Say hello to Geoffrey giraffe! This adorable jungle pal was designed by Ann Franklin for Knit Today issue 75, and would make a fab nursery decoration or gift for a little one.


The pattern is worked flat then seamed, and uses Fair Isle colourwork to create the giraffe's distinctive spots. When he's finished Geoffrey measures 46cm from horn to foot.

All you need to knit him is two shades of acrylic DK yarn and some toy stuffing, so he's great value too! Cast on today with our free pattern.

You will need:

Patons, Fab DK (100% acrylic, 100g/274m)

60g of Beige (shade 2331), and Camel (shade 2308)

A pair of 3¼mm knitting needles

160g of toy stuffing

Download your free pattern:

To download your free knitting pattern, click on the link below and it will open in a new window. You can then save the pattern.


Giraffe toy knitting pattern PDF

Giraffe toy knitting pattern


ann franklin
Ann FranklinKnitting Designer

Ann Franklin has many years of knitting experience, having been taught to knit, crochet and sew as a very young child by her mother, who was hugely skilled in all three. She combines knitting and designing with her full time job as a HLTA in a local primary school . Her designs first appeared ten years ago in Knit Today magazine, and she also had designs published in Love Knitting for Baby magazine. She currently designs for Simply Knitting magazine. Her designs can also be found on Love Crafts and Ravelry.

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