10 free patterns to get you knitting this Christmas

Published on December 8, 2020 3 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 hunker down 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. Super sweet 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 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. Cute gnome Christmas 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 Gnome Christmas hat so they can enjoy the dress up fun too. Best of all, this hat can be knitted in different sizes for the whole family.

Gnome Christmas hat
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Gnome Christmas hat

By Muki Crafts

3. Contemporary Christmas cushions

Decorating the house is half the fun of Christmas. Make your house look super festive and cozy with this jolly Santa novelty Christmas pillow!

Santa Pillow in Bernat Happy Holidays - 763 - Downloadable PDF
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Santa Pillow in Bernat Happy Holidays - 763 - Downloadable PDF

By Bernat

4. Spectacular stockings

What is Christmas without a stocking hanging from the fireplace mantle? Knit one or all of these gorgeous Christmas stockings in cool contemporary designs and get set to add a splash of color to your home!

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"Merry Stocking" - Stocking Knitting Pattern For Christmas in Paintbox Yarns Simply DK - DK-XMAS-KNIT-002

By Paintbox Yarns

5. Tiny Christmas trees

If Christmas trees are your favourite part of the festive season, then you’re going to love this mini knitted trees! This cute design make the perfect gift, and can easily be made into baubles, hanging ornaments, garlands, wreaths and other decorations. 

Little Christmas Tree
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Little Christmas Tree

By Amanda Berry

6.  Fun festive mini hats

Each little hat can be knitted up to perfection and attached to a garland, hung on the Christmas tree or even used as an egg cozy! 

Festive Mini Hats
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Festive Mini Hats

By Anna Nikipirowicz

7. Stylish Christmas sweater

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

Lapwing
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Lapwing

By Marie Wallin

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. Fun and festive Christmas beanies

A Christmas beanie is essential when the festive season rolls around. Knit this fun Christmas beanie and you're guaranteed to attract smiles wherever you wear it! 

Bini Christmas trees Hat
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Bini Christmas trees Hat

By Evvash

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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