Fill your (stocking) boots with our 12 hand-picked festive stocking patterns, ready for you to knit or crochet. When you’ve cast off, hang up your creations by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon will be there!
1. Easy Christmas Stocking
This colourwork pattern from Val Pierce is fabulous and festive, and can be knit for free from our very own site!
2. Crocheted Christmas
These stockings are a Lucinda Ganderton original and combine granny squares to create this festive piece. The free pattern can be downloaded from us again here at Let’s Knit.
3. Festively Fashionable
A rather unorthodox and eye-catching design, this fashion boot is actually a Christmas stocking! Pattern available for purchase from Ravelry.
Knit yourself this free traditional style reindeer patterned stocking, available from Ravelry.
5. Santa Paws
Your favourite four-legged friend I’m sure will love this pet themed stocking (especially if filled to the brim with plenty of treats!). Crochet for free by downloading the Ravelry pattern.
6. Peppermint Pinstripe
Crochet a candy cane-esque stocking, which using only the most festive of seasonal shades. Free pattern can be downloaded from us here at Let’s Knit.
7. Sparkled Stockings
Christmas is the perfect excuse to add a touch of sparkle to your stash, so why not crochet this adorable pair? Free pattern from Ravelry.
8. Gingerbread House
Not just reserved for eating, you can knit up a gingerbread house to be used as a stocking! Pattern available for purchase from here.
9. Cable Knit Wonder
This felted sweater stocking is an aran cable pattern, meaning you could match it to one of your winter jumpers! Pattern can be bought from Ravelry.
10. Whimsical Elf
A stocking in the shape of an elf’s boot is a brilliant way to bring an extra touch of Christmas spirit to hang above the mantelpiece. Deck the halls with this purchasable pattern from here.
11. Festive Pom Poms
Knit up this bobbled stocking with a free downloadable pattern.
12. Stripe The Halls
Combining warm reds with cool whites and blues make for a funky and striking stocking, which can be knit for free with this pattern.