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Our Top 10 Super-Cute Sheep Knitting Patterns!

Our Top 10 Super-Cute Sheep Knitting Patterns!

We’ve rounded up ten of our favourite knitted sheep knitting patterns so you can craft your own flock in no time!


Sheep are baa-rilliant! Their cute little faces and soft fleecy coats make them the ideal animal to recreate in knitted form. Here are ten fab-ewe-lous knitting patterns that have been inspired by these ram-azing four-legged friends.

Lifelike Knitted Lamb

© Claire Garland

Dot Pebbles Knits (a.k.a Claire Garland) specialises in super cute and very realistic animal knits and this adorable lamb is no exception. The pattern is available for free on or you can see Claire’s other fabulous designs on Instagram.

Toy Sheep in Knitted Outfits

© knitterbees

This is Lucy and Baa and we love everything about them, from their smiling faces to their cute clothing. They’re knitted in the round which means there’s less sewing up to do - win!

Sheep Baby Cardigan & Hat

© Denny Gould

We know lots of little ones who would look simply adorable in this little outfit. The pattern fits ages 0-18 months and you’ll need the intarsia technique to add the sweet sheepy motifs.

Loop Stitch Lamb Toy

© Let’s Knit

Including step-by-step photo instructions for loop stitch, Sarah Louise Read’s pattern is great for improvers. Free to download, our Larry the lamb is a baa-rvellous playmate for kids of all ages.

Sheep Ears Hat

© Knit Picks

You wool just adore Emily Kintigh’s terrific topper which comes in sizes to fit newborn through to adults. Why not make one for your whole flock!

Pocket Sheep

© Rebecca Danger

Worked in the round, Rebecca Danger’s mini makes are so quick to knit, they’ll be ready for playtime.

Sheep Hand Puppet

© Cindy Pilon

Knitted in a soft and textured boucle yarn, this classic hand puppet is full of character. It could even be the start of a beautiful friendsheep!

Blackberry Stitch Sheep

© Sue Stratford

This pocket-sized project creates that fleecy look with a textured bobble stitch. Don’t forget the sweet little scarf for when your little lamb gets chilly!

Smoothie Hat

© Val Pierce

LK favourite Val has collaborated with Deramores to whip up this sweet and simple pattern for Innocent’s Big Knit campaign.

Sheep Cushion

© Julia Marsh

Add a sheep flair to your living space with this brilliant pattern. Why not make a whole flock for your sofa?

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