Sure, here’s a beginner-friendly crochet pillow tutorial along with a simple pattern for you to follow:

Materials Needed:

  1. Worsted weight yarn in your chosen color(s)
  2. Crochet hook (size appropriate for your yarn, usually around H/5mm)
  3. Fiberfill stuffing
  4. Yarn needle
  5. Scissors


  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • inc: increase (work 2 stitches in one stitch)
  • dec: decrease (work 2 stitches together)


Front Panel:

  1. Make a slip knot and chain (ch) 50.
  2. Row 1: Starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work 1 sc in each ch across. (49 sc)
  3. Row 2-49: Ch 1, turn, work 1 sc in each st across. (49 sc)

Back Panel (with envelope closure):

  1. Repeat steps 1-3 from the Front Panel.


  1. Lay the Front and Back Panels on top of each other with the right sides facing inward. Make sure they are lined up neatly.
  2. Use your yarn needle and a length of yarn to sew three sides of the pillow closed. Leave one of the shorter sides open for stuffing.


  1. Carefully stuff the pillow with fiberfill until it reaches your desired level of firmness.
  2. Use your yarn needle to sew the remaining side closed.

Congratulations, you’ve completed your crochet pillow!

Optional Embellishments:

  • To add a decorative touch, you can crochet a simple border around the edges of the pillow using a contrasting color.
  • You can also personalize your pillow by adding buttons, tassels, or other embellishments to the envelope closure.

Remember, practice makes perfect in crochet. Don’t be discouraged if your first attempt doesn’t turn out perfectly. Experiment with different yarn colors and stitch patterns to create unique pillows that match your style and home decor.

Happy crocheting!