10 free patterns to get you knitting this Christmas

Published on October 1, 2018 clock3 min read

Decorating the Christmas tree, snow days, and carol singing, we’re feeling all warm and festive just thinking about the arrival of Christmas! While we stay in and get cozy on the sofa, it’s the perfect time to get our knitting needles out. Whether you’re knitting Christmas decorations, a Christmas sweater for a friend, or a stocking for a little one, we have some lovely free Christmas knitting patterns to choose from. And, the best thing? They’re totally free!

1. Christmas pudding bauble

Christmas tree decorations don’t come cuter than this! Whether or not you love Christmas pudding, this adorable little pud will be the icing on the cake of your Christmas tree decorations. With step-by-step instructions on how to knit the holly topper too, why not make knit extra holly for homemade Christmas cards, or add them as the finishing touches to some super stylish Christmas wrapping!

Christmas Pudding Bauble
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Christmas Pudding Bauble

By Amanda Berry

2. Santa’s helper stocking hat

Dressing up for Christmas day is part of the joy this festive season brings! If you’ve got little ones in your life, then knit them this adorable Santa’s Helper Stocking Hat so they can enjoy the dress up fun too. This bottom up hat works up nice and quickly, so you can make one for all your little helpers!

Santa's Helper Stocking Hat
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Santa's Helper Stocking Hat

By Flora and Fauna Knitwear Design

3. Perfect Christmas cushions

Decorating the house is half the fun of Christmas. Get your house looking super festive and cozy with these chunky and colorful Christmas cushions!

Perfect Christmas Pillows in Bernat Mega Bulky
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Perfect Christmas Pillows in Bernat Mega Bulky

By Bernat

4. Christmas stockings in Millamia

What is Christmas without a stocking hanging from the fireplace mantle? Knit one or all of these gorgeous Christmas stockings in soft merino this year to add some beautiful homemade charm to your home.

Christmas Stockings in MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino
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Christmas Stockings in MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino

By MillaMia

5. Little Christmas tree

If Christmas trees are your favorite part of the festive season, then you’re going to love this little Christmas tree for your Christmas knitting. Knit just one of these or 100 of them to bring home those yuletide vibes.

Little Christmas Tree
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Little Christmas Tree

By Amanda Berry

6. Winter woodland garland

Turn your home into a winter-themed oasis, with this perfect string of woodland decorations. Each little decoration, from toadstool to pinecone, attach to the garland using buttons. This makes it a great way to use up all of your odd buttons!

Winter Woodland Garland
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Winter Woodland Garland

By Sue Stratford

7. Snowflake sweater

One of the best things about Christmastime is cozying up in a knitted sweater. This Christmas, knit your own with this lovely snowflake sweater pattern.

Snowflake Sweaters in Bernat Satin
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Snowflake Sweaters in Bernat Satin

By Bernat

8. Jingles the Elf

You’ve heard of Elf on the Shelf, now you can make your own! This adorable Jingles the Elf pattern is perfect for adding some wonderful knitted vibes to your home this Christmas!

Jingles the Elf
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Jingles the Elf

By Amanda Berry

9. Christmas beanies

A beanie is essential when the festive season rolls around. Knit this beanie in the solids of your choice for a loved one or for yourself this Christmas.

Christmas Gift Beanies in Red Heart With Love Solids - LW3735
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Christmas Gift Beanies in Red Heart With Love Solids - LW3735

By Red Heart Yarns

10. Christmas socks

Keeping your feet warm is essential when it comes to Christmastime. Get cozy with these Christmas themed socks from Renee Kies. These socks feature a pine tree motif which is perfect for bringing a little bit of nature into your life this Christmas. Knitted in Lang Yarns Jawoll, these wool and nylon blend socks couldn’t be more perfect for cuddling up around the fireplace.

O Dennenboom
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O Dennenboom

By Renee Kies

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