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17 Unbelievably Cute Toy Knitting Patterns

Do you love to knit? Are you looking to knit a toy that's relatively simple and yet has a big personality? Look no further than this collection of toy knitting patterns.

All kids love toys, especially when they're cute and cuddly. We found bunnies, bears, chickens, zebras and even it lazy sloth that is beyond adorable.

We've scoured the internet and found 17 cute toy knitting patterns that are too adorable not to make. These handmade knit toys are sure to put a smile on any little girl or boy's face.

If you're still new to knitting and would like all the resources to become a polished and professional knitter, visit this great Learn How to Knit class.

Bunny No.1

It doesn’t get much more adorable than this classic knit bunny toy.  The neutral look and design are perfect for embellishing with custom accessories. This pattern uses the lovely Katia Linen yarn.

Via Ravelry

Rosy Pony Pattern

Giddy up partner and prepare for a whole bunch of cuteness with this sweet knit pony pattern.

Via Lion Brand

Unicorn Toy Knitting Pattern

Meet Topaz the Unicorn! It can be made using oddments of DK from your stash. There's also a pattern for cute unicorn bootees too!

Via Let’s Knit

Knit Zebra Toy Pattern

This is no teddy bear! This is a Baby Knit Zebra toy, featuring sweet stripes made with Bernat Softee Baby, a shaggy mane, and perky ears. Grab your 4mm crochet hook and get ready to start hooking these adorable creatures.

Via Yarnspirations

Esther, Ernie & Enid the Chickens

This cute design is knitted mostly in stocking stitch, a perfect Easter knit gift for little ones. This knitting pattern is for the intermediate knitter.

Via Ravelry

Knit Hedgehogs

These guys are seriously fun to knit with not one lick of sewing or even grafting! So, if you’d like to populate your world with adorable little Knit Hedgehogs, get knitting!

Via Purl Soho

Little Lion Sock Critter Knitting Pattern

This little knit lion is perfect for any child to snuggle and play with! It would make a perfect baby shower, birthday, or just because gift!

Via Ravelry

Otso the Bear

This delightfully versatile knit bear pattern can be knit either flat or in the round. If you're looking for some great

Via Loop Knit Lounge

Rabbit and Bear Knitting Pattern

Not only is this a knitting pattern for a toy rabbit and bear, it also comes with patterns for their clothes too!

Via By Small Means

Knit Dinosaur Pattern

Knit this adorable dinosaur using a soft, washable, wool cotton yarn, making it both tough and cuddly. As with all toys, make sure the polyfill you select is also washable.

Via Canadian Living

Luke the Sloth Knitting Pattern

A lover of lazy days and long naps, our quirky clawed pal is after a simple life. He’s incredibly soft to cuddle and loves hanging around. Luke is relatively simple to knit as he uses only basic knitting stitches and a little shaping, and he’s knitted flat so he’s a great toy project for beginners.

Via Let’s Knit

Zoe Bunny Knitting Pattern

Zoe the bunny is the perfect cozy bedtime companion and makes the perfect gift, especially at Easter. Grab some Paton's Beehive Baby Sport Yarn and get ready to knit of this sweet bunny.

Via Yarnspirations

Baby Octopus Knitting Pattern

You may never have felt the desire to hug an actual octopus, but a stuffed one has a distinct appeal: eight embracing arms! With such magnanimity, a Knit Octopus makes a pretty sweet companion!

Via Purl Soho

Fuzzy Knit Lamb

Here’s a great beginner project if you want to try knitting toys. This little knit lamb is bound to be a hit.

Via Ravelry

Pippy Knit Bear

Snuggly, cuddly knit teddy bear perfect for the newest baby in your life.

Via Yarnspirations

Polar Express Bear

Complete with a scarf and shiny silver fish, Klaus is a brilliant make for the winter season. When standing upright he’s impressively tall and is knitted in stocking stitch, which gives a smooth finish.

Via Let’s Knit

Juicy Fruit Knit Toy

The basic shape and design of the bunnies are very simple and don't require any difficult knitting construction techniques. Beginner knitters can make strawberry and pineapple hats.

Via Petite Purls

These patterns are fantastic but if you're looking for some great step-by-step video tutorials, you might want to check out these great knit toy videos that we can't get enough of.

We hope you've found a pattern to knit a toy that someone can cherish forever. Don't forget to check out our Learn How to Knit class if you're looking to really develop your skills and techniques.

We've scoured the internet and found 17 unbelievably cute toy knitting patterns. These handmade knit toys are sure to put a smile on any little girl or boy's face.

3 Responses
  • annamaria
    December 9, 2017

    Chiedo cortesemente un video tutorial della tecnica delle 4 zampine in amigurumi senza cuciture, in un unico pezzo in crochet. Grazie

  • Lorene
    May 18, 2022

    These patterns are beautiful! I would love making them for my little friends and neighbor kids.

  • Caryn
    August 4, 2022

    All the patterns are so cute. I am new to knitting. I crochet excellently. But only tried my hand at knitting once or twice in my life. So I thought I would give it another whirl and see what I can do. Thanks a lot.

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