7 Christmas knits to cast on now

Get ready for the big day with our favourite free festive patterns. Whether you're looking for a quick gift or a special decoration for the tree, we have the right knit for you!

Christmas Tree Knitted Decorations Pattern

Wish someone a merry Christmas with this trio of cards.

Choose from a tree, snowman or baubles and put those scraps of yarn in your stash to good use! Embellish with sequins for some extra festive sparkle. Cast on your Christmas cards here.



Bring out this beautiful Christmas wreath year after year.

Doesn’t this look just like a real wreath? Even better, it’ll last for many Christmases to come! Go for a traditional feel or jazz it up with bright bows and pompoms for a modern look. Start knitting your wreath here.


Make the kids smile with a fun Santa hat.

Little ones will love this cosy Santa hat – so much so they may still be wearing it in January! The loopy stitch is easy to work, so give it a go today. Whip up your hat here.


Trim your tree with our timeless decorations.

A Christmas classic, these vintage-style red and white decorations will look beautiful on your tree. Make a couple extra as a thoughtful gift for someone special. Get decorating here (and buy the full set of patterns here).


Kit out the whole family in cute pudding hats.

Just the ticket for adorable family photos, this scrumptious hat comes in child and adult sizes so you can make one for everyone! Find the ingredients for your pudding hat here.


Deck the halls with these sweet, sparkly stars.

Trust us, you won’t be able to stop at just one of these little stars! Why not knit a handful and turn them into pretty bunting? Find the pattern here.


Keep warm in our colourwork snowflake mittens.

Snuggle up in these stylish mittens on chilly winter days. Ideal for colourwork beginners, they’ll show off a special yarn to perfection. Treat yourself to these cosy mitts here.