Just Hangin’ Out – Pillow Art
This sweet little bird pillow will add a sense of fun and whimsy, to any décor.
It’s also the perfect opportunity to use up remnant yarn and create a work of art in the process.
Create as is, or choose the colors you love.
Pillow shown is 14 x 14” (35.5 x 35.5) but can be made in any size you choose. Simply add more or less birds, and let them hang out your way.
Degree of Difficulty
245 yards light worsted weight or heavy DK weight yarn in aqua, or yarn color of your choice.
275 yards light worsted weight or heavy DK weight yarn in burgundy, or yarn color of your choice.
Remnants of DK, light worsted weight yarn in green, yellow, red, orange, blue, purple, or any colors you have available.
14 x 14” pillow form, or size of your choice.
Large embroidery needle
4.5 mm crochet hook
3.75 mm crochet hook
3.25 mm crochet hook
Pillow pictured was crocheted with:
Front: Cascade Pima / Tencel #9519 Aqua.
Back: Cascade Pima / Tencel #4186 Burgundy
Yellow Bird: Rowen Lenpur Linen in Mustard
Blue, Green & Yellow Bird: Rowen Lenpur Linen in Mustard; Cascade Cotton Rich #2550 Blue, #5800 Green.
Light Turquoise Bird: Cascade Pima / Tencel #9951.
Small Red Bird: Cascade Pima / Tencel #7478 Red, wings – #7013 Turquoise/Green.
Purple and Red Bird: Cascade Pima/Tencel, #7478 Red, #1694 Purple.
Yellow Bird: Cascade Pima/Tencel, #9365 Yellow, wings – #9500 Lime Green.
Orange Bird: #4448, wings – Cascade Pima / Tencel #7013 Turquoise/Green.
Red and Purple Bird: Cascade Pima/Tencel, #7478 Red, #1694 Purple
Small Green Bird: Cascade Pima/Tencel, #9500 Lime Green.
Cascade Pima/Tencel, #9069 Green
Cascade Pima/Tencel, #4186 Burgundy
Front and Back: Single crochet rows. It doesn’t get any simpler than this!
Crochet front, back, and embellishment pieces separately and attach together.
Attach limbs, leaves, and birds to front before attaching pillow pieces.
Using varying yarns and hook sizes adds interesting texture to pillow. Let your creativity flow!