Farm Animal Knitting Patterns
Knitting patterns for favorite farm animals including cows, pigs, chickens, and more.
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.
All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.
Free Knitting Patterns
Marcel the Bull
Pig Baby Hat
Adorable baby hat is transformed with a few extra pieces to a cute animal. Web pattern for size 12 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
Fizz the Llama
This adorable Sheepdog pattern is excerpted from Knitted Farm Animals, by Sarah Keen. Rated easy by Lion Brand. 8 inches (20cm) in height
Buttercup and Daisy Cow Toys
About 10 cm / 4” tall and are knitted in DK weight yarn. Designed by the amazing Frankie Brown.
Teeny Tiny Mochimochi Chickens
These 1 inch chickens are from Anna Hrachovec’s book Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi: More Than 40 Itty-Bitty Minis to Knit, Wear, and Give
Toy softie 8″ tall, 4.5″ wide, 5″ long. Designed by Susan B. Anderson and excerpted with permission from Spud & Chloë at the Farm at Canadian Living.
Provided by Grandmother’s Pattern Book
George the Pig
Squeeeeal! Pig Softie
This toy pig measures about 13 inches long from tail to snout, and 8 inches tall from floor to top of his head. Designed by the Sara Elizabeth Kellner who was inspired by Margaret Wise Brown’s The Big Red Barn, “By the big red barn… there was a pink pig who was learning to squeal…”
Which Came First?
You don’t have to choose with Frankie Brown’s humorous transforming toy. The egg fits inside the chicken, turn it inside out and the chicken’s in the egg. The chicken is about 11 cm tall and it can hold a real egg or a treat egg.
Patterns for Purchase
Farmyard Favorites Kit
Designed by Amanda Berry, this kit includes patterns and yarn for pictured animals, farmer, barn, tractor, and mat. Use code HELLO for 15% off first order at Deramore’s.
Farm Animals Knitting Ebook
Includes 7 patterns for horse, pig, donkey, sheep, goat, cow, and chicken. Toys range from 4 to 7.5 inches tall.
Patterns for tiny duck, pick, cow, goat, chicken. Cow is the largest at 9.5cm tall (including the horns) and 10.5cm long
Knitted Farm Animals
15 toy animal knitting patterns by Sarah Keen.
Spud & Chloë at the Farm
A mother hen and her chicks (and their adorable knitted eggshells), three little piglets, and a black lamb full of good intentions are just some of the 13 appealing projects in this book by Susan B. Anderson
Chutney Cow and Pickles Pig
Adorable toy softies by Amanda Berry. FINISHED SIZE: Chutney the cow is approximately 24cm tall and Pickles the pig is approximately 23cm tall (both measured when standing, from tips of toes to top of head/horns).
Farmyard Pencil Toppers
Patterns for horse, cow, pig and sheep pencil toppers by Amanda Berry. Each animal head is on a knitted sleeve which slides over the end of a pen or pencil. These are quick to knit and use only small amounts of yarn, so make super stash busters.
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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!