Hanging Christmas stockings can be a great tradition for families. Sure you can buy a pretty stocking from a store, but where is the tradition in that? Knitting a Christmas stocking for each member of your family is a great way to start a tradition and keep things simple. Here are some free knitting patterns for Christmas stockings you are sure to love.
Free Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern #1- Christmas Stocking
This is a simple knitting pattern, but if you alternate the colors that you knit them it will make a lovely display. The skill level for this knitting pattern is advanced beginner and the difficulty rating is easy. This means that most knitters should be able to complete this project.
Free Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern #2- Colleen Stocking
This stocking is a little bigger than most so you can fit all of the extra goodies inside. The directions for this knitting pattern are very thorough and there is a very helpful chart for you to see how the cabling will be worked. The color in the picture is not really a great Christmas color, but you can adjust that.
Free Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern #3- Snowman Stocking
If you love to decorate with snowmen this is the perfect stocking for you. It features a really cute snowman in the middle and has swirls on the top and bottom of the stocking. The skill level for this stocking is intermediate and the directions are very thorough and should be pretty easy for you to follow. There is also a printer friendly version of this knitting pattern as an added bonus!
Free Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern #4- Holiday Stockings
This knitting pattern is perfect for a family tradition of homemade knitted stockings. The directions are very thorough and there is a space at the top to personalize each stocking with a person’s name. You could really make things colorful by doing each stocking in different colors and adding different decorations to it. These stocking will be something you can use for years!
Free Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern #5- John Stocking
This stocking is very colorful and has some great detail to it. There is a band of poinsettias at the top of the stocking and some stripes and other details as you go down the stocking. The skill level for this free Christmas stocking knitting pattern is intermediate so most people should be able to complete it with ease. There are directions for knitting the letters of the alphabet so you can personalize each stocking for a member of the family.
These are five free Christmas stocking knitting patterns that will look great with your Christmas decorations. For more patterns you can read Free Christmas Stocking Knitting Patterns.
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