Crochet Dog Pillow Crochet Pattern

A round shaped gray and white crochet dog pillow sitting on a red cushion on a wicker chair.

Make this cute crochet dog pillow for your favorite Fido. This soft, cuddly friend is perfect to rest their weary head. It’s made with blanket yarn for that extra squishy factor. It’s also the right size for a small sized dog to curl up on it and take a nap.

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A Pinterest pin of a gray and white crochet dog pillow sitting on a red cushion on a wicker chair. There is a brown fence and grass in the background.

Supplies Needed:

Super Bulky #6 {I used Bernat Blanket yarn} 

Estimated yardage: 200 yds MC, 40 yds CC, 10-20 yds black{I used 2 strands of #4 for eyes/nose}, optional: small scraps of #4 white

US L (7 mm) Hook {I love Furls Streamline}

12 inch round pillow insert

Small amount of stuffing for muzzle and ears

4 Stitch markers


6 hdc=2” 3 rows=2”

Finished size is 12″ diameter with the ears adding 2″ on each side. This pattern is suitable for Advanced Beginner and up.

This crochet dog pillow feature in Rescue Dog Blog Hop

This pillow was featured in Rescue Dog Blog Hop hosted by Madame Stitch. This event featured designs you could make to help shelter dogs be adopted or bring them comfort while they wait for their “furever” home.

If you missed the event, you can still see the items available to make and donate. Click the button below for the round up of patterns.

Thank you to those who supported this wonderful event. I devoted 20 years of my life working in the kennel of a no-kill animal shelter. I know firsthand how much these dogs appreciate having a soft blanket or toy to cuddle as they wait for that special someone to rescue them.

Do you like making homemade treats for your pup? Or make some to donate to a shelter near you. Check out a recipe HERE

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