13+ Free Christmas Stocking Patterns

Christmas may be just a few weeks away, but there’s still time to add a festive and homemade touch to your holidays. In this post, I’m sharing 13+ free Christmas stocking patterns from my favorite designers. This collection includes stockings in a variety of sizes from gift card holder to ornament to standard to jumbo, as well as in a variety of styles including classic shapes, animal-themed, and heeled. You’ll find a variety of sewing techniques being used, from simple and beginner-friendly to quilted (including quilt-as-you-go), and more! I’ve also included links to 96 more crochet, knit, and sew Christmas stocking patterns for further inspiration.

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Christmas stockings are one of my favorite Christmas decorations. They can be large enough to include gifts or small enough to be ornaments or gift tags. Find your next project in this collection of 13+ free Christmas stocking patterns that you can put together in anywhere from ten minutes to about an hour.

13+ Free Christmas Stocking Patterns

Christmas Stocking by Underground Crafter: This beginner-friendly large Christmas stocking pattern includes instructions for working with yardage or pre-cuts.

Lined Stocking with Cuff by Cluck Cluck Sew: This lined stocking pattern with a cuff also includes a link to the quilt block tutorial if you’d like to make a quilted stocking.

Mini Christmas Stockings by Blossom Heart Quilts: These stockings are small enough to use as ornaments or gift tags.

Christmas Stocking Templates by 30 Minute Crafts: If you’re comfortable with sewing but need a stocking shape, these templates are available in 4 sizes from less than 2” up through fitting one to a standard 8.5” x 11” piece of paper.  

Plaid Stocking by AppleGreen Cottage: This is one of two stocking pattern templates you get with sign up for the AppleGreen Cottage newsletter.

Easy Christmas Stocking by Crazy Little Projects: This fur-lined stocking can be made in 10 minutes.

Advent Calendar Stockings by Gathered: Make 24 of these smaller stockings as an advent calendar.

Easy Quilted Christmas Stocking by Diary of a Quilter: This stocking is made using a quilt-as-you-go technique.

Christmas Gift Card Mini Stocking by Flamingo Toes: These tiny stockings are designed to hold gift cards.


High Heel Christmas Stocking by Fleece Fun: This heeled Christmas stocking is perfect for your favorite fashionista.

Quilted Christmas Stocking by Life Sew Savory: This pattern links to a matching Christmas tree skirt.

DIY Koala Felt Stocking by Hello Creative Family: This adorable felt stocking is great for your favorite animal lover.

Simply Monochromatic by Happy Quilting: This stocking pattern also includes tips for personalizing with applique or embroidery.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this collection of free Christmas stocking patterns, and that you’ve learned something new about how to sew them! Looking for more free Christmas stocking pattern inspiration? Check out:

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