The Kiki Kitty Pillow is made from jumbo blanket yarn, embellished with super chunky blanket yarn, and worked up with a 19.00 mm hook so it’s a quick project with impressive results.
Your cat-loving kiddo will love to snuggle up to this stuffie that’s both super soft and super-sized!
Want to see the pillow that Lisa came up with? You can find the free Purrsly Pillow pattern, here!
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- Yarn Bee Eternal Bliss, jumbo weight #7 yarn (100% polyester; 28 yds/25.6 m per 8 oz/226 g skein)
- 2 skeins Soft Pink
- Bernat Blanket, super bulky #6 yarn (100% polyester, 220 yds/201 m per 10.5 oz/300 g skein)
- 10 yards Dark Grey
- scrap White
- 19.00 mm (S/19) Crochet Hook
- 5.75 mm (J/10) Crochet Hook
- Large tapestry needle
- 12 oz bag of polyester fiberfill
- DC – Double Crochet
- HDC – Half-double Crochet
- RND – Round
- SC – Single Crochet
- SC2TOG – Single Crochet Two Stitches Together
- SLST – Slip Stitch
- ST(S) – Stitch(es)
- TC – Treble (triple) Crochet
- Skill Level: Easy
- US Terminology
- When a row begins with a CH1, the ch does not count as a st.
- Finished Measurements: 13″ tall x 12″ wide
Kiki Kitty Pillow Crochet Pattern
With S hook and jumbo yarn.
Working into a magic ring or CH4 loop
RND 1: SC 12. Join with a SLST to beginning SC. (12 STS)
RND 2: CH1. SC 2 in each ST around. Join with a SLST to beginning SC (24 STS)
RND 3: CH1, SC in each ST around. Join with a SLST to beginning SC (24 STS)
RND 4 – 8: Repeat Round 3.
RND 9: CH 1, SC in next 3 STS, HDC, DC, TC, DC, HDC, SC in next 7 STS, HDC, DC, TC, DC, HDC, SC in next 4 STS. Join with SLST to top of beginning SC. (24 STS)
Do not finish off.
Thread needle with remaining piece of yarn (still attached) and use it to move the end to one of the TC stitches.
Firmly fill the pillow with fiber fill.
Close the top by folding in half at the TC stitches and match stitches across the top.
Using a mattress stitch (or your favorite seaming stitch), sew the top closed. Do not cut yarn.
Use the needle to gradually guide the yarn down to the bottom-middle of the back of your pillow, pull through to form the tail. Cut to your desired length.
With super chunky yarn (grey) and J hook:
CH 3, join with SLST to create a loop.
RND 1: Working into the loop, CH 2, HDC 11. Join with SLST to beginning CH-2. (12 sts)
Finish off leaving a tail for attaching.
Using white, create highlights on the eyes.
RND 1: SC in 2nd ST from hook, SC in next ST.
RND 2: CH 1, turn, SC2TOG. (1 ST)
Finish off leaving a tail for attaching.
Using a tapestry needle, sew eyes and nose onto the kitty pillow. Use photo for placement help.
Add whiskers and mouth.
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