The pattern is free and will be released every Thursday at 11:00 (CET) and posted as a pattern part page with pictures and as a downloadable printer friendly “only text” version. 

Video tutorials will be posted on the pattern page together with the written pattern. You may also find them, as they are released every week, on our YouTube channel. 

Kay will gently guide you through the pillow and shares tips, tricks and thoughts as she goes. 

Crochet Charts

Crochet charts have been drawn for all parts by the amazing Irina Palczynski and can be located under each written part and also as watermarked downloadable pdfs under translations.

The pattern is written in English with US-terms.

Our amazing translators are working on providing the following translations. Click on the their names to check them out.  

We would of course love to add more languages. If you are interested in helping out with a translation; please contact us here on our contact form


If you’re wondering about the music found in the tutorials it is the music that was created specifically for The Butterfly Effect. It’s written by Kela Ahnhem and Erik Holmberg, produced by Erik Holmberg. ©Mars Music

You can now also choose to just listen and crochet away to the calming music of on YouTube!

peer support and social media

  • Please use the #TheAfterEffectPillow and #SistersInStitchCAL for social media, also please tag us; @SistersInStitch, so we can see your beautiful makes

  • Add The After Effect Pillow to your Ravelry library

  • Follow us and the progress on Instagram