Nir­vana Neck Roll Pil­low

Take the tra­di­tional neck roll and turn it into a mod­ern marvel with great yarn and tex­ture.

Annie's Fast, Easy, Fun, Crochet Fall 2018 - - Contents - Design by Debra Arch

Skill Level

EASY

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

16 inches wide x 21 inches in cir­cum­fer­ence

Ma­te­ri­als

• Fi­latura Di Crosa Zara 14 bulky (chunky) weight ex­tra fine merino wool yarn (13/4 oz/ 49 yds/50g per ball): 7 balls #1914 sil­ver gray

• Size I/9/5.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

• 14-inch-wide x 5-inch- di­am­e­ter #A-STN neck roll pil­low by Fair­field

Gauge

3 dc = 1 inch; 2 rows = 1 inch

Pat­tern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Spe­cial Stitch

Ridge stitch (ridge st): Yo, in­sert hook from front side of work to back and to front again around in­di­cated st, yo and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook (2 lps on hook), yo, in­sert hook from front side of work to back and to front again around same st, yo and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook (3 lps on hook), yo and draw through all 3 lps.

Pil­low

Rnd 1: Ch 4, 17 dc in 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as first dc), join (see Pat­tern Notes) in top of beg ch-3. (18 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in same st as base of beg ch, ridge st (see Spe­cial Stitch) around next dc, [2 dc in next dc, ridge st around next dc] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (18 dc, 9 ridge sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as base of beg ch, dc in next st, ridge st around next ridge st, [2 dc in next st, dc in next st, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (27 dc, 9 ridge sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as base of beg ch, dc in each of next 2 sts, ridge st around next ridge st, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (36 dc, 9 ridge sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as base of beg ch, dc in each of next 3 sts, ridge st around next ridge st, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 3 sts, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (45 dc, 9 ridge sts)

Rnds 6–32: Ch 3, [dc in each st to next ridge st, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. At end of rnd 32, in­sert pil­low form into piece.

Rnds 33 & 34: Ch 3, [ dc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, dc in each st to next ridge st, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (27 dc, 9 ridge sts at end of rnd 34)

Rnd 35: Ch 3, dc dec in next 2 sts, ridge st around next ridge st, [dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in next st, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (18 dc, 9 ridge sts)

Rnd 36: Ch 3, dc dec in same st as base of beg ch and next st, ridge st around next ridge st, [dc dec in next 2 sts, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in first dc. (9 dc, 9 ridge sts)

Rnd 37: Do not ch, ridge st around next ridge st, [sl st in next dc, ridge st around next ridge st] around, join in first ridge st. Leav­ing a 12-inch tail fas­ten off. (9 ridge sts)

Fin­ish­ing

Work­ing through both lps, weave tail through ridge sts and pull tightly to close. Se­cure tail and fas­ten off. 

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