counts as dc), turn, 2 dc in same as beginning, *sk 2 sts, sc , sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st*, repeat * * 7 more times, sk 2 sts, sc, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in last st.

Row 3:  Ch 2, turn, hdc in same st, hdc in next 2 sts, sk st, *hdc in next 2 sts, 3 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, sk st*, repeat * * 7 more times, sk st, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st.

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, *(sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sc in next 6 sts*, repeat * * across to last st, (sc,ch2,sc) in last st.

Finish off

Finishing Pillow Cover

Block your edging lightly into nice points.

Fold 15″ of bottom portion up towards the decorative top edge leaving the last 5 1/2″of the gray pattern and decorative edging as a single layer.

With yarn needle and a long strand of Koala yarn, stitch along the side edges together on both sides forming the pillow pocket.

Turn the cover right side out.

Sew the decorative buttons in place similar to the picture.

Insert Pillow and fold the decorative top over.

Congratulations!!!! You now have a Victorian Pillow Cover!!

Don’t forget to follow along and see what the other Joy Creators make over the next couple of weeks!!

Happy Crocheting…


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