Our favourite football knits

Get ready for the season with these fab footie-themed knitting patterns!

Football Crazy tea cosy TeaCosyFolk
Published: October 17, 2019 at 2:10 pm
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Soccer Ball Pullover by Gail Pfeifle, Roo Designs

Make this fun jumper for your mini Messi! It's designed for little ones aged six months to six years and has an intarsia football motif on the front.


Buy the pattern here.

Soccer Ball Pullover Roo Designs

Soccer Ball by Yana Ivey

A football that the littlies can kick around indoors without breaking anything? Yes please! We love this clever design from Yana Knits, which is made up of individually knitted pentagons and hexagons.

Get the free pattern here.

Striped Football Scarf by Lottie Atkinson

This cosy striped scarf is super-quick to make and will keep you warm on match days. Choose your team's colours and get knitting!

Find the free pattern here.

Striped Football Scarf Lottie Atkinson

Football Crazy by TeaCosyFolk

If you like a cuppa while you're watching the big game, you'll love this tea cosy! It would be easy to customise with your favourite team's logo too.

Find the pattern in issue 172 of Simply Knitting, available as a digital edition here.

Football Crazy tea cosy TeaCosyFolk

Football Kit by Knitables

Turn their favourite toy into a top scorer with this knitted football kit. It's part of the Knit a Teddy series, which includes a range of sweet animals and their outfits.

Buy the pattern here.

Soccer Meerkat by Sue Stratford

Goooaaal! This furry footballer is one of 20 playful characters in Sue's book Knitted Meerkats. He'd make a great little mascot for a kids' team!


Knitted Meerkats by Sue Stratford (Search Press) is on sale here.

Soccer Meerkat Sue Stratford


Sarah WinsperDigital Assistant, Simply Knitting and The Knitter

As well spending her working life thinking about yarn, Sarah designs knitting patterns in her spare time, too!

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