Holiday Decor Knitting Patterns
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
7 Free Holiday Knitting Patterns ebook
Free knitting patterns from the free ebook Holiday Knitting eBook: 7 Free Knitted Projects include Father Christmas, Celestine Tree Topper, wide stocking, Snowflake Ornament, Poinsettia Ornament, Cabled Ornament, and Merry Mice
Finger Knit Wreath
Anne Weil designed this easy stylish decoration that is made by wrapping a finger knit cord around a styrofoam wreath form.
Elf Shoe Table Leg Covers
These adorable leg covers do double duty as decoration and protection for furniture during holiday gatherings. Circumference of Leg: 8” Length: 16”. Designed by Stitch Studio Design Team
Mr. and Mrs. Bear Claus
Teddy bears dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus. Pattern available for free with a free trial at Creativebug. Designed by by Noreen Crone-Findlay. Note that link is to a page of patterns, both knitting and crochet. This listing is toward the bottom of the page.
Night Before Christmas Diorama
This ingenious series of patterns creates a knitted box, shaped like a book, that opens to reveal a detailed Christmas scene with fireplace, tree, window, and more. The finished book measures 23 cm, 20 cm wide and 10 cm deep (9 × 8 × 4”) when closed. Designed by the amazing Frankie Brown. This set consists of 24 patterns so it’s a great Advent project – you can knit a piece each day.
Berry Nice Wreath
Knit leaf sprigs and red berries to create a unique holiday decoration. Designed by Cathy Payson for Red Heart.
North Pole Pot Cozy
Knit a cozy for your poinsettia or other plants with Santa-inspired fur trim. Perfect for gifts, too. Fits a 1.75 gallon/66 liter black grower pot but I think you could customize for different sizes. Designed by Laura Bain for Red Heart.
Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long x 10 ins [25.5 cm] wide. Designed by Yarnspirations.
Christmas Sweater Wreaths
Four wreath designs inspired by traditional Christmas sweater / jumper Fair Isle and Norwegian motifs. Designs include: Reindeer,
Robins (not pictured), Red Cardinals , and Ivy, oak and holly leaves. Designed by Zoe Michel. Final dimensions: 35cm/13.75in diameter
Christmas stocking with traditional Scandinavian motifs. Circumference: 16” Length: 21”. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
Cheerful Holiday Penguin Toy
Body is worked flat from head down and seamed at center back. Wings are worked separately in the round. 6” (15 cm) tall.Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart. Great as a stocking stuffer or ornament too!
Mosaic Stitch Stocking
Christmas stocking with poinsettia and trees in easy slip stitch mosaic colorwork. Circumference: 14” Length: 23”. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
Gifts Around the Tree Skirt
Christmas tree skirt features present motifs and picot edging.
Christmas stocking with colorwork snowman. Circumference: 12” Length: 17”. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
These adorable little toys are designed by Sara Elizabeth Kellner, who is featured throughout this site, most recently on Wild Animal Knitting Patterns. This gingerbread softie is easy and quick, knit all in one piece in the round. He’s designed to be 11 inches tall but can easily be customized for a different size.
Christmas Tree Scrubby
Michele Wilcox designed this holiday pattern for Red Heart Yarn. If you use the recommended Red Heart Scrubby yarn, you’ll get a textured cloth that’s good for getting at dirt but made of polyester so it is durable and easy to clean.
Personalized Christmas Stocking
Sarah Gasson of Knitables created this easy to customize stocking that is approximately 9cm (3.5in) wide by 24cm (9.4in) long. Can be knitted flat or in the round and comes with alphabet chart.
This snow knitter softie is a perfect decoration or gift for the knitting household. Or you can leave out the knitting embellishments for a toy or decoration for the non-knitters in your life. The needles are made from skewers and beads and there are also instructions for creating the tiny yarn skein. 12 1/2″ tall. Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart.
Christmas Stocking With Tree
Sarah Gasson of Knitables created this stocking that is approximately 9cm (3.5in) wide by 24cm (9.4in) long. Can be knitted flat or in the round.
Wendy Poole designed this knit version of the classic holiday timepiece with individual pockets. Approx width – 48cm. Approx length – (excluding fringe) 66cm.
Patterns for Purchase
Love of Knitting Holiday Knits 2014 Digital
I love these patterns so much I bought this issue for myself! Among the 35 patterns are a Gingerbread Stocking, Who Stocking, Poinsettia Wreath, Mug Cap Cozies, and Poinsettia Placemats
12 Knits of Christmas
From a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming, Fiona Goble’s The Twelve Knits of Christmas brings the popular verse to life as knitters of all skill levels create each of the twelve characters featured in the charming holiday song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”. Available in digital or paperback
Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree
Good Grief! is a knitted decoration inspired by Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree. Finished size: approximately 4½ inches tall. Designed by Morgen Dämmerung
Red Nosed Reindeer Toy
Rob the Reindeer toy softie has red pompom nose. Designed by Laura Long
Poinsettia or Candy Cane Pillow
16″x16″ Poinsettia pillow cover with an envelope closure, Poinsettia is knit separately and sewn on. Candy Cane Pillow is the 14″x14” (35cm x 35cm) pillow cover knit in one piece in stocking stitch using worsted yarn. The leaves and berries are knit separately and sewn in place.
Holy Family and Three Wise Men
These holiday decorations measure approximately 25 cm = 10 inches using size 3 needles.
Knit Crocodile Stitch Tree
Yes, this is a knit crocodile stitch holiday decoration. Finished size is 24″ in circumference x 15″H. Includes video tutorials.
Reindeer and Sleigh
Christmas holiday decoration or toy. Reindeer is 20cm long and 20cm to antlers. Sleigh is 23cm long, 10cm wide and 12cm tall
Set includes 9 figures: Baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, Three Wisemen (Gaspar, Melchior, and Balthasar), Shepherd, Shepherd Boy, and Angel. Size: Each figure approximately 3″ tall. Digital Download. Designed by Barbara Wheeler.
Silver Bells Tree Skirt
This is so clever – the cables end in silver bells.
Mini Knitted Christmas
26 knitting projects by Sue Stratford including a nativity scene and reindeer and sleigh. Available in digital or paperback
The Stockings Were Knit eBook
8 Knitting Patterns for Christmas Stockings. For My Best Friend (dog), Purr-fect Pastimes (cat), Hugs and Kisses (X’s and O’s), Familar Carols Play (bells), Old-fashioned Christmas (houndstooth pattern), Let It Snow! (snowflakes), Winter Wonderland (snowman scene), and Christmas Classic (gingerbread man).
Cottage Christmas Blanket
This festive modular afghan features multi-direction trees in garter stitch. The original design features bobble “ornaments” on the trees. Pictured project by justlikegma