Free Knitting Patterns For Dolls I Want To Knit

A list of free knitting patterns for dolls compiled for my reference. 

Move aside Barbie! Here comes hand knitted dolls that are just as fun and lovely.

1. Paton’s Rose Fairy Doll

Rose Fairy Doll

Click here for the Rose Fairy Doll knitting pattern

This is such a lovely doll pattern. Perfect for a girly girl whatever her age.

2. Jennie’s Sally the Eco Fairy

Sally the Eco Fairy

Click here for Sally the Eco Fairy knitting pattern

Sally is such a lovely doll with a very stylish knitted hair. It is not for a beginner although the instructions are quite detailed.

3. Nioknits’ Keito Doll

Keito Doll

Click here for the Keito Doll knitting pattern

If you like playing with doll dress up, this would be up your alley. You can now knit up the doll and a set of clothing like a jacket, a dress, trousers and more. Nioknits had also designed a series of dresses, trousers, and shorts. A good yarn buster project.

4. Knubbelchen


Click here for the Knubbelchen knitting pattern

A softie doll that is both whimsical to look at and make. The English translation is very clear which is a pleasant surprise thanks to Katharina.

5. Sara’s Gingerbread Boy

Gingerbread Boy

Click here for Gingerbread Boy knitting pattern

This boy is an easy knit with no seaming at all. My kind of pattern haha. I would use 2 circular needles to knit this instead of double pointed needles.

Doll Patterns Adapted from Storybooks or Animation

1. Your Family’s Knitted Big Ear and Noddy Dolls

Noddy and Big Ear

Click here for Big Ear knitting pattern
Click here for Noddy knitting pattern

I grew up reading Enid Blyton’s adventures of Noddy and Big Ear in Toyland. If you have a little fan at home, these dolls would make him/her smile.

2. Your Family’s The Pink Panther

The pink panther

Click here for the Pink Panther knitting pattern

This is like nostalgia. With long arms and long legs, this pink panther’s only mischief is to be someone’s cuddly sleeping companion. Made up of mostly garter stitch, my favourite stitch.

3. Lizzard’s Fin the Human

Fin the Human

Click here for Fin the Human knitting pattern

Lizzard gave a lot of instructions but because she used a lot of small parts so it can get a bit confusing. Scroll down her page for questions by visitors and her answers. This should clear things up a bit. Oh, Jake the Dog is available for free too.

4. Juanamac’s Frozen Olaf Doll

Frozen Olaf

Click here for the Frozen Olaf doll knitting pattern

This is a surprising good pattern of Olaf. It is knitted using double-pointed needles but it can be replaced with circular needles.

5. Knitterbees’ Miffy


Click here for the Miffy knitting pattern

There are some gaps in the pattern. It didn’t say how you should attach the head to the body but I think it is intuitive yah. Another knitter mentioned that she picked up stitches from the head to knit the body. Not a bad idea. Or you can do provisional cast on for the head so you get live stitches later.

6. Susan’s Miffy

Susan's Miffy

Click here for Susan’s Miffy knitting pattern

Another version of Miffy. Construction is similar to Knitterbees. Knit the head and divide for the ears.

That’s all to this doll list for now. If I find any new ones, I will add it here. In the meantime,

Happy Knitting, Phoebe

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