14 Free Plush Toy Knitting Patterns- beginner-friendly knitting patterns for soft, huggable companions that can be cherished for years to come.
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14 Free Plush Toy Knitting Patterns
Handmade with love, these cuddly companions will be a treasured addition to any collection.
Beginner-friendly knitting pattern for this cute plush kitty.
There are so many cute knitting patterns for toy animals, but almost none of them are beginner-friendly. This little kitty is here to change that! This easy flay knit cat knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it. It’s knit flat on straight needles, in 2 pieces which consist of the body and the tail.
Beginner-friendly knitting pattern for this cute stuffed animal elephant. Perfect project for a quick and thoughtful gift!
This elephant knitting pattern is knit on straight needles using the garter stitch. It is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it.
This cute star is knit on straight knitting needles using the garter stitch. It consists of 12 diamond-shaped pieces that are sewn together (6 pieces for the front of the star and 6 for the back). The front and back of the star are then sewn together and stuffed with poly fill.
Beginner-friendly knitting pattern for this cute plush toy bunny.
There are so many cute knitting patterns for plush animals, but almost none of them are beginner-friendly. This little knitted toy bunny is here to change that! This flat knit bunny knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it.
Beginner-friendly pattern for a cute, plush fish. Perfect gift for the sea creature lover in your life!
These cute fish are knit on straight knitting needles using basic increases and decreases. They’re a fun project for beginner knitters and they’re a great way to make use of stash yarn.
Ideal for beginners! If you can knit a square, you can make this adorable, plush bunny!
This bunny knitting pattern is as easy as it comes- if you can knit a square, you can make this! This little guy makes a great gift and this pattern is also a great way to make use of scrap yarn.
Knitting patterns for plush animals are pretty hard to come by (crochet animal patterns are much more abundant) and the few patterns that are available are usually not beginner- friendly. This Easy Plush Owl Knitting Pattern is knit flat on straight needles and there’s a minimum amount of increasing/decreasing. If you know the basics of knitting, you’ll be able to make this guy!
This knit owl is great for hugging and since there’s no beaded eyes, it’s perfect for little ones of any age.
If you can knit a rectangle, you can make this easy knitted cat!
There are so many cute knitting patterns for plushies, but almost none of them are beginner-friendly. This little kitty is here to change that! This EASY Plush Cat Knitting Pattern is so easy, anyone with basic knitting skills can make it. It’s knit flat, in 3 pieces and then seamed together. The eyes and mouth are sewn on after you’re finished.
This little guy makes a great gift (if you’re giving this to a small child, swap out the button eyes for embroidered ones or use safety eyes).
This cute cat is a fast knit and it’s great for making use of scrap yarn!
Beginner-friendly knitting pattern for this cute plush bear.
This flat knit bear knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it.
Hop into the Easter spirit with this adorable peep bunny knitting pattern! Perfect for kids Easter baskets and holiday decor. Flat knit, ideal for beginners and the perfect size to hug!
If you can knit a square, you can make this cute, plush octopus! Ideal for beginner knitters.
This octopus makes a great gift for anyone who loves sea creatures! For this knit octopus pattern I have included both written instructions and a video tutorial.
Knit on straight needles, this cute plush bunny is sure to delight little ones! It makes a great gift for birthdays, Easter or even Christmas.
Knit bunnies can be a fun and creative project for those who enjoy knitting, and they also make a great gift for children or adults who love stuffed animals.
This knit bunny rabbit is created by knitting a series of panels (body, arms, legs and ears), then sewing them together and stuffing them with polyfill.
This easy knit carrot pattern is perfect for beginners and creates a cute and colorful Easter decoration or gift.
The pattern requires basic knitting stitches such as garter stitch, purl stitch and simple decreases, making it suitable for knitters of all skill levels.
Knit on straight needles, this cute plush cat knitting pattern is ideal for beginners.
This pattern uses basic knit and purl stitches, as well as simple increases and decreases to create the shape of the cat. It is knit in the round using double-pointed needles, and the ears and tail are added as separate pieces. This knit cat is made using #4 worsted weight yarn and is approximately 10 inches tall when finished.
This pattern is suitable for knitters who are comfortable with the basics of knitting and are ready to try a small project with some shaping.
I love seeing your finished projects! If you enjoyed making any of these 14 Free Plush Toy Knitting Patterns or any of my other free patterns, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, just tag me @ginamicheleblog. Happy knitting!