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16 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns: Santas, Reindeer and More


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It happens every year--the holidays manage to sneak up on us and we have to scramble to finish making gifts. With the rush that comes with making (and even buying) gifts for everyone on your list, it's easy to run out of time for decorating. While you have your old decorations that you put up every year, wouldn't it be nice to spice it up with some handmade holiday toys and ornaments?   Even if you feel that you overflowing in the decoration department, these patterns would make a great gift for a friend or neighbor.

In this collection of 16 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns, we've rounded up some of the holiday classics that the web has to offer.  In this collection, you'll find everyone's favorite rosy-cheeked Santa, the oh-so-brave Rudolph, and other delightful patterns that capture the magical essence of Christmas. 

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16 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns: Santas, Reindeer and More

16 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns: Santas, Reindeer and More


Santa Knitting Patterns
Reindeer and Snowman Galore
More Delightful Christmas Decorations



A Knitter's Gift Guide: 8 Homemade Gift Ideas

Find even more Christmas knitting patterns in our popular free eBook, A Knitter's Gift Guide: 8 Homemade Gift Ideas!







Santa Knitting Patterns

You can't have a Christmas celebration without the appearance of Santa!  Make yourself a homemade knit hat in a matter of hours or knit up some dishcloths with the face of Kris Kringle himself.  No matter which pattern you choose, have fun enhancing your holiday celebration with homemade Santa knits!


Bitty Baby Santa Suit Bitty Baby Santa Suit

Santa Claus Dishtowel

Santa Shelf Sitter

Two Hour Santa Hat

Sari Santa Hat

Santa Face and Head Ornament

Tiny Candy Cane Stocking Cap





Reindeer and Snowmen Galore

I can't decide which pattern I like the best out of these.  The Snowman Tea Cozy is perfect for tea time after Christmas dessert, but the Rudolph Hat is so incredibly cute! I want to knit one for everyone in my family (even if they are too old to wear it).  If you start early enough, you might be able to use both of these Christmas knitting patterns to make your holiday festivities extra special.


Three Wise Snowmen OrnamentsThree Wise Snowmen Ornaments

Frosty the Snowman Tea Cozy

Rudolph Hat

NEW! Smiley Snowman Pillow

Reindeer Christmas Cup Cozy





More Delightful Christmas Decorations

Lastly, every home needs a knit stocking to hang from the fireplace.  Where else will St. Nick place all of your candy and toys?  


Tiny Treasures StockingNEW! Colorful Keepsake Stocking

Jolly Fireplace Stocking

Fireplace Christmas Stocking

Tiny Treasures Stocking













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love your knitting patterns

Sounds good

trouble with pattern for holiday gift Jar toppers cant get the right number of stitches

Love the Stocking Cap!!!

not at all what I wanted



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