Red Heart Super Saver Statue of Liberty Pillow

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by Red Heart Design Team

Red Heart Super Saver Statue of Liberty Pillow

From sea to shining sea, Lady Liberty is a beloved symbol of the American spirit. Crochet this appliqué and sew it to a pillow that is also crocheted. It’s perfect to put on your front porch rocker or outdoor chair on patriotic holidays (plus it will comfort your lower back).

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 12 sts (4 inch) and 8 rows (3 inch) in pattern to crochet a pillow that measures approximately 16 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviations: mm = millimeter dec (decrease) = [draw up a loop in next st] twice, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook. inc (increase) = 2 sc in next st.
  • 2
    Pillow (make 2): With Delft Blue ch 55. Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 3rd ch from hook, * skip next ch, (sc, dc) in next ch; repeat from * to last 2 ch; skip next ch, sc in last ch; turn. Rows 2-45: Ch 1, dc in first sc, * skip next dc, (sc, dc) in next sc; repeat from * to last 2 sts; skip next dc, sc in top of turning ch; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 45.
  • 3
    Statue: Begin at lower edge, with Soft White ch 18. Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 17 sc. Rows 2-5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 6: Ch 3, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in next 17 sc; turn – 20 sc. Rows 7 and 9: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 8: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 18 sc; turn – 19 sc. Row 10: Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 18 sc, inc; turn – 21 sc. Row 11: Ch 1, inc, sc to last sc, inc; turn – 23 sc. Row 12: Ch 1, inc, sc in each sc across; turn – 24 sc. Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each sc to last sc; inc; turn – 25 sc.
  • 4
    Divide for Book: Row 14 (Right Side): Ch 1, inc, sc in next 3 sc, dec; turn – 6 sc. Row 15: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 3 sc, inc; turn – 6 sc. Row 16: Ch 1, slip st in first sc, dec, sc in next sc, dec. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Torso: Row 14: Resume working across all stitches: with right side facing, join Soft White in next sc of last long row; ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn – 19 sc. Rows 15-18: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
  • 6
    Divide for Arm: Row 19 (Wrong Side): Ch 1, sc in first 4 sc, dec; turn – 5 sc. Row 20: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 3 sc; turn – 4 sc. Rows 21-28: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 29: Ch 1, [dec] twice; turn – 2 sc.
  • 7
    Torch: Row 30: Ch 1, [inc] twice; turn – 4 sc. Row 31: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [inc] twice, sc in last sc; turn – 6 sc. Row 32: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
  • 8
    Flame: Row 33: Ch 1, slip st in next 2 sc, ch 1, sc in next 2 sc; turn; turn – 2 sc. Row 34: Ch 1, [inc] twice; turn – 4 sc. Rows 35 and 36: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 37: Ch 1, [dec] twice; turn – 2 sc. Row 38: Ch 1, dec; turn – 1 sc. Row 39: Ch 1, sc in sc. Fasten off.
  • 9
    Neck and Head: Row 19: Resume working across all stitches: with wrong side facing, join Soft White in next sc of last long row; ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn – 13 sc. Row 20: Ch 1, dec, sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 11 sc. Row 21: Ch 1, sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 10 sc. Row 22: Ch 1, dec, sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 8 sc. Rows 23 and 24: Ch 1, inc, sc to last sc; inc; turn – 12 sc at end of Row 24. Rows 25-29: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Rows 30 and 31: Ch 1, dec, sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 8 sc at end of Row 31.
  • 10
    Edging: Ch 1, sc around entire piece, working 3 sc in each lower corner and in tip of flame, and increasing as necessary in other corners to keep work flat; join with a slip st in first sc. Sew statue to front of pillow as shown in picture.
  • 11
    Points of Crown: With Soft White, [ch 8, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, hdc in next 2 ch, dc in last 2 ch] 7 times. Fasten off. Sew around top of head.
  • 12
    Sew pillow front to back around 3 sides; insert pillow form, then continue sewing 4th side closed.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Country Blue 104212491 (2)
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Susan Bates Bamboo Handle Silvalume Crochet Hook J-10/6.0 mm 104236435
  • Fairfield Processing Soft Square 16 inch 104238569
  • Yarn Needle
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