Tuesday, November 23, 2021

2021 Holiday CAL Week 2: Folk Art Snowflake Pillow


Welcome to the 2021 Fiber Flux Holiday Crochet Along...hooray! Today marks week two of the CAL and we'll be working on the super easy pillow panels for the Folk Art Holiday Pillow!  This is a quick item you can make for your home, a quick gift, or as accompaniment to a gorgeous matching afghan too!


We will be going over a few things today to begin:

  • Starting chain
  • Panel construction
  • Schedule of the CAL
  • Where to connect with other makers


Be sure to scroll down for the schedule with actual dates and what we'll be doing on each day/week.

*This is a self-paced project, so definitely go at the speed you feel most comfortable. The instructional videos and posts will be up forever and you will always be able to go back and watch again and again!



Here is a quick video introduction to the CAL and more information about supplies too:



Check out this week's video to learn more about the pillow panel construction:


Here's our CAL schedule below for easy reference:

  • Thursday, November 18: Introduction & Supplies
  • Tuesday, November 23: Pillow Panels
  • Thursday, December 2: Snowflake Embroidery
  • Thursday, December 9: Stuffing, Seaming, Pom Poms
  • Thursday December 16: Recap & Reveal!


Now that we're all up to speed, let's jump right into our pillow panel pattern, shall we?


Make two squares.

Ch 20

Row 1: Sc in to the 2nd ch from the hook.  Work a sc in each ch across.  Sc into the turning chain space at the end of the row.

Row 2: Ch 1 and turn.  Work a sc in each st across.  Sc into the turning chain space at the end of the row.

Repeat row 2 until the height of your square is as tall as the width.  Repeat for the second square.


Last part...let's connect! You can connect at any of the social media platforms below, and don't forget to use the hashtag #fiberfluxcal


Also we have two special communities for our CAL makers! Each has a welcome area/thread, so please hop on and introduce yourself. You can get info, ask questions, help each other, see what everyone is doing, and show off your work too!



Also, don't forget to tag me and use the hashtag, #fiberfluxcal to share your work on social media!

I can't wait to see all of your gorgeous projects...please share those pictures and above enjoy, take some time to relax with your hook, and have fun! That's all for today lovelies, see you next week for part two!!


© Fiber Flux/Jennifer Dickerson 2021

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