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Dodge some drafts with fun pillows

So, a draft dodger is something you haven’t done before. That’s terrible indeed! After all, these elongated, hot dog-shaped pillows are the best thing since sliced bread. Truly, they are. Of course you can use one to rest your head, but they also re great for making all of you comfortable or just for cuddling. While you can make a serious plain one, it’s always fun to make a draft dodger pillow in the shape of a fun, cuddly critter. Additionally, they’ll also make great presents, because who wouldn’t want to have a cute, fun pillow like this?

Anthropologie Pillow

So, here is a pillow draft dodger  that’s inspired by the design language of the Anthropologie chain. It’s a functional and decorative addition to any bed, couch or ottoman.

Anthropologie Pillow

The original pattern and the photos are available on  bellacococrochet.com:

Anthropologie Inspired Long Pillow

Kitty Pillow Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

However, here is one a that’s a super fun and cuddly accessory. Indeed, it will be loved by all, old and young alike. Of course, the color choice is entirely up to you, but something contrasting will be the best.

Kitty Pillow

The full article about this pattern is here:

Kitty Pillow

Gnome Pillow Draft Dodger

So, since October is drawing to a close and Christmas will be here soon, it’s time to think gnomes. That said, this time around, why not combine the gnome theme with a draft dodger pillow? To this end, here is a pattern which does just that.

Gnome Pillow Draft Dodger

The original pattern and the photos are available on  https://nanascraftyhome.com/:

Crochet Gnome Pillow Draft Dodger

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