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31 best Christmas cross stitch kits: stockings, cushions and more

Find your dream Christmas cross stitch kit in this great roundup of stockings, cushions and more!

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Tis’ the season to treat yourself to a Christmas cross stitch kit! There’s nothing like curling up by the fire on a cold and dark evening with a hot cup of cocoa and lovely Christmas cross stitch, UK made, of course. Support your local makers by purchasing one of these brilliant Christmas cross stitch kits, and expand your own skills, too.

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If you need a refresher, check out our cross stitch for beginners article, then choose your favourite design from the brilliant selection of Christmas cross stitch kits. Whether you are searching for traditional or modern designs, cross stitch Christmas stocking kits, Christmas cross stitch cushion kits or hanging hoops for a speedy festive flourish, there’s a great selection of UK Christmas cross stitch kits for you here – as well as one from an Icelandic maker!

If you’ve got young crafters to keep busy this Christmas, you might also like our round-up of 50 Christmas Crafts for Kids.

Best Christmas cross stitch kits to buy

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Scandinavian Christmas cross stitch kit

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Red and white combinations are a Christmas classic – it’s Old Saint Nick’s favourite colour combo, after all – and it works especially well with delicate Scandinavian motifs, as seen in this stunning Christmas cross stitch kit from Cinnamon Stitching. Worked in just a single shade of thread (red!) on white 14-count Aida, all included in your kit, this will be a relaxing Christmas cross stitch kit to stitch as you’ll never have to worry about rethreading your needle.

Buy from Etsy

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Noel Christmas cross stitch kit

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We love how the modern winter colours just sing out from the 14-count midnight blue Aida in this Christmas cross stitch kit. But if you don’t fancy stitching on dark fabric, the kit is available with white or cream fabric, too. Worked entirely in whole cross stitch, this is a great Christmas cross stitch kit for beginners, and we love the contemporary colours and shapes.

Buy from Etsy

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Band sampler Christmas cross stitch kit

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Whatever the season, you have got to love a band sampler – the different rows make it super-simple to break the larger project into different sections to stitch, and they look brilliant all displayed together in your finished design. This Christmas cross stitch kit comes with all the threads and fabric you need to complete the sampler, with your choice of 14-count Aida or 28-count evenweave in this classic taupe colour to bring the vibe of an antique sampler. But there is nothing to stop you from using the chart with other fabric and threads to stitch the bands invidiously too – as bookmarks, cards or cross stitch Christmas stocking tops to maximise value from this brilliant Christmas cross stitch kit.

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Snowman cross stitch Christmas stocking kit

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Sticking with the beauty of a traditional band sampler, how about bringing that practically and style to a cross stitch Christmas stocking kit? This Christmas cross stitch kit from The Historical Sampler Company does all the hard work for you, as they have worked out the exact shape you need to make a lovely chunky stocking in this cross stitch Christmas stocking kit and given you the patterns, fabric and threads you need to recreate that ideal shape. The kit doesn’t include the backing fabric for the cross stitch Christmas stocking, but ty does have an alphabet so you can chart your preferred name, and you also get a gold-plated needle, too!

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Christmas wreath cross stitch kit

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Hands up who likes a bit of cute of Christmas? And how about pom pom trim? This Christmas cross stitch kit brings you both with little sweeties nestled among the foliage and lovely strings of red pom-poms framing your design, all included in the Christmas cross stitch kit, as well as thread, fabric, and the 8-inch embroidery hoop that can be used to hang your design once you’ve finished stitching your Christmas cross stitch kit.

Buy from Not on the High Street

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Robin Christmas cross stitch kit

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This kit comes with everything needed to create this easy to cross stitch design it makes a perfect gift for beginners or stitch superstars. The beautiful Robin & Berry cross stitch is designed to compliment the pretty embroidery hoop frame.

Buy from Not on The High Street

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Joy Pennant Christmas cross stitch kit

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Here is something a little different – and we LOVE it! This Christmas cross stitch kit uses simple blocks of whole cross stitch worked on canvas in wool for a glorious chunky pennant handing! We love the shape, we love the wool, we love the bold lettering that seems to be both modern and traditional at the same time. Just brilliant, and perfect for all levels of cross stitcher who are accustomed to working from a chart.

Buy from Not on the High Street

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Let it snow Christmas cross stitch kit

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We know how it goes; you’ve stitched on aida, evenweave, paper, linen and even your clothes using soluble or waste canvas. What else is there to stitch on? We have seen cross stitching on perforated metal grills covering windows  and even kitchen sieves, but for a more festive finish, why don’t you try this wooden pennant Christmas cross stitch kit? This laser-cut wooden shape has the holes pre-drilled for  you to stitch through with the included cotton thread, so there is no chart to follow – and you won’t need a hoop! It’s a quick way to add festive colour and a great Christmas cross stitch kit gift for folks new to cross stitch to try, too.

Buy from Not on the High Street 

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Mini pudding Christmas cross stitch kit

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Hello, hello cutie! The only thing that could make this sweet mini Christmas cross stitch kit any cuter would be if, say, the kit was tiny too and packaged up in a designer matchbox. Because that’s exactly what Marveling Bros LTD, the company selling this mini pudding Christmas cross stich kit, specialise in! All of their items are on a tiny scale and come in their own beautifully-designed sliding matchbox packaging, including the little red jingle bells that decorate this pud. It’s the perfect cute Christmas cross stitch kit stocking filler! A star and a Christmas tree are also available.

Buy from Not on the Hight Street

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Wonderful Time of the Year Christmas cross stitch kit

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Here’s the Christmas cross stitch kit to choose if you are a fan of fonts and modern typography – or are looking for a gift for a friend who is. All the cross stitch in the design creates the beautiful red wording, so it’s a simple Christmas cross stitch kit to work on as you only have one colour of thread to use, so can concentrate on your counting. This Christmas cross stitch kit includes handprinted evenweave background for you to stitch on – the green circles that create the wreath effect in this piece are all hand painted onto the fabric by the designer, so each piece will have slight variations that make it 100 percent unique and personal to you. Eye-catching and effortlessly stylish – just like our favourite festive outfit!

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Fairy Lights Christmas cross stitch kit

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To make any situation feel more festive, just whack some fairy lights on it! Those twinkling little bulbs conjure warm and cosy feelings, and we want to bring that into our cross stitching too! In this Christmas cross stitch kit, the Merry Christmas cross stitch message is bordered by a selection of bright lights in brilliant retro shades. This would be brilliant to bring out every Christmas as a memento of holiday seasons past, even if you favour more sophisticated white lights in your Christmas now.  As well as threads, 14-count aida and chart, this Christmas cross stitch kit comes with its own hoop, too!

Buy from Etsy

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Snowmen Christmas cross stitch kit

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Who knew that characters without mouths could be so expressive? There is so much personality on show with the 5 sweet snowmen in this Christmas cross stitch kit, we just want to give them a big hug. With grey 14-count Aida, threads and pattern included in your kit, you can either use it for a frame piece, a hanging, or this would be an ideal Christmas cross stitch cushion to cuddle up with every year!

Buy on Etsy

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Christmas cross stitch kit for 6 cards

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Do you like crafting your own Christmas cards? This sweet Christmas cross stitch kit has all you need to stitch and mount these 6 cross stitch cards – including the card and envelope! Once the design is stitched, you back with the included iron-on interfacing, trim your stitching and stick it to the front of the card. Check the web store for other designs and shapes available, too!

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Santa’s reindeer Christmas cross stitch kit by Maria Diaz

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Does your family know the names of all 9 of Father Christmas’s reindeer? As well as being handy for singing the opening to Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, knowing all the names can help you ace those Christmas quizzes! Memorise them in all their cuteness with this sweet Christmas cross stitch kit, designed by Maria Diaz. We love the idea of making this into a Christmas cross stitch cushion and putting it out on a comfy chair with Santa’s mince pie and sherry every Christmas Eve, so he can have a quick sit down and refreshment break after he’s delivered your gifts.

Buy from Maria Diaz’s online shop

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Badgers Christmas cross stitch kit

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The natural world at Christmas. Surely all the animals put up Christmas trees and decorations in their underground dwellings?!  This sweet Christmas cross stitch kit is the next best thing to a fairy door, we recon, as it gives us that whimsical feeling of taking a peek into another world. Here is Mrs Badger hanging up the Christmas stockings with her two little badgers in their underground set. If you are a family of 4, why not add backstitch initials to the 4 stocking tops in this design to personalise it for your family?

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Buddy the Elf Christmas cross stitch kit

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What’s your favourite Christmas movie? In our office Elf! is always topping the polls with its great humour and feel-good message. Now you can capture Buddy in cross stitch, too – slightly smaller than life-size. This cute Christmas cross stitch kit is worked entirely in whole cross stitch, so it’s super-easy for a new stitcher to get to grips with. It comes with the 7in hoop you need, and seller Claire will even organise your threads for you! Smiling is our favourite, too.

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Owl tree Christmas cross stitch kit

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We’ve heard of a parliament of owls, but this group of colourful and wise creatures have assembled into a whole new festive form – a Christmas tree! Each individual owl has so much personality and character and with these lovely rich colours, this will be a brilliant Christmas cross stitch kit to stitch as a countdown to the holidays! You can choose 14-,16-,18-count aida or 28-count evenweave and the Christmas cross stitch kit also includes threads, chart and is worked entirely in whole cross stitches. We think this would make a brilliant Christmas cross stitch cushion to brighten up your home in the holiday season.

Owl Christmas cross stitch, Etsy

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Winter frost Christmas cross stitch kit

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If you like modern styles in your home, you might prefer to choose this winter frost kit as your Christmas cross stitch kit. Inspired by the rugged beauty and shifting light of Iceland, because every square of this design is stitched, even the background, it is perfect for textile and would make a brilliant Christmas cross stitch cushion kit! The threads come pre-sorted in your kit with 14-count Aida and a needle for you, too.

Winter frost Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £18.85

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Horse Christmas cross stitch kit

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We love the golden glow and warm welcome we get from this design, and would definitely like to step in for something warming by the fire, please! The kit comes with Cotton fabric 16 ct unprinted Aida, Cotton threads 18 colors, Needle, Instruction in English and Russian, Colour pattern. It’s certainly a whopper of a stitch but will be well worth it in the end!

Horse Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy,

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Driving home for Christmas cross stitch kit

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King of Christmas Chris Rea got this song into our heads and now we can’t get it out – and why would we want to? Keep that bringing-home-the-tree excitement alive in your home throughout Christmas with this colourful Christmas cross stitch kit. It comes with 14-count aida, pre-sorted thread, needle, pattern and instructions. We love this design, but these are non-branded threads so we would not recommend washing your stitching with this one.

Driving home Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £23.95

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Fox Christmas card cross stitch kit

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Hello there, Mr Fox, we like your woolly scarf! This Christmas cross stitch kit contains all the threads, fabric and instructions you need to work this sweet design, including tips on getting the fluffy finish on the scarf, and an oval card mount to finish this design as a lovely Christmas card!

Fox Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £9.99

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Mini Christmas cross stitch cushion kit

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This sweet Christmas cross stitch cushion kit is very appealing. The kit comes with all the threads fabric and instructions you need to work the design and includes the fabric and instruction you need for making up into a cushion as well – you just need to supply your own cushion stuffing.

Country Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £13.99

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Snowman mini Christmas cross stitch kit

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Here’s a sweet little stitch to get you in the mood for Christmas! The snowman Christmas cross stitch kit comes with your choice of 14-count oatmeal Aida, or 28-count linen for vintage-look. The Christmas cross stitch kit includes all the threads and instructions for stitching the design, but not the materials you need to make it into the little cushion tree ornament. It would also make a lovely Christmas card!

Snowman Christmas cross stitch, Etsy, from £12.00

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Penguin Christmas cross stitch kit

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This cute penguin Christmas cross stitch kit is a beautiful project for beginners to cross stitch, a simple design yet with a really adorable outcome. The kit contains everything you need to create this cute design, then you can either leave it in the hoop and display it or make it into a Christmas card for your favourite person! What’s even greater about this Christmas cross stitch kit is that all the packaging is eco-friendly and recyclable or reusable, yay!

Penguin Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £11.99

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Robin Christmas cross stitch kit

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The robin is a true signal of winter and Christmas in the UK, and they certainly are much loved by all, and we can see why! Their beautiful plumage and delicate features make them iconic. This mini robin Christmas cross stitch would make a wonderful project for anyone who loves these sweet birds. Once you have completed it, it would look lovely hanging on your Christmas tree.

Robin Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £7.95

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Set of three Christmas cross stitch kit

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This wholesome set of three Christmas cross stitch designs can be completed and then hung on the Christmas tree for a unique display, or gift them to your friends as a sentimental tokd.

Set of three Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, from £18.00

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Ho ho ho! Christmas cross stitch kit

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This christmas cross stitch kit would make a fun festive project for yourself, or you could gift to a crafty friend this Christmas time! This modern design is perfect for beginner stitchers or anyone looking to get into this fun craft.

Ho ho ho! Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, from £13.99

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Christmas cross stitch kit

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Since these tiny motifs to make one larger cross stitch picture, they’re so cute and fun we just love it! Create it yourself with the Christmas cross stitch kit, or gift it to a friend who wants to try cross stitch. This would be a great gift for someone new to the craft. You can also add a needle minder to make it an extra special gift!

Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, from £20.00

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Sleighin’ it Christmas cross stitch kit

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Add a touch of empowerment to your Christmas fun, with this contemporary Christmas cross stitch kit, this is one for the lovers of modern chic, and who would like to bring cross stitch into the 21st Century.

Sleighin it christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, £16.00

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Llama decoration Christmas cross stitch kit

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Give these cute Llamas a festive makeover and create your very own cross stitch jumpers for them! You can even design your own pattern. These would look so cute hanging on a modern Christmas tree! You could make them up and gift them to your loved ones.

Llama decoration Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, from £3.00

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Sausage dog Christmas cross stitch kit

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You’d be barking not to love this jumper-wearing little sausage! He’d make a lovely Christmas card as he’s little and quick to make. Or if you dont want to let him go, you could just keep it for yourself as a festive treat.

Sausage dog Christmas cross stitch kit, Etsy, from £14.00

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Looking for more Christmas cross stitch?

We have plenty of brilliant free Christmas cross stitch chart for you to enjoy on Gathered! Try our snowman christmas tree cross stitch pattern or why not stitch our Christmas cross stitch sampler cushion?  You might also like these free Christmas card cross stitch patterns or our how to make a cross stitch nativity scene, or how about browsing our library of Christmas cross stitch patterns? Id you are looking for project to stitch as Christmas gifts, check out our Durene Jones cross stitch fox pattern, our beautiful flower cross stitch patterns or for a kit to gift, take a look at our modern cross stitch kits article.