Free Knit and Crochet Stocking Patterns to Hang up for Christmas
“The stocking were hung by the chimney with care”
As is mentioned by one of the most famous Christmas poems by Clement Clark Moore. Christmas stockings are an iconic symbol of this wonderful holiday. Every family has their own Christmas stockings that represent the unique personality and personal style of that family. Having a handmade stocking can be a wonderful sentimental treasure that can be passed down for years to come. There are so many options for handmade Christmas stockings and some of the best are crochet and knit patterns.
Below are some wonderful free crochet and knit patterns for crafters of all levels. From beginner to advanced there is something for everyone. So head on over to the Knitpal storefront where you can find knitting needles and yarn for your projects! The yarn selection is incredible and can be sorted by color to find exactly what you want.
Free Crochet Stocking Patterns
Crafty Boho Stocking is inspired by the boho aesthetic and made with the bobble stitch. This pattern can be made in a wide variety of colors including red, green, white, or anything else! Pattern by A Crafty Concept. Uses a size 5 mm crochet hook. Also uses a tapestry needle and scissors. The finished size is about 18 inches tall and 6.5 inches wide. Crafty Boho Stocking
Country Cottage Stocking Crochet Pattern has a beautiful texture and is created using front post stitches. The pattern can be done in one solid color, two toned color, striped, or anything else you prefer! Can be made in two separate sizes depending on the size of the yarn. Pattern by the Turtle Trunk. Uses a size 6.5 mm and 5.5 mm crochet hook. The finished size of the larger stocking is 17 inches tall by 7 inches wide and the smaller stocking is 15 inches tall by 6 inches wide. Country Cottage Stocking Crochet Pattern
Comfort and Joy Crochet Christmas Stocking have super fun patterns that use color work to construct the stocking. Pattern by Rich Textures Crochet. Uses a size 6 mm crochet hook. Also uses a yarn needle, and stitch marker. The finished size is approximately 7.5 inches wide by 20 inches tall when laid flat. Comfort and Joy Crochet Christmas Stocking
Granny Square Christmas Stocking Pattern uses the traditional granny square technique to create a vintage looking stocking. Pattern by Julie Gavin The New Lighter Life. Uses a size 5.5 mm crochet hook. Also uses a tapestry or wide eyed needle. Separate granny squares are made and then assembled at the end. Granny Square Christmas Stocking Pattern
Red Heart Crochet Cable Stocking is a favorite and classic design for stockings hung above the fireplace. The pattern is an intermediate level. Pattern by Yarnspirations. Uses a size 5.5 mm crochet hook. The finished size is approximately 20 inches tall. Red Heart Crochet Cable Stocking
Christmas Tree Crochet Stocking Pattern uses a fun bobble stitch design to depict a tree amongst a simple crochet stocking. This would be the perfect holiday decor for a cozy farmhouse inspired living room. Pattern by The Knotted Nest. The skill level is intermediate. Uses sizes 5.5 mm and 4.0 mm crochet hooks. Also uses scissors and a yarn needle. The finished size is approximately 18 inches tall and 7 inches wide. Christmas Tree Crochet Stocking Pattern
Free Knit Patterns
Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern has a wonderful textured pattern all throughout the stocking. Pattern by Lee Lee Knits. Uses size 5.5 mm circular knitting needles with a minimum of 32 inch cord. Also uses scissors, a stitch marker, a tapestry needle, and a size 5 mm crochet hook to make the loop. The finished size is approximately 26 inches tall. Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Tree-rrific Christmas Stocking has an adorable tree figure that is created as the stitches go along. A green or forest color yarn would be best for this project. Pattern by Knittle and Pearl. Uses size 8 mm circular needles that are 16 inches long. Also uses 3 stitch markers and a darning needle. The finished size is approximately 16 inches tall and 10 inches wide. Tree-rrific Christmas Stocking
Paton Sugar Twist Knit Stocking Gingerbread is an intermediate skill level that has an intricate cable look. Pattern by Yarnspirations. Uses size 4 mm and 4.5 mm double pointed needles. Also uses stitch markers and cable needles. The finished size is approximately 16.5 inches long. Paton Sugar Twist Knit Stocking Gingerbread
Falling Snow Stocking has a great rustic look full of different snowflake patterns. Pattern available for free download on Ravelry. Pattern design by Jennifer Hoel. Uses size 6 mm knitting needles. The finished size is approximately a 16 inch circumference at the cuff, 20 inches from top to heel, and 14 inches from the back of the heel to the tip of the toe. Falling Snow Stocking
Vintage Christmas Stocking can be made in a variety of colors but red, green, and white seem like the perfect fit. The stocking has an antique appearance because of the muted hues and picot turn on the cuff. Pattern available for free download on Ravelry. Pattern design by Paula Levy designs. Uses size 5.5 mm, 5.0 mm, and 4.5 mm knitting needles. The finished size is approximately 17 inches in circumference and 25 inches in length. Vintage Christmas Stocking
Decorated Christmas Stocking has a whimsical flair with the additional circles. Pattern available for free download by Love Crafts. Pattern designed by Lion Brand. Uses size 3.5 and 5.0 mm single point knitting needles. The finished size is approximately 8 inches to 13 inches. Pattern design is an intermediate skill level. Decorated Christmas Stocking
Are you ready to create?!
So find your favorite pattern or the one that represents you best and get to work! Fingers crossed for many little gifts and treasures and that this year it will not be filled with coal. Happy crafting!