When I added writing a post about Christmas stocking knitting patterns to my list for November, I went back to look at some old pattern roundups to make sure I wasn’t repeating patterns and I had to laugh at myself because the posts for 2020 and 2022 (I guess I didn’t do one in 2021?) were posted on the 16th and 15th of November, respectively, and here it is the 16th again and I’m writing about Christmas stockings again. I guess this is the time of year I start thinking about knitting stockings, though if you’re making them for a crowd it might be a little late to start!
Before we dive into the new patterns, check out my previous roundups of Christmas stocking knitting patterns, and more stocking knitting patterns. Between all of these posts you’re sure to find something you like.
If you’re looking for a super simple Christmas stocking, try this garter stitch design from Cozy Wooly Yarn on Etsy. It has a classic look but is still easy for even beginners to knit.
This super bulky cabled stocking pattern from White Oak Knits on Etsy is a great one to try if you need to make a bunch of stockings quickly. It’s perfect to go with your farmhouse themed holiday decor!
I love the Holiday Doodle Stocking pattern from Jamie Lomax, which is available on Ravelry. This pattern gives you a bunch (34 in all) of different options for colorwork bands you can add to your stockings, so each one can be totally unique. I also love the retro colors, but you can go more traditional if you prefer.
Faye Kennington’s collection of top-down Christmas stocking knitting patterns (also on Ravelry) offers 24 different charts that can be mixed and matched for more than 500 different combinations. They’re all shown as using three colors, but you could always use more if you wanted.
Or try the Christmas stocking pattern from Cascade Yarns, which also includes a bunch of different colorwork bands to work at the top of the cuff and the bottom of the foot, as well as allover patterns that are worked on the leg and most of the foot. These are great stash busting projects and use worsted weight yarn.
Retro Santas are so much fun, and you can get that look and personalization to boot with this vintage Santa stocking pattern from Etsy seller West Haven Market. The details on this one are so cute, including fuzzy yarn for the beard and bells at the toe and the end of Santa’s hat.