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Bird Knitting Patterns

by | Oct 26, 2015 | Animals

Bird Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for English Robin Toy - Free with free Creativebug trial

English Robin

Learn how to knit this adorable English robin bird toy, complete with a cherubic little body, wings, tail, and pointy beak. Megan Kreiner not only shows you how to knit the bird, but also demonstrates how to assemble all of the bits and pieces and attach it to a twig. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern and class individually.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Bella and Basil Budgies

Bella and Basil Budgies

I’m a sucker for budgies, even toy softies like these. Designed by Susie Johns. The file needs to be unzipped after download.

Free knitting pattern for Cardinal

Francisco Cardinal

Alison Green designed this plush toy cardinal for Berroco’s holiday card.
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Teeny Penguin

Designed by Amanda Berry, this tiny toy is approximately 4cm tall.

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Penguin Mittens

Designed by Frankie Brown, these mittens come in small, medium, and large.

Free knitting pattern for tiny penguin toy and more bird knitting patterns

Penguin Toy

Designed by Knitables for their Noah’s Ark pattern. Height approximately 10 cm (3.93 inches) / Width approximately 7 cm (2.75 inches)

Free knitting pattern for Rubber Chicken and more bird knitting patterns

Rubber Chicken

Cassidy Clark designed this chicken for Knit Picks.

Free knitting pattern for tiny mini mochi chicken and more bird knitting patterns

Teeny Tiny Mochimochi Chickens

These 1 inch chickens are from Anna Hrachovec’s book Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi: More Than 40 Itty-Bitty Minis to Knit, Wear, and Give

Free knitting pattern for Baby Chick Booties and more booties knitting patterns

Baby Chick Booties

Christine Grant’s booties are knit flat and sized for XS (preemie and tiny baby), S (newborn-3 months), M (3-6 months) and L (6-9 months)

Seamus the Owl Small Softee Free Pattern

Seamus is one of the most popular pins onmy Pinterest boards and you can see why with his cute little body and face.

Free knitting pattern for Blue Tit Bird and more bird knitting patterns


Blue Tit

This small bird softie is excerpted from Leslie Stanfield’s book 75 Birds, Butterflies & Little Beasts to Knit & Crochet. This is not safe to be used as a toy, but you can make it safe for small children by not adding the legs and using French knots for the eyes instead of beads.

Free knitting pattern for Spring Robin, Baby Robin, and Nest and more bird knitting patterns

Spring Robin, Baby Robin, and Nest.

Sara Elizabeth Kellner has created another ingenious pattern. The robin is quick and simple knit, with the body worked in the round in one piece and the wings knit separately and then sewed on. Size of adult robig is about 8 inches long, and 2 1/2 inches wide. Pattern for the baby robin and instructions for the nest are also included.

Free knitting pattern for Robins in a Row Sweater and more bird knitting patterns

Robins in a Row Sweater

Fesigned by Patons Christmas Competition winner Ange Smith and written by Sally McCollin, this sweater is sized for bust 35.5, 39, 42.5, 47, 49.5, 54 / 90, 99, 108, 119, 127, 137

Free knitting pattern for Round Robin and more bird knitting patterns

Round Robin Toy

Designed by Amanda Berry, this tiny Robin is designed with seaming instead of color changes. Approximately 8cm diameter (excluding the legs).

Bluebird of Happiness Free Knitting Pattern and more bird knitting patterns

Bluebird of Happiness

Berroco designed this tiny bird is approximately 3” across x 3” high

Free Knitting Pattern for Bluebird Toy

Bluebird of Happiness

Sara Elizabeth Kellner designed this small bird toy or ornament that can be knit in any color you want and can also be used as a hanging ornament. Knit a whole flock!

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Twitter Tweet Toy

This easy pattern by Prue Loone is knit flat and seemed. Approx 3in (7cm) tall and 3in (7cm) wide. Great for leftover yarn.

Happy Go Lucky Ducky free knitting pattern

Happy Go Lucky Ducky

This cuddly duckling by Yarnspirations is approximately 7″ [18 cm], tall excluding legs

Free knitting pattern for Scarf for the Birds double knit and reversible and more bird knitting patterns

Scarf for the Birds

Andre Sue designed this reversible scarf in double knit.


Crovus Scarf

Alasdair Post-Quin designed this reversible scarf for lovers of crows and ravens in double knit.

Free knitting pattern and tutorial for Double Knit Bird Dishcloth HotPad and more bird knitting patterns

Double Knit Bird Dishcloth HotPad

Margaret MacInnis offers a pattern and tutorial for a bird motif double knit for dishcloth, hot pad or coaster.

Free Knitting Pattern for Chicks in Nest

Chicks in Nest Candy Egg Holder

These baby birds are sitting pretty on chocolate eggs hidden in the nest!

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Dove from a Folded Square

Dove Knit From a Square

Stella the Dove is constructed from a stockinette square with picot details that is folded and seamed into a bird toy shape. The lace tail is knit separately and sewn on. Stella 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.

Cardinal Knitting Pattern

Cardinal Knitting Pattern

Great for an ornament or toy.

Knitting Pattern for Budgie Parakeet Toy

Budgie Parakeet Toy

I love parakeets and glad to find one to knit. Manolito Parakeet measures from top head to tail 4.13 inches-10.5 cm and from beak to tail 7.87 inches- 20 cm.

Penguin Pillow Knitting Pattern and more pillow knitting patterns

Penguin Pillow

This cute pillow cover is made to fit around a 14″ X 14″ pillow form.

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Cockatoo Bird Scarf Knitting Pattern

White Cockatoo Scarf

Scarf length approximately (excluding fringe): 152 cm/ 60 inches. Scarf width: 25 cm/ 10 inches

Knitting pattern for Budgie Bird Tea Cosy / Cozy and more bird knitting patterns

Budgie Tea Cosy

I love budgies and this tea cozy parakeet is adorable!

Penguin Hat Knitting Pattern

Waddles Penguin Toque

Worked seamlessly, from the top down, in stockinette stitch, this little hat can be knit up rather quickly!

Knitting Pattern for Duck Hat

Duck Hat

The duck hat is an ear-flap hat with integrated legs and feet. The duck feet just make me chuckle.

Knitting pattern for Blue Jay ornament

Blue Jay Knitting Pattern

Great for an ornament or toy.

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