10 Free Easter Knitting Patterns

10 Free Easter Knitting Patterns to Cast on Now!

10 Easter Knits You Can’t Resist!

The start of spring is a great reminder that Easter is on the way! Bunnies, chicks, and eggs…oh my! All of these projects are so cute you’ll have a hard time deciding which one to start with!

It’s knitting crunch time!

If you are anything like me, you tend to wait until the last minute to get started on things. All of these free projects are perfect last minute easter knitting patterns knit up fast.

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Dig through your stash and grab a small amount of yarn to knit these. Given as gifts, you’ll WOW your friends, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and neighbors with these sweet treats!

#1. Easter Eggs Free Knitting Pattern by Emily Kintigh. You’ll want to make a bunch of these easy to knit striped eggs. Since they don’t require much yarn, they’re a great stash buster knitting project. Just grab some worsted weight yarn and start knitting. Place them in a basket for decoration or hide them for an Easter egg hunt with your favorite little one.

When my daughter was little, we played Easter egg hunt with play eggs for weeks leading up to the big day!

#2. Easter Chicks Free Knitting Pattern from Knit for Victory. Cheep! Cheep! Add a few friendly little spring chicks to your Easter decorations. Great for knitting and gifting. All you need is easy care DK weight yarn for this project.

#3. Spring Bunny Free Knitting Pattern by Claire Garland. Your favorite little one will love hugging this sweet spring bunny complete with it’s own carrot sweater! It uses worsted weight yarn and is an heirloom piece they’ll love for years to come.

#4. Spring Chicks Free Knitting Pattern by Barbara Prime. Cadbury Mini Eggs are a staple in my house this time of year. In fact, we’ve already gone through two bags and Easter is still a month away! Why not sprinkle them in an easter basket and top it with these cute chicks? You could even give it as a gift! These chicks are small quick to knit and portable. Each chick uses a small amount of dk weight yarn.

#5. Five Little Bunnies Free Knitting Pattern from Red Heart. Little ones won’t be able to resist these huggable little bunnies that are fun to play with. You’ll enjoy knitting them, too! They’re made using colorful Red Heart Gumdrop Yarn. You’ll be able to make lots of them from each skein!

#6. Rabbit Stuffed Animal Free Knitting Pattern by Susan B. Anderson. One of my favorite stuffed animal knitting designers created this squish-able bunny rabbit. Knit one to bring Easter on it’s way!

#7. Huggie Bunnies Free Knitting Pattern by Sandra Paul. Cadbury Creme Eggs are an Easter staple that I love to indulge in every year. I don’t know if it’s seeing the yolk inside or getting a taste of the sweet goo that drips off my chin…If you’re as addicted to them as I am, why not knit some of these cute huggie bunnies covers and give them as gifts? They knit up really fast using Lily Sugar & Cream Solids.

#8. Easter Eggs Free Knitting Pattern by Julie Williams image by @cozybirdhouse. Do you hoard fingering and sock weight yarn like I do? If so, you’ll probably have lots of yarn on hand to knit a basket full of soft, colorful Easter Eggs. The pattern includes several fun striped and Fair Isle egg designs to keep your hand and mind occupied while knitting up fast! You could even get a color pack of mini skeins and knit up lots of color variations.

#9. Miffy and Her Balloon Free Knitting Pattern by knitterbees. Oh Miffy, you’re so fine, you’re so fine you blow my mind, hey Miffy! Ok dating myself with those song lyrics. Miffy is a sweet bunny knitting pattern complete with dress and balloon. Little ones won’t be able to keep their hands off playing with her! Knit Miffy using your favorite DK yarn.


Tiny Baby Bunny Free Knitting Pattern by Anna Hrachovec. If you love knitting tiny projects, these adorable little bunnies are for you! Knit up a bunch just while watching your favorite TV show. They are sure to become a favorite pocket pal for kids you know. Each one uses a tiny amount of fingering weight yarn.

I'd love to know which one of these projects you chose to start knitting first. Let me know in the comments below!