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I have been crocheting since I was a teenager and started designing crochet patterns several years later. I wanted to make a sweater for my daughter and I couldn't read the crochet patterns. I later ...

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Bright Idea Pillow

from Crochet With Attitude
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Bright Idea Pillow
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain st (ch). Slip stitch (sl st). Single crochet (sc). Single crochet 2 together (sc2tog)

Pattern Description:

Crochet this light bulb pillow for the genius in your life using only simple single crochet stitches. The pattern starts from the bottom of the bulb and shaping is done by adding or crocheting stitches together at the ends of rows. The "wires" and "filaments" are then added with embroidery before sewing the two sides together and stuffing.

US crochet terminology.


18 sc = 4 " (10 cm), 13 sc rows = 4" (10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Height = 15" (38 cm), width = 8" (20 cm)


  • Caron Simply Soft: 135 yds Sunshine # 9755 (Color A), 35 yds Grey Heather # 97 (Color B), 18 yds Black # 2680 (Color C)
  • Crochet hook size G-6 (4mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle
  • Fiberfill stuffing

Suggested yarn:

188 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Caron Simply Soft