Deck the Halls with Yarn and These Holiday Crochet Projects
Following our earlier blog post for holiday knitting projects, we could not leave out the creative art of crochet! Crafting your own ornaments is a great way to decorate for the holiday season, and crochet can be done quickly to easily fill your home with Christmas spirit. You can also use these crochet projects to cozy up in creativity around the fireplace. Read on to discover 16 free or paid patterns to work on as the holidays approach:
If you prefer to use your money on Christmas gifts before decorations, here are some free patterns to help you prepare for the holidays.
- Poinsettia Shawl
Get festive this Christmas with this poinsettia shawl. With beautiful floral patterns and a vibrant, red color, this pattern gives you a great wearable for any family gatherings or parties. Suitable for beginners, it does well as an addition to your own closet, or a gift for a loved one.
- Christmas Tree Skirt
This Christmas tree skirt is shaped like a poinsettia, which is a timeless symbol of Christmastime. Simply leave a hole in the center of the skirt to insert the tree’s stem. Your tree will look beautifully decorated. Pair it with crocheted Christmas tree ornaments for an extra crafty look.
- Christmas Tree Table Runner
If you are expecting family over for the holidays, you can impress them at dinner with this Christmas tree table runner. It makes a great addition to any table setting and adds the flare of color.
- Wind Spinner Ornament
This wind spinner ornament is an beautiful addition to your tree, and because it is quite easy to make, you can easily fill up any open spaces on your tree with them. You can make these by yourself or invite others to help by having family members crochet ornaments with you. You will enjoy making these as a family and decorating your tree together for memories that will last a lifetime.
- Candy Cane Garland
This candy cane garland would make a great addition to any fireplace, stairwell, or Christmas tree. This pattern is worked in two sections, one red and one white, and then weaved together. It has the distinctive look of peppermint and can be manipulated to whatever space it will adorn. You can get this pattern for free by watching the video tutorial on YouTube.
- Snowflake Coaster
Surprise guests with these snowflake coasters for their drinks. Great for hot chocolate or cocktails at a party, your guests will enjoy this hand-crafted and practical decoration.
You can use these patterns for a small cost to add charisma to your home décor. The charm added to your home is worth the price of these intricate designs.
- Christmas Crochet Stocking
This stocking pattern is suitable for intermediate to expert crocheters. It features charming images, such as snowflakes and reindeer, on a simple stocking.
- Christmas Mug Rugs
These Christmas mug rugs are coasters for those hot chocolate nights. They are shaped like chindi rugs and bear a Christmas tree pattern on the front. You can decorate these to your liking with varying colors.
- Christmas Bell Ornaments
You can add jingle bells to these Christmas bell ornaments by simply pulling the yarn through the bells before you begin your crochet work and working them into your design where you’d like them. They make excellent fillers for your tree and add a touch of Christmas spirit with their sound!
- Christmas Snowball Ornaments
These Christmas snowball ornaments are shaped like snowballs, made entirely in white and bearing different patterns on the outside of the ornament. You can achieve the ball effect by working around a small balloon and using fabric stiffener to lock in the design.
- Hexagon Christmas Stocking
This Christmas stocking is worked in hexagons throughout, and then crocheted together to achieve the stocking shape. You can crochet different colored hexagons with varying patterns of colors to personalize this design.
- Christmas Trees
Use these Christmas trees in your Christmas village or set them around your home. You can work different colored yarns into this pattern, such as white and green, to create a snow effect on the trees.
- Christmas Wreath Ornament
This Christmas wreath ornament is dainty and charming. It can be hung on your tree, your front door, a fireplace, or on a staircase to add Christmas cheer to every part of your home.
- Christmas Angel
This Christmas tree topper is crocheted like an amigurumi, beginning with the head and then working on the body. You can create this Christmas angel in white as pictured, or you can add your own flare to it by changing up the colors of the head and the dress.
- Rustic Tree Ornament
Another easy ornament to create is this rustic tree ornament. You can mix and match all the ornaments in this article to fill up your tree. These will make an excellent match for the rest of the ornaments in your collection.
- Christmas Tree Headband
Another exciting wearable to honor the season, you can make this Christmas tree headband for your wardrobe. This headband uses the festive icon and colors of the Christmas season to add a charming look to your apparel.
Create your way through the holiday season this year and make your own decorations. Your home will be a place of memorable festivity and Christmas spirit for all visitors. You will also enjoy the rewarding feel of being surrounded by your creations.