Cuddle Up with 40 Free Crochet and Knit Pillow Patterns

Handmade touches are what makes houses (and apartments) into homes. Crochet and knit pillows can add a bold pop of color or quiet statement to any room. In this roundup, I’m sharing 40 free crochet and knitting patterns for pillows. Get your yarn ready and find your next home decor project right here.

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40 Free Crochet and Knit Pillow Patterns

Roundup by Fairfield World

1 Crochet Pattern To Fit Any Size Square Pillow

8 Crochet Patterns To Fit a 12” Square Pillow

These patterns are designed to fit a Crafter’s Choice® 12″ X 12″ Pillow or Soft Touch® 12″ X 12″ Pillow.

 

Clockwise from top left:

  • L Square Pillow by Underground Crafter: This crochet pillow is made with two-toned motifs. Choose planned colors or make it scrappy.
  • Planned Pooling Throw Pillow by Pattern Paradise: This argyle crochet pillow is a great way to practice planning color pooling.
  • Bean Stitch Pillow by Little Monkeys Crochet: This two-toned, textured crochet pillow includes a video tutorial for the edging pattern.
  • Kaleidoscope Lily Pillow by The Lavender Chair: This crochet motif pattern makes a pretty and textured pillow cover.
  • Pretty in Pink Pillow by Pattern Paradise: This reversible crochet pillow features different stitch patterns on each side.
  • Henry’s Accent Pillow by Little Monkeys Crochet: This crochet pillow coordinates with the free pattern for Henry’s Baby Blanket.
  • Moss Stitch Pillow by 5 Little Monsters: This beginner-friendly crochet pillow works up quickly in a bulky yarn.
  • Teddy Bear Pillow by The Lavender Chair: This adorable crochet bear would brighten up any child’s room.

6 Crochet Patterns To Fit a 14” Square Pillow

These patterns are designed to fit a Crafter’s Choice® 14″ X 14″ Pillow, a Home Elegance® 14″ X 14″ Pillow, or Soft Touch® 14″ X 14″ Pillow.

Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Picking Flowers Pillow by Underground Crafter: This floral motif crochet pillow features a button closure.
  • Colorwork Hearts Pillow by 5 Little Monsters: This crochet pillow adds handmade love to any room.
  • Cabled Loop Pillow by 5 Little Monsters: This textured crochet  pillow makes a bold statement, even in a neutral color.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Tinted Pillow by Mary Beth Temple: This pillow combines crochet, fabric tinting, and sewing into a creative, colorful project.
  • Classic Granny Square Pillow by 5 Little Monsters: This crochet pillow is made from a large granny square set on point.
  • Hexagons Pillow by 5 Little Monsters: Break away from the square with this crochet pillow featuring hexagon motifs.

3 Knit and Crochet Patterns To Fit a 16” Square Pillow

These patterns are designed to fit a Crafter’s Choice® 16″ X 16″ Pillow, Nature-FilTM 16″ X 16″ PillowDecorator’s Choice® 16″ X 16″ Pillow, or Soft Touch® 16″ X 16″ Pillow.

From left to right:

  • Acapulco by Frankie Brown: This textured, colorful knit pillow combines several different techniques.
  • Simple Vintage Pillow by The Purple Poncho: This cozy crochet pillow works up quickly in a super bulky yarn.
  • LOVE Pillow Cover by Maria’s Blue Crayon: This gradient crochet pillow pattern includes detailed tips for the color work.

5 Knit and Crochet Patterns To Fit an 18” Square Pillow

These patterns are designed to fit a Crafter’s Choice® 18″ X 18″ PillowFeather-Fil® 18″ X 18″ PillowHome Elegance® 18″ X 18″ Pillow, or Soft Touch® 18″ X 18″ Pillow.

Left column, from top to bottom:

Right column, from top to bottom:

4 Knit and Crochet Patterns to Fit 20”-24” Square Pillows:

Clockwise, from top left:

  • Very Amoosing Pillow by Yarnspirations: This knit intarsia pillow features a moose head and fits a 20” pillow.
  • Giant Cable Pillow by Jessie At Home: This crochet pattern works up quickly in jumbo yarn and includes a link to a post stitch video tutorial. It fits a 20” pillow.
  • Crazy Corners Pillow by Yarnspirations: This color-blocked knit pillow is made with mitered squares. It fits a 24” pillow.
  • Giant Cable Pillow by Jessie At Home: This knit pattern works up fast in jumbo yarn and fits a 22” pillow.

3 Crochet Patterns To Fit Rectangular and Round Pillows:

From left to right:

10 Patterns for Stuffed Pillows

These patterns are designed to be stuffed with Poly-Fil®.

Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Let’s Begin with Owl by Yarnspirations: This cuddly knit owl stuffed pillow is striped and features button eyes.
  • Fireside Melody Cushion by Hopeful Honey: This easy crochet pattern in a jumbo yarn is stuffed into a round shape.
  • Pillowji Pillows by All About Ami: These emoji crochet pillows feature many customization options and are stuffed into a round shape.
  • Sprinkle Donut Pillow by Posh Pooch Designs: These stuffed crochet pillows look like sprinkled donuts. The pattern includes video tutorials.
  • Cactus Pillows by Whistle and Ivy: These cute, Southwestern-themed crochet pillows are stuffed into cacti shapes.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Cables and Checks Pillow by Yarnspirations: This striped and cable knit pillow is stuffed into a heart shape. The pattern features a coordinating blanket.
  • Snuggle Button Pillows by All About Ami: These adorable crochet bunny face pillows are stuffed into rounded shapes with long ears.
  • Pizza Pillow by Posh Pooch Designs: This pepperoni-topped crochet pillow is stuffed into a rounded shape. It coordinates with the free pattern for the Pizza Dog Blanket. Both patterns feature video tutorials.
  • Mini Cookie Pillow by The Stitchin’ Mommy: This, rounded stuffed pillow crochet pattern for a chocolate chip cookie includes a recipe for Oatmeal Choco-Craisin Cookies.
  • Head in the Clouds Pillow by Yarnspirations: This adorable knit pillow is stuffed to be shaped like a cartoon cloud.

What are your favorite ways to decorate with pillows? Let us know in the comments.

3 thoughts on “Cuddle Up with 40 Free Crochet and Knit Pillow Patterns”

  1. Cindy says:

    Wouldn’t it be great if there were Christian Knitting patterns for Pillows?

    1. Robin Dann says:

      Hi Cindy,
      We don’t have any pillow patterns for knitting that are specific to any religion on Four site, but I’m sure a quick google search or a trip to Pinterest will point you in the right direction. Happy Knitting.

  2. This is just awesome.Feel like learning knitting the right moment and doing one for myself.Each one of them is just unique and awesome in its own way.I haven’t yet known like these kind of cute stuffs could also be made.Thank you for sharing this awesome thing.

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