37 Patterns for Christmas Crochet Ornaments (Easy + Free)

Christmas patterns like crocheted ornaments add that personal touch that handmade gifts always have. 

Crocheting a handmade Christmas ornament is a great way to show someone that you love them during the holidays, and there is something just so special about it that can’t be topped.

Free Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Ornament Crochet Christmas Decorations

If you know how to crochet, you can easily make a beautiful decoration for a Christmas tree for your friends, family and yourself using one of the free crochet pattern options below. 

If this sounds like you, then you are in the right place if you’re looking for some free crochet Christmas tree ornament patterns. Below, I’ve rounded up some of the cutest crochet ornaments you can decorate your tree with this holiday season.


Why You’ll Love These Easy Crochet Ornaments

Over the years, I have designed a couple of different ornament patterns that my kids loved, and they still do even now.

My two favorites are the gingerbread man crochet ornament and the star ornament! These easy patterns are a great way to give your tree a fun and cozy feel, as well as a handmade touch.

When the weather gets chilly, and I’m stuck inside, my go to is always crochet blankets to keep myself busy. But occasionally, I like to crochet a fun project like these ornaments that takes less time during the holidays.

Small crochet ornament patterns are great for making Christmas tree decorations or gifts quickly. You may also enjoy crocheting snowflakes too to use as ornaments, since they are a smaller crochet project to make.

Materials for Crochet Ornaments

To make these crochet Christmas decorations, you will need to have some crochet tools on hand. The most common tools for making amigurumi ornaments as well as flat crochet ornaments are listed below.

  • Yarn: The weight of yarn needed for each of these ornaments will vary, but the most commonly used worsted weight yarn. I’ve listed a few of my favorites yarns for making crochet ornaments below.

Vanna’s Choice

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Vanna's Choice

Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Yardage: 156m / 171 yds
Hook: 5.5 mm (I-9)
Substitute: Lion Brand Heartland

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This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.


Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Yardage: 251yd / 230m (200yd / 183m in prints)
Hook: 6 mm (J-10)
Substitute: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice

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  • Crochet Hook: Each of the ornament patterns will have the crochet hook size listed that it requires. You will find that some ornaments will ask to use two sizes of crochet hooks for different parts of the ornament.

  • Other Notions: You may need some other supplies as well when making ornaments, such as a yarn needle (aka tapestry needle), yarn scissors, safety eyes, stitch markers and measuring tape.

Be sure to look through each pattern to determine exactly what you’ll need before you start crocheting an ornament from this list.

Easy Crochet Holiday & Christmas Ornaments

You will find some of the cutest crochet ornaments below, most of which are perfect for any skill level of crocheter to try.

These easy crochet Christmas ornaments all use basic crochet stitches, so you’ll have a handmade decorated home in no time because they’ll be easy to crochet.

Keep on reading to learn to explore the collection of cute free Christmas ornament crochet patterns that I handpicked for you.

Crochet Christmas Ornament
37 Free Crochet Christmas Ornaments – All free patterns can be found below.

The first collection of free crochet ornament designs listed are my designs, and I’ve rounded up a handful of Christmas tree decorations from some of my other favorite crochet designers.

All of these crocheted ornaments are beautiful and work up quick. If you are looking for a quick Christmas gift, a few of these Christmas crochet patterns would be perfect!

Free Crochet Christmas Ornament Patterns

You can use this collection of Christmas ornaments to crochet decorations for your tree this year. These crochet Christmas ornaments patterns are all free crochet patterns, too!

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of free crochet ornament patterns! If you’d like more crochet Christmas decorations or more free crochet patterns, explore the list below.

More Free Crochet Christmas Patterns from Easy Crochet

Here are a handful of other popular crochet patterns from Easy Crochet for the holidays. They are taken directly from our category archive of free Christmas crochet patterns.


  1. Love these patterns! Can’t wait to try out the ‘Snowflake Ornament’ and ‘Candy Cane Ornament’ – they’re so cute and festive. Perfect for adding a personal touch to my Christmas decorations this year. ❤️

  2. Hi Krista! Thank you for all the wonderful crochet Christmas ornament patterns! It’s been a few years since I’ve made any crocheted ones… I’ve been making felt Ugly Sweaters! Time to change it up, and it’s never too early in the year to get started.

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