25 Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Patterns

Cross stitching can be enjoyed by people of all ages. And it is a favourite art form when making keepsake Christmas gifts. If you are looking for an heirloom piece to work on, check out our list of cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns.

Below are 25 cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns. There are a variety of designs from classic Santas to modern, whimsical llamas. Included are downloadable PDF patterns and cross stitch Christmas stocking kits. There are cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns for everyone on your list.

1. Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchPictorial

How cute is this cartoon style snowman and mice Christmas stocking? Children, as well as adults, will adore the design.

The cross stitch pattern is 166 stitches wide x 252 stitches tall. It requires 57 colours of DMC floss. It is an advanced level project that uses full cross stitches, half cross stitches, backstitches, and French knots.

Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchPictorial

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2. Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from YourFavoriteStitch

Are you looking for cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns for Children? This one is absolutely adorable. It features Santa Claus and a reindeer hauling all the Christmas presents in a motorcycle with a sidecar.

The pattern size is 144 stitches wide x 224 stitches high. It uses 30 colours of DMC floss. You will need to know how to create full cross stitches, half cross stitches, backstitches, and French knots.

Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from YourFavoriteStitch

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3. LetiStitch Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Kits from HobbyJobbyStore

Here is a cross stitch Christmas stocking pattern with a classic design. If you decorate in country or old-fashioned Christmas decor, and are looking for cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns with a vintage feel, this stocking will fit in perfectly.

This is a counted cross stitch kit. The kit includes 14 count Aida fabric, red felt backing, 100% cotton threads, and 5 colours of beads. You will need to provide the scissors and an embroidery needle. Finished, the stocking will measure 9.64 inches (24.5 cm) x 14.57 inches (37 cm).

LetiStitch Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Kits from HobbyJobbyStore

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4. Christmas Snowman Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from Cross-Stitch Club

Are you searching for free cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns? Here is a cute snowman pattern you can download. And the pattern comes with an alphabet.

The pattern is designed to be stitched on 18 count Aida fabric. However, you can also use 14, 16, or 22 count. It requires 40 colours of DMC floss.

Christmas Snowman Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from Cross-Stitch Club

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5. Holy Night Christmas Stocking Counted Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchKitsAlla

Make this Holy Night Christmas Stocking Counted Cross Stitch Pattern to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. This pattern is absolutely breathtaking.

Included in the PDF download is an image of the finished design, a coloured symbol chart, a stocking alphabet, and a list of DMC thread colours. The design area is 145 stitches wide X 224 stitches high. When stitched on 18 count Aida fabric, the stocking will measure 10.29 inches (26.13 cm) wide x 16 inches (40.64 cm) high.

Holy Night Christmas Stocking Counted Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchKitsAlla

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6. Trimming the Tree Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from StitchWithLoveStore

This stocking will bring some whimsy to your holiday decor. It features 5 snowmen trying to put a star on top of a Christmas tree. Will they succeed? We sure hope so.

The Trimming the Tree stocking is to be stitched on 14 count Aida fabric. The pattern is 150 stitches wide X 251 stitches high. Completed, the design will measure 10.71 inches (27.21 cm) wide x 17.93 inches (45.54 cm) high.

Trimming the Tree Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from StitchWithLoveStore

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7. Gingerbread Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from DureneJCrossStitch

This stocking would be great for a child. It is so bright and colourful. And the little gingerbread men and woman are having a ton of fun.

The pattern includes a complete upper and lowercase alphabet for personalization. The stitch count is 150 wide x 263 high. Completed, the design area will measure 10.7 inches (27.2 cm)  x 18.8 inches (47.7 cm) when sewn on 14 count Aida or 28 count even weave.

Gingerbread Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from DureneJCrossStitch

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8. Santas Toys Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchKitsAlla

If you are looking for classic cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns, you cannot go wrong with this one. It features Santa and a young child peering in a toy store window. It has that old-time feel.

This PDF counted cross stitch pattern PDF download includes an image of the finished design, a coloured symbol chart, and a list of DMC thread colours. It was designed to be stitched on 14 count Aida fabric. Completed, the picture will measure 10.29 inches (26.13 cm) wide x 16 inches (40.64 cm) high.

Santas Toys Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchKitsAlla

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9. First Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from FreePatterns

Make your baby its very first Christmas stocking using this free cross stitch pattern. It is a very simple pattern that can be completed by an advanced beginner. The stitch count is 83 wide x 122 high.

First Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from FreePatterns

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10. Oh Deer! Satsuma Street Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Pattern from SatsumaStreet

How could anyone pass on this stunning reindeer Christmas stocking? The reindeer is so cute with all the ornaments hanging off its antlers.

Included are detailed directions for making the stocking, and alphabet charts for personalisation. Finished, the stocking will measure 10 inches (25.4 cm) x 16 inches (40.63 cm) when stitched on 14 count Aida or 28 count linen stitched over two.

Oh Deer! Satsuma Street Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Pattern from SatsumaStreet

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11. Cozy Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Kit from HobbyJobbyStore

Show off your cross stitching skills with this impressive Christmas stocking. The design is very detailed and features a fully decorated tree and tons of presents.

The cross stitch kit includes 14 count Aida fabrc, floss, red felt backing, threads anchor cotton, metallic perle in 3 colours, and beads. The finished stocking will measure 9.65 inches (24.5 cm) x 14.57 inches (37 cm).

Cozy Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Kit from HobbyJobbyStore

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12. Vintage Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from CossStitchStyleArte

Kitties are well known for their fascination of shiny Christmas baubles. If you love cats as much as you love Christmas, then you will appreciate the whimsy of this stocking pattern.

The design size is 132 stitches wide x 249 stitches high. Stitched on 14 count Aida, the design will measure 9.4 inches (23.9 cm) wide x 17.8 inches (45.1 cm) high. It uses 19 colours of DMC floss.

Vintage Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from CossStitchStyleArte

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13. Beautiful Stitches Stocking Pattern from Kreinik

Use a variety of tiny patterns to make the Beautiful Stitches Stocking. The pattern is free to download and print. The design area is 4.125 inches (10.48 cm) x 5.875 inches (14.92 cm). It is 92 stitches wide x 130 stitches high.

Beautiful Stitches Stocking Pattern from Kreinik

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14 . Mini Christmas Stockings from SatsumaStreet

Christmas stockings do not have to be large. Stitch up these small cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns and use them as gift card holders. They are very cute and will add that personal handmade touch.

The cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns PDF includes 4 full colour charts, step-by-step instructions, a list of DMC thread colours, a colour reference photo, and a Cross Stitch Basics PDF for beginners. Each stocking will measure approximately 4.25 inches (10.8 cm) x 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) when stitched on 14 count fabric.

Mini Christmas Stockings from SatsumaStreet

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15. Polar Bears Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchTR

The white, red, and light blue colours used to create this stocking make the animals pop. This pattern can be used to make a stocking for a child or an adult.

The PDF download includes a colour pattern and a black and white pattern. The design should be stitched on 14 count light blue Aida fabric. The design area is 157 stitches wide x 290 stitches high. The area will measure 11.21 inches (28.48 cm) wide X 20.71 inches (52.61 cm) high.

Polar Bears Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchTR

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16. Christmas Trimmings Pattern from FreePatterns

Stitch up these small stockings and use them as little gift bags. You can use them as party favours or as gifts.

The free cross stitch stocking patterns are easy and beginner friendly. The choir girl measures 16 stitches wide x 40 stitches high. The nutcracker measures 16 stitches wide x 44 stitches high.

Christmas Trimmings Pattern from FreePatterns

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17. Christmas Stocking 4 Cute Animal Cross Stitch Pattern from NeniSweetPatterns

With this download, you get 4 animal cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns. Included are a llama, sloth, fox, and flamingo. You will have a lot of fun stitching up these quirky cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns. Each pattern can be stitched on any colour and count size of Aida fabric.

Christmas Stocking 4 Cute Animal Cross Stitch Pattern from NeniSweetPatterns

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18. Stoney Creek Santa’s Hunting Stocking from SandrasStitchSash

Santa Claus is hitching a ride in a back of a pickup truck on this Christmas stocking. This stocking would be ideal for a home decorated in rustic decor.

The model is stitched on 28 count Dusty Green Jobelan over 2 threads. The stitch count is 150 wide x 266 high.

Stoney Creek Santa's Hunting Stocking from SandrasStitchSash

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19. Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from YourFavoriteStitch

If you have ever seen a cardinal in the snow, you know how vibrant and beautiful they look. It is no wonder why they are often depicted on Christmas decor.

This pattern used full cross stitches, backstitches, half cross stitches, and French knots. It requires 35 colours of DMC floss. The stitch count is 164 wide x 256 high.

Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from YourFavoriteStitch

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20. Snowmen with Toys Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from Cross-Stitch Club

Here is a really cute snowman cross stitch Christmas stocking pattern, and it is free! It features 4 snowmen, a teddy bear, and a few red birds.

The pattern can be stitched on 11, 14, 16, or 18 count Aida fabric. There are 23 colours of DMC floss used.

Snowmen with Toys Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from Cross-Stitch Club

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21. Stoney Creek Toy Soldier Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from SandrasStitchStash

Here is a gorgeous Christmas stocking pattern that features a nutcracker with a teddy bear and packages. It has an old-time look that would look great in a home decorated in vintage decorations.

The model is stitched on 28 count linen over 2 threads. You will need Glissen Gloss Rainbow Blending Thread 302 Green and 407 Brass along with the 25 colours of DMC floss. The stitch count is 152 wide x 232 high.

Stoney Creek Toy Soldier Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from SandrasStitchStash

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22. Deer Christmas Stocking Pattern from CrossStitchTR

You cannot have Christmas without a reindeer. Stitch up this reindeer stocking for a friend or loved one.

It is a digital counted cross stitch pattern. The pattern recommends using 14 count Aida fabric. The design area is 139 stitches wide x 220 stitches high. The completed design area will measure 9.93 inches (25.22 cm) wide x 15.71 inches (39.91 cm) high.

Deer Christmas Stocking Pattern from CrossStitchTR

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23. Gnome Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Kits from ColorfulimpressionsCo

Gnomes are so fun and cute. And they look like little Santas with their big beards. If you love gnomes or know someone who does, stitch up this adorable stocking.

The kit contains presorted thread, 14 count blue Aida, felt, 100% wool yarn, a needle, instructions, and an alphabet for personalising. Finished, the stocking will measure 16 inches (40.64 cm) long.

Gnome Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Kits from ColorfulimpressionsCo

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24. Holiday Hooties Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchKitsAlla

The Holiday Hooties Christmas Stocking features 3 cute little owls bundled up to keep warm. Each owl is wearing a Santa hat and a scarf. The one in the middle has a tiny drum.

This is a PDF counted cross stitch pattern. The PDF download includes an image of the finished design, a coloured symbol chart, a stocking alphabet, and a list of DMC thread colours. Stitched on 14 count Aida fabric, the design area will measure 10.29 inches (26.13 cm) wide x 16 inches (40.64 cm) high.

Holiday Hooties Christmas Stocking Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchKitsAlla

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25. Victorian Father Christmas Stocking Pattern from SandrasStitchStash

Make a Victorian Father Christmas Stocking with this leaflet from Stoney Creek. You personalise the stocking with the giftee’s name.

The model is stitched on 28 count fabric. The stitch size is 152 stitches wide x 235 stitches high.

Vintage Christmas Cross Stitch Stocking Pattern from CossStitchStyleArte

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Christmas is one of the best Holidays for crafting. If you are looking for a fun and rewarding project, stitch up one of these cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns.

Are you ready to get busy with your Christmas crafting? There is no wrong time to start. We hope that you found your next project while scrolling through our list of cross stitch Christmas stocking patterns.

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