Plush Shag Pillow by Marie Segares

Plush Shag Pillow

Crochet
January 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in 16 dc = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be close together so pillow form does not show through.
5.5 mm (I)
438 - 526 yards (401 - 481 m)
Approximately 11.5” (29 cm) square to fit a 12” (30.5 cm) square pillow form.
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A free version is also available.

This cozy pillow has a deep pile like a shag rug. The lamb stitch is formed with simple crochet stitches. A video tutorial for the lamb stitch is embedded in the free crochet pattern on my blog and linked in the ad-free PDF you can buy on Ravelry. This pattern is part of the Cozy at Home Crochet Along with CAL Central.

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog HERE.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.

Finished Size
Approximately 11.5” (29 cm) square to fit a 12” (30.5 cm) square pillow form.

Materials
Lion Brand Feels Like Butta Bonus Bundle yarn (100% polyester, 9.7 oz/275 g, 590 yd/540 m) – 1 skein in 149 Pale Gray or 3 skeins Lion Brand Feels Like Butta (100% polyester, 3.5 oz/100 g, 218 yd/199 m) in 149 Pale Grey, or approximately 526 yd (481 m) in any chenille-type, medium weight yarn.

WeCrochet Bright Hooks US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

4 sew-through or shank buttons – 1 used 0.75” (2 cm) buttons.

Clover bent tip needle, or any yarn needle thin enough to fit through button holes.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Premier Ultra Plush Pillow Insert – 12” square.

Gauge
16 dc = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be close together so pillow form does not show through.