Dragons are the ultimate mythical beasts. They are massive, powerful, and incredibly clever. If you are a fan of fantasy or have a child with a wild imagination, then you will love working on some dragon knit patterns.
Below are 15 dragon knitting patterns. There are a wide variety of patterns from plush toys to scarves and blankets. We have included both free dragon knitting patterns as well as paid patterns.
1. Burny the Dragon Knit Pattern by KnittingByPost
Here is Burny the Dragon knitting pattern. This cutie has two horns and is breathing fire. He will always be ready to protect his favourite person.
To make this dragon, you will need to know cast on, knit, purl, increase, k2tog, decrease, and cast off. All pieces are knitted flat and seamed. Completed, the dragon will measure approximately 11.02 inches (28 cm) from his nose to tail.
2. Fairytale Knits Free Dragon Knitting Pattern by Knitting Bee
Make this set for an imaginative child. Included are free knitting patterns for a colourwork castle pillow, a dragon, a princess, and a cute little stuffed heart.
3. Knitted Dragon Throw Pattern by HeirloombyDesignAU
Knit up this mythological throw for yourself or anyone who loves dragons. The blanket can be made using any yarn of any weight.
The knitted dragon pattern contains a row-by-row knitting pattern. The pattern can be completed by a beginner since it only uses simple knit and purl stitches.
4. Griff the Dragon Knitting Pattern by fluffandfuzz
Griff is an adorable and squishy dragon with a large, toothy grin. He is knitted in acrylic DK yarns on 3.75 mm single pointed needles. His teeth are knitted using a picot cast off. If you do not want to make the teeth, you can leave them off.
The dragon knitting pattern has lots of photos to guide you through the process. Finished, Griff will measure about 8.66 inches (22 cm) tall, seated.
5. Snow Dragon Knitting Pattern by Phoenixknits
Even though this pattern is called the Snow Dragon, you can use other colours of yarn instead of white. You can even use fun, bright colours.
The dragon knitting pattern is clearly written. It contains a lot of photos. There are no complicated stitches and the shaping is simply created by increasing and decreasing.
6. I am Dragon III Shawl Knitted Dragon Pattern by AlexandraDavidoff
The I Am Dragon III shawl is inspired by the J.R.R.Tolkien books, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It is a triangle shaped shawl with knitting starting at the bottom.
This crochet pattern is 10-pages long. It includes written instructions, a chart, and photo tutorials. Completed, the shawl will measure close to 53 inches (135 cm) x 13 inches (33 cm) after blocking (unstretched).
7. Knitted Dragon Head Pattern by Sincerelylouise
Make a whimsical dragon head to adorn your wall with one of these dramatic and magical dragon knitting patterns. The patterns use a combination of stitches to create texture. The heads are knitted on straight needles.
The dragon knitting patterns include a giant head and a mini head. To complete the dragon heads, you will need separate backing boards to display them on.
8. Tarragon the Gentle Dragon Knit Pattern by Knit-a-Zoo
This cute tarragon dragon is perfect for cuddling. It would make a great gift for a child. He is not mean at all. He just wants to help you BBQ.
The Tarragon free dragon knitting pattern is knitted in the round using double-pointed needles. He will measure approximately 9.45 inches (24 cm) tall.
9. Knitted Dragon Scarf Pattern by RianAnderson
Do you know a child who loves dragons? Make them this little pet dragon scarf. The pattern is long enough, it can even be worn by an adult. This pattern is easy to make and works up quickly. You can make a bunch of these in a wide variety of colours.
10. Dragon Scale Blanket Knitting Pattern by LauraAnnsHandcrafted
Create a mythical themed blanket with this knitting pattern. The lace knit lap blanket features repeating dragon scales. The blanket is surrounded by a garter stitch border.
Completed, the blanket will measure about 56 inches (142.24 cm) wide by 40 inches (101.6 cm) long. The dragon scale blanket pattern is easily adjustable for custom sizing. The pattern includes both a chart and written directions.
11. Charming Chinese Dragon Knit Pattern by JoansGarden
Knit yourself a Chinese dragon with bright colours and a long body. This dragon will definitely cheer up any room.
This dragon knitting pattern is written for an intermediate to advanced level knitter. To complete the pattern, you will need to know Kitchener stitch (or 3-needle bind-off), knitted cast-on, I-cord, w&t, picking up stitches, and circular knitting.
12. Dave the Dragon Knitting Pattern by Knitting by Post
Here is a plush dragon that would look super cute in a nursery or child’s room. Dave the Dragon can be made in any colour combination.
Dave will measure approximately 7.87 inches (20 cm) from feet to top of the head and 7.87 inches (20 cm) from nose to tail. All pieces are knitted flat and seamed.
13. Clarence the Dragon Toy knitting Pattern by Georgina Manvell
Clarence the Dragon has a fanned collar, clawed feet, an arrow tail, and smoke coming out of his nostrils. He would make a great addition to your family. The dragon pattern is easy to knit. Clarence the Dragon measures close to 9.45 inches (24 cm) high and 17.32 inches (44 cm) long.
14. Fiery Knitted Dragon Scarf Pattern by All Free Knitting
Knit this Fiery Dragon Scarf using this free dragon knitting pattern. The scarf would make a great gift for any toddler with a wild imagination intrigued with fantasy.
To make the scarf, you will need US 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles, US 8 (5 mm) knitting needles, worsted weight yarn, and Aran yarn.
15. I AM DRAGON Knitting Pattern by AlexandraDavidoff
Here is another amazing pattern inspired by the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. This scarf requires blocking to get the final shape.
This is a one skein project. The PDF pattern has 7 pages of written instructions, a chart, and a photo tutorial. You can make the scarf with or without beads.
Let your imagination take flight and work up some of these dragon knit patterns.
Dragons can be found in all types of medieval folklore all around the world. These mythical beasts were giant and powerful. The legendary creatures are often depicted with horns, wings, and large claws.
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If you are fascinated with dragons, try your hand at one or more of these dragon knit patterns.