Spot Dog Pillow Pal

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Spot Dog Pillow Pal by Marie/Underground Crafter
Spot Dog Pillow Pal by Marie/Underground Crafter

Spot Dog is the third of three animal pillow pals made using pillow inserts for the 2019 Christmas in July Make Along with Underground Crafter!


  • Finished Size: Fits a 16” (40.5 cm) round pillow form.
  • Gauge: 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, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in the back loop only, decreasing
  • Seaming using whipstitch and single crochet (with linked photo tutorials)
  • Special stitch: dc2tog (with written instructions in pattern and linked video tutorial)


  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 2 skeins in 311 White (CA), 1 skein in 312 Black (CB), and 1 skein in 373 Petal Pink (CC), or approximately 395 yd (361 m) in CA, 45 yd (41 m) in CB, and 5 yd (4.5 m) in CC in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Fairfield Poly-Fil Premier 16” Round Accent Pillow Insert.
  • 10.5 mm round blue safety eyes – 1 pair.
  • Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set, or locking stitch markers.
  • Yarn needle.

Skill Level: Easy

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