Christmas knitting projects

Christmas is a mere seven weeks away – and with the long evenings closing in, now is the perfect time to cosy up at home and take on a knitting project.

Whether you’re making hats and scarves to give to family and friends or knitting decorations for around the home, here’s a handful of brilliant projects and patterns to help inspire you.

Animal bobbles


This simple and free knitting pattern is great for when you want a small project or something fun to work on with children and grandchildren. Find it here.

Elf Slippers


These charming elf slippers are a perfect project to delight grandchildren for Christmas. It’s free to download here.

Flame stitch table runner


A table runner will beautifully set the scene for your Christmas lunch. Try making this in colours to match your tableware or in festive red, green or even metallics. Find the free pattern here.

Commuter gloves


These gloves are specially designed with commuters in mind – the tip of the thumb and forefinger is left open to make testing and using a touchscreen hassle-free. Download the free pattern here.

Dog stocking


Treat your furry friend to a stocking full of treats this Christmas with this adorable bone-shaped stocking pattern. You can download it free here. 

Will you be knitting any gifts this Christmas? 

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