There are very few things out there that everyone loves. While there are groups of people who have things in common, there are so many different and dissenting interests. One universal love is pillows. Now's your chance to make a crochet pillow to snuggle up with.
Crochet a nice set of throw pillows or even floor pillows for entertaining or relaxing. These free crochet pillow patterns are so easy to make and you can stitch them right up from your computer screen.
Everyone loves cozy crochet pillows. They’re comforting, stylish, and add a touch of personality to every room. Liven up your space with a simple pillow crochet pattern.
You'll notice that most pillow patterns are made using simple shapes like circles, squares, and rectangles. Speaking of rectangles, if you enjoy crocheting simple shapes like rectangles, you may want to check out our Crochet Anything with Rectangles class where you'll take the basic shape you already have down pat and turn it into useful, practical, and beautifully professional projects.
Floppy Disk Cuddle Buddy
Does anybody still have any floppy disks kicking around? I bet if you dig deep enough into some boxes and totes, you’d find a few… not that you have any way to access the files anymore. This free crochet pattern has a hint of nostalgia. The crochet pillow is sure to be a novelty item in your collection of knick knacks.
Girls Sleepy Teddy Pillow
This cozy crochet pillow is the perfect crossover between a pillow and crochet stuffed animals. The base of the Sleepy Bear Pillow is made from a round cushion case, crocheted in grey. Then, with two little ears added on top, a cream-colored snout, and some sweet embroidery on the face, your sleepy bear friend can really come to life.
Black and White Throw Pillow
Black and white never goes out of fashion, right!? I’m no style expert but I do love the simplicity of anything monochrome. Make these crochet throw pillows using the Alpine Stitch – if you know how to crochet basic stitches like double crochet and treble (UK) / single crochet and double crochet (US), then you will be able to complete this project in no time!
Via Ned & Mimi
Crochet Pom Pom Cushion
With its soft color palette and simple striping, this crochet pattern is a winner. Plus, it’s a simple pattern that you can work up just about anywhere. Make it for a friend or work one up for your own home. This cushion is an easy way to add a little extra flair to any room.
The Present Pillow is the perfect addition to any home. It makes your home feel welcoming and provides extra love when snuggling with it. Furthermore, it allows you to crochet it as a gift for someone, whether that is for Valentine's Day, Weddings, Christmas or Birthdays, it will make the perfect present for anyone. It uses chunky yarn and is easy and fast to crochet. It simply uses half-double crochet to make this beauty come to life.
Crochet Heart Pillow Buddy
This cute little “pillow buddy” heart pillow is the perfect Valentine to make for your little one! The heart pocket on the back is the perfect spot to put a little note or small treat! Very cute, your little one will love it! You could even make a couple of these crochet pillows for your child’s class if you started early enough. Crochet for children is so rewarding afterall.
Zigzag Bobble Pillow
The Zigzag Bobble Pillow is perfect for any advanced beginner looking to learn new crochet stitches. It’s simple design allows you to finish it quickly and you can use the graph to customize it in anyway you wish. The idea for this pillow was inspired by something fun and functional for a nursery. The bobbles in different colors add a touch of whimsy to this crochet pillow.
Waffle Stitch Throw Pillow
Use this crochet pattern to update your decor with this textured throw pillow accented with tassels. This pattern is advanced-beginner friendly. Make a bunch of decorative pillows with this simple pattern. It’s fun, easy and looks great wherever you put it.
Via Left in Knots
Aligned Cobble Stitch Pillow
You can never have too many couch pillows. We heart this pillow and know it’s going to add a lot of love to your home. That soft, solid texture makes basically any place you decide to put it feel cozier. Choose a bulky yarn so you can really show off the cobble stitch used in this free crochet pattern.
Via Ideal Me
This fun Hypnotic Pillow crochet pattern was designed as part of the 1st Annual Haunted Blop Hop! Pillow patterns are getting more and more creative, and this one definitely takes the cake. If you’re looking for fun things to crochet, give this a go!
Via Sincerely, Pam
Velvet Circle Pillow
This Velvet Circle Pillow crochet pattern is the crochet pillow you will want to snuggle up with and never part with.
Sunshine Crochet Pillow
How cute would it be to make a sunshine pillow and use pompoms as the sun rays! Made with soft and smooth Caron Simply Soft yarn in color… wait for it.. SUNSHINE! It’s so snuggly and full of fun texture! You’ll love this free crochet pattern. Learn how to crochet it now.
Crochet Star Pillow
This crochet pillow is a cute pattern and easy to make. This crochet tutorial is easy to follow with a video that explains the whole process.
Via Crochet Love
Crocheted Neck Pillow
I crocheted this neck pillow for travelers so that they have a comfy pillow to sleep and relax on. If you are not traveling then you can make this for someone that you know that travels often. You could even whip it up with a crochet blanket pattern for something really cozy.
Granny Square Crochet Pillow
Make a statement with this crochet granny square-inspired pillow using self-striping yarn like Caron Tea Cakes. Crocheted in Caron Tea Cakes, color English Breakfast.
Mandala Ombre Pillows
Paint your perfect palette with these ombre bed pillows made from gorgeous Lion Brand Mandala yarn cakes. Three strands held together create a chunkier look while the cross-stitch detailing allows you to personalize a message for everyone you know. Don’t limit this crochet pillow to your bedroom though. Add it anywhere for a pop of color.
Via Make & Do Crew
Make someone you love a Happy Pill-O to remind them they’re not alone! This amazing pattern for beginner crochet also supports mental health awareness. If you love meaningful crochet ideas, you’ll love this. Create one and gift it to someone you know who struggles with illness. It’s certain to give them a smile.
Via Knot Bad
Crafty Boho Pillow
The Crafty Boho Pillow is a great statement piece for any room, adding color, texture, and personality. You can mix & match with other throw pillows, or just use it on its own, and it will still look great! It’s one of those simple crochet patterns that looks really impressive.
Via A Crafty Concept
Crochet Knit-Look Pillow
This crochet made-to-look-knit pillow pattern has subtle stripes and so much squishy texture, it's such a fun project! It is a great pattern for those still new to crochet, and great for crochet for beginners. If you want a knit pillow but can only crochet, make this.
Owl Throw Pillow/Plushie
This kids pattern is made in the same style as Ragdoll patterns; separate pieces are worked in flat rows and then joined together to give them that unique 2-D look. This guy has 10 separate pieces and the finished measurement is approximately 43 cm (17 inches) from the top of the head to the bottom of the feet. The yarn is chunky yarn and there are not a lot of pieces, so this guy works up really quickly!
Astrakhan Loop Crochet Pillow
Work a fun crochet chain loop stitch in the round to form a super plush accent pillow cover. Bernat Blanket yarn, a super bulky yarn, lends itself well to cozy home décor pieces thanks to its soft, chenille-style finish. This crochet pillow is perfect for any room.
These are the best pillows and they’re all so beautiful. There are more fun, vibrant designs and more modern crochet pillows on this list.
There’s no reason to stop at one. Take your time and build your collection of throw pillows. You can always give some away as gifts if you get to many. Nothing’s stopping you!
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