18 Free Crochet Christmas Pillow Patterns

Are you looking for the perfect crochet christmas pillow patterns to decorate your home? This list is filled with 17 unique designs you’re sure to love! We have everything from Christmas tree pillows, simple plaid pillows, and even pillows featuring words like “joy” or “ho ho ho”.

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If you’ve never crocheted a pillow before, the good news is they are pretty easy to make! Most of the time, all you need is two squares or rectangles sewn together to fit a pillow cover.

If you’re ready to try your hand at some Christmas-themed crochet pillows, you are in the right place!

Free Christmas Crochet Pillow Patterns

Let’s get right into all the beautiful patterns!

1. Cozy Christmas Pillow

First up, meet the Cozy Christmas Pillow! This fun design is built up by individual squares that are crocheted together to create a neat, tapestry look. This pillow is so simple to make your own because you can pick and choose the placement and which squares you’d like to use! You can also adjust the size of the pillow by using more or less squares. This would make a lovely gift or decor piece.

Designer: Knitting With Chopsticks

Yarn Used: Any worsted weight yarn

tapestry crochet pillow

2. Snowflake Pillow Cover

If you’re looking for something with a bit more of a modern/elegant look, than this Snowflake Pillow Cover is for you! This pattern has a gorgeous texture that pairs so nicely with the delicate snowflake motif. Because it’s just a pillow cover, it works up quickly and easily and can be displayed in no time!

Designer: Annie Design Crochet

Yarn Used: Anchor Creative 8-ply yarn

crochet snowflake pillow

3. Present Pillow

Who doesn’t like opening presents with family on Christmas? It’s just so joyful and sweet to give gifts to one another. Why not mimic that joyous time with this cute Present Pillow! This pillow is made with thick blanket yarn, so it works up quickly and is so soft and snuggly. This would make a wonderful gift! And since it’s already complete with a big bow in the front, you don’t even need to wrap it!

Designer: Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

Yarn Used: Bernat Blanket Yarn

crochet present pillow with red bow

4. Ho Ho Ho Pillow Cover

Here’s a really festive design: the Ho Ho Ho Pillow Cover! This jolly pattern was designed with buttons at the back so it can easily be undone and switched out with another cover for any season! The added Santa belt gives it an extra cute, festive look.

Designer: Briana K Designs

Yarn Used: WeCrochet Brava Worsted Weight Yarn

ho ho ho crochet pillow

5. Crochet Joy Pillow

Next, check out the Joy Pillow! This cute pillow is beautifully textured and has a pretty, modern look to it. I love how the wreath “O” ties it all together. You could keep the colors of your pillow more neutral like this one, or use brighter colors for a more festive look. Whichever route you choose, this pillow would make a lovely addition to your home!

Designer: Maria’s Blue Crayon

Yarn Used: Bernat Maker Home Dec

crochet joy pillow

6. Wallace Tartan Plaid Pillow

Plaid designs have been really popular over the past few years, and I can see why! It has such a rustic, yet modern and warm look to it that pairs perfectly with the Christmas season. If you love that look, then this Wallace Tartan Plaid Pillow is for you! This pillow can easily be customized with any colors of your choice and would be a great decor choice this winter season!

Designer: Blackstone Designs

Yarn Used: Knit Picks Brava and Knit Picks Fable Fur

tartan plaid crochet pillow

7. Puffs and Hugs Christmas Pillow

Are you looking for a more unique look? This Puffs and Hugs Christmas Pillow has a neat, patchwork design. Each square has a gorgeous texture that seems to burst out from the center. Despite its intricate look, this pattern can be tackled by a crocheter of almost any level!

Designer: Kame Crochet

Yarn Used: Universe Christmas yarn (fingering weight yarn)

patchwork crochet christmas pillow

8. Holiday Camper Crochet Pillow

Next, check out the Holiday Camper Pillow! This unique pattern features a cute holiday scene with a pretty night sky, Christmas trees and festively decorated holiday camper. This pattern is trickier, but the end result is so cute and well worth the time!

Designer: Briana K Designs

Yarn Used: Plymouth Yarn Encore

holiday camper crochet pillow

9. Bright Pillow

Have you been looking for a piece to add some color to your home? What better way to “brighten” up your space than with this Bright Pillow! This pattern is so fun and cheery. I love how well the pastel color work Christmas lights pair with the word in the center! Of course, you can customize this pillow to your liking with any variety of colors!

Designer: Loops and Love Crochet

Yarn Used: Caron Simply Soft

christmas light crochet pillow

10. Christmas Tree Pillow

Nothing quite screams “Christmas” like this beautiful Christmas Tree Pillow! This pretty pillow cover has a gorgeous texture to it that really makes it stand out among other Christmas decorations. I love how the puff stitch tree is complete with garlands and a star on top! If you’re looking for something to dress up your room or living room during this holiday season, you should definitely give this pillow a try!

Designer: Jo to the World

Yarn Used: Impeccable yarn by Loops & Threads

christmas tree crochet pillow

11. Farmhouse Truck Pillow

Next is the Farmhouse Truck Pillow. This adorable pattern uses only single crochets and basic color work to create iconic red truck in the center. If you haven’t done much color work before, don’t worry! This pattern is simple and perfect for an adventurous beginner. This cute and classic Christmas design is sure to bring some brightness to your Christmas decor this year!

Designer: Briana K Designs

Yarn Used: Red Heart With Love

farmhouse truck crochet pillow

12. Pine Tree Pillow Cover

Here’s another fun tree design: the Pine Tree Pillow Cover! I love the unique look of these trees. The simpler colors and geometrical design give this pillow a more modern, simple look than some of the more festive patterns. I love how the white background gives it a snow-like feel! Of course, you can use any combo of colors to make this pillow your own.

Designer: Stitching Together

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver

pine tree crochet pillow cover

13. Winter Snow Scene Pillow

Are you looking for more of a challenge? If so, this Winter Snow Scene Pillow is for you! I love all the detail in this pillow. The way the light from the moonlight hits the trees and the contrast between the dark night sky and white snow creates such an intricate, beautiful color work scene. The pillow itself is soft, cozy, and perfect for gifting or for snuggling up with on a cold winter evening!

Designer: Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

Yarn Used: Hobby Lobby Yarn Bee

winter snow scene crochet pillow

14. Reindeer Crochet Pillow

Next up is a personal favorite of mine, the Reindeer Pillow! I just think this one is so dang cute! It even comes with a video tutorial that goes in depth on not just the pattern but also on tapestry crochet. I’m very tempted to make this one myself! 😉

Designer: Handmade by Raine

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Basic Stitch

15. Oh Christmas Tree Pillow

Next up, meet the Oh Christmas Tree Pillow! Unlike the other tree patterns I’ve shown you, this one is all one color and uses clever bobble stitching to create the motif of a tree in the center! I love how well the textured center pairs with the fun, fur edging. This pillow is also quick and easy to make and can be whipped up in just one day!

Designer: Caab Crochet

Yarn Used: Caron Simply Soft

bobble christmas tree pillow

16. Elf Pillow

If you’re looking for something bright and fun, I got you covered with this Elf Pillow! This cute pillow has a super fun texture and colorful button and collar detailing. This pillow would make a great addition to your Christmas craft fair stock or a wonderful gift for a friend or family member!

Designer: Maria’s Blue Crayon

Yarn Used: Any worsted weight yarn

elf crochet pillow

17. Buffalo Plaid Pillow

Here’s another unique design: the Buffalo Plaid Pillow! This one has such a cool cabin, woodsy feel to it. It is made using tapestry crochet, and there are some photos included to help you out. I can definitely see this pillow on my couch – can you?

Designer: Stitching Together

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver

18. Christmas Gnome Pillow

Last but not least: the Christmas Gnome Pillow! This adorable pillow is rich in texture and detail. The way the fuzzy white yarn stands out against the worsted weight yarn gives this pillow an extra soft, interactive feel. This pillow is HUGE, so it’s wonderfully cozy and perfect for for gifting or for snuggling up with. You can customize the colors however you’d like to make this pillow your own!

Designer: Nana’s Crafty Home

Yarn Used: Red Heart With Love and Bernat Pipsqueak Yarn

crochet christmas gnome pillow


These crochet christmas pillow patterns make for excellent decor, adding a cozy feel to your home over the holidays! Whether you make one that features a Christmas tree, snowflake, or something else, the result is sure to be beautiful. So which pattern are you going to start on today?!

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