How to Make Christmas Stockings

Hanging up the Christmas stockings for Santa to fill is a popular Christmas tradition. From plain old socks to ornate woven tapestry, Christmas stockings can vary according to your taste or creative inclination.

Here we have a collection Christmas stockings patterns to sew, knit or crochet, plus printable Christmas stocking patterns to color or make from paper.

Crochet Christmas Stocking Patterns

Basic Crocheted Christmas Stocking
Worked in Red Heart Super Saver yarn, with two strands worked together throughout.

Crocheted Stocking
Red and green striped crocheted stocking pattern, with a white cuff.

Cotton Crocheted Stocking
Classic red and white cotton stocking pattern from Bernat. Free membership required to access pattern directions.

Mini Christmas Stocking Pin
Crochet an adorable miniature stocking pin; trim with mini gifts and a tiny bell.

gsqstock (12K)Easy Granny Square Christmas Stocking

Crochet four granny squares and sew them together in an “L” shape, as shown in the photo. Make two flat stockings like this.

Sew the two sections together. If you’d like to allow more room for Santa’s goodies, add two or three rows of single crochet between the two layers.

Paper and Printable Christmas Stockings

Brown Paper Bag Stocking
Kids can weave yarn around a brown paper stocking, then decorate.

Stuffed Stocking
Color a stocking stuffed with toys.

Christmas Stockings to Color
Wide variety of Christmas stocking coloring pages.

Online Interactive Christmas Stocking
Color the stocking online and print it out. Good mouse practice and a simple sentence for beginner readers.

Printable Christmas Stockings
Print paper stockings with letters or numerals to spell a name. Great for Christmas banners, scrapbooking and making cards. There are also directions to help you make a Christmas stocking gift bag.

Homemade Christmas Stocking Card
How to make a handmade Christmas card with a Christmas stocking motif.

Victorian Christmas Stocking Poem

“Something to eat, something to read, something to play with, and something they need!”

Sports Santa Stocking Felt Applique – 18″ Long

Kit includes a string of lights (batteries not included).

Christmas Stocking Sewing Patterns

Christmas Stocking Tree
Make your own Christmas tree stocking tree from different lengths of wood dowels – and you’ll have a place for everyone’s stocking this year. Also includes a link to a free stocking pattern.

8 Holiday Stockings
Eight variations on a basic stocking sewing pattern from FamilyFun.com. Choose from a classic stocking, ballet slipper stocking, elf boot or cowboy boot, bare foot stocking, fancy boot stocking, ice skate stocking or dog paw stocking.

Quilted Stocking
How to make a strip quilted stocking, with step by step photos to follow.

Feathered Bird Stockings
Sew luxurious mohair or cashmere stockings with this Martha Stewart pattern which includes feathered bird embellishments.

Christmas Stocking Pattern
Free sewing pattern to make a lovely
Christmas stocking.

Crazy Patch Quilted Christmas Stocking
PDF format pattern to make a crazy patch quilted stocking from White Sewing.

Holiday Lights Quilted Stocking
Triangle quilted Christmas stocking pattern.

White Christmas Stocking Felt Applique – 18″ Long

Contains everything you need to complete this project.


Knitted Christmas Stocking Patterns

Knitted Striped Christmas Stocking Pattern
Try different color combinations when you knit these striped stockings for everyone in your family.

Iceland Striped Stocking
Use Crystal Palace Iceland yarn to knit this stocking, with popcorn yarn to trim the cuff.

Aran Christmas Stocking
Traditional Aran knitting pattern for a Christmas stocking, shown in eggshell colored yarn.

Personalized Christmas Stockings
A free knitting pattern from Canadian Living shows how to knit Christmas stockings, then personalize them with duplicate stitch names and felt appliques.

Knitted Christmas Stocking Pattern from 1945
Charts and vintage instructions to knit a personalized 20 inch long stocking.

Pom Pom Stocking
Let the kids glue small pom poms to a felt stocking.

Decorative Knitted Christmas Stocking
Decorate a plain knitted Christmas stocking with colorful knitted shapes and embellishments.

Little Christmas Stocking
Use up small amounts of red, green and blue yarn to make this wee stocking.

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