Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to pull out the crochet hook and get started on decorations and gifts. Patterns are available everywhere. We all have a stack of magazines and pattern books in our crafting corners. But the internet is a great place to find new crocheting patterns. Here are a few websites to check out for free Christmas crocheting patterns.
http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/christmas.php This is one of the top sites for crocheting patterns. They have patterns for every holiday and every occasion. Their Christmas section is divided into eight sections: Angels, Miscellaneous Christmas/Holiday Items, Ornaments, Snowflakes, Stockings, Tree Skirts, Winter Related Items (Snowmen, etc.), and Wreaths. From here it will link to several sites. Included on this site are symbols next to the link to let you know if you need to sign up for the site or if the pattern comes in PDF format.
http://crochet.about.com/od/freecrochetpatterns/tp/Christmas_Patterns.htm This website has links to a few patterns. Most links have a picture next to it so you already know what the finished product looks like. Patterns are mostly decorations and hair accessories. The great thing about this site is that if you do other crafts they will link to a couple other possible Christmas patterns for you in cross stitch and knitting.
http://doit101.com/Crafts/Christmascrochet101.html This site is separated into sections of Angel Patterns, Snowflake Patterns, Santa Clause Patterns, Tree Skirt Patterns, Stocking Patterns and Snowmen Patterns. So if you are looking for something specific this is a great site to check out.
http://www.purplekittyyarns.com/free-patterns/christmas-patterns.html If you are looking for Christmas ornaments then this is the site for you. Christmas ornaments are quick and easy, look great on the tree, are wonderful presents and are great projects to do with kids. There are some cute ornaments, so even if that really isn’t what you are looking for you should go ahead and check it out. Please note: It is mixed in with other crafting mediums, but scroll down past the “Craft Patterns” and the crochet patterns will be right aft that.
http://www.craftown.com/xmascrochet/crochet.htm Another quick link with only basic descriptions, but well worth it once you start sifting through the patterns. This site includes patterns like a wine bottle cover, hand towel topper and a Christmas candle.
http://www.freevintagecrochet.com/christmas.html A great little site filled with vintage Christmas patterns! We all love the look of the old, and Christmas is the perfect time to mix the old with the new. This is a great site if you are looking for doll dresses, though it is not limited to only doll dresses.
There are so many great sites out there filled with free Christmas crochet patterns. These are just a few for you to take a look at and figure out where you want to go with gifts and decorations this year. Now grab your hook and let’s get started!