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Crochet Elegant Throw Pillow

Indulge in the art of crochet and bring a touch of elegance to your home with a beautifully crafted throw pillow. With your nimble fingers and a hook in hand, you can transform a simple ball of yarn into a work of art that will add a cozy and stylish touch to any room. The possibilities are endless as you explore different stitches, patterns, and colors to create a unique and personalized throw pillow that reflects your own creative flair. Whether you choose a classic design or opt for a more intricate pattern, the end result will be a pillow that exudes elegance and charm, adding a touch of warmth and personality to your living space. So grab your crochet hook, select your favorite yarn, and let your imagination run wild as you embark on this delightful crochet project.

Size Assembled:

18″x18″ in height and width or 46×46 cm


  • Yarn: 290 yd, worsted weight yarn (White Caron One Pound acrylic yarn, pictured)
  • Crochet Hook: Size I/9 (5.25 mm)
  • 3-inch Satin Ribbon (optional)


In half double crochet, 12 stitches and 13 rows = 4 in (10.2 cm)

Skill Level: Easy/Beginner

Pattern Notes

  • Pause your work before joining the two panels of the pillow to ensure that your pillow will fit inside the pillow cover. The pillow should fit snugly without stretching the crochet panels.
  • The yarn used for these items contains natural fiber and requires special laundering. Please read yarn labels and follow directions to maintain the life of your crochet work.


As shown: 18-in square (45-46 cm)

Special Stitches

Half Double Crochet (HDC)

Yarn over, insert hook in row below and pull up a loop, yarn over (3 loops on hook) and pull through all loops on hook. One half double crochet stitch (HDC) completed.



Panel (make 2):

Chain 41, turn.

Row 1:

Ch2, HDC in 2nd ch from hook, HDC in each ch across (39 HDCs total), turn.

Rows 2-40:

Ch2, HDC in each HDC across, HDC in top of Ch 2, turn.

Row 41:

Ch1, *SC in each HDC across (39 SC total), 3 SC in top of HDC, SC in each row of HDCs (total 40 SC), 3 SC in las HDC row * repeat from *2 times, turn.

Row 42:

Ch1, *SC in each SC across (41 SC total), 3 SC in next SC, SC in each SC across (total 42 SC), 3 SC in next SC* repeat from * 2 times, SL in first SC to join.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Fitting Pillow:

Pause your work to fit the pillow you are inserting in the pillow cover. At this stage, the pillow should fit comfortably between the two panels without stretching the crocheted panels. If the pillow does not comfortably fit, just add or subtract edging rows, as desired.


Place the two panels together, lining up the sides and the direction of the stitches.

Working through both panels, beginning at one corner, cast on. Ch 1, then SC through both of the two panels, joining them together. SC in each SC across (41 SC total), 3 SC in next SC, SC in each SC across (total 42 SC), 3 SC in next SC, SL in first SC to join.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

To add the red ribbon accent, weave a 3-inch wide satin ribbon through stitches about 3-inches from the edge of the pillow, then tie in a bow.

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