4 Easy Crochet Christmas Stocking Patterns for Beginners

If you are looking for Christmas stocking patterns that are perfect for beginners, then this collection of patterns I put together will be perfect for you.

These beginner-friendly crochet Christmas stocking patterns that are not only fun to make, but also add a personal touch to your holiday decor and they are easy to make!

Beginner Stocking Patterns for Christmas

Related: You may like our Easy Crochet Christmas Stocking design as well. It has some more complex stitches than the simple ones used here, but nothing an adventurous beginner couldn’t do.

The Best Stocking Patterns for Beginners

Take a look at three of my favorite types of crochet stockings for new crocheters to make. They are all simple enough that you could crochet all three of these free patterns if you want as well. Enjoy!

1. Basic Christmas Stocking Pattern

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Let’s start with a basic crochet Christmas stocking. This pattern is perfect for beginners. You’ll need some Lion Brand yarn, which is great for its quality and variety of colors.

The pattern involves simple stitches like the single crochet stitch, making it a great project to work for newer crocheters. The best part? You can easily add your personal twist with different yarn colors or by adding a faux fur trim at the top!

Yarn : Lion Brand Color Made Easy or Any #5 weight yarn. I recommend Knit Picks Brava Bulky as a substitute.

2. Striped Christmas Stocking

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If you love colors, this striped Christmas stocking pattern is for you. It’s a bit more advanced than the basic pattern but still manageable for beginners.

This pattern plays around with different yarn colors, adding a fun and festive look to your stocking. You can follow the free tutorial PDF, which breaks down each round, making it easier to follow along.

Yarn : Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice or Any #4 weight yarn. I recommend Lion Brand Heartland as a substitute.

3. Faux Fur Yarn Stocking

For those who love a bit of luxury, try a Christmas stocking pattern using faux fur yarn. This pattern typically uses a chunkier yarn weight, giving your stocking a plush, cozy feel.

It’s a great way to add texture and warmth to your Christmas decor. Plus, it’s surprisingly easy to crochet, even for beginners.

Yarn : Fable Fur Faux Yarn or Any #6 weight yarn. I recommend Lion Brand Go for Faux yarn as a substitute.

4. Christmas Stocking with a Heel

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Ready to challenge yourself a bit? Try a crochet stocking pattern that includes a heel. This gives your stocking a more traditional shape and is a great way to learn a new crochet technique.

And the best part is that these are mini stockings, so they are great for beginners to make and try.

Yarn : Yarnspirations Caron Simply Soft or any #4 weight yarn. I recommend Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn as a substitute.

5. (Bonus) Free Crochet Christmas Stocking Patterns

From the roundup of stocking patterns on EasyCrochet.com

Take a look at this collection of stocking patterns as well if you are feeling extra adventurous. These stocking designs will range in skill level, so make sure to read through the patterns before you pick one that you want to make.

Christmas Crochet Patterns Websites with Stockings

Lastly, don’t forget to check out the many free crochet patterns available online. Other websites like Lion Brand offer a range of free crochet Christmas patterns, from easy and beyond, so you can find something that matches your skill level and style preference.

The sites above will have all different stocking patterns to pick from, all of which have yarn suggestions. Be sure to read the pattern instructions, so you know which yarn to use.

Don’t worry; plenty of free patterns and tutorials are available to guide you through each step of making a stocking. Whether you want a classic look or something more modern, there’s a pattern out there for you.

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Crochet stocking patterns for beginners

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