Christmas Crochet Patterns

30 Free Christmas Crochet Patterns

Christmas is one of the most festive times of year and what better way to celebrate than to make your very own christmas decorations? I have compiled a list of my 30 favourite Christmas crochet patterns for your Christmas festivities. Make your very own traditional Christmas decorations to decorate your tree and home over the festive period. Make your own santa's hat and I've even thrown in some Christmassy baby booties for those little Xmas infants. But as always, the best thing about these crochet patterns is that they are totally free!

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Crochet Shelf Elf

Crochet Shelf Elf

Why not crochet your very own shelf elf? These little shelf elves make cute Christmas decorations to sit on the shelf, tree or for some festive family fun. These are sure to be a big hit with the children and grandchildren.

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Crochet Shelf Elf Video

Crochet Christmas Tree Bunting

Christmas Tree Bunting

A great way to decorate your home over the Christmas period is with this Christmas tree bunting. Add little coloured beads to represent christmas tree lights and baubles.

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Crochet Christmas Tree Bunting Video

Crochet Mistletoe

Crochet Mistletoe

It is traditional to kiss under the miseltoe at Christmas, so why not crochet your very own miseltoe for that special someone? This realistic looking miseltoe is easy for beginners to crochet and can be used for homemade table displays and wreaths, especially when combined with my crocheted holly and ivy leaves below.

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Crochet Mistletoe Video

Crochet Snowflake

Crochet Snowflake

These cool snowflakes add a bit of wintery joy to your home. Hang them from your tree or make them into a larger Christmas decoration such as a festive mobile.

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Crochet Snowflake Video

Crochet Mini Snowflake

Crochet Mini Snowflake

More crochet snowflakes, this time in minature. These cute little snowflakes make cool decorations to scatter on your Christmas dinner table. Just choose a yarn colour to match your place settings.

Crochet Mini Snowflake Video

Crochet Snowflake

Another Crochet Snowflake

Another snowflake crochet pattern - well, every snowflake is supposed to be unique so the options should be endless! These snowflakes look great hanging from your tree.

Crochet Snowflake v2 Video

Mini Crochet Robin

Mini Robin / Turkey

This versatile crochet pattern shows you how to make a generic bird and then adapt it to turn it into an adorable little robin or tiny turkey. These make perfect little decorations for your Christmas tree. I have also included the video tutorial on how to make the bird's body, which you can easily adapt into one of these festive icons.

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Crochet Bird Video

Crochet Christmas Bauble

Crochet Christmas Bauble

With these pretty handmade Christmas baubles, you'll never have to buy any again. Choose your favourite coloured yarn and get to work decorating your tree. Handmade looks so much better than bought!

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Crochet Christmas Baubles

Crochet Christmas Baubles

More Christmas baubles. These snowflake baubles are crocheted around polystyrene balls so that they keep their shape. Use sparkly yarn for that added xmas twinkle.

Crochet Christmas Baubles Video

Crochet Bell

Crochet Bell

This crochet bell makes a pretty decoration for your Christmas tree. I've paired two together and added a little ribbon to make it extra special. This crochet pattern was originally from my crochet Advent calendar.

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Crochet Bell Video

Crochet Holly and Ivy

Crochet Holly and Ivy

The Holly and the Ivy reminds of the Christmas carol of the same name. These festive leaves look great in a homemade wreath or as part of a centre piece on your Christmas dinner table.

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Crochet Holly

Crochet Holly Video

Another holly leaf crochet pattern, this time as a video tutorial. This pretty green holly leaf looks great with its traditional red berries. Use these handmade treats to decorate your home at Christmas.

Crochet Holly Video

Crochet Mini Star

Mini Crochet Star

These little stars are easy to crochet and look great on top of my crocodile stitch Christmas trees - see crochet tutorial below.

Crochet Mini Star Video

Crochet Simple Star

Crochet Simple Star

These simple stars are great as tree decorations or to add embelishment to your other crochet creations. I show you how to make these via my step-by-step crochet video tutorial.

Crochet Simple Star Video

Mini Crochet Poinsettia

Mini Crochet Poinsettia

These fabulous red poinsettia flowers are popular at Christmas time and my crochet versions are perfect for decorating presents or homemade Christmas crackers. Your friends and family will love them!

Crochet Mini Poinsettia Video

Crochet Simple Chunky Baby Booties

Simple Chunky Crochet Baby Booties

These festive styled baby booties make a great Christmas gift for a little loved one. Suitable for 0-6 months, these booties would make a prefect first Christmas present for that special little girl or boy.

Crochet Simple Chunky Baby Booties Video

Crochet Christmas Tree Earrings

Crochet Christmas Tree Earrings

I think handmade Christmas presents are the most thoughtful gifts to give. If you're looking for something a little bit different to give to the friend that has everything, then these earings make a fun Christmas present. A unique alternative to a Christmas jumper or socks.

Crochet Christmas Tree Earrings Video

Crochet Gingerbread Man Christmas Decoration

Gingerbread Man Christmas Decoration

This cheeky little gingerbread man makes an adorable tree decoration. Almost good enough to eat (but don't - he's made of yarn!)

Crochet Gingerbread Man Christmas Decoration Video

Crochet Crocodile Stitch Mini Christmas Tree

Crocodile Stitch Mini Christmas Tree

In this two-part video tutorial I show you how to make this crocodile stitch Christmas tree. The crocodile stitch creates the perfect texture, and I've added some beads as little baubles. You can top it with my mini crochet star - see pattern above.

Crochet Crocodile Stitch Mini Christmas Tree Video 1 Crochet Crocodile Stitch Mini Christmas Tree Video 2

Crochet Snowflake Granny Pentagon

Crochet Snowflake Granny Pentagon

This granny square - or rather granny pentagon - incorporates a snowflake design for a winter theme. Hang these from your tree or use them as festive coasters for your eggnog.

Crochet Snowflake Granny Pentagon Video

Mini Crochet Wreath

Mini Crochet Wreath

Why not crochet some mini wreaths and hang them from the doors in your home. These versatile wreaths can also form part of a bigger decoration by adding holly, ivy and stars from my other Christmas crochet patterns. Be inspired!

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Mini Crochet Granny Square Present Decoration

Mini Crochet Granny Square Present Decoration

This little granny square Christmas present looks as good on your tree as a real present looks under it.

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Mini Crochet Angel

Mini Crochet Angel

This mini angel makes an adorable Christmas tree decoration or if you have a very small tree then a perfect tree topper.

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Fat Crochet Robin

Fat Crochet Robin

"Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat." And so is this robin. The robin, with its iconic red breast, is the bird that squawks Christmas. My robin crochet pattern makes a fun Christmas decoration or child's toy.

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Crochet Star Flower

Crochet Star Flower

I love this crochet flower and you can add it to my other crochet flowers and leaves to create wreaths and table centrepieces. This crochet pattern is suitable for beginners.

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Crochet Christmas Pudding

Crochet Christmas Pudding

This delicious looking Christmas pudding is almost good enough to eat. Don't serve it up after the Christmas turkey though because it's made of yarn. Instead use it to decorate your tree. Another great pattern for beginners.

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Crochet Santa Father Christmas Hat

Crochet Santa Father Christmas Hat

Why not crochet your very own santa hat. This design uses pom poms for the trim, so dust down that pom-pom maker, and comes in all sizes from infant to teen to adult. Suitable for beginners to crochet.

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Crochet Scarf Bear

Crochet Scarf Bear

Practice your crochet techniques with this little bear and winter scarf. Includes instructional videos on how to crochet a magic circle and double crochet foundation stitches.

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Crochet Mushroom Decoration

Crochet Mushroom Decoration

Is a mushroom Christmassy? Well, this red agaric toadstool certainly is. It makes a brilliant Christmas tree decoration and looks equally cute as a keyring or as part of a fairy display.

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Crochet Mushroom Decoration Video

Crochet Mini Penguin

Mini Crochet Penguin

This adorable little winter penguin is very popular. I show you how to make this little fellow in 2 easy to follow video tutorials. Keep him wrapped up warm with a tiny scarf.

Crochet Mini Penguin Video 1 Crochet Mini Penguin Video 2

Christmas Tree Decorations

Christmas Tree Decorations

OK, so the keen-eyed among you will have noticed that these aren't crochet. However, these felt creations make the perfect homemade christmas tree decorations, so I just had to include them here as a bonus craft project. These little beauties adorn our christmas tree every year.

Christmas Tree Decorations Video

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