Poppies are recognized all over the world. If you are interested in making poppies, check out the poppy knitted patterns we have listed.
Poppies are beautiful flowers that have a strong symbolism. While the significance of the poppy can vary, the attraction does not. The poppy can be used to decorate your home, or they may be passed out at memorial services.
What is the Meaning of the Poppy?
The poppy can symbolise several different things. Different colours have different meanings. Some meanings are positive, and some are negative. And the meanings can vary between different cultures and countries.
Many meanings of the poppy flower:
- Christ and His blood
- Peace in Death
- Support of the Armed Forces
- Restful sleep
- Inner peace
- The resurrection
- Eternal life
- August birthdays
25 Knitted Poppy Patterns
Below are 25 knitted poppy patterns. We have included everything from brooches and appliques to pillows and blankets. You can make several flowers to donate to fundraisers or knit a blanket to decorate your home.
1. Poppy Knitted Pattern by Ohmay
Here is a poppy knitting pattern that creates a large 3” poppy when you use the suggested yarn weight and needle size. This large poppy knitted flower would make a great hair pin or brooch.
An advanced beginner to advanced level knitter can finish this pattern. The poppy is knitted in two pieces. The poppy knitted pattern uses knitting in the round, I-cord, transfer stitches and M1 stitches.
2. Red Poppy Knitted Bookmark Pattern by EdithGraceDesigns
This knitted poppy pattern creates a lovely bookmark. These bookmarks would be perfect for craft fairs or as stocking stuffers.
The pattern is worked flat. You will need DK wool or light worsted, 3 mm single pointed knitting needles and a tapestry needle.
3. “Poppy Scarf” Flower Lace Scarf Knitting Pattern by IglinzCrafts
This stunning flower lace scarf is fashionable and warm. You can wear it as a scarf or a shawl. Your friends will ask you where you purchased this beautiful winter accessory.
The scarf is made with weight alpaca yarn. There are 3 pages of fully written instructions, chart, and photos. There are also tips on making the scarf wider or narrower.
4. Wall Hanging Red Poppy Knitting Pattern by VetkaKnit
You can make your own red poppy tapestry with this easy-to-follow pattern. The size of the completed tapestry will depend on the gauge of yarn you use. If you use sport/lace yarn, the tapestry will be approximately 9” x 17”. If you use bulky yarn, it will measure approximately 23” x 36”.
To complete this poppy knitting pattern, you will need to know knit, purl, double knitting, stockinette stitch, and stranded colourwork knitting.
5. Poppy Love Lariat Set Poppy Knitted Pattern by Ohmay
You can create a variety of flowers with this poppy knitting pattern . The pattern includes instructions for a poppy love lariat, peony, and a rose. Group several of the flowers together to make an eye-catching fibre necklace/lariat.
This pattern is for an advanced beginner or intermediate level knitter. The PDF pattern provides line-by-line instructions and pictures. There are no charts.
6. Summer Wildflower Wreath Knitted Poppy Pattern by iKnitDesigns
How cute is this summer wildflower wreath? The knitting pattern includes instructions for poppies, cornflowers, ladybirds, butterflies and bees.
The poppy knitting pattern has instructions for knitting the flowers, leaves, and insects. There are also directions for wiring them to a circular rattan wreath.
7. Easy Red Hat Poppy Knitted Pattern by Beadedwire
A pretty knitted hat has 2 large poppy embellishments. You can use red yarn or the colour of your choice.
The knitted poppy pattern is simple and works up quickly. It is knitted in the round. To make this hat you will also need basic crochet skills to make the flowers.
8. California Flower Poppy Knitting Pattern by Ohmayzee
Make your own knitted poppies to be used as decorations or accessories. Sew it on a ribbon to make a necklace or sew it on a knitted headband. The possibilities are endless.
The poppy knitting pattern can be completed by an experienced beginner. There are line-by-line instructions and pictures. There is no chart.
9. The Brooch Free Poppy Knitting Pattern by Mareena Wallace
A button is used for the centre of this cute poppy brooch. The finished poppy measures approximately 2.36”. The actual size with vary depending on the yarn you use and the gauge
The materials required include worsted weight yarn, 3.75 mm knitting needles, a black button, darning needle, and a brooch back. You will need to know how to cast on, knit, purl, knit 2 together, slip 1 purl-wise, knit 2 together, and pass slipped stitch over.
10. Washcloth or Afghan Square Poppy Knitted Pattern by DaisyAndStorm
Here is a printable PDF pattern for a knitted poppy square. This pattern would be perfect for a dishcloth or a washcloth. Make several of these squares to create a blanket or an afghan.
The knitted poppy pattern includes both a chart and easy-to-follow written instructions. Required skills include cast on, cast off, knit and purl.
11. Cupcake Poppy Knitting Pattern by ECDesignsToys
If you are looking for a cute doll pattern, this Poppy Cupcake is adorable. Any little girl would love to have this doll. The dress flips up, and the doll turns into a fun cupcake.
The pattern includes step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and useful tips. The height of the finished doll measures approximately 7” tall. When she is transformed into a cupcake, she measures approximately 4” tall.
12. Remembrance POPPY Knitting Pattern by Carolrosa
Here is an extremely easy and simple knitted poppy pattern. It can be used as a brooch on Remembrance Day or make them in different colours for Christmas or Thanksgiving. These flowers will look wonderful adorning a hat or a lapel.
A beginner can definitely make these poppy flowers. They require 3.37 mm straight needles, DK (light worsted) yarn, and small amounts of red and black yarn. There are written instructions to make the Poppy and the centre. If you know how to crochet, there are additional instructions to crochet the centre.
13. Knit flat, no-sew Poppy Knitted Pattern by Suzanne Resaul
This poppy looks like it is knitted in the round, but it is worked flat in a garter stitch. It
The free poppy knitting pattern requires 9 to 10 m of red worsted yarn, 1 m of black worsted yarn, 3.0 mm needles and a yarn needle.
14. Pillow Poppy Knitted Pattern by iKnitDesigns
Create this beautiful poppy cushion for yourself or give it as a gift. The pattern is gorgeous, and the pillow would look good placed in a rocking chair or on a porch bench.
The poppy pillow is knitted in one piece. There is a 4 button opening and a small poppy motif on the back. The finished pillow size is approximately 16” x 16”.
15. Knitting Pattern for Poppies Tea Cosy by BuzybeeKnits
This knitted poppy pattern makes a pretty tea cosy. It has large knitted poppies and leaves. Make one of these for yourself or as a gift for a tea or poppy lover.
The completed cosy will fit a 4-6 cup pot. You will need DK yarn and 4 mm needles. Knit in DK yarn on 4mm needles.
16. Baby Poppy Flower Slouch Knitting Pattern by madmonkeyknits
This baby poppy flower hat is quick and easy to make. You can use any type of DK yarn. It is knitted flat with 4 mm needles.
The knitted poppy pattern includes full instructions and step-by-step photos. There are 3 sizes: S (newborn), M (baby) and L (toddler).
17. Flower Poppy Knitted Pattern for Remembrance Day
This free poppy knitting pattern is a fun quick knit. These knitted poppies can be used as embellishments on clothing and accessories.
The petals are created separately and tacked together. Embellish the flower by embroidering poppy seeds and the middle stamen to finish it up. Use French knots to create the poppy seeds.
18. Baby Blanket Poppy Knitted Pattern by KnittingLeila
Liven up your decor with this knitted poppy blanket. It is perfect for curling up in on cold days. It was designed to be an heirloom piece that can be used and passed on for years to come.
If you’re looking for a fun, bright textured blanket pattern, this is the perfect project. The finished dimensions are approximately 45″ wide x 59″ long. The printable PDF has 24 pages of detailed instructions.
19. Remembrance Day Poppy Knitted Pattern by The Knit Guru
If you are looking for a simple pattern, try this free knitted poppy pattern. This free poppy knitting pattern is easy to complete.
We would recommend this pattern for a beginner. To finish off the flower, add a small black button to the centre.
20. Earflap Hat with flower Poppy Knitted Pattern by Easycrcohet
Your baby will look so cute in this charming earflap hat. It is stylish and will help keep their head warm during the cold weather. It can be used for everyday wear, or for photo shoots.
You can make this earflap hat in any size. The pattern includes 6 sizes from newborn to adult. There are step-by-step instructions and photos. It is a quick and easy pattern that can be completed by a beginner.
21. Full Stem Poppies Knitted Pattern by iKnitDesigns
Most knitted poppy patterns are only for the colourful flower. This fun pattern creates a full stem poppy, including the leaves. You can create a fun centrepiece with a handful of these knitted poppies.
And you will not have to worry about them wilting since they do not need to be watered.
The pattern uses double knitting yarn, 1 pair of 3¼ mm knitting needles, 1 pair of 5 mm knitting needles, and floristry wire.
22. Remembrance Free Poppy Knitting Pattern
This free knitted poppy pattern would make a lovely brooch. The finished measurement of the flower is 2.36” wide x 2.75” high.
To complete this pattern, you need to know Kfb, Skpo, P2tog, K2tog and P3tog. The pattern uses red DK yarn, black DK yarn, 4mm needles, a darning needle, and a brooch back.
23. Headband Poppy Knitted Pattern from loasidellamaglia
Make this adorable poppy headband for a child or a doll. The finished size of the flower is 2.7” in diameter.
The pattern includes step-by-step instructions and many photos. The headband can be made in any length. You will need 3 colours of yarn, 3 mm knitting needles and a tapestry needle.
24. Poppy Knitting Pattern from Gathered
This free poppy knitting pattern is quick and easy to make. It only uses a small amount of any yarn. The flower can be made in different sizes.
It will not take long to master this pattern. It is a beginner-friendly project. Make several of these as lapel pins and donate them on Remembrance Day.
25. The Poppy Bud Beanie Pattern by WoolAndKnits
This poppy bud inspired beanie has a delightful texture. It will make the perfect winter accessory.
The knitting pattern is easy and is suitable for knitters of all levels. This poppy bud beanie pattern includes instructions for three sizes: adult woman, child and toddler.
POPPY KNITTED PATTERNS CAN HAVE MANY MEANINGS. THEY CAN BE USED AS A SYMBOL OF REMEMBRANCE, THEY CAN REPRESENT PASSIONATE LOVE, OR CAN BE A SIGN OF WEALTH.
If you are interested in knitting poppies for yourself or charity, try some of these poppy knitted patterns we have listed. We have included free knitted poppy patterns as well as paid patterns.