I’ve got a confession, I love writing these round-up posts! It’s so fun to research and see how much awesome content I can find to share with you all! And you know I love all things wool felt. Felt is my passion. I love creating new designs and patterns and finding other awesome designs to complement my own. So here’s a round-up of 20 oh-so-super-cute free felt animal patterns for you to enjoy!
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I tend to take on big sewing projects that never get finished. I know I’m not alone. Sometimes the big projects are just too daunting to pick up where you left off. A little project might be just what you need instead. Most of these felt animals could be completed in one sitting, and there’s something very satisfying about that.
So pour yourself a drink, put on a trashy tv show and spend an evening making a super cute felt animal plushie! Make one or make a dozen, these are fantastic gift ideas for little ones!
Plus check out this page for a list of all my favourite tools for working with felt.
Free Felt Animal Patterns
Ok so right off the bat I don’t know if a mermaid counts as an ‘animal’ so much as a majestic, wondrous beauty of the sea. But it’s still an adorable free pattern so I included it!
2. Pocket Sloth
This little guy is my own design. 🙂 I also have an embroidered moth and a cute little owl in the pattern shop!
There are quite a few nautical patterns in this list, you could make a whole aquarium play-set!
The littlest ones kind of look like sardines. I love the embroidery details on these.
A lot of these free felt animal patterns are a great way to use up felt scraps too. If you need more ideas for using scraps, I wrote this post just for you:
24+ Cute Crafts to Make With Felt Scraps
I would stuff the heads on these as well to give them dimension.
7. Tiny Bunnies
Another one of my designs. These are really little, they’ll fit right into your pocket! They are meant to complement my woodland animal pattern pack.
I love the belly button detail!
9. Little Gnome
Again, not technically an animal, but really sweet just the same.
Haha I can’t help it. This felt unicorn kinda looks like she got run over lying on her back like that! 🙂
11. Pocket Kitty
Cute little kitty pattern. Many of these free felt animal patterns are just the right size for sneaking into a child’s pocket. You could make a whole family of pocket pets to take on trips or outings!
The pink cheek details really bring this koala to life.
13. Daisy Chicken
This site has a few felt bird patterns. I liked this fancy chicken the best!
This would make such a cute ornament, or string several of them together into a garland.
Ah yes, the majestic national animal of Canada. So proud and industrious!
16. Mini Penguin
This cutie pie penguin kinda looks like he’s being held up at gun point. lol
I love the black sequins detail on the wing. These would be great in a mobile!
18. Garden Mouse
19. Nice Mice
It’s a little mouse choir!
I designed this adorable beluga to accompany a whole bundle of arctic animal patterns. Find them all here.
Bear, Fox & Racoon
edit: This pattern set is no longer available. 🙁
I’m loving this racoon the most, no offence to the fox and bear of course.. This is a whole free pattern set, which feels like a major score!
I guess because the last one was a set of 3, technically this post has 22 free felt animal patterns!
Is there an animal not included in this list that you’d love to have a pattern for? Drop suggestions in the comments and maybe I’ll create a pattern for it!