Theodore Bear Pillow Pal by Marie Segares

Theodore Bear Pillow Pal

July 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
390 - 492 yards (357 - 450 m)
Fits a 16” (40.5 cm) round pillow form
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Theodore Bear is the first of three animal pillow pals made using pillow inserts for the 2019 Christmas in July Make Along with Underground Crafter!

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.

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, changing colors
Seaming using whipstitch and single crochet (with linked photo tutorials)

Skill Level

Finished Size
Fits a 16” (40.5 cm) round pillow form.

Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 2 skeins in 365 Coffee (CA), 1 skein in 360 Café Latte (CB), 1 skein in 312 Black (CC), 1 skein in 311 White (CD), or approximately 437 yd (399.5 m) in CA, 45 yd (41 m) in CB, and 5 yd (4.5 m) each in CC and CD 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.

16 mm round comic safety eyes – 1 pair.

Locking stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be tight so that pillow doesn’t show through.