Christmas is a time for family, for sitting inside the house, all cozy and warm, and spending time crocheting (amongst other things, of course). And one of the best ways to see your crochet passion pay off during the festive holidays is to make some actual usable items, such as Christmas Stockings to hang by the fireplace so that Santa has somewhere to deposit the smaller presents!
Christmas Stockings are a great crochet project, because they are fairly easy to make, small, and therefore fast to be complete, and they can be made in many different designs and colors, to match the aesthetic you are going for!
The Best Crochet Christmas Stocking Patterns
There are plenty of crochet patterns for Christmas stockings, so many that it can actually be hard to choose the one you are going to use. So to help you out, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Christmas stocking crochet patterns.
If you want more holiday crochet inspiration, make sure you check out our list of crochet Nativity scenes, Christmas tree crochet patterns, crochet Christmas ornaments, and even just a few great crochet gifts ideas!
Flutterby Crochet Christmas Stocking
Of course, I have to start by sharing our own favorite DIY stocking. This uses a set of granny squares to build a simple but beautiful stocking. I love this because it takes little bits of crocheting and attaches them together for a unique pattern.
Classic Christmas Crochet Stocking Pattern
If you like the classic red bottom with a fuzzy top on it, then this is the pattern for you. Overall, this is a great choice for someone who is a beginner at crocheting. It’s simple and fairly fast to make.
Source: Crochet 365 Knit Too
Santa Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
One of the easiest ways to very quickly turn a stocking into a Christmas stocking is to stick a big Santa design on it to make it super obvious, and also, it makes it match the rest of decorations.
If that’s something you’re after, then this Santa Christmas Stocking crochet pattern by Little Bamboo Handmade is the perfect one for you.
Ideal for those with intermediate crochet skills, and fairly simple to complete, it comes available as a downloadable PDF file with all of the step-by-step instructions and all the information you need.
The end result is a cute Santa stocking, perfect for hanging by the fireplace, and big enough for a few little presents.
Comfort and Joy Crochet Christmas Stocking
This pattern is not for the faint of heart. It has specific details and must be paid close attention to during the crochet process. I would recommend it for an intermediate to advanced crocheter. The result is stunning and worth the effort.
Source: Rich Textures Crochet
Mini Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
If you want quite a few Christmas stockings for decorating the house with, or you want to create a unique advent calendar out of mini Christmas stockings, then this crochet pattern by Melly Elly Crafts can help you do just that.
As they are small and simple, they are perfectly accessible for advanced beginners, and they shouldn’t take too long to complete.
The pattern itself is available as a downloadable PDF, with all of the necessary instructions, step by step, that are simple and straightforward.
Buffalo Plaid Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
While it looks difficult, it really isn’t that hard to create this pattern. It’s lovely and has that fun farmhouse look everyone loves these days. I like the idea of making it in different colors for each family member for a fun plaid display on the mantle.
Source: A Crocheted Simplicity
Nellas Cottage Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
If you want to crochet a rustic-looking traditional Christmas Stocking, then the Nellas Cottage pattern is one of the best to use.
It is aimed at advanced beginners and those with intermediate crochet skills, and it is fairly easy to complete in a short amount of time. Plus, the result is a beautiful and practical stocking, perfect for hanging by the fireplace.
The pattern is available as a downloadable PDF that comes with all of the step-by-step instructions, as well as plenty of photos to help you along the way to avoid you getting stuck. It also comes with information on all the supplies you need and other important tips!
The Alpine Crochet Christmas Stocking
I know this is supposed to go on the mantle, but they just look so warm and cozy I want to make a set to wear! This pattern has a unique stitch that gives it texture, but in general, is fairly easy to make once you master the stitching.
Source: Passionate Crafter
Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern With Bobble
If you want to crochet a soft and fluffy Christmas stocking, that also has a fashionable bobble as decoration, then we recommend this crochet pattern by A Crafty Concept.
This pattern looks slightly more complicated, due to the decoration and the bobble addition, but it is actually fairly easy, and the instructions are super simple to follow. Nevertheless, it is best for those with at least intermediate crochet skills.
The instructions arrive in a downloadable PDF, with step-by-step photos, and a buy two get one free offer!
Crochet Striped Christmas Stocking Pattern
Another simple pattern but this one with stripes! It’s cute, easy to make, and ideal for using up scrap yarn pieces in holiday colors!
Source: Dabbles and Babbles
Alpine Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern
For a traditional alpine-style Christmas stocking, ideal for those cold wintery nights by the fireplace, you can use this beautiful crochet pattern by Nellas Cottage.
It is suited for those with advanced beginner or intermediate crochet skills, and is fairly easy to follow. The end result is an oversized stocking, ideal for being filled with bits and pieces (aka presents!).
The pattern is available as a downloadable PDF file, with all the step-by-step instructions, as well as plenty of photos to help you throughout the process, plus information on all the supplies needed.
Evergreen Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
I love this look with the little dots of white that give it a heart look! It’s such an easy pattern to make and that little accent randomly really adds to the overall style and elevates the stocking.
Source: Petals to Picots
Treasure Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
The Treasure Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern, by The Easy Design, is a beautiful-looking stocking pattern perfect for Christmas, soft and fluffy, with some bobbles as decorative elements. It’s a completely seamless one-piece, suitable for advanced beginners and those with intermediate crochet skills.
The pattern is a digital download, with all the necessary instructions and information, plus the purchase gifts you a 50% discount for any other crochet pattern that catches your eye from the same store!
Mini Christmas Stockings Crochet Pattern
These are super cute! They are just a miniature version of some of the basic stockings shown above, but I love them for gifting. You can tuck a gift card and a few pieces of candy in these as a cute “gift bag” that is handmade and useful!
Country Cottage Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
This Country Cottage Christmas Stocking crochet pattern is perfect for beginners, as it is classed as an easy crochet project and is fairly fast to complete.
The pattern is available as a PDF downloadable file, and it includes all of the instructions as well as step-by-step photos to help you get it right.
It also includes instructions on how to adjust the pattern, so that you can create the stocking in two different sizes, depending on what you need.
ZigZag Pattern Crochet Christmas Stocking
If you like the zigzag colors look, this is a great pattern for you. It takes a bit of concentration to get the color pattern correct, but it’s overall an easy pattern and great for even a beginner.
Source: Make My Day Creative
Christmas Tree Crochet Stocking Pattern
This Christmas Stocking crochet pattern is beautifully unique, with a Christmas tree design that makes it extra suited to the festive occasion. It is best for advanced beginners or intermediate crochet skills, but is overall fairly easy to follow.
The pattern is available as a downloadable PDF, with all of the necessary instructions. Plus, if you’re really struggling, you can also contact the seller for some clarification or extra help!
Malia Chrismas Stocking
I am so very much in love with this ribbed look with the button accents. It’s so elegant while still being simple. Definitely a great look for a more rustic but modern style tree and holiday decor theme.
Source: Yarn and Chai
Bold Cabled Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
For a stylish pattern of Christmas stockings that combines the traditional look with a modern touch, you can use this pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity. It looks quite complicated upon first glance, but it is actually perfectly accessible to advanced beginners, and it doesn’t take that long to complete.
The pattern is downloadable as a PDF, and comes with easy-to-follow instructions.
Waffle Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
While it looks pretty simple, the waffle stitch can take a bit of work to get down. This is a great and easy-to-follow pattern you are going to love seeing hanging on your mantle this holiday season.
Source: Memory Lane Crochet
Homestead Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern
This Homestead Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern by Bambooserie Vintage is one of the best for complete beginners, as it is by far one of the easiest. It requires very basic crochet knowledge, and is a quick turn-around.
In fact, as well as receiving step-by-step detailed instructions in the downloadable PDF, you also receive links to detailed step-by-step videos, so that you can visually follow the process.
Dylan Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern
The Dylan Christmas Stocking is a modern twist on the traditional Christmas stocking, ideal for those with intermediate crochet levels.
You can use up to three colors in the stocking, and the end result is a beautiful seamless stocking, ideal for hanging up as decoration during the festive season.