25 Best Teddy Bear Knitting Patterns

Teddy bears make the best gifts for people of all ages. They are traditional and timeless. A teddy bear can be comforting and bring happiness. Have you been searching for the perfect teddy bear knitting pattern? There are a lot of patterns available. And the patterns can be downloaded immediately, so you can get started on your project right away. 


Whether you are looking to create a teddy bear for yourself or a loved one, we have included a pattern that we are sure that you will adore. There are so many great knit teddy bear patterns we are sure that it will be hard to pick one. So why choose just one, create as many as you like. We can never have too many teddy bears.

Teddy Bear Knitting Patterns

We have tirelessly searched the internet looking for the best knitted bears. Below you will find our top 25 favourite teddy bear knitting patterns. We have included free teddy bear knitting patterns along with some paid patterns. We hope there is a teddy bear pattern that you will want to make.

1. Ted Bear Knitting Pattern by Jem Weston

This little teddy bear is the perfect gift for a friend, baby, or small child. The pattern is free and there are also free teddy bear knitting patterns for his wardrobe. 

We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate level knitter. To complete this pattern, you need to have mastered your purl and knit. The knitted bear pattern is a little more challenging than a beginner pattern. 

Find this Pattern by Jem Weston HERE

2 . Teeny Teddy Ornament Pattern by CloakFolk

If you are looking for a tiny teddy bear pattern to create Christmas ornaments or a keychain, this one is perfect. This adorable little bear can be customized so that it matches your holiday décor. Use multicoloured yarn for a unique ornament or use a solid colour. Choose white to create a polar bear. 

Find the Pattern by CloakFolk HERE

3. Frontline Knitted Bear Knitting Pattern by Emmiegeorge

The coronavirus has made everyone appreciate the frontline workers. Without them, our world would have stopped. Use this knitted bear pattern to create a cute doctor or nurse teddy bear.  

Using the recommended needles and yarn the finished bear stand around 10.25 inches tall. We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate to advanced level knitter.

Find the Pattern by emmiegeorge HERE

4. Little Tommy Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern by Fluffandfuzz

Little Tommy Bear is a quick knitting project. Customise the shirt colours to make a personalised gift. The finished knitted teddy bear stands approximately 6.25 inches tall. 

This teddy bear knitting pattern is knitted flat, then assembled. To create this teddy bear you will need to know how to knit, purl, increase, decrease, cast on and off, knit stripes, sew seams and embroider. 

Find the Pattern by fluffandfuzz HERE

5. Cuddle Blankie Knit Teddy Bear Patterns by HoneyBeeBears

Cuddle Blankies are perfect for babies and young children. They provide a sense of security. This easy teddy bear knitting pattern can be completed in just one evening. The pattern includes instructions for a teddy bear and a rabbit.

Find the Pattern by HoneyBeeBears HERE

6. Bernat Pippy Free Teddy Bear Knitting Patterns by Yarnspirations

Not all teddy patterns cost you money. Free teddy bear knitting patterns are also available. This pattern could be completed by an intermediate level knitter. The finished teddy bear measures approximately 10 inches tall. 

Find the Pattern From Yarnspirations HERE

7. Koala Knitted Bear Pattern by Knitateddy

What child would not want a cuddly Koala teddy bear. The pattern is easy to understand and has clear row by row instructions. There are also a lot of photographs.  This Koala is a part of the ‘Knit a Teddy’ collection. The collection includes adorable teddy bears, cute outfits and fun accessories. Easily mix and match the teddy bears, outfits and accessories to make the perfect gift.

All pieces are knitted flat. You will need to know how to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, change colours and sew seams. 

Find the Pattern by Knitateddy HERE

8. Beginners Baby First Toy Knitted Bear Pattern by YesterdaysMagic

Teddy bears are the perfect gifts for babies. Create a baby’s first toy with this teddy bear knitting pattern. The design is quick and easy to finish. The finished teddy bear measures approximately 8.5 inches tall. 

Find the Pattern by YesterdaysMagic HERE

9. Sitting Teddies Snowflake Chunky Yarn Toy Knit Teddy Bear Patterns by PDFPatternPalace

These adorable teddy bears are perfect for cuddling. Pattern includes directions for small (8.75 inches), medium (11.5 inches) and large (14 inches) teddy bears. 

Find the Pattern by PDFPatternPalace HERE

10. Baby Sleeping Bag Teddy Cocoon Sleep Sack Onesie Pattern by ToysWereUsPatterns

How cute is this teddy bear onesie? This adorable onesie features a plush design and teddy bear ears. This teddy bear knitting pattern is perfect for keeping your baby warm during the cold months. The pattern is also perfect for a playsuit. Pattern includes instructions for sizes 3-6 and 6-12 months and 1-2 and 3-4 years.

Find the Patten by ToysWereUsPatterns HERE

11. Panda Stack Knitted Bear Pattern by Premier®

Panda bears extremely adorable. With this pattern, you can create three of them in different sizes. This free teddy bear knitting patterns creates a stack of pandas. What child would not want to have these plush cuties decorating their room?  The pattern includes directions for small (7.75 inches), medium (11 inches) and large (17 inches) panda teddy bears. 

Find the Pattern From Premier HERE

12. Firefighter Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern by Emmiegeorge

Little boys always want to be fire fighters. This cute knitted teddy bear would be the perfect gift for a child or a first responder. Finished bear stands approximately 10.25 inches tall. 

To complete this pattern, you need to know how to Knit, purl, knit 2 together, purl 2 together, knit front and back, and sew. 

Find the Pattern by emmiegeorge HERE

13. Loom Knitted Teddy Bear Pattern by SewnBearsAndBuddies

If you knit with a loom, you can easily create this teddy bear. The pattern is easy to understand and includes instructions and photos to make this teddy bear. 

Find the Pattern by SewnBearsAndBuddies HERE

14. Knitted Panda Bear Pattern by TwoSistersTeddyBear

Panda teddy bears are cute and cuddly. This teddy bear knitting pattern includes directions for the panda and the optional bamboo stalk.

We recommend this panda bear knitting pattern for intermediate level knitters. You will need to know basic stitches, short rows, i-cord and standard knitting terms. The pattern is knitted flat and sewn together using a mattress stitch.

Find the Pattern by TwoSistersTeddyBear HERE

15. The Favorite Knitted Bear Pattern by Evdjenia

This loveable floppy teddy bear is knitted seamlessly using different knitting needles. The instructions and photos are clear and easy to understand. The pattern also includes video lessons. With a little patience and skill, you can create this impressive knitted teddy bear. 

Find the Pattern by Evdjenia HERE

16. Stuffed Knitted Teddy Bear Happy Feet by FeltSoapGood

This PDF teddy bear knitting pattern creates a soft little teddy bear. The bear is knitted flat and stitched together. The finished teddy bear measures approximately 6 inches tall. 

This pattern uses basic knit and purl stitches. You will need to know how to increase, decrease, and embroider. We would suggest this pattern for an intermediate level knitter. 

Find the Pattern by FeltSoapGood HERE

17. Oso Cute Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern by JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores

This classic teddy bear is o’ so cute! The pattern is free and easy to understand. It includes step by step instructions per row. There are no pictures. 

An intermediate level knitter should be able to complete this knitted teddy bear with no problems. The finished teddy bear measures approximately 11 inches tall. 

Find the Pattern From JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores HERE

18. Knitted Teddy Bear Pattern by TwoSistersTeddyBear

Who could resist squishing the cute teddy bear? It is cute and cuddly. The pattern includes the teddy bear stuffie instructions and an alternate heart tummy pattern. It is knitted flat and sewn together. The finished bear will measure approximately 7 inches tall. 

This teddy bear knitting pattern is appropriate for intermediate level knitters.  

Find the Pattern by TwoSistersTeddyBear HERE

19. Knit Teddy Bear Patterns by Knitateddy

This adorable teddy bear pattern is part of the Knitables ‘Knit a Teddy’ collection. The collection includes adorable teddy bears, cute outfits and fun accessories. Easily mix and match the teddy bears, outfits and accessories to make the perfect gift.

Find this Pattern by Knitateddy HERE

20. RedHeart Baby Bear Hoodie Pattern by Yarnspirations

Create this little teddy bear knitted hoodie with this free teddy bear knitting pattern. It features adorable little ears and a paw print pocket. Directions are for size six months, but contain changes for 12 months, 18 months and 24 months in parentheses. Any baby would look adorable wearing this hoodie.

Find the Pattern from Yarnspirations HERE

21. Vintage Cute Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern by FineCosmetics

This cute teddy bear knitting pattern is a vintage pattern. Bear is a cuddly and floppy. 

This lovable teddy bear pattern has easy to follow instructions if you already know the basics of knitting. We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate to experienced level knitter. The finished bear measures approximately 14 inches tall.

teddy bear knitting pattern
Fine Cosmetics

Find the Pattern from FineCosmetics HERE

22. Berry Teddy Bear knitting Patterns by Fluffandfuzz

Berry Bear is a knitted snuggly fleece teddy bear. All the pieces are knitted flat and sewn together. Using fleecy yarn makes this teddy bear incredibly soft and impossible to resist.

The pattern should be easy for an intermediate level knitter to complete. It only uses basic knitting stitches. You will also need to know how to embroider the nose and sew

teddy bear knitting pattern

Find the Pattern from fluffandfuzz HERE

23. Candy Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern by

Candy looks sweet and innocent. Any little girl would love this teddy bear. When finished Candy measures approximately 15 inches tall. Her shoes, socks, jumper, and dungarees are all removable. 

We would recommend this teddy bear knitting pattern for an intermediate level knitter. Pattern requires you to know how to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, and simple embroidery stitches.

teddy bear knitting pattern
Mary Janes Tea Room

Find the Pattern from maryjanestearoom HERE

24. Romeo Knitted Bear Pattern by Maryjanestearoom

Romeo would be the perfect partner for Candy the Bear. He was also designed by Mary Janes Tea Room. Finished, Romeo measures approximately 15 inches tall. His jumper, breeches and boots are all removable. 

We would recommend this teddy bear knitting pattern for an intermediate level knitter. Pattern requires you to know how to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, and simple embroidery stitches

teddy bear knitting pattern
Mary Janes Tea Room

Find the Pattern from maryjanestearoom HERE

25. 6 Knit Teddy Bear Patterns by Maryjanestearoom

This teddy bear knitting pattern includes 6 variations. There are 3 girls and 3 boys. Each bear measures approximately 11 inches tall when completed. The pattern is easy to understand and includes a lot of in-progress photographs.

You will need basic knitting knowledge to complete these teddy bears. The eyes are also knitted, and easy to apply. 

teddy bear knitting pattern
Mary Janes Tea Room

Find the Pattern from maryjanestearoom HERE

Everyone deserves to have a teddy bear. Choose one of our top 25 teddy bear knitting patterns to create a gift for that perfect someone. 


Teddy bears are timeless and classic toys. They can be appreciated and loved for a lifetime. If you are looking for an adorable teddy bear knitting pattern, look no further. Finish one or more of these teddy bear knitting patterns for someone you love.

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There you have it! Our 25 best teddy bear knitting patterns!