12 Knitted Finger Puppets Patterns

Finger puppets have been a classic kid’s toy for generations. They allow little ones to engage with story telling and use their imaginations in such a simple way. And that never goes out of style! Today, add some diversity to your child’s toy collection by making knitted finger puppets.

Knitted Finger Puppets Patterns

These small, lightweight puppets are designed to fit over a child’s (and adult’s) finger, allowing you to bring your favorite character to life. From animals to storybook characters, these patterns for knitted finger puppets come in a variety of designs and styles to suit any occasion and your interests. Cute alert! 

12 Knitted Finger Puppets Patterns


1. Animal Knit Finger Puppets by Heaven To Seven

Get creative with these Animal Knit Finger Puppets! This set includes 25 classic animals that has the same basic body but with different tweaks, to create finger puppets inspired by your favorite animals. By changing yarn color and features of the face, you can make any animal of your choice.

Animal Knit Finger Puppets by Heaven To Seven

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2. Christmas Finger Puppets Knitting Pattern by Hand Made Awards

The Holiday season is always so busy. Finding time for gifts shopping, gatherings, and parties planning, on top of our already hectic schedule, sometimes seems impossible! This is why quick and easy projects to knit handmade gifts are a great idea!

Here’s a set of Knitted Christmas Finger Puppets – 5 adorable characters you and your kids can have fun playing with!

Christmas Finger Puppets Knitting Pattern by Hand Made Awards

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3. Knitted Finger Puppets Pattern by Angela Turner

Are your kids all about pirates? These adorable finger puppets are sure to provide your children with hours of imaginative play.

Using the same basic knitted finger puppet technique, this pattern shows you how to make three different pirates and a parrot. Once you’ve mastered the basic knitted finger puppet shape, you may play around with different colors, hairstyles, caps, and facial expressions!

Knitted Finger Puppet Pattern by Angela Turner

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4. Nativity Theatre Finger Puppet Knitting Pattern by Sachiyo Ishii

Are you looking for a fun and gorgeous religious Christmas project for kids? This lovely Nativity Theatre Finger Puppets set contains Mary with baby Jesus, Joseph, and Three Wise Men patterns. It’s wonderful way to bring the Christmas story to life!

Nativity Theatre Finger Puppet Knitting Pattern by Sachiyo Ishii

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5. Knitted Farm Animal Finger Puppet Pattern by Eight Little Fingers

Children like nothing better than going to the farm. Now you can bring the farm to them with these Knitted Farm Animal Finger Puppets that includes five farm animal puppets: sheep, horse, rooster, cow, and pig. 

Knitted Farm Animal Finger Puppet Pattern by Eight Little Fingers

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6. Knitted Finger Puppets Pattern by Yarnspirations

Break out the scrap yarn and get started on this knitted finger puppets set consist of a bear, a bunny, a cat, and a mouse. They are fun and incredibly quick to make.

Knitted Finger Puppets Pattern by Yarnspirations

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7. Knitted Halloween Finger Puppets by Susie Johns

Enjoy creative playtime with this set of Knitted Halloween Finger Puppets that includes a Dracula, Devil, Mummy, Witch and Frankenstein’s Monster. These easy-to-knot toys will spark the imagination of your favorite child (and will be enjoyed a lot longer than candy).

Knitted Halloween Finger Puppets by Susie Johns

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8. Knitted Easter Finger Puppets Pattern by Purl Soho

Besides being adorable, these little Easter Finger Puppets are a snap to make. You could make the whole set that includes a chick, a lamb, and a bunny, in one evening with time to spare. I think little handmade touches like these really make an Easter basket all the more special.

Knitted Easter Finger Puppets Pattern by Purl Soho

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9. Butterfly Free Finger Puppet Knitting Pattern by Chem Knits

Magical tales of adventure are certain with this gorgeous Butterfly Finger Puppet. This butterfly is fast knit, fits over the finger, and uses fingering weight yarn. Kids will love creating stories as they take their butterflies along on adventure after adventure in their minds.

Butterfly Free Finger Puppet Knitting Pattern by Chem Knits

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10. Goldilocks Finger Puppet Knitting Pattern by Amanda Berry

Bring your favorite fairy tales to life by making finger puppets out of the characters. This finger puppet is easily customizable into other characters by changing skin color, hair, and dress.

Goldilocks Finger Puppet Knitting Pattern by Amanda Berry

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11. Two Finger Puppets Knitting Pattern by Luciana Jorge

Let your fingers do the walking for these cute puppets. There are instructions for 3 faces – 2 cats and a raccoon – but they are easy to customize.

Two Finger Puppets Knitting Pattern by Luciana Jorge

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12. Puppies Birthday Party Finger Puppets Knitting Pattern by Hand Made Awards

These quick-to-create little characters will inspire creative imaginations. Knit them for children in bright colors that they will love.

Puppies Birthday Party Finger Puppets Knitting Pattern by Hand Made Awards

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CREATE TONS OF DIFFERENT KNITTED FINGER PUPPETS TO PUT ON A WHOLE ARRAY OF PUPPET SHOWS AND IMAGINATIVE STORIES.

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There now, aren’t these knitted finger puppets adorable? Let’s make some today!

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