Go to pattern here: Paintbrush Pillow & Afgan Pattern
This lovely paintbrush crochet pattern comes with descriptions for both a pillow and an afghan. It really feels like you will use the crochet hook and the yarn to paint your way through the pattern! It is a so decorative. Use it for yourself or make it as a nice gift for your friend, or make some items and sell them! The crochet designer allows you to do that as long as you give her credit for the pattern, and if you sell the items online she asks for a link back to her designer page. All instructions for this you will find on the same page that you can buy the pattern. Just click the link above!
Rewriting, reselling, distributing or copying the pattern itself is of course prohibited.
Making the Paintbrush Pattern
In order to make the pattern, the designer says you need to be able to read basic crochet patterns in America Standard terms. So intermediate experience is needed to create this beautiful piece of art!
This is what you need to know: Be able to complete basic crochet stitches including ch, sl st, sc, dc, and front and back post stitches
This clear crochet pattern includes amongst other things:
*materials list and instructions on how to felt an old wool sweater for the pillow back
*stitch abbreviations chart
*instructions for making a pillow cover front
*instructions for making an afghan sized to fit your needs
*and best of all according to many crocheters, a photo-tutorial with over 35 pictures and detailed descriptions to help you
Crochet Class Reading & Understanding Crochet Patterns
Do you need some help with the crochet stitches? Take a look here for a great crochet class that will help you with everything you need to start crochet with ease!
The class is designed for crocheters with some prior crochet experience, not for pure beginners.
Here is what you get in this class:
6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
Hours of close-up instruction
Answers to student questions from instructor, Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
If you are not satisfied with the class, you’ll have a full money back guarantee!
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Other Afghan Patterns:
Shaded Ripple Afghan by Lion Brand Crochet Kit