Thursday, June 7, 2012

Petal Neckroll Pillow

I decided that I liked my kiddos Flower Power pillow so much that I would make myself one that was a bit more subdue in color. (My hubby wouldn't care much for a rainbow)  I used Lily's Sugar 'n Cream 100% cotton yarn.  Of course in the process of finishing it, I ran out and had to do the great search for more.  It always seems to happen that way.  7 rows short and I have to make a 20 mile run for yarn and so it was not finished as quickly as I would have hoped.

 I used the same stitch as the Flower Power  pillow. 

I just chained a piece to tie up the ends.

I had thought about using a different color at the ends, but I figured that I could use it a lot longer without it.  I really liked how it all turned out and it is a great addition to my bed pillows. 

And of course instead of crocheted petals, I had to add some real petals from my yard.

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  1. The pillow is so pretty.

    Mrs. Delightful

    1. Thank you for your lovely comment and stopping by!

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    1. Thank you! It is never to late to try something new.

  3. love the pic from your yard how cute

  4. Your gaillardia is gorgeous!

    And your neck pillow is incredibly clever. Your crochet is so beautiful; such even controlled stitches! Great finish! Thank you for linking up!

    xo -E

    P.S. I hate running out and having to scramble to find what I need, or worse, having to make do with something else. Glad you found more yarn, even if it took a 20-mile to get it!