Quick & Easy Free Christmas Crochet Patterns

I absolutely love crocheting for Christmas. Whether it’s making a Christmas-themed gift for a loved one or decorating my house with crochet Christmas decorations, there’s something really special about watching my favorite holiday movie and crocheting by the light of the Christmas tree.

With my collection of quick, easy and free Christmas crochet patterns growing rapidly, I wanted to share these free patterns with you and hope making them brings you joy this Christmas season!

Make Thoughtful Crochet Christmas Gifts

Each of these free patterns listed below make thoughtful and unique crochet Christmas gifts. Whether you are searching for the perfect DIY to make for a family member, teacher, friend or a co-worker, you’ll find something for everyone on your list this holiday season. Keep scrolling down for lots of great crochet Christmas gift ideas!

Free Christmas Crochet Patterns for Beginners

If you are just starting to learn how to crochet, many of these patterns are the absolutely perfect free Christmas crochet patterns for beginners. With step by step, easy to follow directions, you’ll be making Christmas decorations and crochet Christmas gifts like a pro in no time!


Free Christmas Crochet Patterns

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Free Crochet Christmas Patterns

From crochet Christmas decorations like tissue box covers and toilet paper holders to crochet Christmas gift ideas like mug cozies and dishcloths, there is something for everyone on your gift list and patterns for beginners to experienced crocheters. Here they are the free patterns. Happy Christmas crocheting!

1. Christmas Tissue Box – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Tissue Box Cover Crochet Pattern

First is this very festive Christmas Tissue Box Cover. While decorating for Christmas this year and after unloading bin after bin of Christmas decorations and placing them everywhere, my husband said to me: “you know what really makes the house feel like Christmas?” It’s your Santa Tissue Box Covers. I never noticed how unfestive our Kleenex boxes were before!”


2. Christmas Dog Bandana – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Dog Bandana Crochet Pattern

Whenever we have company over, Charlie likes to wear a bandana. For fancy occasions he wears his Tuxedo Dog Bandana. But during the holidays, we never really had anything festive for him to wear…that is until I designed this Christmas Dog Bandana.

Santa Dog Bandana Crochet Pattern

Now he is all decked out for Christmas! It’s a really fun free pattern for the Santa Paws in your life.


3. Christmas Baby Booties – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

What I love about this free Christmas Baby Booties pattern is that they can be worn on a baby or used as a Christmas decoration. When it was my daughter’s first Christmas, they kept her little feet nice and cozy (and festive) and now that she’s not as little of a baby anymore, we fill them with candy canes.

Santa Booties Crochet Pattern

4. Christmas Mug Cozy – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Mug Cozy Crochet Pattern

This may the ultimate “gift for anyone” pattern. This Christmas Mug Cozy makes such a great gift for a teacher, co-worker, friend or loved one. You can fill it with goodies to complete the gift. Or, use it to keep your own coffee and tea warm during the holidays. It’s also a wonderful decoration/candy cane holder!


5. Christmas Wine Glass Holder/Lanyard – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Wine Glass Lanyard Crochet Pattern

If you’re going to any Christmas parties this holiday season, how fun will it be to wear this Christmas Wine Glass Lanyard around your neck to hold your wine glass for you!

Santa Wine Glass Lanyard Crochet Pattern

But you can also make it without the straps and put one on each wine glass when you set the table for Christmas dinner. Martha Stewart would be so proud!


6. Christmas Can Cozy – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Can Cozy Crochet Pattern

Designed to fit a standard 12 fl. oz / 355ml beer, soda or pop can, this Christmas Can Cozy is sure to bring Christmas Cheers! While you can make this for anyone, it’s a great gift idea for men. My husband uses his all holiday season long. When you have a holiday party and are handing out beers to everyone, these cozies turn a regular can into a festive drink!


7. Crochet Christmas Pillow – Free Pattern

Christmas Crochet Pillow

This easy Crochet Christmas Pillow will make your home much more festive. The pillow panels are made by alternating single crochet and double crochet stitches so it’s very easy to make, works up quickly and looks lovely when completed. It’s a removable cushion cover so you can take it off to wash or to easily store it in your Christmas bin after the holidays.


8. Santa Baby Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Baby Hat Crochet Pattern

Here’s a super cute baby hat for Christmas! This free Santa Baby Hat comes in three sizes (newborn – 3 months, 3 – 6 months and 6 – 12 months) and is fast and easy to make…perfect for baby’s first Christmas!


9. Christmas Baby Mittens – Free Crochet Pattern

Santa Baby Mittens Crochet Pattern

And after making the Santa Baby Hat, why not make matching mittens! These Christmas/Santa Baby Mittens are designed to fit a 6 month old and can be made bigger or smaller by adjusting your hook size.


10. Christmas Toilet Paper Holder – Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas Toilet Paper Holder Crochet Pattern

After turning all my Kleenex boxes into festive holiday decorations, I found the bathroom to be lacking festivity – especially with that extra roll of toilet paper that’s always good to be left out. And so I created this Christmas Toilet Paper Holder! Now you can deck your hall bathroom with this very festive Christmas decoration!


11. Christmas Cutlery Holder – Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas Cutlery Holder Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern for a Christmas Cutlery Holder (you could also call it a utensil/napkin holder or a cutlery pouch) will make your table look incredibly festive for Christmas dinner! They are really quick and easy to make. You can whip up a few before the end of your favorite Christmas movie and then enjoy a picture-worthy dinner table on Christmas!


12. Christmas Wine Bottle Holder – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Christmas Crochet Wine Bottle Holder

This free crochet pattern for a Christmas Wine Bottle Holder holds a standard 750ml wine bottle. It’s a quick and easy Christmas crochet pattern that makes a perfect Christmas gift or crochet Christmas decoration! If you need a last minute Christmas gift or would like to make your own wine bottles more festive, this Christmas Wine Bottle Holder is the perfect crochet pattern. It’s a fast, simple and fun crochet project.


13. Christmas Coasters – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Christmas Coasters

This free pattern for Christmas Coasters make for a wonderful gift set or a fantastic way to make your own home more festive. The coasters are approx 5.5″ x 5.5″, which is perfect for any kind of holiday drink. They are very quick to make and use a minimal amount of yarn. Another great free Christmas crochet pattern!


14. Christmas Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Christmas Dishcloth

This free pattern for a Christmas Dishcloth will help with all those holiday dishes. It also makes for a terrific gift. Whether you are getting Santa’s plate for cookies nice and clean or scrubbing the turkey roasting pan, this durable, textured Christmas dishcloth pattern will be a great addition to your kitchen’s holiday decor.


15. Christmas Tree Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Christmas Tree Dishcloth Pattern

Here’s another free dishcloth pattern for Christmas. This Christmas Tree Dishcloth Pattern uses bobbles as ornaments and lights. By crocheting along the wrong side, the stitch creates a garland or string of lights. It’s a very cute and also useful Christmas crochet pattern.

16. Snowman Pillow – Free Crochet Pattern

Snowman Pillow Crochet Pattern

Here’s a fantastic Christmas crochet pillow that you can leave out all winter long! The free Snowman Pillow Crochet Pattern includes step by step instructions on how to crochet this adorable Snowman pillow with pictures and a charts. While it may be a little more advanced than the other patterns included in this post, it’s a stylish, modern Christmas crochet decoration and makes a wonderful crochet Christmas gift.


I hope this helps you find a free Christmas crochet pattern to make this holiday season!

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