It's officially the Easter knitting countdown, which means it's time to take all the eggs, bunnies and chicks out of hibernation.


If you feel like knitting up something adorable this spring then you'll want to scroll through these 48 easy Easter knitting patterns.

We carefully curated them so even absolute knitting newbies can find themselves an Easter knitting project. Start with these knitted Easter bunny pals (above) by Clair Garland that you can find here on Gathered.

Keep scrolling to find a whole bunch of easy Easter knitting patterns.

49 easy Easter knitting patterns

1. Striped eggs for your Easter knitting

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Let's start this Easter with some easy Easter knitting patterns by Emily Kintigh. Just pick your favourite colour and knit away.

2. Knitted Easter bunny duo

this free bunny knitting pattern is sized to create the smaller of this pair of bunnies

Knit this adorable duo with Monica Fuertes easy Easter knitting pattern. You can find her bunny knitting pattern here on Gathered. Click, read, knit.

3. Free bunny egg cosy knitting pattern

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Check out Linda Dawkins' free egg cosy knitting pattern which will keep your Easter eggs well hidden from little hands.

4. Knitted Easter bunny

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Believe it or not, Gina Michele's knitted Easter bunny is one of the easiest Easter knitting patterns. It's just a square tied to a rabbit shape – so simple!

5. Bunny tea cosy Easter knitting pattern

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We just had to include this knitted Easter bunny teapot cosy by HandyLittleMe. Tea breaks are a must during all that egg hunting.

6. Chick ornament Easter knitting pattern

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Follow Garn Studio's knitted chick pattern and let others be blown away by your knitting skills.

7. Basket of eggs Easter knitting pattern

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Swap your regular basket for this beautiful knitted version, complete with pastel eggs. Kaity Fraker's Easter knitting patterns are super-easy to make.

8. Chicken Easter knitting patterns

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Where there are Easter chicks, there must also be Easter hens. Follow Yarnspiration's Easter hen pattern to knit up the whole farmyard crew.

9. Chick hat Easter knitting pattern

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Little Red Window's free Easter knitting pattern will brighten up any parent's day. Who wouldn't want their kid to sport a chicky hat?

10. Knitted easter bunny placemat

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Give teatime a subtle seasonal vibe with Sybil R's Easter bunny placemats. You can knit yours in whatever colour combo you like.

11. Eggcosy Easter knitting project

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A quick and easy addition to add to your ever-growing knitting pattern collection. Keep your eggs cosy with knittingbypost's free Easter knitting patterns.

12. Knitted Easter bunny blanket

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Stacylyn Cottle knows there's beauty in simplicity, which is why her Easter bunny heirloom blanket would make a lovely gift for any new mum.

13. Knitted Easter bunny basket

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Knit Gina Michelle's gorgeous Easter baskets and fill them with hot cross buns over the Easter weekend.

14. Pair of socks Easter knitting pattern

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We just love Drops Designs' Easter socks. If knitting socks is too challenging for you, make a dishcloth alternative using the same pattern.

15. Hot cross bun Ester knitting pattern

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Craft Bits's easy Easter knitting pattern means you can knit up some tasty hot cross buns. Can you smell them yet?

16. Knitted beehive eggcosy

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What a bee-autiful free egg cosy pattern by one of our faves, Amanda Berry.

17. Knitted Easter bunny plush

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Tuxedo Ted is a friendly knitted Easter bunny by J.G.Miller. We guarantee he'll make a great companion for your Easter weekend.

18. Easter knitting finger puppets

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Ala & Ela is giving away the knitting pattern for these finger puppets. Knit these for your little ones to keep them entertained on Easter Sunday.

19. Mini egg basket Easter knitting pattern

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Knit yourself a tiny Easter basket and collect all those chocolate mini eggs. Marianna has this super easy Easter knitted pattern on her blog, just for you

20. Last minute Easter knitting patterns

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Treat your cats this Easter with Selina Kyle's colourful Easter bunnies you can fill with catnip. They also make brilliant quick-to-knit gift bags for your Easter knitting.

21. Reversible bunny and duck toy

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Easter duck or Easter bunny? Why not knit both. Susan B. Anderson has got you covered with her easy 2-in-1 Easter knitting pattern.

22. Knitted Easter bunny ears

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We just can't help it, we love Amanda Berry's easy Easter knitting patterns too much. Get this free Easter knitting pattern uk from Lovecrafts.

23. Free Easter patterns for cosy bobble hats

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Knitca's Easter bobble hats can be used as Easter or Christmas decs, making them worth knitting.

24. Easy Easter knitting pattern for an egg dishcloth

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Kristen McDonnell's easy Easter knitting pattern can be used as a seasonal dishcloth or coaster.

25. Knitted Easter bunny

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We didn't believe it either, but Claire Garland's bunny is another easy Easter knitting pattern. You definitely need this cutie in your collection.

26. Hanging chicks Easter knitting project

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Is there a better way to top off our easy Easter knitting patterns collection than with this chick bauble pattern by Drops Design? We think not. They're just so round and fluffy.

27. Feltie Easter eggs

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This Easter egg tutorial by Little cotton rabbits is free and waiting for you to start knitting.

28. Hanging egg Easter knitting project

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We love these pinky tones on Purl Soho‘s egg cosy pattern.

29. Colourful eggs for your Easter knitting

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Brighten up your Easter with these egg cosy knitting patterns in all different sizes – follow Anna Funnell’s tutorial here.

30 Knitted Easter basket

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Frankie Brown‘s small knitted Easter basket would make a fab decoration for your desk and is essential for keeping your chocolate eggs close.

31 Knitted Easter bunnies

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Hang these knitted Easter bunnies around your home thanks to Cvetulka‘s easy Easter knitting pattern.

31 Bookmark Easter knitting patterns

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Bring Easter vibes to your fave books with Ala Ela‘s knitted Easter bookmarks.

32 . Roosting hens Easter knitting pattern

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Janice Anderson designed this trio of knitted Easter hens and we’re hoping to see some sat around your home this spring.

33. Bunny slippers Easter knitting pattern

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Nikol Lohr‘s knitted kids bunny slippers look so cosy that we might resize them and knit them for ourselves.

32 Bunny jar Easter knitting pattern

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Gemma Atkinson’s free Easter bunny knitting pattern makes for rather fab jar toppers.

33 Mama Hen and baby chick knitting pattern

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We love the small chick popping out of Mama Hen’s pocket. Find the Easter knitting pattern for this tiny family on Knitting Toy Box‘s blog.

34. Knitted Easter bunny pacifier

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at Alinejad‘s knitted bunny blankets would make a gorgeous present for any spring babies.

34. Knitted Easter bunny baby set

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One for all the mums out there – style your little ones with Louise Bollanos‘ fab hat and matching slippers.

35. Knitting pattern for creme egg cosy

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It’s necessary to protect your fave creme eggs and Marianna Mel‘s bobble hats are a good way to disguise your treat.

Looking for more Easter decor ideas?

Head over to our easy DIY Easter decorations which include paper bunting and cute gift baskets!

36. Knitted cactus egg cosy

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We can’t help it, Amanda Berry‘s free egg cosy knitting patterns are just fab! Cheer up your breakfast table with this cactus egg cosy. If you want more cacti, check out Gathered's own free knitted cactus pattern

37. Easter socks knitting pattern

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We fell in love with Amy Gunderson‘s adorable Easter bunny knitting pattern and the little bunny tail pom poms on the back of her socks.

38. Knitted easter bunny egg cosies

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There’s never enough free egg cosy knitting patterns, and Sybil R‘s knitted Easter bunnies are one of the best. They’ll guard your eggs no matter what.

39. Easter knitting duckies pattern

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Another duck pattern! Frankie Brown‘s easy Easter knitting patterns can be knitted in all different colour variations.

40. Golden snitch knitted Easter egg

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You know we’ve got your back when it comes to Harry Potter-themed knits. Follow Needles & Pins‘ magical creme egg knitting pattern and knit your own Golden Snitch.

41. Chick bauble Easter knitting pattern

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Drops Design‘s free knitting patterns are simply the best. Try knitting these fab baubles.

42. Bunny creme egg knitting pattern

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We love the speckled colours on these knitted Easter bunnies by Yarnspirations.

43. Knitted Easter bunny egg cosy

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Little Cotton Rabbits‘ Easter knitted bunny has the sweetest little face we ever did see.

44. Easter knitting pattern for hatching chick

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Tatyana Korobkova’s knitted chick is breaking free from his shell, just in time for Easter.

45. Knitted Easter bunny

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We can’t get enough of knitted bunnies, and this one comes with his own juicy carrot. Find this pattern by Val Pierce here.

46. Easter egg hats

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Make knitted egg cosy hats using our free egg cosy knitting pattern. A chocolate egg would also fit nicely under here!

47. Yarn-busting egg ornament Easter knitting pattern

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How gorgeous are these pastel knitted eggs?! We've got the free pattern for you right here on Gathered. Click for the free knitted Easter egg pattern.

48. Wreath Easter knitting pattern

limited eggs and chicks nestle on a wreath of knitted leaves and flowers

Make it an Easter knitting pattern to remember with this brilliant knitted Easter wreath which we have free for you on Gathered. It is sure to be a seasonal fave for many years to come.

49. Easter knitting egg pattern

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Finally, we have our super cute knitted Easter egg pattern. They're perfect for hanging on an Easter tree!

If you craft any of these, don't forget to tag us in a picture on Instagram, Twitter or post it on our Facebook wall.

Knit your way through spring

Easter decorations don't have to be expensive or time-consuming. All you need is some yarn, needles and an inspiring pattern.

Our easy Easter knitting patterns are designed to help you decorate your home in a cost-effective way.

Grab your yarn, choose your favourite pattern and get knitting!

Discover more easy Easter decorations with Gathered

If you're looking for more yarn-tastic Easter decoration patterns then you've come to the right place!


Head over to our collection of Easter crochet patterns and hook up some more spring cuties.


Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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