Toys, cloths, hats, pillows and other knitting projects featuring Toys, accessories, washcloths and more inspired by the spiny but cuddly hedgehog. Most patterns are free.
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Pine Cone Hedgehog
Knit a little sock head to turn a pine cone into an adorable animal toy. Great for scrap yarn since it only uses 16 yards of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Aga Tutak. Available in English and Polish.
Amy Gaines‘ cute hedgehog toy is 6 inches tall.
Hedgehog Wash Cloth
This easy motif for a smiling hedgehog can be used on wash or dish cloths, afghans, and more. Designed by Ber Alcock-Earley Pictured project by AmyFrCh
Designed by Ekaterina Sokolova
Hedgehog Love Scarf
This adorable scarf by knittedblissJC features hedgehogs on pockets and a heart motif. Ravelrers have also adapted this design to sweaters, coin purses, and more. Pictured project by yamthedestroyer
Tiny hedgehog toy is only 1.5” long and takes only 20min to make. Designed by Raynor Gellatly. Pictured project by onthetide
Designed by Purl Soho, this cute hedgehog is about 6 inches long and 11 1/2 inches around
Designed by Frankie Brown, this knitted cover for any size wreath features hedgehogs, owls, leaves, flowers, mushrooms, pine cones, acorns and other woodland flora and fauna.
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- Also available in Knit a Vintage Christmas. See more on Amazon
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Stranded colorwork beannie designed by Elise Cohen. Pictured project by knittymom
Woodland Tales Animal Mobile by Amanda Berry
The pattern includes instructions for making the squirrel, racoon, fox, hedgehog, toadstool, acorn and leaves with photos. Fox, Squirrel and Racoon are 13cm tall, Hedgehog is 8cm long, and Toadstool is 7cm tall. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Sonic the Hedgehog Block
Double-knit block of the beloved Sega game character that can be used for afghans, wash cloths, and more. Designed by Megan-Anne Llama. Pictured project by misseevee
Patterns for Purchase
Hedgehog Baby Sweater Set
No longer free! Baby and toddler set including a pullover with shoulder fastening and hedgehogs on the front and back in stranded colorwork. Also includes a hat and bootees, each with the option of adding the hedgehog to complete the look. Sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years. Designed by Hennie. DK weight yarn.
Little Oddment Hedgehog
This quick and simple little pattern is a great stashbuster for scrap yarn. These hedgehogs make great toys or pincushions and are knit flat and seamed.
These cute fingerless gloves come with written and charted instructions as well as step-by-step photos. The designer also offers the finished product for sale.
The Hedgehogs pattern is a quick knit with only two short sewn seams. Large 5.5” (Medium 4.5”, Small 3.25”) tall
NO LONGER FREE! This little hedgehog is nestled into a bed of leaves, ready to sleep away the winter, great as a tree ornament or stocking stuffer. Hedgehog’s leaves are knitted flat and the hedgehog is made from 2 pompoms. The pattern has full written instructions for making the hedgehog and leaves, and each step is supported by photos. Designed by Charlotte Marjoribanks.
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Prickles the Hedgehog Hat is one of the 35 knitting patterns in Knitted Animal Hats: 35 wild and wonderful hats for babies, kids and the young at heart
Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts and Socks
These hedgehog mittens are one of the 35 patterns in this book that also includes accessories designed like a fox, kitten, duckling, shark, penguin, elephant scarf, zebra, mice, and more.
Knitting patterns for Teeny Animals including mouse, robin, ladybug, hedgehog, turtle, and bee. The teeny toys are approximately 3 x 3 cm.
Wee Woodland Wuzzies
The pattern includes instructions for 6 animals: squirrel, mouse, hare, otter, hedgehog, and fox. The finished toys are approx. 3” tall. The pieces are all knit flat, then seamed and assembled. The hat and scarf patterns are also included. Designed by Fuzzy Mitten