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Toy Patterns

Updated on June 2, 2011

Unique Toy Patterns

Here you'll find toy and amigurumi patterns, which also double for decor if you're a kid at heart. These quick, easy, and cute patterns will bring smiles to faces this holiday season.

Lens Updated: 3/17/11

Aviva Cat
Aviva Cat

Aviva Cat- Crochet Pattern

designed by Akua Lezli Hope

From Akua Lezli Hope:

I like a kind of cute that I don't usually see.

I don't know how I made my past cat attempts and so had to begin again and this time write the pattern In so doing, she evolved into something else, remembered, friendlier and more angular.in!

Aviva's body and legs are crocheted in one piece.

Her head alone will work as a cat pin.

Her tail is about 5", her body is about 4" tall and 3.5" deep (from front paw to back paw).

The pattern is named for Aviva, a beautiful barn-born cat, who, unbeknownst to me, was pregnant when I adopted her in exchange for the adoption of my Leto, too wild for urban life, who made a great barn cat hunter. I kept one of her kittens, Solar, who like his mother, became a soulmate.

Aviva Cat Pattern- $3.50

This pattern requires a Ravelry account to view.

Felted Amigurumi Cat
Felted Amigurumi Cat

Felted Amigurumi Cat- Knit Pattern

designed by Sarah Burton

From Sarah Burton:

Need a quick, easy, gift or just a little cat of your own? Love knitted toys but hate fiddling with all the little pieces? This little felted cat with an amigurumi feel can be whipped up in no time with wool scraps. Each body piece is cleverly constructed flat and seamlessly in garter stitch, felted, and then joined with a quick whip stitch. A few simple embroidery stitches provide the finishing touches. Tips for felting by hand are also included. This pattern has been designed to give the knitter many options for needles and yarn so that you can use what you have on hand.

Skills: For the most part you'll need to be able to knit, increase and decrease, and pick up and knit a few stitches.

Felted Amigurumi Cat Pattern- $2

This pattern requires a Ravelry account to view.

Santamigurumi â the felted amigurumi Santa
Santamigurumi â the felted amigurumi Santa

Santamigurumi - the felted amigurumi Santa- Knit Pattern

designed by Sarah Burton

From Sarah Burton:

Need a quick, easy holiday decoration or gift? Love knitted toys but hate fiddling with all the little pieces? This little felted Santa with an amigurumi vibe can be whipped up in no time with wool scraps. Each body piece is cleverly constructed flat and seamlessly in garter stitch, felted, and then joined with a quick whip stitch. Knit up and felt a little beard that can be whip stitched into place. Directions for his hat are provided in two sizes and for either flat or in the round. Tips for felting by hand are also included. This pattern has been designed to give the knitter many options for needles and yarn so that you can use what you have on hand.

Santamigurumi Pattern- $2

This pattern requires a Ravelry account to view.

Doll Sofa
Doll Sofa

Doll Sofa- Crochet Pattern

designed by Carol Ballard

From Carol Ballard:

Doll Sofa Approximately 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". Perfect for 8-12" dolls.

Skill Level: Intermediate-Some sewing skills required

Free Doll Sofa Pattern

This pattern requires a Ravelry account to view.

Fuzzy Fandom
Fuzzy Fandom

Fuzzy Fandom- Knit Pattern

designed by Emily Miller

From Emily Miller:

I love this project for being fun and irreverant, yet relatively screen-accurate and instantly recognizable. I’m thrilled that my man can go to work sporting both his Nintendo fandom and my handcrafting skills. Download the .pdf to make your own mushrooms for the kid or the grown-up sized kid in your life!

Free Fuzzy Fandom

Doll Chair and Footstool
Doll Chair and Footstool

Doll Chair and Footstool

designed by Carol Ballard

From Carol Ballard:

Add to your doll's living room with the matching chair and footstool! Made for 8"-12" dolls.

Skill Level: Intermediate, some sewing skills required.

Free Doll Chair and Footstool Pattern

This pattern requires a Ravelry account to view.

Diabolical Cube
Diabolical Cube

Diabolical Cube- Knit Pattern

designed by Pat Ashforth & Steve Plummer (Woolly Thoughts)

From Pat and Steve:

The Diabolical Cube isn’t really at all diabolical. It is easy to make the pieces and the puzzle is easy to solve.

It was ‘invented’ by Professor Louis Hoffmann and was included in his book Puzzles Old and New in 1893. Professor Hoffmann was one of the most famous puzzle experts of the time.

The Diabolical Cube pre-dates the Soma Cube by at least 40 years so it probably was revolutionary in its day. It has six pieces and each has a different volume.

The puzzle can be made with foam or polystyrene beads as the filling, to give completely different effects. Whichever filling you use, the pieces will never fit together perfectly like wooden pieces would. The knitted shapes are far more tactile and have the advantage of being very lightweight.

This is one of a series of mathematical games and puzzles.

Diabolical Cube Pattern- 2.50 GBP (pounds)

Tower of Hanoi
Tower of Hanoi

Tower of Hanoi- Knit or Crochet Pattern

designed by Pat Ashforth & Steve Plummer (Woolly Thoughts)

From Pat and Steve:

The Tower of Hanoi is a mathematical game or puzzle, which can also be used as a simple stacking toy for a young child. The pattern includes knit and crochet versions.

For the puzzle, a number of rings are arranged, on a post, in size order, to form a tower. There are two spare posts. The object of the game is to move all the pieces onto another post to form a new tower, with the pieces in the same order as the original.

Rules:

Only one ring may be moved at a time.

A ring can be moved onto any rod and placed on top of the pieces that are already there.

No ring may be placed on top of a smaller disk.

Instructions are given for making seven rings but you can add more if you wish.

Tower of Hanoi Pattern- 2.50 GBP (pounds)

Which is your favorite pattern?

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Came back to read again -- lots of great pattern links here. Saw my 'like' didn't stick, so did it again AND favorited this great list of patterns.

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      LemonTreeDesigns 6 years ago

      the doll chair and foot stool !!

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Thanks so much for including my tiny baby octopus pattern in your toy patterns collection.

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 6 years ago from Northern California

      Thanks for including my pattern collection lenses.

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Cute collection of patterns for us crafters. I like the Barbie Doll size chair and sofa. I'll have to go check it out.