The end of the year is bursting with festive joy! Christmas knitting, crocheted blankets for Thanksgiving, yarn fireworks for Diwali and cozy candle flames for Hannukah, we've gathered our favourite festive knitting and crochet projects for you here to enjoy!
For yarn lovers, Christmas means one thing, more Christmas crochet and Christmas knitting projects than you can shake a cinnamon stick at! We've got grottos full of inspiration for your Christmas projects, From knitted Christmas sweater patterns to learning to knit Christmas stockings, and we have something Christmassy for everyone, whether you're looking to make something yourself or for gifts for knitters and crocheters in your life! So gather your sparkly festive yarn, check who’s been naughty or nice, because it’s time to get making for the most wonderful time of the year - knitmas!
From sparkly to alpine chic, explore our Christmas yarn collection of festive yarns. Our winter yarns, Paintbox Simply collection, and gentle mohairs are perfect for decorations, presents, novelty costumes, and snuggly knitwear. Whether you’re looking for affordable yarns for fun holiday knitting projects or a stylish yarn for a chic grownup garment for a Christmas party, there is something for everyone.
Hannukah, or Chanukah, is the Jewish festival of lights that commemorates the ancient battle between the Jewish people and the Greeks to practise their religion without restriction. Today's celebration is a joyous eight days long, packed with gifts, delicious food and games - and oh - wait - lots of time to enjoy knitting, crochet and crafting!
Hannukah projects you'll love
Ohhhh this gorgeously food-laden celebration happens in late November, (or early October for those in Canada) and is a remembrance of the pilgrims' first harvest in 1621, and the thanksgiving celebration they had with the native Americans - a whopping three-day feast! These days, it's a wonderful time to curl up with family and friends, be thankful and eat!
Gorgeously colorful and festive, Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil, of lightness over dark, and is a thrilling five day festival full of food, fun, joyous games and twinkling lights.
It's great fun decorating for any festive occasion, from stringing beautiful bunting to embroidering motifs, or knitting and crocheting decorations to hang around the house. Explore our fabulous range of knitted and crocheted decorations from little hearts and mandalas to snowmen, cushions and tree decorations!
Bunting is a fabulously versatile decoration for any festive occasion, make yours in bright colors and sparkles for Diwali, and earthy oranges for Thanksgiving! We love the two illustrated below - Boho bunting by Emma Escott, and bunting by Louise Newton.
Knitted and crocheted Christmas decorations
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Or at least it will do once you’ve embellished your tree with fabulous knitted and crocheted Christmas decorations. Transform that wonderfully fresh scented pine tree with decorations that look like they came straight from Santa’s grotto.
Christmas stocking patterns to knit or crochet
Nothing says Christmas like a festive stocking hanging from the fireplace mantel. If you’ve always wanted to make your own stocking, then add some Christmas cheer to your home this year with our fabulous collection of Christmas stocking patterns to knit or crochet. This is one Christmas gift that will last a lifetime.
Christmas sweater knitting patterns
Getting cozy at Christmas is one of the best things about the festive season. Knit yourself happy with Christmas sweater knitting patterns and snuggle up in your very own handmade sweater! These jumpers are perfect for yourself, or to gift this Christmas.
Free Christmas crochet and knitting patterns
Christmas needn’t be expensive! Decorate your home and tree this year with free Christmas knitting and crochet patterns and use up your stash yarn.
Knitted and crocheted Christmas trees
If one Christmas tree in your home isn’t enough, then it’s time for lots of knitted or crocheted Christmas trees! Featuring the very popular tree patterns from Squibblybups, our collection of cute and stylish patterns means you can knit and crochet Christmas trees to your heart’s content.