Wilbur Pig Pillow Pal

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Wilbur Pig Pillow Pal by Marie/Underground Crafter
Wilbur Pig Pillow Pal by Marie/Underground Crafter

Wilbur Pig is the second 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
  • Seaming using whipstitch and single crochet (with linked photo tutorials)


  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein in 373 Petal Pink (CA), 1 skein in 3950 Charcoal (CB), and 1 skein in 312 Black (CC), or approximately 364 yd (333 m) in CA, 30 yd (27.5 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.
  • Fairfield Poly-Fil Fiber Fill.
  • 12 mm round black safety eyes – 1 pair.
  • Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set, or locking stitch markers.
  • Yarn needle.

Skill Level: Easy

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