When decorating for Christmas, many of us tend to skip the traditional Christmas stockings in favor of more modern decorations. However with the right colors and design, you can crochet a Christmas stocking to match any style decor.
Here, you’ll find a crochet Christmas stocking for everyone in your family, from kids to adults (and adults who are still kids at heart).
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1. Jubilee Christmas Stocking
I love how this pattern pairs traditional green with not-so-traditional pink. Customize it by mixing up your own unique color palette or stitching it in your family’s favorite colors.Get the pattern »
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2. Ivory Snow Stocking
Stitch this stocking in a solid color to highlight the textured stitches. If you’re not crazy about neutrals but still want to show off your crochet skills, opt for a light solid hue instead.
Photo via Craftsy member Little Bamboo Handmade
3. Little Bird Christmas Stocking
This cute stocking is perfect for busting scraps from your stash. Add bold color and 3-D texture with small extras like felt and fiberfill.
Photo via Craftsy member Uniquely More
4. Pig Stocking
This fun pattern mixes a non-traditional design with traditional elements, like holly. Create the pig’s snout using white fabric paint or small crocheted circles. This little piggy even comes with an entire set of farm-themed stockings!
Photo via Craftsy member Sincerely Pam
5. Alex Christmas Stocking
Don’t think you’ll have time to stitch up a stocking? A super-bulky yarn will help! Just be sure to check your gauge before you start, and crochet your stitches tight enough to prevent small items from falling out — we wouldn’t want you to lose any precious goodies!
Photo via Craftsy member Crystalized Designs
6. Comet Stocking
This is a great pattern for advanced beginners who are ready to take on something more challenging. Achieve beautiful texture combining simple single crochets, double crochets and some slip stitches. Stitch it up with traditional holiday colors or create your own festive color palette!
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7. Crochet Christmas Stocking Ornaments
Not planning on stuffing your stockings? Downsize them! Use these mini stockings as ornaments, string them across a mantle, or fill them with mini candies.
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8. Granny Stocking
If you love granny squares, you’ll adore this stocking. The color combinations are endless since each granny square has several rounds of stitches to play with. Display it alongside vintage-inspired holiday decor.
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9. Christmas Stocking
Perfect your decreasing and basic crochet stitches with this classic pattern. If you’d like, you can easily skip the stripes to create a solid stocking instead.
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10. Aran Stockings
Hellooo, classic Christmas! This pattern includes two design options, both inspired by traditional Aran blankets. The finishing touch? A pretty little ribbon is slipped through the edge of the stocking, making it perfect for hanging.
Photo via Craftsy member Luz Patterns
11. Elf Christmas Stocking
This unique stocking is a perfect project if you want to create something new but incorporate traditional holiday decor. Just make sure your recipient digs all the candy out of that little pointed toe!
Photo via Craftsy member Abigail Haze Designs
12. The Family Stocking
Customize this free pattern by crocheting it in each of your family member’s favorite colors, or create a pretty color palette to match your holiday decor. Stitch it up in cotton for easy care and added durability.
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