Knitting patterns for panda toys and clothing, blankets and more featuring panda motifs. Updated 1/3/23
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May only be free for a limited time. Adorable panda toy with a heart, either in Ukrainian flag colors or rainbow colors. The Ukrainian born designer Svitlana Kondratova knit for a friend who co-reated an information platform Friends for Ukraine. Size Approximately 23 cm. The designer requests you consider a donation to Friends for Ukraine. You may sell the finished toy, provided you give the credit to Svitlana Kondratova as the designer.
Baby and child sized sweater jumper with panda faces along the yoke. Sizes 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 4 years and 6 years. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. Worsted weight yarn.
Garter Stitch Pandas
Pandas knit flat in garter stitch with two sizes. Little Panda height approximately 25cm/10 inches in Sport weight. Big Panda height approximately 35cm/14 inches in Aran weight. Designed by Prima.
Panda Snuggle Sack
Easy pattern from Yarnspirations. Approx 52″ [132 cm] circumference x 60″ [152.5 cm] long. To fit Child ages 4 to 8 years.
Adorable panda pillow toys are easy to knit in 3 sizes: 7 3/4″, 11″, and 17″. Designed by Premier Yarns. I think instead of stuffing them you could use them over a pillow form or put in a zipper as a pajama pal.
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Child's Panda Sweater
Pullover jumper with two pandas with bamboo on the front. The sweater has only one size for 7 or 8 years old but you can use the chart on your favorite sweater pattern. Designed by de breimadammen. Pictured projects by designer and kymtheknit who used a different sweater pattern. Available in English and Dutch.
Giant Panda Mittens
These mittens feature two pandas on the fronts who will meet each other when hands are held together, panda paw mark on the back, and a bamboo leaf on the thumb. Da Xiong Mao (which meanst Giant Panda) Mittens designed by Mark Roseboom.
Andy the Panda Cloth and Bib
Panda motif in knits and purls with instructions for a dishcloth or afghan block and bib, though you could use on other knitting projects. The pattern has both written instructions and a chart. Andy the Panda designed by Elaine Fitzpatrick.
Tiny panda knit flat with 2 needles with instructions for a toy or a finger puppet. Size 5.5cm tall/2 inches in DK weight. You can make a slightly larger version of this toy with worsted weight yarn and larger needles. Designed by Barbara Prime.
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Panda Toy Knit Flat
Panda knit flat in stockinette so it's an easy first toy to try. Only requires two balls of yarn - one white and one black. Designed by Ann Franklin. DK weight yarn.
Earflap hat with panda face created with intarsia eye patches and ears, and tied with i-cords. To fit Child ages 2 to 8 years.
Baby blanket featuring adorable pandas with colorful graphic blocks. Some of the pandas have squishy plush bellies. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns.
Teeny Tiny Panda
This small panda ends up about the size of a large grape or cherry tomato. Great last minute gift or stocking stuffer. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Inkgeek. Pictured project by Craftytyger
Toy panda with hat and scarf.Size: 15cm sitting height in DK yarn. Designed by Sachiyo Ishii. The file needs to be unzipped after download.
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- Get more toy knitting patterns by Sachiyo Ishii on Amazon
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Sweet Panda Hat
Adorable baby hat with a panda face. Web pattern for size 12 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
- Get the free knitting pattern for size 12 mos
- Get printable pdf with sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, & 2T+ on Etsy
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Adorable earflap hat in baby, child, and adult sizes. Designed by Premier Yarns
Karin Michele’s hat features pandas on an ombre background.
From Sarah Keen’s book ‘Knitted Wild Animals‘, this panda measures 91⁄2in (24cm) in height
- Get the free knitting pattern on the Internet archive. Loads very slowly.
- Get the book Knitted Wild Animals
Zebra and Panda Hand Puppets
These easy and quick puppets are knit back and forth on larger-size needles. 91⁄2 inches tall and 81⁄2 inches wide. Excerpted from Itty Bitty Toys by Susan B. Anderson.
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Panda toy stuffie is knit flat on two needles and seamed. DK weight yarn. Designed by Shinocraft.
Hat with pandas in easy colorwork. Sizes Adult woman (10+ years), Child (3-9 years), Toddler (1-3 years). Heavy Worsted/Aran weight yarn. Designed by WoolAndKnits.
Panda toy stuffie is knit in the round and is approx. 10” (sitting). DK weight yarn. Designed by iKnitDesigns.
Panda Sweater and Mittens
Children's pullover jumpers featuring panda and butterfly. Sizes ages 4 to 13 years. Aran/Worsted weight yarn. Designed by iKnitDesigns.
Panda, Monkey, Lion Sweaters
Fun children's pullover jumpers featuring panda, monkey, and lion. Sizes 2 years, 3-4 years. Designed by Petra Herrmann. Patterns also available individually
Pirate Panda Amigurmi
Amy Gaines designed this plush toy bear 9 inches long.
Panda Cushion and Blanket
Matching blanket and pillow cover knit with colorwork pandas. Size Pillow measures 40 cm x 40 cm (16in x 16in) Blanket measures 82 cm wide x 100 cm long (32 in wide x 39 in long). Designed by iKnitDesigns.
Amanda The Panda Pillow
Adorable panda cushion. There are only 3 seams in this pattern. SIZE: Finished size after stuffing is approximately 17” (43.2 cm) width X 14” (35.5 cm) height. Designed by Ira Rott. The designer also offers crochet and quilt versions.
Pocket Pals Animals
Set of five animal toys including Rabbit, Cat, Bear, Panda and Dog by Amanda Berry. Each animal is approximately 9.5cm tall (not including the ears). Perfect for pockets, key rings, stocking stuffers, and more. Knit flat.