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
Berry Nice Wreath
Knit leaf sprigs and red berries to create a unique holiday decoration. Designed by Cathy Payson for Red Heart.
Reindeer Cup Cosy
Adorable mug cozy with Rudolph face. Small amount of crochet for antlers but you could probably figure out a knit adaptation. Designed by Jenny Stacey. Pictured project by karne71
Santa’s Mug Cozy
Designed by Yarnspirations.
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!
This easy wreath is constructed by wrapping knitted scarves around a wreath form. You can also wear the scarves later!
Designed by Kris Knits, this cloth is 10″x10″. The motif could also be used for blankets or other knitting projects.
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.
These lights designed by Kimberly Chapman will never go out! String them together for a garland or hang them individually as tree ornaments. Pictured project is from MelsNattKnits
Wendy Poole designed this knit version of the classic holiday timepiece with individual pockets. Approx width – 48cm. Approx length – (excluding fringe) 66cm.
Frankie Brown has designed the perfect Advent holiday knitting project. Knit an ornament a day for this beautiful garland. Set of 25 knitting patterns for garland and 24 ornaments.
Polar Bear Toy Decorations
These adorable miniature polar bears are perfect for holiday decorating, gift decoration, and as gifts by themselves. Bears Measure: Standing version: 5” (13 cm) tall, Seated version: 6” (15 cm) tall
Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long x 10 ins [25.5 cm] wide. Designed by Yarnspirations.
Gifts Around the Tree Skirt
Christmas tree skirt features present motifs and picot edging.
Frankie Brown’s ingenious little house about 13 × 17 cm and 20 cm tall. Knitted treasures cover plastic canvas and the roof is hinged so you can store more treasures or treats inside the house.
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.
Christmas Bell Knitted Dishcloth
Melissa Bergland Burnham designed this bell motif that can be used for wash cloths, blanket squares, or motif in other projects
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.
Fluffy Polar Bear Toy
Easy toy polar bear measures about 12½” [32 cm] long. Knit with wonderful furry yarn with his own winter scarf.
Santa Shelf / Computer Doll
Aussie Jean’s Santa softie is 17.5cms (6.5/8″) not including legs.
Designed by Kris Knits, this cloth features a home for the holidays theme and is 9″x10″. The motif could also be used for blankets or other knitting projects.
These felted trees by Katie Startzman will look perfect on your knitted snow! Two sizes less than 4 inches tall.
Freshly Fallen Snow
Yarnspirations’ pattern creates a winter wonderland for all your Christmas scenes.
Patterns for Purchase
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.
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).
These mice are getting into the Christmas spirit by dressing as Santa, a reindeer, caroler, and more.
Santa Toilet Roll Cover
Although this is listed as a toilet roll cover, I think this Santa is cute enough to be adapted to other decorations or even a softie toy.
This knitted nativity scene includes the holy family, wise men, shepherds, and sheep. Click on the link below to see more pics.
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