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11 Old-Fashioned Knit Christmas Stockings


Updated February 21, 2017
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Knitted Mini Christmas Stockings

Go traditional this holiday season with these 11 Old-Fashioned Knit Christmas Stockings. Learn how to knit a Christmas stocking you can hang with pride and save for years to come. Make one for yourself and another for a loved one. Handmade gifts really show your loved ones how much they mean to you. We have pulled together our favorite DIY Christmas stockings to get you in the mood to knit. With the help of these patterns, you'll learn how to knit a stocking that will remain keepsakes for generations to come. So put those needles to work and start making homemade Christmas stockings for everyone on your list. They are lovely to hang in your house and remind you of the special qualities of each member of your family. These stockings will bring some warmth to your holiday decor.

Learn how to knit a Christmas stocking that is traditional, or make one that looks completely different from what you'd expect. You can even learn how to knit a tiny stocking ornament. Knit Christmas stockings are as synonymous with the season as trees, snow, and angels. Create new memories and evoke the best aspects of the Christmas season when you learn how to knit a stocking on your very own. Don't be afraid to try something new - these DIY Christmas stockings may seem complicated, but they are so worth the effort.


11 Old-Fashioned Knit Christmas Stockings

11 Old-Fashioned Knit Christmas Stockings

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How to Make a Christmas Stocking

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How to Make a Christmas Stocking

Fuzzy Polar Bear Knit Stocking

A knit stocking pattern is a great craft to make before Christmas. They require time, effort, and thought. Start today and make fantastic knit Christmas stockings for everyone in your family. Mom will love the Mary Lou, which uses a striped motif and tons of fun colors. Make a fun striped stocking for your brother or an elegant cabled homemade stocking for your sister. For something super unique, check out the knit Christmas stocking that looks like a Polar Bear leg! Of course, these are only suggestions. Let these patterns inspire you to put your own twist on the traditional Christmas stocking pattern. Experiment with colors, yarn weight, designs, and embellishments to tailor your DIY Christmas stockings to your loved ones. These are usually easy projects to make that will become keepsakes for sure. Family members will likely become attached to their stockings.

  1. Knitted Mini Christmas Stockings

  2. Sean Stocking

  3. Button Up Stocking

  4. Mary Lou's Holiday Stocking

  5. Colleen Stocking

  6. Knit Stocking for Christmas

  7. Heirloom Stocking


24 Christmas Stocking Crafts
If you aren't a fan of knitting or just want to try something new, check out these 24 Christmas Stocking Crafts. In addition to free knitted Christmas stocking patterns, you'll find crochet patterns and crafts for kids. Discover a printable Christmas stocking pattern for each member of your family - they'll love the personal touches. No matter which of these free Christmas stocking patterns you choose, you can rest assured that the finished project will be lovely and unique.


More DIY Christmas Stockings

Crazy Colorful Knit Stocking

Learn how to make a Christmas stocking that makes a big impression. Your family and friends will be truly touched when they receive their one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts. If you're new to knitting, don't worry; you can easily learn how to create a free knit Christmas stocking pattern before the holiday is here. If you need some DIY Christmas stocking to get you started, you're in luck. Get knitting today and enjoy the look of your creation throughout the holiday season. Start your projects early to relieve some of the holiday stress. Make some goals for yourself throughout the year so you can pace out new projects you are making.

  1. John Stocking

  2. Lattice Stocking

  3. "Magi B" Knit Christmas Stockings

  4. "Magi C" Knit Christmas Stockings


Knitting Projects: 11 Homemade Ornaments
If you love free Christmas stocking patterns, then you'll definitely want to make your own ornaments, too. These creative and free knitting patterns will help you create lasting keepsakes that will help your tree really stand out. Best of all, these patterns are much less complicated than free knitted Christmas stocking patterns and take a lot less time. Get inspired to move your needles with Knitting Projects: 11 Homemade Ornaments - you won't be disappointed.


BONUS Craft Video: How to Make Christmas Stocking Jelly Soap


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I really love the variety of these stocking patterns. Everyone in the family can have a different style.

I am searching for knit patterns for Christmas stockings. There are no pattern instructions on this page or any link on it. This site is a lie!


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