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The Moss Pillow Crochet Along! Part 1 of 5

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Hi! It’s finally here! The Moss Pillow Crochet Along! We will be making a crocheted envelope pillow cover using the beautiful and simple moss stitch. This stitch is also often called the linen stitch or garter stitch.  This is beginner friendly.

This CAL is free and will be hosted exclusively here on my blog.

Moss Pillow Crochet Along

The Schedule

Thursday May 30: Part 1 – Supplies
Thursday June 7: Part 2 – Learn the stitch and make panel 1
Thursday June 14: Part 3 – Make back 2 panels
Thursday June 21: Part 4 – Combine panels and add small border
Thursday June 28 – Celebrate!

Moss Pillow Crochet Along

The Supplies

1 square pillow form (16 or 18 inch is best)
*4 balls of Simply Chunky yarn by Paintbox.
J crochet hook
Yarn needle
tape measure
scissors

Moss Pillow Crochet Along

The Yarn

I am using this beautiful and easy to use yarn by Paintbox.  This the the 100% acrylic simply chunky yarn.  Each ball of yarn is a size 5 weight and 100g/3.5 oz and 136m/149yd. The colors shown are Stormy Grey (304), Tea Rose (342), Bright Peach (311) and Washed Teal (332).  Feel free to use 1-4 colors in this project.

Moss Pillow Crochet Along

*If you want to use a different yarn, try to get something similar to what I have chosen. I won’t be able to help everyone determine how much yarn they need individually for this CAL if you aren’t sure how to substitute the yarn choice. This stitch and project will look great with different types of yarn so when it doubt buy a little extra and save your receipt ;).

Moss Pillow Crochet Along

The Plan

Each week we will have a new section to work on as a group.  Use the hashtag #CALmelanie so that we can all see what we are working on!  Feel free to leave comments under this post.  I will be sharing on my facebook page, so that is a great way to post photos as well. This is the first time I have done a CAL, so I welcome your feedback to make this better for future projects!

Now it’s time to gather your supplies and get ready for next week!  On Monday I will add the finished photo of the pillow once I’m done shooting part 4 ;). I wanted to get this post up for you!

CLICK HERE for Part 2!

Happy Stitching,

Melanie

 

 

 

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