Are you always in the Christmas spirit? Or is winter your favourite season? If so, you probably love snowmen. Instead of sitting around waiting for the stores to start stocking winter decor, make your own snowmen. Get started today with one of the snowman knitting patterns we have listed.
21 Knitted Snowman Patterns
Below are 21 adorable snowman knitting patterns. We have included all types of patterns from plush dolls to gift cardholders.
1. DIY Snowman Knitting Pattern by YaiGrushka
You can knit this cute Snowman for your holiday decor or as a gift. The hat and scarf are removable.
This snowman knitting pattern includes detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. The finished knitted snowman measures approximately 8” high without the hat.
To make this knitted snowman you will need to know chain, slip knitted, double knitting, increase and decrease loops.
2. Christmas Decoration Snowman Knitting Pattern by BooBiloo
Make personalised ornaments with this snowman knitting pattern. Make one for everyone in the family.
The snowman is knitted flat in one piece and seamed up afterwards. The arms are made separately. There are row-by-row with step-by-step instructions and photos. The finished snowman measures 3.5” tall.
3. Red Heart Snowman Free Knitting Pattern from Yarnspirations
You can leave this smiling snowman pillow out all winter long. The finished pillow cover will fit a 16” x 16” pillow. It is a beginner friendly snowman free knitting pattern. Skills needed include knit, purl, stockinette stitch, and purl on wrong side.
4. Little Frosty Knitted Snowman Pattern by LittleTotzDesigns
These little snowmen are so cute. Changes up their colours to personalise them for your recipient.
We would recommend this knitted snowman pattern for an intermediate level knitter. Depending on the hat you use, they will measure between 4” – 5.5” tall.
5. Samson the Snowman Knitting Pattern by CillasPurls
Samson is a cute little snowman that is fluffy and soft. He would make an adorable stocking stuffer. The pattern uses textured yarn to create the fuzzy look. The finished doll measures approximately 5.52” tall.
The snowman knitting pattern is knitted flat and seamed. To complete this little cutie, you will need to know knit, purl, stocking stitch, garter stitch, knit two stitches together, purl two stitches together, knit in the front and back of the stitch, purl in the front and back, and knit in the stitch.
6. Christmas Wreath Easy Snowman Knitting Pattern by NicolaRattleyDesigns
Get in the holiday spirit and decorate your front door with this snowman Christmas wreath. This snowman knitting pattern is fun and easy to knit.
This easy snowman knitting pattern is easy enough for a beginner to complete. The pattern requires 4mm single point needles (AUS), 8 Ply wool, 1 ball of red Wool, 1 ball of white wool, a tapestry needle, polyester toy filling, a pom pom, and a set of wobbly eyes.
7. Stranded Mittens Snowman Free Knitting Pattern from Kathleen Taylor’s Dakota Dreams
Make 2 mittens with the same theme or make a set of mismatched mittens with these snowman free knitting pattern. These mittens are for ages 5-7. The finished size is 3 ½” wide and 7” long. (Check out more Knitted Mitten Patterns here)
8. Snowman Knitting Pattern by LittleTotzDesigns
Liven up your holiday decor with this cute snowman. Change up the colours of the hat, scarves and buttons and make a snowman family.
The finished snowman measures approximately 8.5” tall using worsted weight yarn. The snowman knitting pattern is knitted flat. We would recommend it for an intermediate level knitter.
9. Digital Snowman Knitting Pattern by Annieswoolens
The inspiration for this snowman knitting pattern came from the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin. The colour work is easy since the pattern is knitted in the round. There is no purling.
The pattern includes colour chart and alphabet chart. Gauge is 4 stitches per inch with worsted weight wool yarn. The finished stocking measures approximately 6.5″ wide by 21.5″ long.
10. Knitted Snowman Mug Cosy Pattern by COSiePLAY
This cosy would make the perfect gift for any Disney fan. The cosy features the cute and loveable Olaf. The finished product measures approximately 3.15” tall and 8cm high and 10.63” round. It will fit a standard size mug.
11. Snowman Draft Stopper Pattern by Robin Allen
Here is a tall, thin snowman that can help keep your house warm. Place it at the bottom of your door to keep the cold air out.
You can easily adjust the length of this snowman to fit the width of your door. The body, face, top hat and scarf are knitted stripes. The buttons, eyes, nose and mouth are embroidered on.
12. Brady the Snowman Ornament Knitting Pattern by AuntJanetsDesigns
This snowman ornament would look cute hanging from your Christmas tree. Make one for yourself or several for family and friends.
The pattern is easy to follow, and it requires very little yarn. To complete the pattern you will need worsted weight yarn and US size 5 double point knitting needles. The finished snowman measures approximately 4.75” – 5” tall.
13. Olaf Snowman Knitting Pattern by LHCpatterns
Everyone loves Olaf. This Frozen inspired knitting pattern creates the adorable snowman. This pattern is 12 pages long and contains detailed step-by-step photographs and full pattern instructions.
14. Christmas Jumper Knitted Snowman Pattern by SleakeKnits
This downloadable pdf pattern makes a cute Snowman Jumper. The sweater is suitable for babies, toddlers up to 48 months.
We would recommend this pattern for a more experienced knitter. The sweater is worked in stocking stitch, garter stitch and single twisted rib. The nose, top hat and scarf are knitted separately, then added once the sweater has been completed.
15. Snuggle the Snowman Knitting Pattern by HuggableBears
Snuggle the Snowman stands approximately 13” tall using Aran weight yarn or 10” tall using double knit weight. Each snowman wears boots and mittens.
You get to choose if they wear a scarf, sweater, beanie or ear flap hat. The colour combinations are completely up to you.
The snowman knitted flat then assembled. The feet, legs and body are knitted in one piece. Its arms and head are knitted separately and sewn on.
16. Bottle Covers for Wine and Champagne Easy Snowman Knitting Pattern by KnittingPatternsGuru
Here is an easy snowman knitting pattern that can be completed by a beginner. These fun wine bottle covers would make the perfect gift bags.
The cover can fit a standard size wine or champagne bottle. There are 13 pages of step-by-step instructions that include tips and photos.
17. Lily Sugar’n Cream Gift Card Cozy Snowman Free Knitting Pattern from Yarnspirations
Do not use the plain old boring gift cardholders. Instead, make this adorable snowman gift card cosy. And give a homemade gift too.
The pattern is for an intermediate level knitter. The finished gift cardholder measures approximately 5” tall. You can get the free snowman knitting pattern on the Yarnspirations website.
18. The Olaf Hat Knitted Snowman Pattern by FiddlestyxStudios
This fun hat is decorated with tiny snowman and topped with a large snowball pom pom. The little snowmen are knitted separately and sewn on one the hat has been completed.
The instructions include instructions for knitting in the round on circular and double pointed needles. It is an intermediate-level project. There are 6 sizes: newborn, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, toddler, child and adult.
19. Knitted Christmas Stocking Pattern by SELENMAR
Knit a stocking for the whole family. You can easily coordinate the colours to match your own Christmas decor.
We would recommend the snowman knitting pattern for an advanced beginner. You only need basic knitting skills. This pattern includes instructions and a complete alphabet. The finished stocking measures approximately 24 ½” in length.
See more Christmas stocking patterns here.
20. 3 Little Snowmen Potholder Pattern by DROPS Design
If you know how to knit and crochet, you can make these festive snowmen potholders. These potholders make great gifts or craft fair merchandise.
The potholder is worked in the round on circular needles. French knots are used as the buttons. The border is crocheted.
21. Santa and Snowman Toy Doll Knitting Patterns by fluffandfuzz
These Christmas plushies are absolutely adorable. Make a few snowmen with different coloured hats and scarfs and create a fun Christmas scene. Or make them as stocking stuffers.
All pieces are knitted flat on straight pointed needles. The finished snowman is approximately 4.72” tall and Santa is 6.30 cm tall. You will need to know cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams.
22. Knitting Snowman Pattern by Red Heart
Display this wonderfully designed knit snowman that’s made to enhance any winter home décor. Make him as a gift or incorporate him as part of your seasonal display. For a personal touch, customize hat and scarf colors.
Get the Pattern here
23. Snug Little Snowmen Knitting Pattern by Dolly Time
These 10 Snug Little Snowmen are great fun to make and will utilise lots of short lengths of coloured yarn. With different faces, hats and scarves each Little Snowman will become a different character. Each has a flat base so can stand in a Christmas display, on the Christmas table or be hung on the Christmas tree.
24. Mini Snowman Knitting Pattern by Hobby Craft
This small, but perfectly formed knitted snowman will make the perfect addition to your handmade Christmas decs, and his mini hat and scarf could even be matched to your chosen Christmas colours.
Get the Pattern here
25. Mr. Holly, The Snowman Knitting Pattern by Toy Shelf
Mr. Holly is a happy little snowman who measures 20cm (8in) to the top of his hat. His flat base will allow him to stand firmly in a Christmas display. He is easy and fun to make and will quickly become a family favourite at Christmas time.
26. Christmas Snowmen Knitting Pattern by Wool Couture Company
Add some festive cheer to your Christmas decorating with this Tristan and Son Snowmen Knitting Pattern! This cute duo is a fun and festive project that will last long after the snow melts!
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO WAIT FOR CHRISTMAS TO GET IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT. GET READY FOR THE UPCOMING FESTIVITIES WITH THESE SNOWMAN KNITTING PATTERNS.
Knit some of these snowman knitting patterns for gifts or your holiday decor. These patterns are fun and whimsical. They are guaranteed to put a smile on people’s faces.
We hope you adore these snowmen knitting patterns as much as we do.