24 Free Crochet Children's Pillow Patterns
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Looking to redecorate your children's room or the playroom in your home? Let crochet pillows do the trick.
Add some texture and a pop of color to any room of the house, and provide a pillow pal for your child or grandchild by following any of these 24 Free Crochet Children's Pillow Patterns. You will love these crochet throw and pocket pillows, such as the adorable Giraffe Pillow featured below.
I personally enjoy a crochet pillow pattern thrown on the couch in the living room and like to have a little fun with it, too. I think it looks great and adds that "warmth" to the room.
So, even though these are technically designed for children to appreciate, you might find that you want a few of these for yourself, too.
The free crochet children pillows in this list can easily be made with just about any crochet stitch and any color you wish. Many houses are painted with neutral colors, so why not add a bright color with a crochet pillow pattern, especially in the kids' rooms?
Whether square or round or pocket or huggable, we have just the right crochet designs that will fit your child's personality and your home.
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Crochet Animal Pillow Patterns
The crochet pillows below are perfect for your little one because all of these are either in the shape of or feature adorable animals. From foxes to giraffes, they will love cuddling up with these adorable designs.
The kids will love this fox pillow as he comes to life with his adorable face. There's even a hidden pocket for storing pajamas (find more crochet pocket pillows in the next section).
In my opinion, this Giraffe Pillow from yarn experts, Red Heart, is the best ever crochet pillow pattern! I have personally made it and I just love the way it turned out.
From the designer: "'My Mama, my Mama, it so cute!' There are my daughter’s words when she saw the crochet llama. Her reaction is one for the reasons I crochet and this llama deserves that reaction."
If you have been on the hunt for free crochet patterns for pillow pals, then check out Wilbur! There is also a bear and a dog in this collection, so you know there is lots of fun to be had with these.
From the designer: "When you’re little you can never have too many sweet, snuggly friends. Especially when it comes to bedtime. If your child has trouble falling asleep, this is the perfect companion."
From the designer: "We all love cats. Someone loves them too much (as me)! There are not many free crochet cat pillow patterns. That is why I decided to write this pattern. Now I have my own crochet cat."
This fun zebra pillow crochet pattern also includes a large pocket that's perfect for storing a book to read before bedtime or while in the car. It's so cute and every kid will want one!
From the designer: "What does the fox say? LOL This adorable corner to corner (C2C) Fox Pillow pattern is free, fun and easy! I think it would be a fun crochet gift for a forest animal-loving child."
Owl patterns are very popular right now, and if you want to theme your child's room with this cute little animal, then an oversized crochet owl pillow will complete the look perfectly.
Remember when we were kids our favorite friend was the sock monkey? Now you can crochet your child a new pal with Red Heart's Sock Monkey Pillow.
Crochet Tooth Fairy Pillow and Pocket Pillow Patterns
How about a tooth fairy pillow pattern for the inevitable loose teeth throughout the years? We're also sharing our other favorite pocket pillows that range in size from small to large.
Tiny teeth beneath pillows are tricky to grab from under a sleeping little one's head, so work up this Crochet Tooth Fairy Pillow for easy pickings for the magical fairy to swap the tooth for money.
From the designer: "These Tooth Fairy Pillows are the best way for a "tooth fairy" to leave behind money. The tooth on the front of the pillow is actually a pocket, so the little ones leave their tooth inside."
This is a small pillow but it's ideal for a child to keep as a little friend or next to them in bed for when the Tooth Fairy arrives to swap out the tooth for money.
This cool travel Pillow is great for adults or children. It has a spot for your neck, but also a pocket for your earbuds and a strap to hook it to your luggage.
From the designer: "This cute little 'pillow buddy' heart pillow is the perfect Valentine to make for your little one! The heart pocket on the back is the perfect spot to put a little note or small treat!"
You know what they say... when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true! So use this quick and easy wishing star crochet pattern to whip up some wishes for a baby or small child you love!
Creative Crochet Children Pillows
To finish off this list, we're sharing some of the most popular and unique crochet children's pillow patterns. You won't find these creative designs at the store, that's for sure. Make these for your little one or as a baby shower or birthday gift.
How could you not fall in love with this cute crochet pillow? This free crochet pattern is a great one to make for Earth Day. Complete with arms, legs, and a friendly face, this lil guy features a forest, apple orchard, river, and lake.
Kids will love snuggling with this pillow pal. Inspired by the movie "Cars," this cute car pillow is perfect for bedtime or playtime at home, and it's also a must-have travel accessory for road trips if you have children.
From the designer: "In our digital world we show our feelings with an emoji in social media and text. Now we can add that same fun to our home decor with this emoji pillow."
Does your little girl have a big sweet tooth? Work up a Rainbow Sherbert Crochet Throw Pillow to surprise her with a giant ice cream cone, cavity free!
From the designer: "Make your favorite little baseball fan squeal with this adorable bat blanket and baseball pillow crochet pattern. Worked in the round, it’s a fun and super unique project that makes a great gift."
From the designer: "These Crochet Heart Pillows are fun to make and are so soft and squishy when they are finished. Perfect for a fun throw pillow for a chair or bed, or for a little one to rest their head on while reading!"
This advanced DIY pillow has the entire world stitched on its surface, so you can be comfortably reading a book while your head is resting in Africa or Asia.
There's nothing sweeter than a peaceful bedtime story and a kiss on the cheek to help your kids fall into a dream-filled sleep. Lull even the fussiest sleepers to sleep with these sky-themed pillows.
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