These knitting patterns are made by Minions fans of Minions and their Despicable Me pals. Most patterns are free. Updated 2/2/23.
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Tiny Tiny Minions Friends
Four different shapes of minion toys. 2″ to 2 3/4″ inches tall. Designed by Teresa de Roulet
Minion 6 inch Toy
This small Minion softie was designed by Alexandria Batista for fingering yarn.
Despicable Me’s lovable villain is approx. 8″ tall. Designed by Sarah Chandler. Pictured project by SpinningLara
Despicable Me Edith Hat
Designed by Christie Allen
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See more Movie Hat Knitting Patterns
- Stream Despicable Me 1 and 2 movies on Amazon
Fluffy the Unicorn
Inspired by Agnes’ toy unicorn. It’s so fluffy! Designed by Inga Breuer. Pictured project by alisonj
Sandrine Rousseau designed these socks with instructions for sizes baby to adult. Pictured project by strickratte
Minion Softies 9 inch
Stana D. Sortor designed these 9″ (22 cm) minion toys.
These softies designed by Crafty CC are 12″ tall. The body, limbs, eye(s), and overalls of the minion are all separately worked, then sewn together.
Minion Cell Phone Cover
Designed by Jenny Riley, the main phone cover piece is knitted in the round which makes a seamless and safe phone cozy. The eyes and mouth are crocheted, but you can knit circles for the eyes instead, or cut them out of felt, and a knitted i-cord would work just as well for the mouth.
Amanda Drover-Hartwick designed these mittens for sizes 2-3 year old, 4-6 year old, 7-9 year old, 10-13 year old. Eyes are knit circles. Pictured project by el399
Your Own Personal Minion
This tiny minion by Kat Lewinski is only 4 inches tall. His eyes are painted buttons.
More Free Patterns
Minion Beanie Hat
Stana D.Sortor designed this all knit hat in three sizes. Finished measurement approximately 16” (41cm) small, 19” (48cm) medium, and 22” (56cm) large in circumference unstretched.
Minion Fingerless Gloves
Juanita McLellan designed these gloves for DK yarn.
Designed by Homespooled
Minion Pencil Box, Clutch or Bag
Stana D.Sortor designed this pencil box to be knitted flat in stockinette. The eyes are knitted separately and sewn on.. Finished size: Pencil box is 9” (23cm) wide and 5 ½” (15cm) tall.
Minion iPad Cozy
Juanita McLellan designed this cover that fits iPads even with a case. Arms are optional.
Evil Minion iPad or Tablet Cover
Stana D.Sortor designed this cover that is knitted from the bottom up in the round, with goggles knitted separately and sewn on.Tablet cover is 8 ¼” (21cm) wide and 11 ½” (29cm) long. I-pad cover is 8 ¼” (21cm) wide and 9 ½” (24cm) long.
What the Butler Saw…Knitted Maid Minion
Jane Burns designed this hilarious mischievous minion in a maid’s costume. 17cm tall
Evil Minion Softie
Stana D. Sortor designed this 9″ evil version of the Minions to be knitted in the round. The arms and legs are sewn on.
Stan used Caron Simply Soft Grape for the body, 1 ball of Lion Brand Fun Fur for hair, and remnants for the other colors.
Minion Tablet or I-Pad Cover
Stana D. Sortor does it again! The pattern is knitted from the bottom up in the round, with goggles knitted separately and sewn on.Tablet cover is 8 ¼” (21cm) wide and 11 ½” (29cm) long. I-pad cover is 8 ¼” (21cm) wide and 9 ½” (24cm) long.
Minion Ear Flap Hat with Braids
Juanita McLellan designed this minion hat that is knitted in the round with crocheted eyes (though eyes can be made with felt). Sized for teen/adult.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the knitting 10 Minion pattern set byJuanita on Etsy
- See more Earflap Hat Knitting Patterns
Minion Cuddly (Lovey)
This minion lovey or buddy blanket is designed by Elaine Okupski. About 14″ from top to bottom – can be made longer or shorter by adding or subtracting rows to “skirt”
Kelly Vu designed the tiniest minion when you need a minion for a small space!
Juanita McLellan designed these slippers for DK yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Minion Baby Set
This Minion-inspired baby set includes dungarees / overalls, a raglan sweater, boots and beanie hat. The set will fit babies up to 6 months or 20-24″ reborn dolls. Instructions are included make the eye with circles of felt.
4 Minions Toys
These patterns for Bob, Stuart, and the Crazy Purple Minion can be bought individually. The patterns are flat knit on two needles. The finished toys are approximately 24cm-45cm tall.
Minion Golf Club Covers
The main body is knit and the eyes are crochet or cut out of felt. The designer is also willing to knit a set for you.
Minion Baby Hat and Diaper Cover Set
For the hat, infant and toddler sizes are available. Sizes available for the diaper cover are 3, 6, 9 and 12 months. Options also available for you to make a one-eyed or two-eyed minion.
10 Minion Knitting Patterns
Patterns include Hats, Accessories, Slippers, Gloves, Toys and Cozies.
Get the knitting 10 pattern set at Etsy for $10
This knitting pattern for a Minion dressed as Father Christmas is knit flat on straight needles.Size 30 cms in height. (12 inches).
This all knit pattern comes with instructions for One Eyed Minion and Two Eyed Minion features, you can make both minions on the scarf Two Eyed, One Eyed or mix it up and have one of each. Pattern is for Child size but can easily be converted to any length. Lots of pictures to help you along the way.
Get the Minion scarf knitting pattern at Etsy
Minion Baby and Toddler Leggings
2 sizes (9-18months and 1.5-2.5 yrs) it has 2 types of bottoms on the legs (basque as shown in the pictures or bell bottoms). Instructions for 1 or 2 eyed minions (eye instructions are crochet but some of the free patterns on these page have instructions for knit eyes).
Minion Earflap Hats
This pattern comes with instructions for a variety of eyes and mouths as well as adorably cute hands or braided ties to tie the hats.
Pattern is for 2 sizes: 3-8 years, 8-Adult