100+ Free Christmas Knitting Patterns – The Ultimate Resource

Free Christmas Knitting Patterns – The Ultimate Resource. Updated for Christmas 2023, this is the ultimate resource for free Christmas knitting patterns, no need to go elsewhere, you have arrived!

‘Tis the season to unleash your inner knitting elf! Dive into the festive spirit by knitting it up with these free Christmas knitting patterns. From tree skirts that Santa would envy to pint-sized gnomes spreading joy, we’ve got everything on this list! Garlands, baubles, and a sprinkle of knitting magic – consider your holiday crafting officially kicked off.

100+ Free Christmas Knitting Patterns

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Christmas Merch

Get this super cute cat and yarn t shirt for Christmas!

Christmas Cat with Yarn T Shirt

Christmas Cat with Yarn T Shirt!

Christmas Bauble Knitting Patterns

Stunning free Christmas Bauble knitting patterns to decorate your Christmas tree. Click on the images below to head to the free Christmas knitting patterns.

free knitting pattern for a cabled Christmas Bauble
Cable Christmas Bauble Free Knit
Free Christmas Knitting Pattern for a cabled and garter stitch bauble
A cabled and garter bauble
Christmas Bauble Knitting Patterns
Fairisle knit baubles
Free Christmas Bauble Knitting Patterns
Bulky yarn bauble
Fair isle ornaments

Holiday balls and tree ornaments are very fun and quick knits, not only are they great for hanging up on the Christmas tree, they are also great for decoration presents!

Free Knitting Patterns for holiday stars and ball ornaments Get pattern
Free knit cable Xmas baubles
Free knitting patterns for plain baubles that you can decorate however you wish.
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Free Christmas balls patterns Nordic
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Free knitting pattern for a Nordic Christmas tree ornament
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Julekuler is Norwegian and means Christmas bauble
Julekuler is Norwegian and means Christmas bauble. Get pattern

Christmas Yarn to Buy

Here are our top picks of Christmas yarns to buy! ( We earn a small commission from the seller at no cost to you when you buy yarn from our affiliates).

Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn, Soft and Bulky Yarn for Knitting, Crocheting, and Crafting, 1 Skein, Crimson

Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn, Soft and Bulky Yarn for Knitting, Crocheting, and Crafting, 1 Skein, Crimson

Bulk Buy: Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (3-Pack) Mistletoehttps://amzn.to/3uf9GP2.

Bulk Buy: Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (3-Pack) Mistletoe E300-979

Sugar’N Cream Yarn – Stripes-Holiday Christmas yarn.

Sugar'N Cream Yarn - Stripes-Holiday christmas yarn

Christmas bauble (balls) holiday patterns are a great way to express creativity in knitting by decorating them in lace or cable stitches, in fair isle or Nordic patterns, decorate with beading and much more.

Pretty and easy knit baubles. Get Pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas lace beaded bauble
Christmas lace beaded bauble. Add some beads for a touch of sparkle. Get pattern
Bauble Xmas tree knitting pattern
Get this amazing free knitting pattern for a delicate Christmas Bauble decoration with a cable pattern. Get pattern
Nordic baubles knitting pattern. Get pattern

Advent Calendar Free Knitting Patterns

Count down the days till Christmas with these advent calendar knitting patterns!

Create knitted pockets with little gifts for your family, knit Christmas stockings to hang on your walls or your Christmas tree. Knit advent calendar mittens and string them up on a garland to hang above your mantel. Some of these free advent calendar knitting patterns contain beautiful Christmas ornaments that are knit worthy in their own rights, alternatively you can just make a few to hang on your Christmas tree as a decoration.

Free Christmas knitting pattern for a mittens advent calendar
Free Christmas knitting pattern for a mittens advent calendar. Get pattern
free christmas knitting pattern for an advent calendar garland
Knit advent calendar garland. Get pattern
free christmas knitting pattern for a gift pocket advent calendar
Gift pocket knit advent calendar. Get pattern
Socks advent calendar free knitting pattern
Socks advent calendar free knitting pattern

Christmas Blanket Knitting Patterns

Stunning blanket, throw and afghan knitting patterns with a Christmas motif! From easy to harder patterns, there is something for every skill level.

Traditional Christmas throw knitting pattern - free
Traditional Christmas throw knitting pattern – free! Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a star shaped Christmas blanket
Free knitting pattern for a star shaped Christmas blanket. Get Pattern
Free christmas knitting pattern for a throw with poinsettia motif
Free Christmas knitting pattern for a throw with poinsettia motif. Get pattern

Tree Skirt Knitting Patterns Free

This holiday season, decorate under your tree with a beautiful handmade knit tree skirt, plenty of designs available, from cables, to lace to Xmas themes like presents, poinsettias and more!

Free knitting pattern for a tree skirt with cables
Free knitting pattern for a tree skirt. Get pattern
Free Christmas Tree Skirt Knitting Pattern
Free Christmas Tree Skirt Knitting Pattern
Free knitting pattern for a tree skirt with cables
Free knitting pattern for a tree skirt with cables. Get pattern
Free Christmas skirt knit pattern
Free Christmas skirt knit pattern with jester theme. Get pattern
Free Christmas knitting pattern for an easy tree skirt with bulky yarn
Free Christmas knitting pattern for an easy tree skirt. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a candy cane tree skirt Christmas
Free knitting pattern for a candy cane tree skirt Christmas. Get pattern
Santas coat tree skirt free christmas knitting pattern
Santa’s coat tree skirt free Christmas knitting pattern
Free tree skirt knit pattern for Christmas
Free tree skirt knit pattern for Christmas. Get pattern

Free Angel Knitting Patterns

If you are looking for a free angel knitting pattern, you have come to the right place! Knit angels are the perfect knitted ornament to make for Christmas!

Knit angel ornaments to hang on your tree, create a knitted angel tree topper, knit angel dolls and more.

Free angel knitting pattern downloads below!

Lace Christmas angel tree ornament
Lace Christmas angel tree ornament Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for an angel
Free knitting pattern for an angel. Get pattern
Free knit pattern for a Christmas cherub
Free knit pattern for a Christmas cherub Get pattern
Knit angel pattern
Knit angel pattern
Free knitting pattern for an angel doll
Free knitting pattern for an angel doll. Get pattern
Charity Christmas angel knitting pattern
Charity Christmas angel knit pattern
Knitted angel pattern
Knitted angel pattern

Free Knitting Patterns for Home Decor

For your general home interior Christmas decorations of the knitted persuasion, look no further than these amazing free knit patterns for Christmas themed mug cozies, tea cozies, chair covers and more!

Fair isle Santa knit pattern
Fair isle Santa knit pattern
Free Knit Santa Hat for Drink Bottles
Free Knit Santa Hat for Drink Bottles. Get pattern
Free knit pattern for a Christmas pillow with a heart
Free knit pattern for a Christmas pillow with a heart. Get Pattern
Christmas knitting pattern for a reindeer pillow
Christmas knitting pattern for a reindeer pillow. Pattern
Knit a Santa gift basket with this free pattern
Knit a Santa gift basket with this free pattern
Holiday tea cozy knitting pattern
Holiday tea cozy knitting pattern
Free Pattern for a Christmas cracker
Free Pattern for a Christmas cracker. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a santa mitt
Free knitting pattern for a Santa mitt. Get pattern
Hat and mitt garland free knitting pattern
Hat and mitt garland free knitting pattern
Free knit pattern for a Christmas stocking pillow
Pillow decorated with a knit garland of Christmas stockings
Snowflake mug hugger free knit pattern
Snowflake mug hugger free knit pattern
Pillow knit pattern Joy for Christmas
Pillow knit pattern Joy for Christmas. Get pattern
Free knit pattern for Santas Mug Cozy
Free knit pattern for Santa’s Mug Cozy. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas Bauble Washcloth
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas Bauble Washcloth. Get pattern
Free knitting patterns for Christmas Puddings. Get pattern
Free knitting patterns for Christmas Puddings. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Santa Gift Bag
Free knitting pattern for a Santa Gift Bag. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a festive star garland
Free knitting pattern for a festive star garland. Free pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas bell
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas bell. Free pattern
Poinsettia napkin ring knit pattern free
Poinsettia napkin ring knit pattern free
Free knitting pattern for a candy cane door draft stopper
Free knitting pattern for a candy cane door draft stopper. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Nordic reindeer pillow
Free knitting pattern for a Nordic reindeer pillow. Get pattern
Free knit pattern for a cup cozy
Free knit pattern for a cup cozy. Free Pattern
Christmas Bow Pillow Free Knit Pattern
Christmas Bow Pillow Free Knit Pattern
Free holiday wine bag. Free Pattern
Free holiday wine bag. Free Pattern

Christmas Tree Knitting Patterns

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without a Christmas tree or two, or three present! Knit these cute tiny mini trees and tree shaped ornaments to hang up on garlands, on your tree and as presents.

Free and easy Christmas tree pattern
Free and easy Christmas tree pattern
Free pattern for a little Christmas trees with beads
Free pattern for a little Christmas trees with beads
Trio of Christmas Trees Free Knitting Pattern
Trio of Christmas Trees Free Knitting Pattern
Free knitting pattern for easy Christmas trees
Easy trees to knit
Free knitting pattern for a Xmas tree ornament
Free knitting pattern for a Xmas tree ornament. Get pattern
Christmas tree pillow free knitting pattern
Christmas tree pillow free knitting pattern
Free Christmas Shelf Runner Knitting Pattern
Free Christmas Shelf Runner Knitting Pattern
Free knit pattern for a Xmas tree scrubby
Free knit pattern for a Xmas tree scrubby. Get pattern
Knitting pattern for a small Christmas tree
Knitting pattern for a small Christmas tree. Get pattern
Tinsel tree knitting pattern
Tinsel tree knitting pattern
Christmas tree gift card cosy free knitting pattern
Christmas tree gift card cosy free knitting pattern
Happy little tree free Xmas garland knitting pattern
Happy little tree free Xmas garland knitting pattern

Free Knitting Patterns for Christmas Toys

Welcome this festive season with these gorgeous handmade knit toy patterns including Santa knit patterns, free knitting patterns for elves, reindeer and snowman knit patterns, polar bears, penguins and more!

Free and easy gingerbread men to knit
Free and easy gingerbread men to knit
Free reindeer knitting pattern
Free reindeer knitting pattern
Free Robin Knitting Pattern - Bird
Free Robin Knitting Pattern – Bird. Get pattern
Free Santa knitting pattern
Free Santa knitting pattern
Snowpeople free knitting pattern
Snowpeople free knitting pattern
Knit your own gingerbread people with this free pattern
Knit your own gingerbread people with this free pattern
Free Santa knitting pattern
Free Santa knitting pattern
free penguin knitting pattern
Free penguin knitting pattern
Free knitting pattern for Santa Father Christmas
Free knitting pattern for Santa Father Christmas. Get pattern
Free holiday penguin knitting pattern
Free holiday penguin knitting pattern
Snowman pattern to knit for free
Snowman pattern to knit for free. Get pattern
Free polar bear knitting pattern
Free polar bear knitting pattern
Easy snowman ornament knitting pattern
Easy snowman ornament knitting pattern
Free knitting pattern for a snowman
Free knitting pattern for a snowman. Get Pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Santa gnome ornament
Free knitting pattern for a Santa gnome ornament. Get pattern
Secret Surprise Santa free knit pattern
Secret Surprise Santa free knit pattern

Free Knitting Patterns for Christmas Ornaments

Christmas ornaments are not only fun, but also very quick to work up. Free knitting patterns for ornaments including; stars, trees, snowmen, Santa Claus, stockings, baubles, mittens, sweaters and more!

Free lace bell ornament knitting pattern
Free lace bell ornament knitting pattern
Free knitting pattern for a pointy Christmas ornament
Free knitting pattern for a pointy Christmas ornament. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for an Oblong Christmas Ornament
Free knitting pattern for an Oblong Christmas Ornament. Pattern
Christmas stocking tree ornament knit pattern
Christmas stocking tree ornament knit pattern
Mitterns Xmas tree ornament free knit pattern
Mitterns Xmas tree ornament free knit pattern
patridge and pearn Christmas tree ornament free knitting pattern
Partridge and pear Christmas tree ornament free knitting pattern
Free knit pattern for a flat Christmas ornament
Free knit pattern for a flat Christmas ornament. Pattern
Mittens Xmas tree ornament
Mittens Xmas tree ornament
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas tree stocking ornament
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas tree stocking ornament. Get pattern
Fair isle poinsetta tree ornament knit pattern
Fair isle poinsettia tree ornament knit pattern
Free knitting pattern for ugly Christmas sweater ornaments
Free knitting pattern for ugly Christmas sweater ornaments
Free knitting pattern for a mug xmas ornament
Free knitting pattern for a mug Xmas ornament. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a star ornament
Free knitting pattern for a star ornament. Get pattern
Yarn basket Christmas tree ornament knit pattern
Yarn basket Christmas tree ornament knit pattern
Chritmas pudding ornament knitting pattern
Chritmas pudding ornament knitting pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas ornament
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas ornament. Get pattern

Christmas Stockings Knitting Patterns Free

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a knit stocking present filler hanging on your stairs, mantelpiece and walls.

Xmas stocking free knitting pattern
Xmas stocking free knitting pattern
Free knitting pattern for fair isle Christmas stockings
Free knitting pattern for fair isle Christmas stockings. Get pattern
Cable knit Christmas stocking pattern
Cable knit Christmas stocking pattern
free christmas stocking knit pattern
free Christmas stocking knit pattern
Free Santa stocking knitting pattern
Free Santa stocking knitting pattern
Festive Fair Isle Christmas stocking free pattern
Festive Fair Isle Christmas stocking free pattern
Free Folkways Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Free Folkways Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Free stocking knit pattern
Free stocking knit pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Scandinavian Christmas stocking
Free knitting pattern for a Scandinavian Christmas stocking. Get pattern
Wave Xmas stocking free knit pattern
Wave Xmas stocking free knit pattern
Holiday sock girft knit pattern
Holiday sock gift knit pattern
Christmas socks
Christmas socks pattern
Free snowman and stocking knit pattern
Free snowman and stocking knit pattern
Norther stocking free Christmas pattern download
Norther stocking free Christmas pattern download. Get pattern
Cable Christmas stocking free knit pattern
Cable Christmas stocking free knit pattern

Christmas Wreath Knitting Patterns

Christmas wreaths are beautiful pieces for home decor.

Christmas wreath knitting pattern with sweaters
Christmas wreath knitting pattern with sweaters
Free knit pattern for a beginner wreath for Xmas
Free knit pattern for a beginner wreath for Xmas. Get pattern
Yarn bombed wreath free knit pattern
Yarn bombed wreath free knit pattern
Wreath knitting pattern with big knit bow
Wreath knitting pattern with big knit bow. Get pattern
Christmas wreath tree ornament knit pattern
Christmas wreath tree ornament knit pattern
Free Wreath tree ornament knitting pattern
Free Wreath tree ornament knitting pattern
Fishermans wool fall wreath knit pattern
Fishermans wool fall wreath knit pattern
Loop wreath knitting pattern for Christmas
Loop wreath knitting pattern for Christmas. Get pattern

Knitted Christmas Garments

Free knitting patterns for Christmas clothes, from Christmas sweaters to Santa hats, socks, elf hats and more, there is something to knit for the entire family.

Free knit pattern for a Scandi sweater with a Christmas tree
Free knit pattern for a Scandi sweater with a Christmas tree
Christmas fair isle socks
Christmas fair isle socks
Free knitting pattern for a child's snowman hat
Free knitting pattern for a child’s snowman hat
Nordic colorwork Xmas sweater
Nordic colorwork Xmas sweater
Free knitting pattern for a baby elf hat Christmas
Free knitting pattern for a baby elf hat Christmas. Get pattern
Must have Christmas cardigan for women knit pattern
Must have Christmas cardigan for women knit pattern
Christmas tree sweater free knitting pattern
Christmas tree sweater free knitting pattern
Reindeer knit sweater pattern for kids
Reindeer knit sweater pattern for kids
Free Xmas knitting pattern for a reindeer sweater
Free Xmas knitting pattern for a reindeer sweater. Get pattern
Free Christmas pudding hat pattern
Free Christmas pudding hat pattern
Free knit pattern for a loopy cuff santa hat
Free knit pattern for a loopy cuff Santa hat. Get pattern
Fair Isle Christmas hat knit pattern
Fair Isle Christmas hat knit pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Santa hat
Free knitting pattern for a Santa hat. Get Pattern
Scandinavian Christmas set hat and sweater for kids
Scandinavian Christmas set hat and sweater for kids. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for Patons Christmas Sweaters
Free knitting pattern for Patons Christmas Sweaters. Get pattern
Free knit pattern for stardust socks
Free knit pattern for stardust socks. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas Pudding Hat
Free knitting pattern for a Christmas Pudding Hat. Get Pattern
Rudolf red nose reindeer sweater free pattern
Rudolf red nose reindeer sweater free pattern
Free knitting pattern for Christmas socks
Free knitting pattern for Christmas socks. Free pattern
Free knitting pattern for a Santa hat
Free knitting pattern for a Santa hat. Get pattern
Free knitting pattern for Christmas Socks
Free knitting pattern for Christmas Socks. Get pattern
Free baby elf costume knitting pattern
Free baby elf costume knitting pattern
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