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Wild Animal Knitting Patterns

by | Oct 4, 2015 | Animals, Featured

Wild Animal Knitting Patterns including squirrel, lions, elephants, monkeys, giraffes, skunk, chameleon, beaver and more

Knitting patterns for wild animals from forest to jungle, savannah to swamp. Scroll down to see the individual patterns and click on the link for each pattern to get the pattern.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Little Lion Sock Critter

Little Lion Sock Critter

This lion toy softie with a knit lace mane is 9-1/2 in. (24 cm) tall. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Oliphaunt Elephant Toy

Oliphaunt Elephant Toy

This elephant toy is knit in one piece from the rear legs forward to the trunk, shaped with short rows, and then sewn. Size depends on yarn weight and needles used. Designed by Cristina Bernardi Shiffman Pictured project by mariflori

Free knitting pattern for Squirrel toy

Knit One, Squirrel Two

Sara Elizabeth Kellner’s 7 inch tall squirrel is knit in the round. The tail is made of the same yarn as the body.

Free knitting pattern for beaver toy softie

Liam’s Beaver

Sara Elizabeth Kellner’s 6 inch tall beaver is knit in the round. The tail is knit in linen stitch to make it more sturdy.

Free knitting pattern for Skunk Baby toy softie

Skunk Baby

Sara Elizabeth Kellner’s 6 inch skunk is knit the round with white strips knit flat and added later. The tail is made of the same yarn as the body.

Free knitting pattern for Hedgehog Amigurumi and wild animal knitting patterns

Hedgehog Amigurumi

Amy Gaines cute hedgehog toy is 6 inches tall.

Free knitting pattern for hedgehog softie toy and more wild animal knitting patterns

Hedgehog

Designed by Purl Soho, this cute hedgehog is about 6 inches long and 11 1/2 inches around

Ribbit Frog Free Knitting Pattern and more wild animal knitting patterns

Ribbit Frog

Designed by Spud & Chloë, this frog is 3 inches 
wide 
by
 5 
inches
 tall.

Free knitting pattern for Forest Folk Cup Cozies and more wild animal knitting patterns

Forest Folk Cup Cozies

Alexandra Davidoff designed these trio of animal cozies embroidered with duplicate stitch.

Free knitting pattern for Armadillo and more wild animal knitting patterns

Armadillo

Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne’s friendly lizard is a free pattern from their book Knit Your Own Zoo.Length (including tail): 10in (25cm) Height to top of body: 4½in (11cm)

  • Get the free knitting pattern – IMPORTANT! Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page or search for Armadillo pattern. There are two free patterns on the page. The Armadillo pattern shows a picture of the Chameleon but it is the pattern for the Armadillo.
  • Get the book Knit Your Own Zoo

Knit Your Own Zoo

Free knitting pattern for Chameleon softie and more wild animal knitting patterns

Chameleon

Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne’s friendly lizard is a free pattern from their book Knit Your Own Zoo. Length (with curled tail): 14cm (51⁄2in) Height to top of head: 6cm (21⁄2in)

  • Get the free knitting pattern – IMPORTANT! Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page or search for Chameleon pattern. There are two free patterns on the page. The Armadillo pattern above the Chameleon pattern shows a picture of the Chameleon but the Chameleon is the below the Armadillo pattern.
  • Get the book Knit Your Own Zoo

Free knitting pattern for Sock Giraffe toy

© jillybean22679

Sock Giraffe

Bobbi Padgett was inspired by Sock Monkeys to create a giraffe toy. The pictured project by jillybean22679 has some modifications.

Free knitting pattern for Leon the Lion softie toy and more wild animal knitting patterns

Leon the Lion

Red Heart’s lion toy was designed by Nancy Anderson and features a mane of plied yarn that’s combed out. Finished Size 7″ (18 cm) tall

Free Knitting Pattern for Mini Lion

Mini Lion

Aine Marriott designed this tiny toy that is about 2.5 inches long

Free knitting pattern for Elephant toy softie and more wild animal knitting patterns

Elephant

Elephant measures 9 1⁄2in (24cm) in height

Free Knitting Pattern for Woollyphant

Woollyphant

This flat elephant can be used as an appliqué, decor, or jewelry. Aneta Gasiorowska designed this appliqué to be made in one piece using garter stitch and short rows.

Free Knitting Pattern for Mini Elephant

Mini Elephant

Aine Marriott designed this elephant toy that is about 2 inches long

Free knitting pattern for Little Giraffe and more wild animal knitting patterns

Little Giraffe

Designed by Christine Landry, this giraffe toy can be knit with any weight of yarn. The example is 17 cm (6.75 inches) tall but can be knit larger or smaller. The legs are then joined in the round and from there the body, neck, ears and head are knit all in one piece.

Free knitting pattern for Geoffrey Giraffe and more wild animal knitting patterns

Geoffrey Giraffe

Designed by Ann Franklin, this giraffe toy uses a simple two-colour pattern to create the animal print effect. Overall height about 47 – 48 cms

Free Knitting Pattern for Mini Hippo

Mini Hippo

Aine Marriott designed this hippo toy that can be knit in one evening.

Free knitting pattern for Panda and more favorite bear knitting patterns

Panda

From Sarah Keen’s book ‘Knitted Wild Animals‘, this panda measures 91⁄2in (24cm) in height

Free knitting pattern for Lemur and more wild animal knitting patterns

Hococo the Lemur

The amazing Alan Dart designed this softie. His designs are rarely offered for free to this is a special treat. 8.5″/22 cm tall

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Giraffe Amigurumi

Giraffe Amigurumi

16 inch high giraffe toy softie.

Knit Your Own Zoo

Knit Your Own Zoo: Easy-to-Follow Patterns for 24 Animals

Knit Your Own Zoo includes patterns for a koala, giraffe, tiger, crocodile, penguin, meerkat, elephant, armadillo, panda, a kangaroo and her joey, and 14 other delightful creatures.

Knitting pattern book for Zoo Animal Friends

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

Knitting Pattern for Hippo Toy

Hippo Toy

The body is knit in one piece with head and feet knit separately and sewn on later. You can change the size by using a different weight of yarn.

Knitting pattern for Kangaroo and Joey

Kath the Kangaroo and Joey

Kath the Kangaroo toy softie with baby Joey in pocket. Finished Sizes Kath: 12 1/2in (32cm) tall Joey: 6 1/4in (16cm) tall

Knitting pattern for large elephant softie

Stylecraft Elephant

Knitting pattern for large plush elephant toy from Stylecraft. Super huggable! Finished Height: 54.5″

Knitting kit for Woodland Amigurumi Animals owl hedgehod fox

Tiny Mochimochi Land Kits Woodland Creatures Trio

These adorable, itty-bitty projects are quick to make and can be used to create a whimsical display in your home or on your desk, or as ornaments and gift-wrap decorations. This set of three kits includes the patterns, fingering-weight wool/nylon yarn and polyester stuffing to make three each of the owl, hedgehog and fox characters approximately 1″ tall.

Knitting the pattern for Toby the Tiger and knitting patterns

Toby the Tiger

Toby is about 9 inches tall if standing

Knitting pattern for elephant toy and more wild animal knitting patterns

Elephant Toy

Full instructions for knitting and finishing off a little elephant with a textured sweater and shorts. Approx 22cm (9 inches) from the tip of the toes to the top of the ears.

Knitting patterns for raccoon, badger, fox Backyard Bandits and more wild animals knitting patterns

Backyard Bandits

The Badger and Raccoon are 27 cm (11”) tall, and the Fox is 30 cm (12”) tall.

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