Penguin Knitting Patterns
Penguins are too cute to stay in the Antarctic…they belong on hats, pillows, snugglies, blankets, mittens, and toys!
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down to the individual pattern you want and click on the link.
Free Knitting Patterns
Penguin Baby Bunting Bag
This design by Yarnplaza is cute and cuddly.
Penguins Galore Hat
Designed by Pinko Knits, this adult beanie features colorwork.
Designed by Knitables for their Noah’s Ark pattern. Height approximately 10 cm (3.93 inches) / Width approximately 7 cm (2.75 inches)
Penguins Tablet Cover
Ruth Garcia designed this for a Kindle but it is adaptable to other sizes of tablets. It is knitted flat and seamed at the end. The eyes go through buttonholes to hold down the head flap.
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!
Cheerful Holiday Penguin Toy
Body is worked flat from head down and seamed at center back. Wings are worked separately in the round.
Use photo(s) as guide for assembling pieces. Penguin measures 6” (15 cm) tall.Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart.
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
Plush toy designed by Eve Everitt.
Patterns for Purchase
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.
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 Pullover Sweater for Babies and Children
Sized for 0-12 months and children’s sizes up to 8, this easy intarsia design is done in stockinette in bulky yarn.
Penguin Backpack, Toy, Sweater, Hat
Digital version of vintage pattern for matching penguin set including a penguin backpack, toy (seen here in backpack pocket), and sweater and hat. The hat and sweater aren’t very special but the backpack is cute.
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!