When it comes to decorating your home and Christmas tree, adding a bit of crochet can take it from festive to fabulous! We've selected our top Free Christmas crochet patterns from across the internet to help you really desk the halls with crochet!


From traditional-style crochet Christmas decorations like wreaths and snowflakes, to some more quirky makes like festive mice and pizza ornaments, there's something for every home in this list of Christmas crochet patterns!

If you fancy some bigger free Christmas crochet patterns to get stuck into, why not try making our Free crochet cardigan pattern which is perfect for wearing on Christmas day, or treat yourself to some sparkles and hook up our free crochet Christmas tree sequin patch pattern.

And while we're all thinking about Christmas, let's not forget about presents too - if you're looking to drop some hints or buy something special for the crocheter in your life, then you've gotta check out our 40 crochet gift ideas post!

Free amigurumi Christmas pudding crochet pattern

Why not give your Christmas tree decorations a touch of Kawaii with this super-cute free amigurumi Christmas puddding crochet pattern - just add a loop of sparkly thread to hang it from your tree

Amigurumi Christmas pudding free crochet pattern

Quick and Easy Christmas Angel crochet pattern

This free Christmas angel crochet pattern by Roswitha Mueller is a such a simple make that you can hook up a whole chorus of angels in no time!

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Free Little Birdie Decoration

This free bird ornament crochet pattern by Attic24 proves that you can try something different with your crochet Christmas decorations. Make it in festive Robin colours, or mix it up for a more folk-art style.

Free Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament

A Christmas tree on a Christmas tree - why not?! These cute little decorations by Annemarie Benthem look great in festive or candy colours! Find the free crochet Christmas tree ornament pattern here!

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Free kawaii snowcone ornament crochet pattern

We'd argue that it's never too cold for an ice cream, even in the depths of winter - so of course we love the ice cream and snowman combo in this fabulous Free kawaii snowcone ornament crochet pattern from Hobbii.

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Free crochet angel pattern

Hook up free crochet angel pattern by Cara Medus for the perfect tree-topping decoration!

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Free Crochet Snowflake Decoration

When it comes to Christmas crochet patterns, there's nothing quite like a snowflake. This quick and easy snowflake ornament crochet pattern by The New Crochet looks fantastic in candy-cane coloured yarn.

Free snowflake crochet pattern

If you fancy hooking up a snowflake that's a bit more intricate, then why not try our Free snowflake crochet pattern by Lucy Croft. The pattern also includes tips on how to join your snowflakes together, or you could try stiffening them with PVA glue or sugar starch if you fancy using them as crochet Christmas decorations!


Free mini Christmas tree crochet pattern

We know that not everyone has room for a Christmas tree, but not to worry - everyone has room for this Free mini Christmas tree crochet pattern!

Free Mini Christmas Tree Pattern - Christmas tree crochet pattern

Little Christmas Tree

This crochet Christmas tree decoration is a lovely fancy make, that is actually based off a pin-cushion...so really it's two patterns in one!

Crochet Bauble Cover

Who wants plain boring old baubles - not us! Dig out last years decorations and give them a new lease of live with this fab free bauble cover crochet pattern.

Christmas Crochet Wreath Decoration

These little Christmas wreath decorations are not only super cute, but this Christmas crochet pattern also comes with handy step-by-step pictures to help you make it, so it's perfect for if you're new to crochet. Click here for the free Christmas wreath ornament crochet pattern.

Crochet gingerbread heart

This fab little crochet Christmas decoration is by Nina Hogeboom and Nienke Landman. Find out how to make your own with our Crochet Christmas heart tutorial.

Crochet Christmas heart crochet pattern

Free puff stitch bauble crochet pattern

Never mind being shiny, this Free puff stitch bauble crochet pattern is choc full of lovely crochet texture!

If you're looking for a whole book of cute crochet characters for Christmas, then you can't go wrong with Amigurumi Winter Wonderland. This book feature 15 fun and festive patterns by super-star amigurumi designer Ilaria Caliri, like this adorable little Christmas jingle bell!
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Crochet Christmas star ornaments

We love this festive crochet star ornament pattern from One Dog Woof. This free Christmas crochet pattern would also make fab gifts tags, brilliant bunting, or how about using them as an appliqué motif to make your very own Christmas jumper?

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Crochet Christmas light bulbs

Add a touch of colour to your Christmas decorations with this free crochet Christmas lights decoration pattern by EnvatoTuts+.

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Crochet Christmas tree garland

Make Hooked On Patterns free crochet Christmas tree pattern for a fab garland to hang them on your tree for Christmas!

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Crochet Christmas pudding ornaments

Crafty Cruella's crochet Christmas puddings look as tasty as the real thing. Use her free Christmas pudding ornament crochet pattern to make yours.

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Crochet Christmas pudding hats

Christmas crochet patterns aren't just for the tree, they're for you too. Get festive and crochet Dora’s Christmas pudding hat crochet pattern.

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Free crochet bauble pattern

If you've pulled out last year's decorations from the attic and think last years bauble's are looking a bit dull and drab, give them a crochet makeover with this free crochet bauble pattern!

Free Crochet Christmas Bauble Pattern

Free Christmas gnomes crochet pattern

If you're after some super-cute crochet Christmas decorations with a difference, then how about this Scandinavian-inspired Free Christmas gnomes crochet pattern from Hobbii - we love the fluffy beards!

Shy gnomes free crochet pattern

Mini crochet Christmas stocking pattern

Give the traditional advent calendar a crochet twist with this rather adorable mini Christmas stocking crochet pattern from Hobbycraft.

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Crochet Christmas mice decoration

LucyRavenscar's crochet creatures make great additions to the tree. Hook up her mice with their little jumpers using her Christmas mouse free crochet pattern.

mouse free crochet Christmas pattern
If you're looking for a Christmas stocking in bright and colourful shades, then you'll love this gorgeous crochet Christmas stocking pattern by Hannah Cross. Flower motifs and bright granny stitch rows make this a project that you'll love hooking up! You can find the pattern in issue 112 of Mollie Makes, which you can still buy as a digital issue!
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Crochet Rudolph

This Rudolph the Reindeer ornament crochet pattern by Knots & Thoughts is a must-make for this December.

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Joy Christmas crochet bunting

This free Christmas bunting crochet pattern by Thoresby Cottage is certainly filling our hearts with joy - we're planning to hang ours across our mantlepiece.

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Crochet Christmas Robin

This Free Christmas Robin crochet pattern from Furls Crochet's will look adorable nestled in your Christmas tree - it's the ultimate in crochet Christmas ornaments!

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Crochet Christmas amigurumi hot chocolate

Keep the winter chill away with Lauren Epsy's free hot chocolate amigurumi crochet pattern– the perfect friend for our adorable amigurumi pud!


Crochet snowman pattern

Repeat Crafter Me's free snowman crochet pattern is the companion your crochet Rudolph needs.

free crochet snowman pattern

Crochet poinsettia ornament

Crochet yourself the ultimate Christmas flower using All Free Holiday Crafts Crochet Poinsettia ornament crochet pattern.

Mini crochet ice skates decoration

It's everyone's fave sport when it comes to Christmas, so why not make a tiny homage for your tree? Get your skates on with Suzetta's free ice skate crochet ornament pattern

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Christmas crochet candy cane

What's the most delicious December treat? Candy canes! Make yours with this simple Candy Cane Christmas crochet pattern from Amination blog.

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Free Candy Cane Ornament crochet pattern

Can't get enough of sweet treats? Then here's a Free Candy Cane Ornament crochet pattern from Caron with a surprising twist - it's just two coiled pieces of crochet sewn together to create an impressive result!

free candy cane crochet pattern

Crochet Christmas wreaths

Crouton Crafts crochet Christmas decorations are super simple and we love their Crochet Christmas Wreath Ornaments video.

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Hook yourself a very happy Christmas with this collection of festive favourites from Simply Crochet magazine. Packed with Christmas crochet patterns for gifts and decorations, plus cosy winter accessories and garments, it's the perfect crochet compendium for the holiday season. Order your copy here
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Santa hat crochet ornaments

Tiny crochet Santa hats are by far the most adorable crochet Christmas ornaments. Here's Crafty Maluz's Mini Santa Hat Crochet Pattern tutorial video. The video is in Spanish, but you can still follow along easily, or turn on English subtitles if you need them.

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Free Santa crochet motif pattern

If Santa's hat alone isn't quite what you're after, then you can always hook up our fabulous Free Santa crochet motif pattern! You could stiffen it with PVA glue and add a loop if you're using them as crochet Christmas decorations, but it would also work brilliantly added on to the front of a Christmas card.


Free Amigurumi Santa crochet pattern

Ok so let's stop playing, we know what you really want - a Free Amigurumi Santa crochet pattern! This jolly fellow makes a great festive decoration as well as a fun toy for little ones - sit him next to the milk and cookies to greet the big guy when he arrives!


Festive crochet mittens

Mittens are a December staple and we think Crochet For You's festive glove from their Christmas Crochet Ornaments collection will make a fab crochet Christmas decoration.

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Crochet gingerbread family

Plant June's gingerbread family crochet patterns are the most wholesome family we've ever seen.

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Free bird decoration crochet pattern

If you'd rather mix things up and embrace some colour rather than stick to traditional style Christmas tree decorations, then you could always try our colourful Free bird decoration crochet pattern!

Free crochet bird pattern - free bird decoration crochet pattern

Crochet Christmas candle

Alena Byers candle is the ideal crochet Christmas decoration if you're going to have little ones running around. Here's her free crochet candle pattern.

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Free crochet star garland crochet pattern

If you want to get rid of tacky tinsel and instead wrap your tree in some crochet magic, then why not hook up our Free crochet star garland crochet pattern - its surprisingly easy and looks fabulous!

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Christmas crochet elf

We're swapping Elf on the Shelf for Kristi's amigurumi elves this year. Use her free Christmas elf crochet pattern to whip up some of Santa's helpers.

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Crochet kitten stocking

All About Ami's crochet kitten is all snuggled up in his stocking ready for the big day. This fab free kitten crochet Christmas stocking pattern also works as a functioning Christmas stocking as well as making a great decoration too!

Free cat stocking crochet pattern

Free crochet Christmas stocking crochet pattern

If you're looking for a Christmas stocking without the kitty, then you can always hook up our Free crochet Christmas stocking crochet pattern by Jennifer May. Why not mix up the colours and hook one up for each member of the family!


Circular crochet Christmas garland

If you're after a more simple set of crochet Christmas decorations, use Make and Take's tutorial to hook up this free Christmas garland pattern. Make yours in colours to match your festive aesthetic.

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Crochet Christmas peppermints

Every Christmas jar needs some sweet treats, so hook up these peppermint candies Christmas crochet pattern by Petals to Picots.

Crochet Christmas peppermints

Free Pizza ornament crochet pattern

Not a fan of turkey and stuffing? No worries, just decorate your tree with everyone's favourite food with this Free Pizza ornament crochet pattern from Red Heart.

Pizza decoration crochet pattern
Looking for more festive inspiration? Then why not check our the 15 Christmas trends for 2021, or check out our pick of 51 eco-friendly Christmas crafts, because surely a sustainable Christmas is the one trend we all want for 2021!
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Crochet Christmas Nutcracker decoration

Sewrella's free Nutcracker ornament crochet pattern will keep guard of all the presents under your Christmas tree, especially with his official-looking moustache.

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Crochet Christmas elk ornament

If you're a bit over the Christmas reindeer trend then why not crochet yourself Amiguroom Toys' Crochet Elk Christmas Ornament? Every tree needs an elk.

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Crochet 3D Christmas baubles

Crochet over outdated baubles to give them a new handmade touch. Use Hopefully Honey's free crochet Christmas bauble pattern and make your Christmas a little more sustainable!

Free Christmas Baubles Crochet Pattern

Crochet Christmas Star of Bethlehem

We've got another crochet Christmas decoration by Petals to Picots. Make a sparkly Star of Bethlehem crochet ornament using her free pattern.

Mini crochet hats

Yarn and Hooks' mini crochet Christmas hats are the ideal partner to your crochet glove and ice skate ornaments.

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Crochet Christmas cracker decoration

Hands Occupied's Free Christmas cracker ornament crochet pattern has our dream colourway. We want real crackers like this!

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Crochet Christmas bow

Whether it's to tie onto a brand new puppy or make a garland for the tree, use Repeat After Me's big red crochet bow video to make yours.

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Crochet Christmas gift labels

We're loving these Christmas crochet gift tags by Nurturing Fibres. Their natural palette makes a nice change from all the bright colours and sparkle of Christmas.

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Crochet clementine decoration

It doesn't matter if you're naughty or nice, you still need an orange on your tree. This Orange Christmas crochet ornament by Hands Occupied's is sure to add some citrus to your Christmas!

orange ornament crochet pattern

Crochet Christmas drum

Sostrene Grenes' blog has three different crochet Christmas decorations for you to make. We love their free crochet drum ornament pattern and it had us singing the 12 Days of Christmas all day long.

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Crochet partridge in a pear tree

We can't quite give you 12 lords a' leaping or 5 gold rings, by we can gibe you a partridge in a pear tree. We've come full circle and back to the beginning of the 12 day countdown with Little Conkers pear and partridge ornament crochet pattern.

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Crochet Snowman Decoration

Last but not least is this free snowman crochet Christmas tree decoration pattern by Marianne Rawlins exclusively from Simply Crochet magazine!


Deck the halls with boughs of crochet

Now that we've given you plenty of crochet inspiration, all you need to do is get hooking and adorn your whole home with Christmas crochet. Your friends and family will be in awe of your crafty skills, and best of all your crochet ornaments can become treasured family heirlooms that you can show off with pride year after year!


Complete your Christmas tree with a crochet skirt

Gathered is here to help make yours the most crochet-tastic tree in town! If you really want to impress your festive guests, go the whole hog and make our free crochet Christmas tree skirt pattern to go underneath your tree too!


Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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