Last Minute Easter Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Easter Bunny Baby Rattle
This little bunny rattle knits up quickly and the perfect last-minute Easter and shower gift! Knit from the bottom up in one piece with the ears made separately and sewn on. Designed by Rosie Posie Baby Knits. Worsted weight.
Easter Chick Basket
Easy treat holder knit in one piece in garter stitch, folded and seamed. Designed by Gina Michele
Six egg-shaped animal toys perfect for Easter baskets or egg cups. Left to right (front row): chick, owlet, duckling; (back row): lamb, bunny, frog.. DK yarn. Designed by Chris de Longpre
Bunny and Duck Flip Toy
Easter Treat Holders
Easter Egg Treat Holders
Great for holding candy eggs! These little characters designed by Jean Greenhowe are all based on a garter stitch tube, with one half pushed inside the other half. This double knitted thickness and the stretchiness of garter stitch holds a chocolate egg securely in place, until it is squeezed out.
Small Easter Baskets
These basketweave basket treat holders designed by Jean Woods come in round or oblong.
Dalek Egg Cozies
This Doctor Who inspired designs by Lyles’ Knit are great for hiding chocolate eggs or Easter eggs. Easterminate!
Easter Chick Treat Holder
Designed by Chloe Blunn, these chicks can hide a candy egg surprise or be stuffed as a toy.
One Egg Easter Basket
This tiny Easter basket designed by Vivian Keys is the perfect size for one Easter egg or several small chocolate eggs.
Chicks in Nest Candy Egg Holder
These baby birds are sitting pretty on chocolate eggs hidden in the nest!
Great for leftover yarn, these bunnies designed by Selina Kyle are easy to make and practically seamless. Though designed to be filled with catnip they could also be used as sachets, bean bags, or tiny toys.
Mini Eggs in Basket
Frankie Brown brings us knitted mini eggs with their own knitted basket decorated with tiny knitted flowers.
Another Knit Square Bunny
Here is another version of a bunny created by knitting a single square, designed by Annette of Lebenslustiger.
Easter Finger Puppets
This pattern by Kat Lewinski includes modification for a bunny.
Mini Easter Egg Toys
This bee, ladybug, caterpillar, and bunny are just the right size to fit into a plastic egg.
Tiny Baby Bunnies
These mini-marshmallow bunnies designed by Mochimochi Land make great plastic egg stuffers and are a good way to use leftover yarn.
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Chick in an Egg
Teeny Tiny Knitted Animals
These tiny toys by Julie at Little Cotton Rabbits are just under 2.5 inches (6 cms) tall.
This cute hat by Noe Knits fits babies age 3 to 6 months.
Itty Bitty Fuzzy Wuzzy Bunny Booties
This pattern for super soft booties from Yarnspirations is sized for 3, 6, and 12 months.
Cross Motif Knitting Patterns
Simple Cross Bookmarks
Designed by Lori Klahn, this lace bookmark features a ribbon cross or a cross made of contrasting yarn.
Cross Motif Easter Egg Treat Holders
Designed by Tat’sgrans Treasures, this pattern comes in two sizes and is knit flat seamed up the back.
Knitted Hot Cross Bun
Cintia Gonzalez’ pattern is knitted flat in stockinette stitch then sewn together for assembly and stuffing.
Icord is used with an instructional video included.
Shelley’s Heart and Cross
This cross motif by Kathleen Brundige was created for a washcloth but can be used for other projects.
Easter Egg Ornaments
Easter eggs that last forever from Purl Soho.About 2 1/2 inches tall and 5 1/2 inches in diameter and stuffed with fiberfill, they are perfect for hanging from a tree or placing in a basket.
Easter Basket Washcloth
This pattern was originally part of a Knit Along and can be used as a motif for other projects.
Bunny Egg Warmer
Knit tiny hats for your Easter eggs with these patterns from Emily Ivey
Patterns for Purchase
Easter Diorama Ornaments
Diorama patterns available include two bunnies, egg painter duck, two chicks in nest, doll, chick with daisies, and 2 chicks. Designed by HandMadeAwards.
Bunny Mug Cozy
Fits average size coffee mug (mug in photo measures 5” tall by 11.5” around). Designed by Simply Maggie who says it is suitable for beginners.
Easter Bunny Hat
This baby hat features fair isle Easter Bunnies complete with fluffy white tails. Sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 2T+. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
Felted bowls with bunny ears and pompom tails, perfect for Easter. 3 sizes: 3″, 4″, and 7″ diameter. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Midknits
Bunny Egg Cozy
Finished size: approx 12cm (5 inches) from base to ear tip and it will fit over a large egg (organic of course) or a chocolate one if you prefer. Designed by Julie Williams, Little Cotton Rabbits
Eggbert the Easter Bunny
Toy bunny with a basket to hold chocolate eggs or other treats. Designed by Debi Birkin who allows you sell your finished projects.
Ducky Egg Holder
Duck toy cradles chocolate or real eggs in its wings. Duck is approx 18cm high. DK yarn.
Bunny and Chicky
Amanda Berry designed these adorable Easter toys. The finished bunny is approximately 14cm tall (including the ears), and the chick is 6.5cm tall. DK yarn.
Arne and Carlos provide a delightful collection of knit eggs, bunnies, and chicks, staying true to their taste for designs based on traditional Scandinavian knitwear, but giving them a fun, quirky twist by scaling them down into quick, small projects.
Easter Bunnies Hat
Adorable baby hat features fair isle bunnies with whiskers. Sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 2T+. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
Little Sweetie Unicorn Easter Egg Holder
Perfect for holding treats or other small items too! Unicorn lays at approximately 17cm from nose to base of feet. DK yarn. Designed by TobyCreates
Hatching Easter Chick
Toy chick knit in the round approximately 3,93 inches (10cm) . DK yarn. Designed by Deniza’s Toys Joys. The designer also takes orders for the completed toy.
Little Sweetie Ducky Easter Egg Holder
Perfect for holding treats or other small items too! Ducky lays at approximately 20cm from beak to base of feet. DK yarn. Designed by TobyCreates
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!