Dragon Knitting Patterns
This magnificent creature of myth and fantasy is captured in toys, hats, and inspires clothing design in cowls, shawls, gauntlets.
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Free Knitting Patterns
NY Times Bestselling Author Kim Harrison designed this impressive dragon and has generously provided the pattern complete with photo and video tutorials.
Dragon Finger Puppet
carinbrat designed tiny detailed dragon and phoenix finger puppets.
Fiery Dragon Scarf
Brooke L. Hanna designed this scarf to be warm and practical as well as fun. The variegated green yarn gives an impression of scales.
Dragon Wing Cowl
A cowl Daenerys would love! Jessie Rayot’s neck wrap uses dropped stitches that are picked up and reknit in bunches to create fun ridges, and simple increases to give it shape.
Dragon Scale Gauntlets
Designed by Annemarie Pearson.
Darlene Kitterman designed this stocking hat of a winged dragon that inspired many variations. Be sure to look at the projects!
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld: Flynn the Swamp Dragon
Kate Kuckro’s cute dragon toy softie In the pictured project, tropicalgirlknits customized hers as the Blind Dragon (from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows)
Tarragon the Gentle Dragon
Knit-a-Zoo created this 24 cm dragon that is knit in the round.
Dragon Buddy Blanket
Ruth Bramley’s lovey comfort blanket features a knot stitch that resembles scales.
Anna Simonsen was inspired by How to Train Your Dragon to created this My Favorite Dragon Hat.
Dragon’s Breath Cowl
Lace cowl designed by Nim Teasdale with optional beading. The colors are inspired after the last heat of summer.
Dragon Dish cloth
One of two dragon dish cloth designs by Louise Sarrazin. You can use the motif for afghan blocks, scarves, and other projects.
Patterns for Purchase
Knitting pattern for Palm-Sized Dragon by CraftyMutt (some crochet). Two inches tall, and five from nose to tail.
Madmonkeyknits designed this dragon beanie that transforms to a balaclava/mask. Instructions for 4 sizes XS (baby), S (child), M (teen / woman) & L (man).
Scale Mail Dragon
CraftyMutt’s knitting pattern to make a hand-sized baby dragon with either one or two colours of scales. The dragon has a wingspan of around 8 inches and measures 12 inches from nose to tail.
This pattern wasn’t specifically inspired by Game of Thrones but it fits so perfectly with the theme I couldn’t resist. Knit side to side in short rows.
Reversible Dragonflight Bag
The Reversible Dragonflight Bag is a double knit tote bag with a reinforced base and two handles. It features a beautiful flying dragon on either side and a spiral design on the ends. The finished size is approximately 10.5” by 11” by 3.5” (26.7 by 27.9 by 8.9 cm), not including the handles.
This stitch resembles dragon scales and is one of three patterns including a headband and fingerless mitts. The designer Lena Skvagerson originally named this for Daenerys though Annie’s renamed it.
Dancing Dragons Coat
Heike Campbell’s cardigan sweater features cable dragons along button band and on back of jacket. Size: S, M, L, XL, 2X.
Dragon Lace Pullover
Angela Hahn’s classic hip-length pullover features ¾-length sleeves, V-neckline and,oh yes, a dragon on the back! Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Dragon Wings Shawl
Modeled after the red and black Drogon, this shawl shows off flame and scale motifs with knitted cables representing the spines of the wings.
Finished Size: 21″ (23″) approximate circumference
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!