From Knit and Crochet with Beads The lush chenille is a marvelously textured backdrop for sewn beads. Since beads do not slide easily on this yarn, and because the beads holes here are particularly small, sewing is a satisfying solution. You can make a crocheted pillow in a similar manner using chenille of other heavily textured novelty yarns
-Beads: Size 8 seed beads: about 100 gold and 75 off-white. Size 4 bugle beads: about 325.
-100yd, 100m spool of nylon thread to match pillow or bead color.
-12”, 30.5cm square pillow form or polyester fiberfill stuffing.