Creating Christmas stockings is a great craft idea for both kids and adults. Of course you are going to need some Christmas Stocking patterns and supplies to make the perfect stocking.
It’s true that these days, you’ll find more than just red and white Christmas stockings hanging on families’ fireplace mantels. People are getting more and more creative when it comes to the designs and colors that are featured on their stockings. Not only is it now common to see entire holiday scenes and whimsical graphics on them, but they can also come in different shapes and sizes.
With so many Christmas stocking patterns to choose from, your fireplace mantel will be just as festive and decorated as any other part of your house. Check out some of these Christmas stockings for great pattern ideas that you might like to try.
Dimensions Needlecrafts Gold Cross Stitch Sleigh Ride at Dusk Stocking
Wouldn’t it be nice to go on a cool, brisk sleigh ride while the moon lights up the night sky? It sounds like the perfect ending to a winter day and this stocking from Dimensions Needlecrafts paints a wonderful illustration of it. The pattern may look intricate and difficult, but it’s actually quite simple to accomplish especially since it comes step by step instructions. Included with the 16 inch long stocking are cotton and metallic threads, wool yarn, 16 count dove grey Aida, a thread palette, felt, needle and an alphabet for personalizing.
Dimensions Needlecrafts Counted Cross Stitch, Candy Cane Santa Stocking
Who wouldn’t want an image of Santa Claus on their stocking? After all, he is the one who fills it with wonderful gifts and toys. This stocking pattern features Santa delivering presents and putting some treats on the Christmas tree. The bright and rich colors of the design along with the many intricate details are what really make this scene come to life. Everything you need already comes with this cross stitch project including thread, fabric for a 16 inch long stocking, wool yarn, sequins, color coded thread sorter, alphabet for personalizing and felt for the stocking back.
Dimensions Felt Appliqué, Snowmen Stocking
This snowman pattern literally jumps out of the stocking and makes for a great addition to any fireplace mantel. The design includes two smiling snowmen dressed in scarves and mittens and playing in the snow. The stocking measures 19 inches long and the kit comes with presorted cotton thread, pre-punched felt, a needle, and instructions that show you how to easily assemble everything. There’s even an alphabet guide that shows you how to stitch your name into the stocking.
Dimensions Needlecrafts Counted Cross Stitch, Holy Night Stocking
Nothing tells the story of Christmas quite like the nativity scene which is exactly the pattern that’s featured in this Holy Night Stocking from Dimensions Needlecrafts. This beautiful stocking measures 16 inches long when completed. The kit contains all the materials for the project including cotton thread, pre-sorted wool yarn, metallic thread, 18 count ivory cotton Aida, needle, felt, an alphabet guide and easy-to-follow instructions.
Which of these Christmas Stocking Patterns will be hanging in your home this year?