Description: The Chunky Crochet Pillow for Beginners is a fantastic project for those new to crocheting and looking to create a cozy and stylish home decor item. This pillow features a textured and chunky design, making it a standout piece that adds both comfort and charm to any living space. The combination of simple stitches and bulky yarn creates a satisfyingly quick project that even those with minimal crochet experience can enjoy.

The pillow’s chunky texture is achieved through the use of basic crochet stitches, resulting in a delightful tactile surface that’s visually appealing. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your own living room or create a thoughtful handmade gift for a friend, this Chunky Crochet Pillow is the perfect choice.

Free Pattern: Materials Needed:

  • Super bulky yarn in your preferred color (approximately 2 skeins)
  • Crochet hook (size N/P-15 or size needed to achieve desired gauge)
  • Pillow insert or stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Finished Size: Approximately 16 x 16 inches

Gauge: 7 stitches and 4 rows = 4 inches in single crochet

Pattern: Note: This pattern uses US crochet terminology.

Front Panel:

  1. Chain 35.
  2. Starting in the second chain from the hook, single crochet (sc) in each chain across. (34 sc)
  3. Chain 1, turn. Sc in each stitch across.
  4. Repeat Step 3 until your piece measures 16 inches in height.
  5. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Back Panel: Follow the same pattern as the Front Panel.


  1. Place the Front and Back Panels together with the right sides facing each other.
  2. Single crochet around the edges, working through both panels to join them together. Leave one side partially open to insert the pillow later.
  3. Turn the pillow right side out.
  4. Insert the pillow insert or stuffing.
  5. Single crochet the remaining side to close the pillow.

Finishing: Weave in any remaining ends using a yarn needle.

Congratulations! You’ve created a beautiful Chunky Crochet Pillow for Beginners that’s sure to enhance the cozy atmosphere of any room.

Feel free to customize the pillow by choosing different yarn colors or adding embellishments like buttons, tassels, or pom-poms. Enjoy your crafting journey and the comfort of your new handmade creation!