Top 10 free Christmas Crochet Patterns

We’ve rounded up our top 10 favourite FREE Christmas crochet patterns for you to hook up during the festive season!

Free santa crochet pattern

This post has got you covered for some quick and contemporary Christmas crochet patterns 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!)


And if you’re looking for Crochet Christmas ornaments to decorate your tree or home, you’ll find loads of ideas and free patterns in our list of 60 free crochet Christmas decoration patterns


Santa Claus 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 jumper? Thrifty! This Free Santa crochet motif pattern was designed by Sara Huntington for Simply Crochet Magazine, and we think it would would also look brilliant on a home-made Christmas card too!


Free mini crochet Christmas tree pattern

If you’re short on space, or can’t be bothered with endlessly cleaning up those dropped needles, then how about hooking up your own mini crochet Christmas tree? This sweet free mini Christmas tree crochet pattern by Becky Skuse is a quick and easy Christmas make, plus if you’ve never tried puff or popcorn stitches before you’ll find our handy tutorials linked in the pattern!

Free Mini Christmas Tree Pattern


Free crochet Christmas pudding basket

Keep your Christmas choccies, stocking fillers or crafty bits and bobs safe in this adorable free crochet Christmas pudding basket.



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 Christmas cracker hat – perfect for some Christmas dinner fun!


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 Crochet Christmas Tree Blanket

Keep the kids cosy during the Christmas holidays with this keepsake crochet Christmas 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!


Free crochet Christmas stocking pattern

If you’re looking for a Christmas stocking with a difference, check out this cute gingerbread style stocking. This Free crochet Christmas stocking pattern can be hooked up in next to no time so you can make one for each of your family members!


Free Christmas Poinsettia pattern

We’re big fans of crochet flowers, so of course when it comes to Christmas there’s only one type of flower that needs to be hooked up! This Free Christmas Poinsettia pattern is a fab crochet project which is made up of several layers, and will look fabulous as a feature on your Christmas dinner table! P.S. If you’re a knitter too you might also like our free knitted poinsettia pattern.


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