Cheerful Holiday Penguin by Nancy Anderson

Cheerful Holiday Penguin

November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
One size
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This pattern is available for free.

Knit this whimsical penguin to keep you company all winter long. Change the scarf shade and create a colorful colony of penguins!


Red Heart ® Anne Geddes Baby ™: 1 ball each: 112 Night-night (A), 100 Lily (B), and 902 Lady Bug (C)

Knitting Needles: 3.25 mm US 3 double-pointed needles for body, 4.0 mm US 6 for scarf

Two ¼” 6 mm black shank buttons for eyes.
Stitch markers, yarn needle.
Fiberfill for stuffing.
Yellow embroidery floss for nose, embroidery needle.
Black sewing thread, sewing needle.
Crochet hook for attaching scarf fringe.


  1. Body is worked flat from head down and seamed at center back. Wings are worked separately in the round.
  2. Use photo(s) as guide for assembling pieces.

Penguin measures 6” (15 cm) tall.

Also available on the Red Heart United Kingdom and Red Heart Deutschland websites.