10 Christmas Stocking Knitting Patterns to Make Your Home Festive

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With Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make these festive knitted Christmas stockings.

These knitting patterns will have your Christmas decor looking good in no time. Knit your stockings using your favorite holiday colors.

Gather Your Knitting Supplies

  1. Bamboo Needles: These bamboo knitting needles are amazing. This set includes 18 needle sizes.
  2. Stitch Markers: I love using these colorful stitch markers to mark my stitches. Plus, you get so many, it doesn’t matter if you lose a few.
  3. Row Counter: With this row counter, I never lose track of what row I’m on when I’m knitting.

1. Pet Christmas Stockings

Pet Christmas Stockings

These cute knitted pet stockings include designs for the furry members of your family. This free pattern includes color charts for a large breed dog, small breed dog, puppy, cats, and more. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

2. Yip Yips

Yip Yips Stockings

Yip Yips are characters from the popular TV Sesame Street. The puppets are alien visitors from Mars with cool tentacles, large eyes, and antennae. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

3. Chunky Knit Stocking

Chunky Knit Stocking

If you want to put a twist on the classic Christmas stocking, you’ll love these gorgeous chunky knit stockings. These stockings work up quickly and make a great addition to your mantel. Get the pattern from Corabelle and Bree.

4. Evergreen Christmas Stockings

Evergreen Christmas Stockings

These stockings are knitted in the round, which means doing the colorwork is a lot easier. The pattern includes a color chart and an alphabet chart for personalizing your stockings. Get the pattern from Kimz Knits.

5. Little Christmas Stocking

Little Christmas Stocking

Get cozy on the couch and knit up these cute little Christmas stockings. The stocking is made from medium weight yarn and is knit in the round on double-pointed needles like a traditional sock. Get the pattern from Kimz Knits.

6. Red Truck Stocking

Red Truck Stocking

If you love the look of the red truck bringing home the Christmas tree, you’ll love this fun and festive red truck stocking. The pattern includes written instructions, an alphabet chart, and a color stocking chart. Get the pattern from Kathleen’s Keepsakes.

7. Mix and Match Stockings

Mix and Match Stockings

If you’re ready to get in the holiday spirit, these mix and match stockings are perfect for you. This pattern includes instructions and graphs for making both stockings. The best part is you can mix and match the graph however you’d like. Get the pattern from Yankee Knitter Designs.

8. Knit Before Christmas Stocking

Knit Before Christmas Stocking

Add a pop of color to your holiday decor with this before Christmas knit stocking. Make as many or few stockings as you’d like. Keep one for yourself and gift the others to friends and family. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

9. Knit Christmas Stockings

Knit Christmas Stockings

These stockings were embroidered using a technique called the duplicate stitch. First, the stockings were knit, then the decorative elements were stitched on the stockings with a contrasting color. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

10. Cascade Christmas Stocking

Cascade Christmas Stocking

These stockings are perfect for the intermediate knitter. The stocking is knitted in the round from the top down on a circular needle. For the heel, double-pointed needles are used. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

Get started on your stocking today and have it ready to hang by the fireplace in time for Christmas.

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