Penguin Knitting Patterns
Penguins are too cute to stay in the Antarctic…they belong on hats, pillows, snugglies, blankets, mittens, and toys!
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Free Knitting Patterns
Cozy Penguin Hat
Adorable baby hat is transformed with a few extra pieces to a cute animal. Web pattern for size 6 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
Designed by Knitables for their Noah’s Ark pattern. Height approximately 10 cm (3.93 inches) / Width approximately 7 cm (2.75 inches)
Stacey’s Perfect Penguin
This bean-bag penguin softie toy by Messmerland Knitting is an easy pattern knit in garter stitch and embellished with safety eyes, felt feet and bill. Comes with patterns for her own scarf and hat!
Penguin Hot Water Bottle Cozy
Designed by Marianne Wells, this adorable hot water bottle cover is knit with dk yarn held double so as to create a thick fabric to keep the heat from burning skin, and the cosy opens at the back for easy access as well as at the neck for easy refilling.
Penguin Baby Blanket
Amy Gaines designed this fun pattern to make a baby blanket that folds and fits into a Penguin holder. Blanket measures 24 inches by 24 inche
Patterns for Purchase
Poppy Penguin Cocoon and Hat Set
This snuggly matching sleep sack and hat set by Melody’s Makings can also be used as a newborn prop or Halloween costume, Suzes Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months with larger size options for hat.
This pullover sweater for babies and children features buttons at the shoulders for easy dressing and an intarsia dancing penguin motif. Instructions are to fit chest 16/18”-24/25”, birth to 7 years.
Penguin Security Blanket Lovey
The blanket portion is knit flat in garter stitch for great tactile stimulation, head is knit both in the round and back & forth for the charted colorwork portion. I’d put stuffing in the head but that’s a personal preference.
Penguin Knit From a Square
These penguin toys are constructed from a sttockinette stitch square with a few stripes, two wings, two feet, and a tail. The penguins can be knit to different sizes by using different yarn weights and gauges. One of the 25 animal patterns in Nicky Epstein’s Knit a Square, Create a Cuddly Creature: From Flat to Fabulous – A Step-by-Step Guide.
Happy Penguin Hoodie Sweater
Child’s pullover sweater in sizes Newborn (3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months) 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 years. Designed by Jessica Anderson so the hood looks like the penguin’s head while pocket panel in the front is colored white like a penguin’s breast.
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!