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Finding Free Crochet Patterns for Christmas Gifts on the Internet

Updated on October 20, 2015

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Free crochet patterns for Christmas gifts

When you decide to crochet your Christmas gifts, it is never too early to begin. In these hard times, when everyone is looking to economize, free crochet patterns on the internet stretch the Christmas budget a little further. Fortunately, there are many free Christmas patterns on the internet. Whether you would like to make a Christmas themed afghan, a toy for a child, a gift for your mother, your best friend or the man in your life, or even for Christmas decorations, you are sure to find the right pattern for the perfect gift.

At Crochet about there are patterns for snowflakes, snowmen, candy canes, angels, Christmas potholders, and a very beautiful Christmas tree afghan square as well as much more. At Craftbits, there is the charming Icicle Bear just the thing for avid bear lovers and a Christmas potholder amongst a variety of free patterns. Free patterns has free patterns for a delightful Christmas basket, which you could fill with gifts, special treats, or gifts themed to an interest, for anyone on your Christmas list, a Christmas bed doll, a Christmas bear, amongst their 103 festive free crochet patterns. Fave crafts has a three wise men pattern, snowman, Christmas wreaths and ornaments and other Christmas themed patterns. Crochet Pattern Central has pages of links to a wide variety of Christmas patterns, angels, wreaths, garlands, snowflakes, Christmas tree skirts, stockings and other Christmas and winter related articles. Do it 101 has links to various free Christmas related items including Father Christmases and Santas.

More Crochet Gift Ideas

Christmas in many homes is all about cooking and the kitchen and this is an ideal theme for Christmas gifts. Crochetnmore has links to festive hot pads, lid grabbers, napkin cozies and other kitchen items. There are many links to free Christmas crochet patterns at Barb’s crochet site. Christmas Crochet is another very useful site, providing links to hundreds of patterns in one place.

The yarn company web sites are always good places to look, for crochet patterns. The Lion Brand site has some innovative patterns including a Christmas stocking for your dog, or cat, Christmas ornaments, Christmas hats, toys and various other holiday items. The Bernat yarns site also has a selection of free Christmas patterns. You do have to register an e-mail address with both Bernat and Lion Brand, but it is well worth doing so, as this gives you access to many free crochet patterns. Red Heart have a free downloadable Christmas pattern e-book which includes some crochet nativity figures, if you look around the internet you may be able to combine these with other patterns for nativity figures and crochet a Christmas Crib. The Red Heart site also has a large selection of festive themed patterns. is a knitting and crochet community site with a large catalogue of free patterns. However obscure the article that you wish to crochet, you will find a pattern for it at Ravelry. You do have to register with Ravelry. Membership not only gives access to patterns you will find nowhere else, but also access to the vibrant crochet community. There are Christmas Cushions, trees, doilies, lights, amigurumi Christmas angels, and even a Christmas pet sweater to ensure that the family pet's warmth during Christmas festivities.

There are so many innovative and inspiring free Christmas Crochet patterns that you may well have difficulty choosing, which to choose to fill your Christmas list. The delightful, colourful patterns on the internet will enable you to make beautiful gifts for all your friends and family.


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    Mercia Collins 6 years ago from United Kingdom

    Thank-you htodd for your kind comment

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    htodd 6 years ago from United States

    This is really interesting post..Thanks a lot

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    Mercia Collins 6 years ago from United Kingdom

    Thank-you for your kind comment Alicia. I can just knit but have crocheted for forty years.

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    Linda Crampton 6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

    This is a very useful hub! I've enjoyed knitting since childhood, but I have crocheted a little too. I'd love to crochet some Christmas decorations this year, so your hub is a great reference source.