Knit Christmas Stockings
Knitted Christmas Stockings
I remember the Christmas stockings my mother knitted for us long ago, and it isn't hard, as they were passed on to me and bring back great and fond memories of when she was alive, and the way she always gave in numerous little ways like this. She was extremely crafty.
Anyway, knitted Christmas stockings are unique from other stockings, and while not always as loud as some of the other types of materials used to make Christmas stockings, definitely have their own flavor, and when they're made in a quality and interesting manner, are a great addition to the family history and Christmas décor. I know they look great when they're put out at Christmas every year, and never fail to generate positive comments and feedback. But even if they didn't, the love included in making them is worth setting them out no matter what.
Below I've included a number of photos of knit Christmas stockings just to give an idea on the tremendous variety to choose to make or buy out there, and to see what style may appeal to you when thinking of who you are buying or knitting them for.
Some will inspire you immediately, and others will, I'm sure, generate a - Huh? No matter though. That's the same with anything we look at, and some of these will surprise you and definitely cause you to react one way or the other as to whether it's a Christmas stocking pattern you would want to knit or buy.
- Knit Christmas Stockings
I remember the Christmas stockings my mother knitted for us long ago, and it isn't hard, as they were passed on to me and bring back great and fond memories of when she was alive, and the way she always gave in numerous little ways like this. She...
- Bucilla Christmas Stockings
I don't know if there's anything more satisfying and fun than making a Bucilla Christmas stocking or other type of design, but even if you don't really enjoy that type of activity, the Bucilla Christmas stockings themselves are so great looking that.
Traditional Knit Christmas Stockings
This group of Christmas stockings reminds me of some of those my mother knitted for my family and myself. The only thing wrong with them is they just don't look as good when they're not filled with something. Put something in them and they look even better as they fill out more.
- Christmas Stocking Hangers and Holders
Christmas stocking holders can range anywhere from very simple pieces made only to hold a Christmas stocking, to pieces that can complement the stocking through having a similar element of color, to being a major part of your Christmas décor. No...
- Quilted Christmas Stocking
Quilted Christmas stockings, while having a unique look in most cases (where you can easily identify it's quilting), on the other hand, can also offer some interesting patterns which are great designs, but which look different than what most of us...
Christmas Stockings Knit with Traditional Colors
This is another great set of Christmas stockings, which include traditional colors and some fun pattern and designs. I really like these a lot too.
As you can see, you don't need to get overly creative with the message, as the simple and effective 'peace,' 'Merry Christmas' and 'Jolly Holidays' work fantastic.
Traditonal Knit Christmas Stockings and Sayings
- Embroidered Christmas Stockings
Embroidered Christmas stockings can be absolutely stunning, and while many are done by machines, a large number of women still prefer the challenge and enjoyment of embroidering their own Christmas stocking designs, as well as Christmas designs on...
- Needlepoint Christmas Stocking
A handmade Christmas gift, after all is said and done, has the most lasting memories of any Christmas gift, and one of those that are fantastic is a needlepoint Christmas stocking. Very few things capture the heart of a loved one than the loving...
More Traditional Knit Christmas stockings
Again we have some traditional looking knit Christmas stockings, showing how you can use similar colors but make a completely different look. My favorite among these three below are the one built to look like a chimney, although the one with the train also looks great, as does the solid red one.
Knit Christmas Stockings with Train and Chimney Theme
- Christmas Cross Stitch for Stockings
Cross stitch is among my favorite looking Christmas stocking images, as the quality is always very high and the scenes are fantastic to look at. A great secondary use of cross stitch Christmas stockings is for adding to the quality of your...
- Christmas Stocking Patterns
Finding a good Christmas stocking pattern isn't that hard to do, and depending on the commitment you have to a project, there's a Christmas stocking pattern out there for everybody, whether it's for knitting, crochet, cross stitch, sewing or...
Christmas Stockings Knit
These knit Christmas stockings represent a subtle but obvious change from the prior knit stockings, as you can see. They're great patterns, although I'm more of a traditional type of person, so probably prefer the other styles. But I'll bet some reading this enjoy these.
Checkered Knit Christmas Stockings
- Applique Christmas Stocking
An applique Christmas stocking is a really fun stocking to look at and have as your own, or make or buy for others. My favorite thing about them is the three-dimensional look they have after all the overlays. In general, to understand what an...
- Giant Christmas Stockings
Giant, large Christmas stockings are an extremely fun way to add a novelty aspect to your Christmas fun and decor. Some of these huge Christmas stockings can be very tall; others very wide; while some are both tall and wide. One thing I think of...
Purple and White Knit Christmas Stockings
Did I say I liked traditional Christmas colors? Of course I do. But these purple and white Christmas stockings really appealed to me, and I liked them the moment i set my eyes on them, showing patterns and colors can be interchanged to make great knit Christmas stocking designs.
Reindeer Knit Stockings
- Dog Christmas Stockings
Dog Christmas stockings are probably the most popular pet Christmas stocking, and they can range from playful types that have funny lines like "Yappy Christmas" on them, to gorgeous breed-themed Christmas stockings that are close to
Variety of Unique Knit Christmas Stockings
I struggled a bit when I first saw these knit Christmas stockings, probably because they looked a little old fashioned and unattractive at first glance, but they grew on me a little bit, although they wouldn't be my first pick for design, pattern or color.
Even so, they do offer some fun and different ideas as to what you could do when knitting or buying Christmas stockings, and show how they could work when you migrate from the traditional way they're made.
What they do have going for them is a homemade and personal feel; something that is very relevant and important during the Christmas holiday.
Interesting Knitted Christmas Stockings
- Red Christmas Stockings
Traditional red Christmas stockings never go out of style, and even the most plain ones still work great; both as a stocking for stuffing little goodies and delights in, as well as using as part of your Christmas décor. The other part of red...
- Cat Christmas Stocking
Besides dogs, cat Christmas stockings are the favorite among pet Christmas stockings, and there are a lot of fun ones to choose from. Cat stockings have everything from pictures of funny looking cats on them, to stockings you can buy with toys...
Many styles and colors of knit Christmas stockings
I purposely included groupings of knit Christmas stockings to present as many ideas as I could to inspire some ideas and thoughts as to what would work for you and your family when considering Christmas knit stocking ideas.
Taken together they do represent a wide range of possibilities which should fit the majority of people and their Christmas stocking taste. And yes, as you can see, they would fit in with your normal Christmas décor as well.