Polar Bear Knitting Patterns
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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
Polar Bear Toy
Learn how to knit this 8 inch polar bear with cute critter expert, Megan Kreiner at Creativebug. The bear and fish are made with chunky yarn, so the knitting is fast and easy. The pattern and class are free with a free trial at Creativebug.
This tiny bear family was designed by Sachiyo Ishii from the collection Mini Knitted Safari. Adult: 7cm (2¾in) long, 5cm (2in) high
Cub: 5cm (2in) long, 3cm (1¼in) high
Polar Bear Toy Decorations
These adorable miniature polar bears are perfect for holiday decorating, gift decoration, and as gifts by themselves. Bears Measure: Standing version: 5” (13 cm) tall, Seated version: 6” (15 cm) tall
Polar Bear Scrubby Mitt
Bear shaped washing mitt is easy to knit. Designed by Rebecca J. Venton for Red Heart.
Otso Bear Toy
These adorable bears can be knit flat or in the round. Designed by Sophie Scott for Loop, London. Finished height: 28cm / 11in tall Scroll all the way down the page to get the patterns.
Polar Bear with scarf and fish
Patterns for Purchase
Polar Bear Iluq
Polar bear toy softie with cable detail and scarf. Size depends on weight of yarn used.
Polar Bear and Cub
Pattern set for knit and felted polar bear adult and cub softies. With the suggested gauge and yarn and felting, Polly will be about 8 inches long, 5 ½ inches tall, and 4 inches wide; the bear cub will be about 4 ½ inches long, 3 inches tall, and 2 inches wide.
Polar Bear in Santa Suit
Designed by Amanda Berry, this polar bear toy comes with a removable Santa outfit. FINISHED SIZE: The finished polar bear is 25cm tall.
Zoo Animal Friends
Ten knitting patterns include panda, elephant, koala and baby, lion, polar bear, zebra, kangaroo with joey and monkey all about 11 inches tall
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!