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Crochet Christmas
Stocking Patterns

The best free crochet Christmas stocking patterns. Create special memories and make an heirloom Christmas stocking with one of these beautiful free crochet patterns.

Free Written Patterns

Christmas tree crochet stocking.
Photo: knottednest.com

Christmas Tree Crochet Stocking from The Knotted Nest

A rustic farmhouse-style crochet Christmas stocking; featuring a bobble stitch Christmas tree design and a ribbed cuff.

SIZE: 18″ tall and 7″ wide.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn; you need a heavy worsted weight yarn, e.g., Snuggle Puff from We Crochet.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 325 yards for the body of the stocking. 50 yards in a contrasting colour for the tree design. You also need 2-3 yards of brown for the tree trunk.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: colourwork and the Bobble stitch.

Classic red and white crochet Christmas stocking.
Photo: crochet365knittoo.com

Classic Christmas Crochet Stocking from Crochet 365 Knit Too

This classic-looking crochet Christmas stocking works up quickly with a bulky weight yarn and simple single crochet.

YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Color Made Easy from Lion Brand, and #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight, faux fur yarn, e.g., Go For Faux by Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 4½ oz of the bulky weight yarn and 1 oz of the faux fur.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) and 8 mm (L-11) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: stitch marker, a tapestry needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: this free pattern uses simple stitches only.

Green crochet Christmas sotkcing with Christmas tree pattern.
Photo: acrochetedsimplicity.com

O’ Christmas Tree Christmas Stocking from A Crocheted Simplicity

O’ Christmas Tree is a free crochet Christmas stocking pattern; it includes written instructions and a chart to help you place your stitches for the tree design.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 260 yards.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, yarn needle, and a stitch marker or scrap piece of yarn.

Pink and white velvet yarn crochet Christmas stocking.
Photo: lullabylodge.com

Velvet Stocking from Lullaby Lodge

This free crochet Christmas stocking pattern is worked in a lovely and soft chenille-style yarn.

SIZE: approximately 15″ long (38 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e,g, Velvet from Bernat in two contrasting colours.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one ball of each colour.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a darning needle.

bobble-crochet-stocking-pattern
Photo: hookedonhomemadehappiness.com

Bobble Crochet Stocking Pattern from Hooked on Homemade Happiness

This cute free Christmas stocking pattern features the popular bobble stitch.

SIZE: approximately 20″ x 7″ with the cuff folded.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Simply Chunky from Paintbox Yarns in three colours. The colours used in the picture above are burgundy, red, and grey.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: bobble stitch.

Crochet Christmas stocking with snowy Christmas tree applique.
Photo: ninjacatcrafts.home.blog

Snowy Night Stocking from Ninja Cat Crafts

The Snowy Night Stocking takes a relatively simple crochet Christmas stocking to the next level with some gorgeous crochet applique.

SIZE: about 15¾” (40 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in two colours for the stocking. #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn in white, brown, and green for the applique.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.5 mm and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch marker, pins, a yarn needle, and scissors.

Lacy crochet Christmas stocking.
Photo: sewrella.com

Crochet Farmhouse Christmas Stocking from Sewrella

The gorgeous lacy design in the Farmhouse Christmas Stocking is made with simple double crochet and chain stitches.

SIZE: the completed stocking measures approximately 18″ in length (45 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight, cotton yarn, e.g., 24/7 from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: You’ll need three skeins of the 24/7 yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.25 mm (G) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tapestry needle and scissors.

African flower crochet Christmas stocking.
Photo: persialou.blogspot.com

African Flower Crochet Stocking from Persia Lou

Learn to make this classic granny hexagon Christmas stocking with this free tutorial.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Sugar’n Cream from Lily.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: two balls of red, two balls of tangerine, and one ball of white were used in the stocking pictured above.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.

Crochet Christmas stocking with diamond pattern.
Photo: acrochetedsimplicity.com

Diamonds & Fur Christmas Stocking from A Crocheted Simplicity

Another beautifully designed crochet pattern from A Crocheted Simplicity; this free pattern features a faux fur cuff and a textured diamond design.

SIZE: 6½” wide x 17″ long (16.5 cm x 43 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn for the body of the stocking, e.g., Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brand. #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight, faux fur yarn, e.g., Go For Faux from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 260 yards of worsted weight yarn and 28 yards of faux fur yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) and 9 mm (M/N-13) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a stitch marker, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: you will be using the invisible single crochet decrease in this pattern.

Victorian crochet Christmas stocking.
Photo: blackstone-designs.com

Victorian Christmas Stocking from Blackstone Designs

This classic crochet stocking features the herringbone half double crochet stitch. When crocheted as written, it measures approximately 5″ wide and 17″ long from cuff to toe.

SIZE: 5″ x 17″.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn in red and beige.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: poinsettia flower or Christmas applique of choice, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

Giant crochet Christmas stocking.
Photo: kingandeye.co.uk

Quick & Easy Giant Christmas Socking Crochet Pattern from King & Eye

The super bulky weight yarn used in this project makes it look so cozy and wintery; it also makes for a quick project.

SIZE: 20″ (50 cm) by 8″ (20 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 165 yards (150m) or 8¾ oz (250 g).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 10 mm (N/P-15) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Shell Stitch.

Free Patterns With Video Tutorials

Five green and white crochet Christmas stockings.
Photo: brianakdesigns.com

Crochet DIY Gift Card Holder and Stocking for Christmas from Briana K Designs

This excellent free pattern includes instructions for a mini crochet Christmas stocking for holding gift cards. And instructions for a full-sized Christmas stocking. On the pattern page linked above, you will find video tutorials for both sizes.

SIZE: the gift card stocking is 6″ long and 2¾” wide, and the full-size stocking is 19″ long and 6½” wide.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Wool of the Andes Worsted from We Crochet, for the main part of the stockings. #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Wool of the Andes Tweed from We Crochet, for the tree embroidery. #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight, faux fur yarn, e.g., Fable Fur from We Crochet for the cuffs.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: the mini stockings use 50 yards of yarn in total, and the full-size stocking uses 325 yards. Plus small amounts of yarn for the embroidery.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, a yarn needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: this pattern uses embroidery for the tree detail on the stockings.

Yellow and white crochet Christmas stocking with tassels.
Photo: nanascraftyhome.com

Luxe Boho Christmas Stocking Free Crochet Pattern from Nana’s Crafty Home

The Luxe Boho Christmas Stocking features the Linked Double Crochet Stitch and gorgeous tassel edging. A YouTube video tutorial accompanies the free written pattern.

SIZE: the stocking measures approximately 17″ in length (43 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need about 2.5 oz of yellow yarn and 3 oz of white.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 10 mm (N/P-15) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Linked Double Crochet Stitch.

Mini boho Christmas stockings.
Photo: acraftyconcept.com

Mini Crafty Boho Stocking from A Crafty Concept

This cute little crochet Christmas stocking pattern is beginner friendly and includes a video tutorial in addition to the written pattern. It features the bobble stitch and has a leather strap loop for hanging. If you prefer not to have a leather strap there is a link on the pattern page to instructions for making a crochet loop.

SIZE: approximately 7″ tall and 5″ wide.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., I Love This Yarn from Hobby Lobby, and #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn for the cuff.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 1-2 oz of worsted weight yarn for the main section of the stocking; and 1 oz of the bulky weight for the cuff.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) and 4 mm (G-6) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a 5½” x ¾” piece of leather for the strap (optional), a tapestry needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: bobble stitch.

Two crochet Christmas stockings.
Photo: persialou.com

Crochet Christmas Stockings from Persia Lou

A video tutorial accompanies this free written pattern so you can follow along step-by-step. This pretty pattern features the crochet shell stitch and a lovely ribbed cuff.

SIZE: about 21″ long.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Hue + Me from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 300 yards.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Shell Stitch.

Red and white crochet Christmas stocking with buttons on cuff.
Photo: yarnandchai.com

Malia Christmas Stocking from Yarn and Chai

The Malia Christmas stocking is a free crochet pattern; the designer has created several projects in the beautiful ‘Malia’ stitch pattern and provides a video tutorial that will teach you how to work it.

SIZE: 16½” tall and 9″ wide. ( the stocking is 20½” tall unfolded).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight, yarn, e.g., Rustic Romantic from Yarn Bee, and a #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight, chenille-style yarn for the cuff.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 275 yards of the red yarn and 95 yards of the chenille.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle, three decorative buttons, needle, thread, and 11″ ribbon.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: the large bean stitch.

Video: Lisa Hounshell

Northern Lights Stocking Crochet Tutorial from Lisa Hounshell

You’ll need the free written pattern to follow along with this crochet Christmas stocking tutorial. This is a somewhat complex pattern and is not for beginners. The yarn and hook requirements vary depending on the size of the stocking you wish to make. All the information you need is included in the detailed pattern.

Video: Crochet with Julie

How to Crochet a Striped Christmas Stocking from Crochet with Julie

This easy crochet Christmas stocking is worked in single crochet and features a slip stitch ribbed cuff.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Big Twist Value.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

More Free Christmas Crochet Patterns

Crochet Christmas Tree Ornaments
Crochet Christmas Tree Skirts
Crochet Christmas Garlands

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