Description: Create a whimsical and charming Tooth Fairy Pillow with this easy-to-follow crochet tutorial. This adorable pillow is designed to make the tooth-losing experience magical and memorable for children. The pocket on the front of the pillow securely holds the lost tooth, ready for the Tooth Fairy’s visit, and later becomes a delightful place for the tooth fairy to leave a small surprise in return.

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your choice of colors (main color for pillow and contrasting color for pocket)
  • Crochet hook (size appropriate for your chosen yarn)
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill or stuffing material


  • ch: chain
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • sl st: slip stitch



  1. Start with a magic ring (or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a ring).
  2. Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), work 9 hdc into the ring. Join with a sl st to the top of the initial ch-2. (10 hdc)
  3. Round 2: Ch 2, hdc in the same st, 2 hdc in each remaining st around. Join. (20 hdc)
  4. Round 3: Ch 2, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, repeat * to * around. Join. (30 hdc)
  5. Rounds 4-10: Ch 2, hdc in each st around. Join. (30 hdc)
  6. Fasten off and weave in ends.


  1. Using the contrasting color yarn, attach the yarn to the front of the pillow where you want to create the pocket.
  2. Row 1: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 14 sts. Turn. (15 sc)
  3. Rows 2-8: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Turn. (15 sc)
  4. Fasten off and weave in ends.


  1. Fold the pocket piece in half, with the right sides facing out. Position it on the front of the pillow, aligning the edges, and use the main color yarn to whipstitch the sides and bottom of the pocket to the pillow, leaving the top open.
  2. Stuff the pillow firmly with fiberfill through the pocket opening.
  3. Attach a loop of yarn to the top of the pillow for hanging, if desired.

Congratulations, you’ve completed your Tooth Fairy Pillow! Hang it by the bedside, and when a tooth is lost, simply tuck it into the pocket. The Tooth Fairy can easily find it and leave a special surprise in return!

Feel free to customize the colors, size, and embellishments to make each pillow unique. Enjoy crafting this delightful Tooth Fairy Pillow for the special children in your life. Happy crocheting!