Cute toys, hats, and other knitting patterns with your favorite pups! Updated 5/9/23
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New Born Puppy
Puppy dog softie knitted flat and joined as you go. Finished Size: Body length (not including the tail) measures 23cm/ 9in long. Designed by Claire Garland who also offers a course for purchase to teach how to knit this puppy. Pattern may only be free for a limited time.
Sebastian the Puppy
Available again. Puppy dog softie amigurumi toy pattern with body and ears are knitted flat and sewn together. The legs and tail can be done flat or in the round. Approximately 5 inches tall. Designed by Tricia Wood. Bulky weight yarn.
Chico the Chihuahua
Softie amigurumi dog pattern knitted flat on two needles. Designed by L.T.Marshall. DK weight yarn.
Softie amigurumi dog pattern excerpted from Knit Your Own Dog, by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne. Size 15cm (6in) long, 14cm (51⁄2in) to top of head. Pictured project by perkniticky who has notes
Petey the Puppy
Dog softie approx 12 ins [30.5 cm] tall. Designed by Bernat
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- Get the recommended Bernat Boa yarn on Amazon
Dog softie toy designed by Amanda Berry. All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight knitting needles.
The pug socks are knitted cuff down, with a hidden rib that helps you keep your socks up, but doesn’t interfere with the cuteness! Designed by Johanna Eriksson
Sarah Gasson’s adorable toy dog is 12cm tall.
Huggable toy dog designed by Michele Wilcox for Red Heart is about 7” [18 cm] tall and 10½” [26.5 cm] long
More Free Patterns
Cut Out and Keep published this softie amigurumi pattern from Knit Your Own Dog, by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne. Length: 17cm (63⁄4in) , Height to top of head: 15cm (6in). Scroll down the page to get to the pattern.
This puppy softie pattern is excerpted from Knitted Toys: 25 Fresh And Fabulous Designs by Zoë Mellor. Size: Approx. 31 cm (12 in) tall. Pictured project by adoherty. Pattern is on the web archive and is multiple pages.
- Get the free knitting pattern at the Internet archive
- Get Knitted Toys: 25 Fresh And Fabulous Designs on Amazon
Designed by Dyah Dyanita, this puppy is approximately 8 inches / 20 cms tall to the tip of the ears
Designed by Rachel Hill, this baby blanket buddy is knit in the round. Pictured project by Wenditouie
Luis The Long Puppy
Toy dog designed by Rebecca Borkowski is a great stashbuster.
Canadian Living published this softie amigurumi pattern from Knit Your Own Dog, by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne. Don’t over-stuff your bulldog as he needs to be slightly wrinkly. 7 inches by 4 1/2 inches.
Donna Sires designed this hat sized for Newborn to 6 months. The pattern contains instructions for the Magic Loop method.
Pug Love Beanie
Michael Snow created this cozy and cute hat with some duplicate stitching.
Canadian Living published this softie amigurumi pattern from Knit Your Own Dog, by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne. Length: 17cm (63⁄4in) , Height to top of head: 15cm (6in).
Doggy Draft Dodger
This cute little pup by Yarnspirations helps guard your home against those sneaky cold drafts coming under windows or doors but he’s so cute, he may wind up in your arms instead! Approx. 33in (84 cm) long x 3in (7.5 cm) diameter. Pictured project by JAMac13
Jack Russell Clutch
Squirrel Picnic designed this dog inspired purse. Lots of pictures and instructions on felting, lining, and assembling the purse as well as knitting it. Finished size (after felting): 14″ wide by 5 1/4″ tall
Tiny Scottie Dog
Sue Stratford’s puppy is only 6 cm long, about 2.4 inches. Great use for stash yarn!
Patterns for Purchase
Stanley the Dachshund
NO LONGER FREE! This was free for a couple of years but is no longer free. Toy puppy dog softie. Size: 26cm x 16cm. Part of the The Dera-Dogs collection. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Dexter the Labrador
NO LONGER FREE! This was free for a couple of years but is no longer free.Toy puppy dog softie. Size: 22cm approx. Part of the The Dera-Dogs collection. Designed by Amanda Berry.
NO LONGER FREE! This was free for a couple of years but is no longer free. Toy puppy dog softie. Knit flat on straight needles. Size: approx 22cm tall. DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi by Amanda Berry
NO LONGER FREE! This was free for a couple of years but is no longer free. Toy puppy dog softie. Knit flat on straight needles. Size: 26cm long. Part of the The Dera-Dogs collection. Designed by Amanda Berry.
West Highland Terrier Pattern or Kit
Toy puppy dog softie. Size: Approx 20cm tall and 19cm long. Knit flat. Part of the The Dera-Dogs collection. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Basset Hound Pattern
Toy puppy dog softie. Size: Approx 27cm long and 16cm tall. Knit flat. Part of the The Dera-Dogs collection. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Charlie the Chihuahua Pattern
Toy puppy dog softie. Size: 25cm Tall. Part of the The Dera-Dogs collection. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Dera-Dogs in Patterns
The Dera-Dogs collection contains six patterns for puppy softies including Rottweiler, Schnauzer, Pug, Poodle, Spaniel and Bulldog. Designed by Amanda Berry. Finished size between 17-20cm. You can also get the individual patterns at the site.
Dog Cushion Covers
Individual patterns featuring various dog breeds including Dachshund, Great Dane, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Staffie, Pug, Chihuahua, French Bulldog, Springer Spaniel, West Highland Terrier, Labrador, Border Terrier, Border Collie, Miniature Schnauzer. DK yarn. Designed by Ruby and the Foxes
This toy dog softie is knit in-the-round. Size sitting approx. 9 ½” tall in worsted wt. (Aran/10-ply) yarn, using approx. 275 yds. Designed by Rainebo
Muffin the Puppy
MUFFIN measures 13cm (5.5in) to the top of his head and has legs that move so he can be easily positioned. DK yarn. Designed by Elizabeth Phillips
Barbara Prime designed this cute little puppy as a variation on her popular Pupster pattern
Sheepdog Knit From a Square
Sampson the Sheepdog is constructed from a square knit in faux fur yarn that is folded and seamed into a dog toy shape. Tail is knit separately. The dog can be knit to different sizes by using different yarn weights. 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.
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Dog and Bone Cowl
Neckwarmer with stranded colorwork designs of adorable dogs. Designed by Kari-Helene Rane. One of the 21 patterns in Issue 85 of Knit Now.
Dog bag is knit flat and the designer LittleWhitsKnits says it is suitable for beginners.
This cute furry puppy stands 10 inches/25 cms and is knit flat and assembled.
Knitting patterns for 5 puppies: Cockapoodle, Labrador, Pug, Sheepdog, and Yorkshire Terrier. These 6 inch puppies are made from the same basic pattern with customizations for ears, tails, and yarn for each breed.
Pug Puppy Amigurumi
Jolly The Pug toy dog softie measures 18cm long x 8.5cm high and 12cm wide
Knit Your Own Dog Book 1 and Book 2
Each volume of Knit Your Own Dog by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne includes patterns for 25 different pedigree pooches,