Dragon Knitting Patterns
This magnificent creature of myth and fantasy is captured in toys, hats, and inspires clothing design in cowls, shawls, gauntlets.
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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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.
Knit and purl stitches create a winged fire-breathing dragon in relief for wash cloths and more. Designed by Sharman Cherry. Pictured project by HonorCrowned
Pendragon Slouch Hat
This slouch hat features dragon motifs in stranded colorwork in the brim. Designed by Laurie Pribbeno
Princess and Dragon Playset
Princess Molly and Arlo the Dragon toy softies. Designed by Christel Krukkert. The file needs to be unzipped after download.
Reversible doubleknit bookmark with a dragon motif. Designed by LFSAlden. Pictured project by Carla72
Dragon Bottle Cozy
Colorwork dragon motif on bottle cover adapted from the bookmark pattern above. The knitter writes out general instructions for the bottle cozy in the round but makes the assumption that you will know how to add the chart in the knit section so no details are included. Not for someone who wants detailed instructions. Pictured project by folk
Dragon Wall Hanging
Reversible doubleknit wall hanging adapted from the bookmark pattern above. The knitter writes out the pattern for the border (in vs and os) in the project notes as well as providing links to various techniques. Pictured project by CrisInStitches
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.
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.
Darlene Kitterman designed this stocking hat of a winged dragon that inspired many variations. Be sure to look at the projects!
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.
Dragon Slayer Hood
Hooded scarf for children. About 6 x 56 in. (15 x 142 cm), to fit a child up to about 10 yrs
Dragon Scale Gauntlets
Designed by Annemarie Pearson.
Patterns for Purchase
Knitting pattern for Palm-Sized Dragon by CraftyMutt (some crochet). Two inches tall, and five from nose to tail.
Fiery Carroty Dragon
Knitting pattern for dragon toy softie. Size 26 cm x 26 cm
Fire Dragon Scarf
Double knit, reversible, thick scarf, featuring a dragon on both ends.
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.
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.
Madmonkeyknits designed this dragon beanie that transforms to a balaclava/mask. Instructions for 4 sizes XS (baby), S (child), M (teen / woman) & L (man).
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.
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!