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Christmas Knitting



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Christmas Knitting, Knitted Gifts, and Holiday Knitting Patterns Spacer 10x10 pixels

Celebrate the holidays with these Christmas knitting patterns, knitted gifts, and more.


Knitting gifts is a great way to capture the true meaning of the holidays! Christmas knitting brings back memories of grandma's favorite afghan and reminds us of the crafts and stories that bind us together during the holiday season. 


Whether you're looking for quick knitting projects for last-minute knitted gifts, or just hoping to make fabulous gifts for the special people in your life, you're sure to find the perfect assortment of amazing knitting gift ideas for everyone on your list.


Knitted Christmas ornaments are perfect small knitting projects that can be knitted in an afternoon, while knitted Christmas stocking patterns are sure to become treasured Christmas keepsakes or serve as a great gift bag to hold a few skeins of yarn and knitting needles for a friend who is just learning to knit. And speaking of beginners, our simple one-skein knitting projects will make delightful secret Santa gifts or can be tied to a gift bag for a special last minute touch.


Grab your knitting needles, put your feet up and enjoy our Christmas knitting patterns, knitted Christmas ornaments, and exciting holiday gift ideas. From special issue magazines to books chock-full of knitted gifts, the Knitting Daily Shop also has instantly downloadable eBooks and patterns for those that are scrambling to knit last-minute knitted gifts.


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Holiday Knitting Patterns for the Home

Deck the Halls this season with these holiday home décor knitting patterns. From quick, knit ornament patterns and elaborate colorwork knit Christmas stockings, the holidays are the perfect time to decorate your festive home with knitting. Plus, these home décor projects make great hostess gifts for your next holiday party.  
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Bird a Pois ePattern
by Lucinda Guy


Knit this sweet little birdie holiday ornament for the holiday tree, a great companion to the Angel a Pois ornament by Lucinda Guy. This cute decoration can be knit quickly using stash yarn, too.


Yule Trees ePattern
by AnnaLena Mattison


A great holiday knitting project for the beginner knitter, these decorative cones are felted to hide minor mistakes and then nested to form folk-art Yule trees. Make one, two, or even three for fun holiday décor.


Angel a Pois ePattern
by Lucinda Guy


These charming petite Angel a Pois knitted ornament pattern features a dotted dress and red slippers. Knit this ornament as a companion to the Bird a Pois for a sweet hostess gift at your next holiday party. 


Snow Bird Stocking ePattern

 by Kristin Spurkland


Make this beautiful knitted Christmas stocking for the holidays. This Scandinavian-inspired knitted stocking features a front adorned with star-and-vine motifs, while the back features red and white striping.

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Rustic Holiday Stocking ePattern
by Kristin Nicholas


Spicy colors, simple embroidery, and whimsical pom-poms come together in this giant knitted Christmas stocking. When you've emptied the stocking, turn it upside down and pull it over your ears because it's also a woolly hat!


Package Pillows ePattern
by Laura Bryant


Knitted pillows in the shape of gifts make the perfect home decor accent for the holidays! These easy pillows can knit in your favorite holiday colors and can be embellished in a variety of ways with ribbon, embroidery, and more.     


Holly Berry Stocking ePattern
by Kate Gagnon Osborn


Knit this modern stocking in the round using a simple colorwork chart featuring snowflakes and heart motifs. Making this keepsake for a knitted gift? Choose colors that match the décor of the gift recipient's home. 


German Ornaments ePattern
by Anne Weaver


Celebrate the holiday season with this set of 3 knitted ornaments: a pickle, acorn, and pinecone are the knitted versions of traditional German glass ornaments. Try beaded knitting in these quick projects to create a little sparkle.

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Knitted Accessories for the Holidays

Bundle up this winter with these stylish accessories inspired by the holiday season. From snowflake motifs to yarn pom poms that mimic snowballs, these knitted accessories celebrate the season while keeping you warm. Knit these accessories for great knitted gifts for those on your list that deserve something handknit and special.
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Snowball Hat ePattern
by Katie Himmelberg


Simple shaping and easy repeats make this knitted hat a great beginner knitting pattern. This hat features cables and a twisted stitch for a rich, thick texture. Finish this design off with a fun pom pom that mimics a snowball. 


Tapestry Mittens ePattern
by Elinor Brown


These fully lined Fair Isle mittens are worked in the round in an allover two-color tapestry pattern. A smooth merino lining keeps hands extra warm. I-cord cast-ons, charted thumbs, and multiple sizes make this a special pattern. 


Snowflake Socks ePattern
by Chrissy Gardiner


These knitted socks feature a traditional snowflake motif; contrasting heels, toes, and cuffs; and striped soles. Sportweight yarns make for a quick knit and an ideal introduction to colorwork knitting.


Elfin Hat and Scarf ePattern
by Cathy Carron


This easy-to-knit unisex hat and scarf set uses a yarn with a hint of camel hair that adds a little luxury to this basic mesh-stitch set. Deep ribs give a finished look. This would be a great knitted gift for anyone on your list.

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Books and Magazines with Holiday Knitted Gift Patterns

If you're often knitting gifts for the holidays, consider building a collection of knitted gifts and winter knittied accessories for quick-reference year after year. Interweave Knits magazine puts out a special issue each year of holiday gift patterns, and we have a great collection of books and eBooks with everything from last-minute handmade gifts to intricate Scandinavian-inspired colorwork projects.
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Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts
2013 special issue


Featuring 41 knitted gifts to give and receive, this Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts special issue magazine focuses on holiday knitting inspiration, knitted gifts, and winter knitting accessories.


10 Last-Minute Gifts to Knit


This eBook compiles 10 perfect knitted gifts that are quick and easy to make in a pinch, with great beginner knitting patterns. You’re sure to find something here for everyone on your list.


Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts
paperback book


Knitted Gifts offers more than 30 projects for every gift-giving occasion. Designs include garments and accessories for the entire family as well as gifts for the home.


Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts
2012 digital special issue


Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2012 features traditional knitting techniques and 43 knitted gifts for women, kids, men, and the home. Download this magazine instantly!

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Northern Knits Gifts
paperback book


Revisit the rich landscapes of knitting traditions of Iceland, Shetland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, and Finland with this new collection of 20 folk-inspired, thoughtful knitted accessories and small projects great for holiday knitting inspiration.



Stranded Knitting Gifts to Give, with 5 Colorwork Patterns eBook


Get five quick knitted colorwork projects, plus tips and techniques for successful color knitting, with this eBook! Patterns include mitts, socks, a hat and mitten set, and a small colorful bag. These quick knitted projects are sure to make great knitted gifts. 



Craft Tree: Quick Knitted Scarves
paperback book


 Scarves make great beginner knitting patterns because they're a great way to learn stitch patterns and to create something quick! This Craft Tree collection of 18 knitted scarves are simple and make stylish, fast knitted accessories for the whole family.



Interweave Knits 2006-2011
Collection CD


This collection CD features 6 digital edition special issues of Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts, from the premiere issue in 2006 to the super-sized special issue in 2011. That's over 200 patterns for holiday knitting and knitted gift ideas!

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