Designed and woven by Margaret Stump
Woven on the Zoom Loom
For some time now, I have wanted to create the perfect phone pillow—one that didn’t look like a weird pyramid but still did the job of comfortably propping up a phone. Since I am in love with all things Zoom Loom, I knew that I would be making it with 4″ squares. My Cat Phone Pillow became a great opportunity to build a three-dimensional soft structure with pin loom squares.
I used a variegated color of Lamb’s Pride because of its lustrous quality on the Zoom Loom and the way the variegations echo my own cat. My orange tabby, Cheeto, served as inspiration for this pillow and I have to admit that the Zoom Loom version makes a much more patient phone pillow than she does. The Cat Phone Pillow also works extremely well for cuddling or supporting your head while you watch movies on the couch.
- Zoom Loom
- G-6 (4.0 mm) crochet hook (optional for seaming)
- tapestry needle
- sewing pins or clips
- comb or fork to beat
- Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted, 300 yards Spiced Gingerbread for weaving and seaming squares
- brown worsted weight yarn for embroidery—I used less than 1 yard of Patons Classic Wool Worsted
- polyester stuffing
- 8 ounces polyester beads or beans to add weight to the bottom of the pillow
- scrap fabric at least 10″ wide and matching sewing thread