It might be too early to start hanging your Christmas stockings but it's definitely not too early to start crocheting them! The winter holidays come around again in the blink of an eye, so get ahead of the game by starting to crochet your Christmas decor now. Here are some fast, fun and free Christmas crochet patterns.
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1. Christmas Stocking
Turn a simple crochet granny square into a miniature crochet Christmas stocking with this free pattern. Hang them on mantles, door handles, drawer knobs and all around the house to create a festive atmosphere in no time at all.
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2. Easy Crochet Snowflake
Crochet snowflakes are something that you can use to decorate your home very early in the season. These are great whether or not you celebrate Christmas, since they represent winter in general!
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3. Christmas star
Like snowflakes, stars are versatile holiday crochet patterns suitable for all styles of home decor. String these together for Christmas bunting, place tea light candles atop them or hang them individually from your Christmas tree.
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4. Crochet Christmas Pillows
Create Christmas-themed pillows in several different styles with this set of free crochet patterns. From a Santa bell to a Christmas tree, these pillows will brighten up any room.
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5. Christmas Owl Tree Decorations
These adorable owls will make you smile when you crochet them, and you'll smile even more when you see them hanging on your Christmas tree. These also make cute gift tags when it comes time to give presents.
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6. Jar Koozies
Adding colorful crochet koozies to jars is a super simple way to dress up your home. Put a candle inside or fill these with candies. Using red and green, blue and white or silver and gold to give a holiday flair to your home.
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7. Christmas Snowmen
This little snowman crochet pattern makes a cute decoration that bring holiday cheer to any desk, table, mantle or shelf. Have fun crocheting hats and scarves in different colors to make a whole set of these little guys.
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8. Howie the Holiday Penguin
This is a slightly larger stuffed animal that will make you smile all throughout the holiday season. If you want to keep him on display throughout the year, just leave the Santa hat off until the time is right!
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9. Christmas bell ornament
Ring in the Christmas season with this cute crochet bell that can be made with a real bell inside. The mistletoe decoration on the top can be used on its own all throughout the home as well.
You can easily make any of these Christmas crochet decorations in a weekend. Click the orange heart under the headline to add this page to your favorites — then you can come back to it again and again over the coming weeks as you get yourself prepared in advance for the holidays!