35 Free Knitted Christmas Decorations (Knitting Patterns)


Making knitted Christmas decorations could be just the project you need to get into the holiday spirit.

If you are counting the days until you are taking a cozy break for Christmas, then you are not alone!

From knitted Christmas tree ornaments to Christmas stockings and throws, there are many items you can knit to give your Christmas decor a handmade vibe.

Free Knitted Christmas Decorations

Knitted Christmas Decorations

If you want to give your Christmas decor a handmade look, these free Christmas knitting patterns will provide you with ideas to do just that.

The patterns in the round-up below will walk you through – step by step from beginning to end, so grab your needles and get started!

What Can I Knit For Christmas?  

You can infuse your home with a cozy and festive atmosphere for Christmas decor and ornaments by knitting charming items. 

Consider creating knitted wreaths adorned with miniature stockings, snowflakes, or tiny ornaments. 

These wreaths serve as eye-catching decorations and provide a personal touch to your holiday ambiance. 

A beautiful Christmas garland could also be a fun project to add to your list.

Christmas Table Decor

For tabletop decor, festive knitted candle cozies or mini Christmas tree skirts can add warmth and charm to your living space.

A table runner in festive colors can be a great decoration.

table runner knit
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Knit Christmas Ornaments

When it comes to ornaments, the possibilities are vast. 

Knit adorable mini sweaters, mitten ornaments, mini stockings, a tiny polar bear, or little Santa hats to hang on your Christmas tree. 

Delicate snowflake ornaments can also be a beautiful addition to your Christmas baubles, creating a winter wonderland vibe. 

Remember classic Christmas characters like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or jolly snowmen—you can craft these in miniature form to bring a touch of whimsy to your holiday tree. 

Hand-knitted decorations add a special, homemade touch to your Christmas festivities.

Knitted tartan Christmas decorations

What Can I Knit For Christmas Gifts? 

You can knit personalized items for thoughtful Christmas gifts that showcase your creativity and effort.

Cozy accessories like scarves, hats, and mittens are always appreciated, especially when made with a soft, luxurious yarn.

If you’re short on time, consider knitting a set of stylish coasters or mug cozies for a quick yet charming present.

Consider knitting Christmas-themed items like stockings, ornaments, or even a festive blanket for a touch of holiday spirit. 

Personalized items such as monogrammed knit dishcloths or customized color patterns for the recipient’s taste add a layer of thoughtfulness. 

Lastly, a chunky knit blanket or a stylish shawl can make an impressive and cherished gift if you’re feeling adventurous. 

Handmade gifts showcase your skills and convey a sense of warmth and care during the holiday season.

Christmas tree skirt with pom poms
Pom pom Christmas tree with gold stars

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, the basic knit stitches, 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. 

Happy knitting!

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