Jan/Feb 10

Conversation Hearts

Say it in yarn! The iconic valentine candies make enormously expressive pillows when translated into oversized crochet cushions.
By Regina Rioux Gonzalez

YARN
TLC Essentials, 6 oz/170g balls, each approx 312yd/285m (acrylic)
• 2 balls #2772 Light Country Rose (A)
• 2 balls #2531 Light Plum (B)
• 2 balls #2316 Winter White (C)
• 1 ball #2319 Cherry Red (D)
Note 2 balls of any one color is suffi cient to complete one pillow. 1 ball of D is sufficient to embroider all 3 pillows.

CROCHET HOOK
• Size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge

NOTIONS
• 1"/2.5cm x 27"/68.5cm foam—1½yd/1½m per pillow
• Rotary blade (preferred)
• Yarn needle

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