Crochet Pyramid Doorstop

Crochet Pyramid Doorstop

I love how practical my latest make is! My crochet pyramid doorstop is not only practical addittion to your crochet home decor but it is insanely stylish! Have a read through the blog or scroll down for the free crochet pattern.

crochet pyramid doorstop

INSPIRATION AND DESIGN PROCESS BEHIND CROCHET PYRAMID DOORSTOP

Firstly, we all have that one naughty door, right? You know the one that won’t stay open. Or the one that keeps popping open? And the one you want open slightly ajar but it slamms shut. And wakes up your napping baby. I know I have! Hence why my crochet pyramid doorstop was born.

I wanted to make a stylish addition to our living room decor. I was playing around with different shape ideas. Finally I settled for a pyramid shape. But the lazy in me did not want all separate parts which have to be sewn up. That’s why I worked this crochet pyramid doorstop in one piece from start to finish. It is worked amigurumi style in round.

One thing I was absolutely sure about from the start though was that my doorstop needed a handle. Many times I have seen people trying to pick up awkwardly shaped heavy doorstops only to land on their toes. Or even worse push them around with their feet only to hurt their back. No way, Jose!

crochet pyramid doorstop in position by the door

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YARN I USED

For my crochet pyramid doorstop I have chosen to work with Deramores Studio Chunky. I really like this yarn for home decor projects. It is a lovely yarn that works up super fast. Compared to some other chunky yarns, Deramores is really thick and sturdy yarn. I neede those qualities when making my crochet pyramid doorstop. But the stubborn “not cotton lover” in me wanted to stay away from thick cotton as far away as possible. Luckily, I find this yarn a suitable alternative.

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MATERIALS USED FOR CROCHET PYRAMID DOORSTOP

FINISHED SIZE

Bottom square measures 16 x 16 cm, finished height of the doorstop is 15 cm (not including the handle)

TENSION

12 sts x 5 rnds of the square measure 10 x 10 cm

STITCHES AND ABBREVIATIONS (US CROCHET TERMS)

mc- magic circle

ch- chain stitch

sc- single crochet

sl st- slip stitch

inv dec sc2tog- invisible decrease by single crochet the following 2 stitches together, insert hook through front loop only of the next 2 sts, yarn over and pull through, finish the st.

sc through V- work single crochet stitch through the V at the front of the stitch rather than through the st loops at the top

sc blo- single crochet stitch worked through back loop only

PATTERN NOTES

  • Pattern starts with crocheting a square using single crochet stitch
  • The square starts with magic circle and continues with working single crochet in round
  • The main body of the pyramid shape is then worked around the square decreasing at 4 points to create the shape
  • The decreases happen every other row, you decrease by 2 stitches at each of the 4 points totalling 8 sts per decrease round
  • The handle is worked separately and sewn on
  • It’s created by working to chain sts on both sides of a foundation chain

SIZE ADJUSTMENTS

  • The bottom square determines the overall width and the finished height of the pyramid
  • To make the doorstop bigger, add more rounds to the bottom square
  • To make it smaller omit rounds from the bottom square
  • The foundation chain determines the length of the handle, to adjust add/take away stitches from the foundation chain
  • The number of rounds of the handle determines the width, to adjust add/take away rounds to the handle

CROCHET PYRAMID DOORSTOP MAIN PATTERN

SQUARE

Create a magic circle, chain 1 to fix.

Rnd 1: 1 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout the pattern), 8 sc into mc, sl st to first sc. 8 sc

Rnd 2: 1 ch, 1 sc in same st, **(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in next st*, 1 sc in next; repeat from ** around ending last repeat at *, sl st to first sc. 12 sc

Rnd 3: 1 ch, ** 1 sc in each st until next corner 2 ch-sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) into corner 2 ch-sp; repeat from ** around, sc to end, sl st to first sc. 20 sc

Repeat Rnd 3 another 5 times. 60 sc

Do not fasten off.

PYRAMID

Rnd 1: 1 ch, **1 sc blo in each st around until next corner 2 ch-sp, 2 sc in corner 2 ch-sp, PM in each of the corner 2 sc sts; repeat from ** around, sc to end, sl st to first sc. 68 sc

Rnd 2 (decrease rnd): 1 ch, **1 sc in each st until one st before the marked st, (1 inv dec sc2tog, PM in st just made) twice; rep from ** around, sc to end, sl st to first sc. 60 sc

Rnd 3: 1 ch, 1 sc in each st around moving markers up. 60 sc

Repeat Rnd 2 – 3 another 5 times. 20 sc

Line the pyramid with soft toy stuffing to fill out the shape, place your choice of weighted material into the middle, fill out with stuffing to the top stuffing firmly.

Repeat Rnd 2 once more. 12 sc

Rnd 15: 1 ch, inv dec sc2tog around. 6 sc

Stuff the top with more toy stuffing to fill out the top of the pyramid. Fasten off leaving longer tail. Using the yarn tail and yarn needle sew up the top opening. Sew in end securely.

crochet pyramid doorstop progress picture

CROCHET PYRAMID DOORSTOP HANDLE

Chain 31.

Rnd 1: starting in 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in each ch across until last ch, (1 sc, 2ch, 2 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) into last ch, continue working into the underside of the foundation chain, 1 sc in each ch across until last ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 2 sc, 2 ch) into last ch, sl st to first sc. 66 sc

Rnd 2: 1 ch, **1 sc through V in each st across until 2 ch-sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) into corner 2 ch-sp; repeat from ** around, sl st to first sc. 74 sc

Fasten off. Sew the handle on two opposite sides so that the bottom of the handle is 6 rounds down from the top of the pyramid.

Sew in all ends.

Happy crocheting!

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About Veronika Cromwell

Hi, I’m Veronika! I design modern and wearable crochet garments, accessories and homewares. Grab your hook and find your next project!

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  1. I love this! I was planning on buying a doorstop for our bathroom because having the windows open causes the door to sometimes slam shut locking an unsuspecting cat inside sometimes. This is so much prettier than a plastic brown doorstop. I’m thinking I may also add some lavender inside so it smells nice, too! Thanks for this lovely pattern.

  2. Totally useful! When I finish it, I’ll add a project in Ravelry. I’m going to make it colorful and use it as a doorstop to keep a door open because my cat insists the door stay open! So I’m sure he will sharpen his claws on it. I made two squares for the bottom and stashed my weight between them.

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