Nothing is cuter than a knitted animal, right? The tiny legs, the cheeky smiles, the oh-so cuddly softness, we just can’t get enough of them. From the familiar kitty cats to the unusual armadillos, we’ve rounded up our top ten free animal patterns to make for your little one (or for yourself!). Best of all, many of the patterns are great stash-busters. Teddy bears move over!
A not so scary T Rex, because even dinosaurs need love too!
(Canadian Living has the pattern)
Image the hugs you’ll get from this eight-legged deep sea friend.
(Swim over to The Purl Bee for the pattern)
Go on safari with Geoffrey the Giraffe and stand tall with pride!
(Our friends at Love Knitting have the pattern)
An LK office favourite, Olive, was our January free knit!
(The fabulous pattern is on our website of course)
The perfect companion for your feline friend!
(Marisol is on Ravelry)
We suggest that you keep this amphibious friend dry!
(Hop to Spud & Chloe for the pattern)
Bright eyes and mischievous grins, these four kitty cats will make you purr with delight
(Ravelry is home to these felines)
Everyone loves a wittily named crustacean made from yarn!
(Swim to Ravelry for the pattern)
Stand on one leg and make this little guy to wade with in a lagoon this summer
(Wave over to Spud & Chloe for this one)
A much softer but equally as cute version of our favourite armoured mammal.
(Find this little guy on Ravelry)