How to Knit a Pom Pom Heart Pillow with Free Pattern + Video Tutorial by Studio Knit

Learn how to knit a Pom Pom Heart Pillow for Valentine’s Day with this easy to understand step-by-step for beginning knitters.

VIDEO TUTORIAL for Pom Pom Heart Pillow

For a complete step-by-step tutorial of this knitting pattern, you can watch my video below.  Subscribe to my YouTube channel Studio Knit for more fun knitting ideas!

MATERIALS for Pom Pom Heart Pillow
Pomp-a-Doodle Yarn by Red Heart
Size 13 US (9 mm) Knitting Needles
• Scissors
• Tapestry Needle


KNITTING TECHNIQUES for Pom Pom Heart Pillow
Slip Knot
Cast On Long Tail Method
Knit Front & Back (KFB)
Knit Stitch
Knit Two Together
Bind Off

Knit a little love in your heart!

PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS for Pom Pom Heart Pillow

HEART BODY, KNITTED FROM BOTTOM UP
• Cast On 3 Stitches
• Increase Rows: KFB, Knit remaining stitches.
Continue increase rows until piece is the width you desire.
(I personally increased to 26 stitches on my needle)
• Knit 5 Rows

FIRST HUMP
• Knit Half of the Stitches on Your Needle, then place the remaining stitches on a holder.
(I personally divided 13 & 13 Stitches onto each)
• Decrease Humps: K2tog, Knit to last 2 Sts, K2Tog.
Repeat until you have 5 Stitches on your needle.
• Bind Off

SECOND HUMP
• Place Stitches back onto your needle.
Decrease Humps: K2tog, Knit to last 2 Sts, K2Tog.
Repeat until you have 5 Stitches on your needle.
• Bind Off

MAKE TWO HEARTS
• Tack your 2 hearts along the edges with regular yarn, keeping the last bit open about 3 inches.
• Turn inside out, so yarn ends can be tucked inside your pillow.
• Stuff
• Tack remaining edge

And you are DONE!

How to Knit a Pom Pom Heart Pillow with Free Pattern + Video Tutorial by Studio Knit