Top 10 free Christmas Crochet Patterns

We’ve rounded up our top 10 favourite FREE Christmas themed crochet patterns from around the globe, as well as two exclusive Simply Crochet patterns that you won’t find elsewhere!

Free santa crochet pattern

♫ It’s the most hookable time of the year ♫


This post has got you covered for some quick and contemporary festive projects that’ll make a great gift for any much-loved friend or family member – the lucky things! (Or perhaps even better, a well-deserved treat to yourself!)


Santa Clause Motif Pattern

Haven’t found any Christmas sweaters that take your fancy this year? Well how about hooking up these delightful Santa Clause motifs to embellish an old one? Thrifty! Download the FREE pattern PDF by Sara Huntington for Simply Crochet Mag exclusively here.


Amigurumi Christmas tree

This uber-cute ‘Penny The Pine Tree’ amigurumi Christmas tree is the ideal stocking filler for the little ones, or a colourful decoration for the mantelpiece! Add a pop of freshly bright colour to your festive decor. Find it at MojiMoki design.


Christmas Pudding Bauble

This extra sweet bauble by Emma Pavier is a great handmade treat for your tree. An ideal project for using up oddments – available over at Ann’s Orchard.


Christmas Cracker Hat

Nothing says Christmas quite like everyone gathered around the dining table with their Christmas cracker hats on! So Emily at makeE has designed this free crochet version which you can find here!


Crochet Elf Hat

Continuing with the crochet hats, show off your Christmas spirit and crochet yoursELF this cute elf hat (which includes those cute pointy ears too)! Find Jess’s pattern over at Make More & Do Crew.


Crochet Robin

What festive scene is complete without a cheery Robin amidst the snow and holly? This little fella over at is the perfect sized for stocking fillers or decorations. Find the pattern here.


Kids Christmas Tree Blanket

Keep the kids cosy during the Christmas holidays with this keepsake tree blanket by Sarah at We especially love the colourful lightbulb applique, which could also be used as bunting or instead of tinsel on a real life Christmas tree! Find the pattern here!


Santa Gift Bag

We love this novel gift bag and hate paper waste, so if like us you’re looking for a handmade alternative that won’t end up in the bin, we’ve got just the ticket! Designed by Lorna Miser, you can find the pattern on Yarnspirations here!


Gingerbread Stocking

Such a cute gingerbread style stocking, and made in next to no time so you can make one for each of your family members! Find it over at Skip to my Lou!


Snowman Decoration

Last but not least is this snowman Christmas tree decoration by Marianne Rawlins. This is a never before seen pattern exclusively from Simply Crochet magazine! Find it here.


We hope you enjoy these free patterns and have a fabulous crochet Christmas. Don’t forget you can view all of our free patterns here!