Terni Pillow: Free Crochet Pattern
I love the lived in, the slightly won, the wrinkled cotton, faded leather, rich wood, and chipped pain - a touch of the inducstial, with a heavy dash of the practical. My counters, adorned with wire baskets filled with fresh produce, are cluttered with potted plants. The walls seem imbued with the rich aroma of fresh coffee. Warm water rushes over my hands as I, washing dishes (again), glance over my plant crowded windowsill. I smile. There, dancing with the buttercups to the tune of robins and spring breezes, my children frolic. The pounding of small feet on the wooden steps accost my ears mere seconds before the door bursts open, “These are for you!” A handful of wildflowers are hastily deposited on the kitchen table.
The Ternie Pillowcover pattern is inspired by the simple joys of farmhouse living. One piece of linen stitched material is folded over itself to form an envelope. Surface stitches adds the rustic ticking stripes in a classic blue. The vintage inspired puff stitch border adds that touch of whimsy I love so much.
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I used Caron 1 lb. in white for the body of the pillow and a store brand acrylic yarn in navy for the stripes and border - it was basically the same as Caron 1 lb, just already in my stash!
My trusty Boye hook in I/5.5 mm worked hard on this rustic pillow cover design! Have you tried the Boye Ergonomics? I love them soooo much! Perfect for a crocheter who gets hand cramps!
The buttons I originally bought on Amazon came in a set of 100 for just $5! That same set is not available, but I find Amazon has a wider selection of quality buttons at a good price than my local craft store (Sorry, Hobby Lobby, but it’s true).
This pattern is designed to fit an 18”x18” or 20”x20” pillow.
The cover is stretchy, so you can fit a larger pillow insert inside for an extra fluffy pillow!
If you want to make the Terni crochet pillow cover, but prefer to work from a printed hard copy of the pattern, you can find the ad-free, printer friendly version in my Ravelry shop!
For me, one of the most exciting parts of designing the Terni Pillow Cover was knowing it would be features on the Desert Blossom Crafts blog by Rachel! If you haven’t been over there already, you need to check out her super easy-to-follow stitch tutorials and patterns! I love that her patterns are easy to make and understand, but still have that impact of a professionally designed garment!
You can find the free version of the Terni Pillow Cover on her blog! I am so honored to be featured there!
The Terni Pillow Cover crochet pattern is written by Rebekah Haas. I hold the copyright to this pattern. It should not be published, shared, or sold without direct permission of the designer. You are, of course, welcome to sell any items you make using this pattern. If you post pictures of your item on Instagram or Facebook, please credit me with the design by linking to my Instagram account or website. Thank you for choosing to make my pattern! I hope it inspires you!