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 7 Knitted Christmas Stocking Patterns

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.”

(quote from The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore)

These seven knitted Christmas Stockings contain a variety of patterns, so there is something for everyone. Some simple ones ideal for beginning knitters, others you can personalize for your family and friends, and other fun styles.

Whether you are looking for a new project, or you were looking to knit a stocking as a gift, you should be able to find the right choice in the selection below.

Knit some stocking fun for the holidays.


Arlo’s Christmas Stocking by Antje Karl.

A simple, stranded pattern knit in Aran weight yarn, knit from the top down.

Red/White Christmas Stocking


Northern Stockings by Rae Blackledge.

The Northern Stocking features deep holiday hues and traditional patterns and motifs.

Traditional Christmas Stocking


Spindleknitter’s Stockings by Kirsten Hall.

Several charts for Christmas Stockings.

Charted Christmas Stockings


Falling Snow Stocking by Jennifer Hoel.

The stocking uses bulky weight yarn and real sock construction.

Snowflake Christmas Stocking



Christmas Stockings by Joy Green.

These stockings are quick and easy to knit and just as easy to decorate: appliqué with felt motifs and personalize with an embroidered name along the top.

Christmas Stockings



Chunky Knit Christmas Stocking by Lynn@Nourish and Nestle.

This pattern is a great beginner pattern for your first knitted stocking. Lynn has video tutorials along with printed instructions.

Chunky Christmas Stocking



Patons Fair Isle Stocking.

Knit using Fair Isle in Patons Classic Wool Worsted.

Fair Isle Christmas Stocking


Do you have a favorite Christmas Stocking pattern? Tell us in the comments below.


Find yarn for all these stockings at Yarnspirations.


My favorite crochet Christmas Stockings.


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