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Marie Segares, Proprietress of the Underground Crafter, has been crocheting for over 25 years. She learned to crochet during summers spent with her maternal grandmother. Marie is also a knitter, ...

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Sunshine of Your Love Blanket&Pillow US

from Underground Crafter
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Sunshine of Your Love Blanket&Pillow US
Sunshine of Your Love Blanket&Pillow US

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain, single crochet, double crochet, work in the round
  • Ability to read written patterns (U.S. abbreviations)

Pattern Description:

This set was inspired by a child's drawing of the sun, and makes a
fun alternative to square and rectangular blanket patterns.

The pattern uses post stitches to create texture.

This pattern is also available using UK crochet abbreviations.

This pattern was originally published as a UK version in Inside Crochet's August, 2011 issue.

Photo (c) 2011, All Craft Media, Ltd.

Copyright statement: All of my patterns are for personal use only. You may use the patterns to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from the patterns. You may not sell, copy, or distribute the patterns. If you would like to teach a class based on any of my patterns, please contact me to purchase a commercial use pattern.


With smaller hook, work through 7 rounds in pattern = 6.75 in (17 cm) diameter.
Exact gauge is not critical to this project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Blanket: 39 in (1 m) diameter; Pillow: 7.5 in (19 cm) diameter


  • Spud & Chlo Sweater yarn (3.5 oz/100 g/160 yds/148 m/55% Superwash Wool, 45% Organic Cotton) - 4 skeins Firefly 7505 (Main Color) and 2 skeins Pollen 7508 (Color B)
  • K-10.5 (6.5 mm) and I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hooks or any size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle
  • Fiber filling