Of course we all like knitting gifts that can keep our loved ones warm at Christmas time, but what would a fireplace be without some handmade Christmas stockings? These are our ten favorite patterns for you to try this winter.
This stocking is loaded with detail work from the chevron toe pattern to the snowflakes and short-row garter stitch heel. Made with a DK cotton-linen blend, Malcolm’s Christmas stocking is an eye-catching treat.
The beautiful twisted-ribbon pattern on this stocking is made from red and gold beads, which also adorn the picot edge and cuff. Knit in the round, this pattern is sure to be a fun project, and will glimmer on your mantle.
The snowflake pattern on this tri-colored stocking give it a festive look that will bring a little bit of winter into your home.
Inspired by candy cane stripes, this stocking looks so good you might be tempted to taste it, but we must advise against that!
Perfect for beginner knitters, this lovely striped stocking includes patterns for four different sizes, so you can knit one for each member of your family.
The smocked honeycomb stitch pattern on this stocking adds a hint of a classic Aran fisherman’s sweater.
With a tip of the hat to Ebenezer Scrooge, this fun stocking is made from Rico Creative Filz yarn and is meant to be machine washed to turn it into a felt stocking.
These five cute mini stockings (one for each letter of “merry”) can be hung on the fireplace mantle or as ornaments on your tree.
This advanced stocking features an intricate colorwork design for a sophisticated look.
This cabled stocking looks like Santa Claus himself left it behind after coming down the chimney! A lovely chevron pattern is also included to give you two great designs.