Sheep and Lamb Knitting Patterns
Knitters have a special fondness for sheep and lambs since they generously provide the supplies for our addiction — yarn! So it is only right that we honor them in our knitting with these adorable patterns!
Free Knitting Patterns
Little Lamb Toy
Small sheep softie about 6 inches tall. Ravelrers and the designer report this is an easy pattern. Designed by Anita Elmore
Lamb Baby Hat
Easy baby hat knit in seed stitch with ears knit separately. Designed by Little Red Window. 6 months size is free on the web page.
Susan B. Anderson designed this 6.5 inches tall lam. Boucle yarn is used for woolly look. The legs are cleverly constructed of I-cords stuffed with straws, which allow the lamb to stand on its own. Excerpted by Petite Purls from Susan’s book Itty Bitty Toys
Bobble Sheep Pillow
Purl Soho designed this squeezable sheep pillow with a bobble coat of super chunky yarn and a head and feet of sport weight yarn. 19 inches by 14 inches.
Woolly the Ewe Softie
Gritty Knits designed this 9 inch tall sheep toy.
Quick and Easy Sheep Hat Knitting Pattern
This hat Kate at ColoradoMoms can be knit in the round or knit flat and seamed.
Stranded Sheep Scarf
A stranded colorwork scarf knit in the round and blocked flat by Chelsea Amanda. Check out the projects to see how knitters have adapted this patterns for sweaters, tote bags, shawls, pillows and more.
Fester the Whole Goat
Well, Fester is not a sheep but he decided to butt in to this pattern page — ha! Justjen’s goat is just 12cm tall not counting horns. He is knitted except for his horns which are crocheted, but Justjen included instructions for knit horns as well.
Patterns for Purchase
Vintage pattern of Shari Lewis’ famous hand puppet Lamb Chop with both knitting and crochet versions of the pattern.
12 inches/31 cms and is knitted on straight needles, flat and assembled.
Sizes included: 6-12 months, 12-24 months, 2-3 years