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11 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns: Santas, Reindeer and More

By: Caitlin Kavanaugh, Editor for

It happens every year, the holidays manage to sneak up on us and we have to scramble to finish making gifts.  With all 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.  Sure you have your old decorations that you put up every year, but wouldn't it be nice to spice it up with some handmade holiday toys and ornaments?   And even if you feel that you overflowing in the decoration department, any of these patterns would make a great gift for a friend or neighbor.

In this collection of 11 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 the reindeer and other delightful patterns that capture the magical essence of Christmas. 

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11 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns: Santas, Reindeer and More Table of Contents

Santa Knitting Patterns
Reindeer and Snowman Galore
More Delightful Christmas Decorations

11 Free Christmas Knitting Patterns: Santas, Reindeer and More

Santa Knitting Patterns

Two Hour Santa  HatYou 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!

Dangly Leg Santa
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

Frosty the Snowman Tea CozyI 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.

Frosty the Snowman Tea Cozy
Rudolph Hat



More Delightful Christmas Decorations

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

Starry Night Stocking
Chilly Snowman Stocking










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