27 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns For Babies


In this blog post, you will see a round-up of 27 free Christmas knitting patterns for babies.

What could be better than seeing a cute baby wearing something festive for Christmas?

There are so many Christmas knitting patterns, especially on Pinterest, that you will be spoilt for choice.

I have collected a few of my favorites to share with you; some are easy patterns that would be perfect for beginners.

27 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns For Babies
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What Can I Knit As A Christmas Gift?  

For a delightful Christmas gift for babies, consider knitting a festive ensemble featuring a cozy baby blanket, booties, and a matching Santa hat. 

The baby blanket, adorned in classic holiday hues or adorned with seasonal motifs, provides a warm and snuggly wrap for the little one.

Complementing the blanket, craft adorable booties that showcase festive designs like reindeer or snowflakes, ensuring the baby’s feet stay warm in style. 

Top off the ensemble with a baby-sized Santa hat, creating an irresistibly cute look for holiday photos. 

To complete the gift set, knit a personalized Christmas stocking, perfect for filling with small baby essentials or holiday-themed toys. 

Additionally, consider including soft and safe knitted baby toys, such as stuffed animals or rattles, adorned with holiday charm. 

These festive and thoughtful knitted creations will make for cherished Christmas gifts, bringing warmth and joy to the littlest members of the family.

Check out more baby knitting patterns here – Baby Knitting Patterns.

knitted Santa hat for a baby

Make Super Cute Hats For Holiday Photos!

You can also make novelty hats for your holiday card photos to send to friends and family.

Hats are great accessories and a quick knitting project for all makers to knit. 

Add pompoms for some flare.

Check out a baby hat pattern here – How To Knit A Baby Hat (Straight Needles)

Christmas knitting patterns for babies

What Can I Knit For A Newborn?  

Celebrate the arrival of a newborn during the Christmas season with a hand-knit gift set that captures the festive spirit. 

Start by crafting a snug and timeless baby blanket in soft, neutral colors or classic holiday hues. 

Adorn the blanket with subtle Christmas motifs like tiny snowflakes or a border of holly leaves. 

To complement the cozy cover, knit a set of baby booties with a touch of holiday charm – consider incorporating small, intricate patterns resembling ornaments or Christmas trees. 

Finish the ensemble with a baby-sized Santa hat, complete with fluffy white trim, creating an adorable and seasonally appropriate accessory for the newest addition to the family. 

This personalized and thoughtful gift set not only provides warmth and comfort for the baby but also adds a touch of festive joy to the first Christmas celebration.

As an additional keepsake, consider knitting a delicate Christmas ornament that can serve as a memento for the baby’s first holiday season. 

Craft a tiny stocking, a miniature Santa Claus, or a sweet angel that can be hung on the Christmas tree or kept as a cherished keepsake. 

Incorporate soft, baby-friendly yarn to ensure the ornament is safe for little hands to touch and admire. 

This handmade and heartfelt gift will not only adorn the family tree but also become a cherished reminder of the first Christmas for years to come.

Christmas knitting patterns for babies

Christmas Knitting Patterns For Babies

If you are ready to make your own knit for a baby, check out the free baby knitting patterns below!

Christmas knitting patterns for babies

Knitting Lessons

If you are a new knitter and need help with the knitting basics, check out the knitting lessons here – Knitting Lessons (With Video Tutorials).

There, you will find step-by-step tutorials for all the different knitting techniques a newbie needs to know. 

Including how to cast on, knit the knit stitch, the stockinette stitch, the rib stitch, the garter stitch, a list of knitting abbreviations, and more. 

And if you need more video tutorials, check out my YouTube channel here – Handy Little Me – YouTube. 

Join The Handy Little Me Facebook group to connect with more makers.

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  1. I knitted up the cute Santa mittens… beard didn’t end up looking like the photo… and that’s the cutest part! I’m going to mess with it to see what needs to be done for proper effect!🧶🧶

    1. Hello, I bet they look super cute! That is not one of my original designs, so maybe you could contact the pattern creator and ask for tips or to see which yarn they used? Thank you for visiting and taking a look around 🙂 Happy Knitting!