Our favourite football patterns

Our favourite football-themed knitting patterns

Get ready for a summer of sport with these fab footie knits! We round up our favourites from around the web

28th June 2018

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: http://www.yanaknits.com/projects/soccer-ball/


Striped Football Scarf by Lottie Atkinson

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: https://lemmonjuicer.blogspot.com/2017/02/striped-scarf.html


Soccer Ball Pullover by Gail Pfeifle, Roo Designs

Soccer Ball Pullover

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: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/soccer-ball-pullover


Football Crazy by TeaCosyFolk

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 here: https://www.buysubscriptions.com/back-issues/simply-knitting-back-issues


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: https://www.loveknitting.com/football-kit-knit-a-teddy-knitting-pattern-by-knitables


Soccer Meerkat by Sue Stratford

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: https://www.suestratford.co.uk/product-page/knitted-meerkats

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