Kodiak Bear Pillow Pal

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Kodiak Bear Pillow Pal by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter
Kodiak Bear Pillow Pal by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

Like its namesake, this is a very large pillow pal. Its flat features allow you to use it as a floor cushion, too.

Materials

  • Finished Size: Fits a 32” (81.5 cm) round pillow form.
  • Gauge: Muzzle = 8.25” (21 cm) diameter in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be tight so that pillow doesn’t show through.

Skills Used

  • Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting in the round (for Muzzle, Nose, Eyes, and Front/Back) and crocheting flat in rows (for Ears and Mouth)
  • Increasing, seaming

Materials

  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 5 skeins in 365 Coffee (CA), 1 skein in 336 Warm Brown (CB), and 1 skein in 311 White (CC), or approximately 1,638 yd (1,498 m) in CA, 100 yd (91.5 m) in CB, and 30 yd (27.5 m) in CC in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Fairfield Soft Touch® 32” Round Pillow Insert.
  • 24 mm brown safety eyes – 1 pair.
  • Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set.
  • 7/8”/22 mm sew-through or shank buttons – 10 buttons.
  • Yarn needle.

Skill Level: Easy

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