Sleepy Crescent Moon Pillow

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Sleepy Crescent Moon Pillow by Marie/Underground Crafter
Sleepy Crescent Moon Pillow by Marie/Underground Crafter

This waxing crescent moon pillow is perfect for catching some ZZZs during your next trip, or to use as décor in a nursery.

Finished Size: Approximately 14” (35.5 cm) tall x 5” (13 cm) wide before stuffing.

Skills Used

  • Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting flat in rows, increasing, seaming, embroidering eyelid (with link to video tutorials)
  • Special stitch: sc2tog (with written instructions and link to video tutorial in pattern)

20 sc = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not required for this pattern. Stitches should be small so fiber filling doesn’t show.


  • Red Heart Soft yarn (100% acrylic, 5 oz/141 g, 256 yd/234 m) – 1 skein each in 4601 Off White (CA) and 9518 Teal (CB), or approximately 200 yd (183 m) in CA and 5 yd (4.5 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Fairfield World Poly-Fil Premium Fiber Fill – 20 ounce bag.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Stitch markers.

Skill Level: Easy

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