When it comes to Christmas decorations, a knitter – like myself – can stand out from the rest by knitting fabulous ornaments. This guide describes 10 free Christmas knitting patterns and links to the websites where you will find them.
This 8 ½-inch wide snowflake is made using an intermediate knitting pattern and is suitable for winter home décor and Christmas gifts. It is knitted with a 50 gram ball of Berroco Pure Merino yarn, a size 8 knitting needle, a cable needle, and a tapestry needle.
Knitters with intermediate-level skills must try knitting geometric shape ornaments. Celestine is a fascinating 10-inch wide dodecahedron star that serves as either a treetopper or a kids’ toy. It is designed using two balls of 50 gram Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light yarn in Winter White, a set of size 2 double-pointed needles, a tapestry needle, and polyester stuffing.
3. Knitted Christmas Bells by Jane Lake
Make your ornaments sparkle by knitting metallic Christmas bells. Jane Lake uses the materials of worsted metallic yarn or Patons Brilliant Crystal Cream yarn, a set of size 9 knitting needles, a yarn needle, and brass jingle bells.
4. Christmas Lights by Kimberly Chapman
Kimberly Chapman designed these neat, easy-skill level knitted Christmas Lights to serve as decorations, stocking stuffers, or toys. Her pattern requires Red Heart Super Saver or Caron One-Pounder worsted yarn and a set of size 3 double-pointed needles.
5. I-Cord Wreath by Janet Pohl, daughters, and Sara Bradberry
If you’re like me, who enjoys knitting i-cords, you will love knitting a simple I-Cord Wreath made from a 4-inch long i-cord and adorned with knitted berries. It is designed to be used as a Christmas tree decoration or brooch.
6. Little Ornament Style Gift Bags by Judith Prindle
If you like to knit quick and colorful ornaments, you must try Judith Prindle’s Little Ornament Style Gift Bags that range from 1 ½-inches wide and 2 ¼ inches long to 3-inches wide and 3 ½-inches long. Follow her link to see her needle size suggestions.
7. Candy Cane Cozy
Candy Cane Cozy is a very creative idea of knitted cover for a candy cane that may serve as both a Christmas tree ornament or a stocking stuffer. It is designed using white 100 % cotton 4-ply yarn, size 6 knitting needles, a sewing needle, thread, a button, a ribbon, and a silver bell.
8. Holiday Garland Knit with Tingle + Fling by Crystal Palace Yarns
This festive, green and red garland is knit with a 9-foot long knit strip. Materials use for this simple pattern include Tingle and Fling yarn, a 26-inch bamboo needle, and a 19-inch circular needle.
9. Angel Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern by J. Barrett
J. Barrett provides a pattern for a simple and lovely white knit angel ornaments and allows you the flexibility to choose the needle size that suits the yarn of your choice. A light weight yarn is recommended.
10. Holiday Ornament
The Holiday Ornament is a awesome red, green, and white knit ball ornament. The free pattern suggests Vanna’s Choice yarn in the three listed shades, size 6 knitting and double-pointed needles, a large eye needle, and a foam ball with a 13-inch circumference.
Best of all, this guide provides free Christmas ornament knitting patterns for knitters of all skill levels. The patterns are quick to knit and will surely make you, your family, and your friends jolly this Christmas season.
Barrett, J. “Angel Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern.”Knitting on the Net.
“Candy Cane Cozy.” Zakka Life blog.
Chapman, Kimberly. “Christmas Lights.”Kimberly Chapman website.
“Holiday Garland Knit with Tingle + Fling.” Crystal Palace Yarns.
Lake, Jane. “Knitted Christmas Bells.”All Free Crafts website.
Pohl, Janet. “I-Cord Wreath.” Knitting-And website.
Prindle, Judith. “Little Ornament Style Gift Bags.”Knitting Pattern Depot.
“Search Results for ‘Christmas Ornaments’ for Patterns to Knit.” Lion Brand Yarn Company.