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Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow – FREE Crochet Pattern

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You’re going to love the Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow. It’s a great pattern to use the Clover Leaf Crochet Granny Square pattern I shared a little while back.

This pillow is a perfect way to integrate some crochet into your home decor. You can make all squares in one color or make squares in different colors like I have. 

Each square is quick to make & a fun small project.

 

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Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

Read about my inspiration & yarn I choose or scroll on down for the free pattern. Or simply grab the printable PDF pattern:Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

 

THE YARN


To crochet this pillow I used Lion Brand Yarn Wool Ease in 3 different colors, Seaspray, Denim & Fisherman.

I love that they have a good amount of beautiful colors to choose from. 

 

Earlier I’ve also used this yarn for the Cold Day Hat & Cold Day Cowl.

 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

THE PERFECT HOME DECOR CROCHET PROJECT


The Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow is a fun crochet project for your home. 

All the small granny squares have tiny holes in them, but I solved that when I decided to use a pillow cover over the pillow, before adding my own crocheted pillow. 

Those tiny holes makes an interesting look & I thought it was well worth it to use them in a pillow design. 

 

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Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CROCHET THAT?


How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?

Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.

It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.

All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.

Calculate how long it takes to crochet that. 

 

CROCHET CLOVER LEAF GRANNY SQUARE PILLOW – THE FREE CROCHET PATTERN


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ABOUT THE PATTERN:


The crochet Clover Leaf Granny Square is made up of 50 clover leaf crochet granny squares, 25 on each side.

You can make them in any colors you’d like & make a lovely crochet pillow. 

This pillow is the perfect home decor crochet project & a great way to include crochet into your home. 

 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

SKILL LEVEL: 


EASY

 

Read about skill levels.

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:


CROCHET HOOK:

Size 5.5 mm / US: I-9 / UK: 5

Hook I used: Symphonie Rose Crochet Hooks from Knitpro

 

YARN:

Yarn used:

Lion Brand YarnWool-Ease in color Sea Spray (CA), Denim (CB), Fisherman (CC) & Grey Heather (CD).

 

Yarn amount used:

CA: 2 skeins

CB: <1 skein

CC: <2 skeins

CD: <1 skein

 

 

Yarn characteristics:

  • 4 medium yarn
  • 80 % Acrylic, 20 % wool

 

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Needle, find one here (if you don’t already have one)!
  • Pillow

 

GAUGE:


Each square measure 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches. 

Make a square to test gauge.

 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

NOTES: 


  • This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
  • All measurements given are unblocked.
  • Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.

 

  • Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
  • Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
  • Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).

 

  • This pattern is written for 1 size.

 

SIZE & MEASUREMENTS:


Width: 50 cm / 19.6 inches

Height: 50 cm / 19.6 inches

 

ABBREVIATIONS:


ch – chain

ch-space – refers to a space made of chains previously made 

ch-ring – ring made up of chain stitches

dc5tog – crochet together 5 double crochet stitches

dc6tog – crochet together 6  double crochet stitches

prev – previous

sc – single crochet

sk – skip

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch(es)

tr – treble crochet

 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:


Photo tutorial for the square available here. 

 

Make 50 squares:

  • Sea Spray: 24 
  • Fisherman: 18
  • Denim: 8

 

Ch 8 st, sl st in 1st st, making ch-ring.

Round 1: Ch 4 st (counts as 1 tr), tr 1 in ch-ring, ch 2, tr 2 in ch-ring, ch 4 st, *tr 2 in ch-ring, ch 2, tr 2 in ch-ring, ch 4 st*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, sl st in 1st st.

Round 2: Ch 3 st (counts as 1st leg of dc6tog), dc5tog over the next 5 st, tr 1 in next ch-space, ch 2 st, tr 1 in same ch-space, ch 4 st, tr 1 in same ch-space, ch 2, tr 1 in same ch-space, *dc6tog over the next 6 st, tr 1 in next ch-space, ch 2 st, tr 1 in same ch-space, ch 4 st, tr 1 in same ch-space, ch 2, tr 1 in same ch-space*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, sl st in 1st st.

Round 3*: Ch 1 (counts as 1st st), sc 1 in each st from prev round, sl st in 1st st. 

 

*If stitch on previous row was a ch, crochet into the ch-space.

 

Fasten off & cut yarn.

 

FINISHING:


1. Fasten threads & weave in ends on all squares.

2. Block them to shape.

3. When you’re finished crocheting you have 50 squares. If you are making the exact same layout, place them as shown in the picture below. 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

4. With the CD color (Grey Heather Pictured) crochet them together using slip stitches going through 2 squares at a time.

Step by step photo tutorial on how to do this can be found here.

 

Photos below shows how you move from two squares to the next two squares. 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

Do 4 rows on one direction first, then 4 rows in the opposite direction after that. See the first row finished below. 

Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow - FREE Crochet Pattern

 

5. Finally, crochet together with single crochet stitches along all 4 edges, the 4th with the pillow inside. 

 

Fasten threads & weave in ends.

 

 

clover leaf granny square pillow free crochet pattern

 

SHARE IT & SHARE PICTURES!


I really hope you liked the Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow Cover!

However, if you really like it, make sure to share the FREE pattern & share pictures of your Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow that you’ve made with me.

 

  1. Tag me on Instagram: Take a picture of your project, use #joyofmotioncrochet & tag me!
  2. Share your finished Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow on Love Crafts.
  3. Share your finished Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow on Ravelry.

I can’t wait to see your pictures!

 

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2 thoughts on “Clover Leaf Granny Square Pillow – FREE Crochet Pattern”

  1. Hey, Janne!

    Love the pretty Clover Leaf Granny!

    Wanted to let you know that your ads for linking to the PDF state “PFD” in all the brown boxes.

    Thanks for the pretty pattern. Can’t wait to make it.

    Reply

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