Easy Ribbed Pillow – Free Crochet Pattern
Looking for a easy, basic pillow to add to your collection? This minimalist and modern pillow will be the perfect addition to any home. The classic and easy ribbing makes this pillow simple and not overwhelming, while the tassels keeps this pillow fun and interesting.
Every since I made the Amaia Beanie, I have constantly been thinking about how I can use the ribbed stitch pattern in other designs. And with the warmer months quickly approaching, making home decor pieces have been on my mind. So naturally, I knew I wanted to use the stitch pattern to make a pillow.
I love the simple and minimalist vibe of this pillow. Sometimes you don’t always need a statement throw pillow to make a room look put together and cozy.
This pillow is as simple to make as it looks! It is made from two panels single crocheted together. The panels are simple 4 row repeats and they only use half double crochets! It’s so easy and it’s really quick, which makes this such a satisfying project!:)
The free pattern is below!
Inexpensive PDF Pattern: HERE
- 250 yards of worsted weight (4) yarn
- I used 2 skeins of Yarn Bee Must Be Merino in Khaki
- H/5.00mm crochet hook
- 12in x 16in pillow
- Tapestry needle
- This pattern is written in US standard crochet terms
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 5 rows of 6 hdcs (following the ribbing pattern) = 2 inches
Sl st: Slip stitch
Hdc: Half double crochet
Hdc in 3rd loop (also known as the camel stitch): This is a hdc that is worked in the 3rd loop instead of the top loops. The 3rd loop can be found below the front loop.
Pillow Panels (Make 2)
Row 1: 1 hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in every ch (49). Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: 1 hdc in the third loop only (49). Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: 1 hdc in the back loop only of every st (49). Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: 1 hdc in the back loop only of every st (49). Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: 1 hdc in the third loop only of every st (49). Ch 1, turn.
Row 6: 1 hdc in the third loop only of every st (49). Ch 1, turn.
Repeat rows 2-6 for a total of 29 rows. For the second panel do not fasten off.
Lay the panels on top of each other. Sc the panels together. Evenly working around the panels. Work 2 sc in each corner. Slip the pillow form in before working sc on the last side. Sl st into first st.
Fasten off and weave in loose ends.
Make 4 tassels (mine were about 3 inches in length) and attach one to each corner.
I hope you enjoyed making this easy ribbed pillow! Be sure to tag me on Instagram (@_stitchberry) with your cushion, I would love to see it!