62 Free Uniquely-Shaped Pillow Projects

Most of the time, pillows are circular, rectangular, or square. In this round-up of free Yarnspirations patterns, I’ve gathered 62 unusually shaped pillow projects with crochet and knit patterns! None of these projects are just a circle or just a square. Have fun exploring the possibilities!

62 Free Uniquely-Shaped Pillow Projects - free patterns - Marly Bird

Shaped Pillow Projects: Sky

Whether it’s the sun and stars or clouds and rainbows, you can make pillows that look like all kinds of sky-related items!

Knit Cloud Pillow Free Knitting Pattern - shaped pillow projects


These pillows are simply fun shapes, including the alphabet!

#1 Fan Crochet Pillow Free Crochet Pattern


This collection of pillows comes in all kinds of fun animal shapes and includes floor pillows and pillow pals for kids’ sleepovers!

Crochet Patchwork Elephant Pillow Free Crochet Pattern - shaped pillow projects
Snug-o-saurus Crochet Body Pillow Free Crochet Pattern - shaped pillow projects

More Shaped Pillow Projects

All these pillows are shaped like objects, from fruit to mini houses!

Crochet Apple a Day Pouf Free Crochet Pattern

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Marly Bird

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Marly is a knitwear and crochet designer (and yarn addict) that is here to help you learn how to knit and crochet in a way that's fun and approachable.

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Knitting & Crochet Patterns for Every Mood
A cartoon image of a joyful chicken, sitting comfortably in a green armchair, knitting happily with blue yarn, surrounded by pink and white flowers, looking for DIY project ideas. -Marly Bird

Netflix & Chill

Simple projects for when you want to relax and zone out

A colorful illustration of a white rabbit with a unicorn horn, nestled among multi-colored leaves arranged like a fan behind it, projects every mood of peacefulness and whimsy. -Marly Bird

Social Butterfly

Frustration-free projects that you can easily work on in public areas

A whimsical illustration of a white chicken adorned with pink flowers and light pink butterflies, featuring flowing tail feathers and a playful pose, all set against a simple white background, perfect for mood-based projects. -Marly Bird

Smooth Jazz

Projects that require a bit more intense focus (but music is nice!)


Shhh Be Quiet!

Advanced projects requiring deep focus (but a big payoff, too!)