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.
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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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Pippy Knit Bear
Snuggly, cuddly knit teddy bear perfect for the newest baby in your life.
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.