Decorating a Christmas tree can be a fun, family event. Some people like to make their Christmas tree look fancy with beautiful store bought decorations. Your tree can be just as beautiful with a collection of homemade knitted Christmas ornaments. Here are some free knitting patterns for Christmas ornaments that can really make your tree look special this year.
Free Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern #1- Lollipop Ornament
This knitting pattern is for two lollipops that you put on a knitted hat, but you can easily adapt them to become really cute ornaments. The directions for this free knitting pattern are very simple and straight forward. This is such a tiny knitting project you could probably knit a few of these and have a lollipop themed tree.
Free Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern #2- Bead Ball Ornament
These beaded ball ornaments are super cute and can really make your Christmas tree sparkle. The directions are very thorough and there are some assembly directions for you after everything is knitted. There are also links for you to purchase the supplies for this knitting pattern if you aren’t able to find them locally. This is a great Christmas ornament knitting pattern that you are sure to have fun making.
Free Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern #3- Christmas Pickle
Who doesn’t have a Christmas pickle ornament to put on their tree? Some families hide the pickle ornament and the first child to find it is said to have good luck the following year. The pattern can be downloaded for free in and you can even purchase the yarn from the site. This is a fun tradition for you to start with your family. You could even knit a pickle in different colors and have them represent something else so you won’t have a meltdown when a child doesn’t find the pickle first!
Free Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern #4- Heart Ornament
This is the perfect knitting pattern to use up some of your scrap yarn that you just can’t seem to part with. The directions are very thorough and there are some great pictures so you can see how the project will look as you are making it. This would also be a fun project for you to decorate your entire tree in.
Free Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern #5- Yarn Basket Ornament
This is the perfect ornament to knit for all of your knitting buddies. The directions can be downloaded for you to print so you can have it when you are knitting it. This ornament is too cute not to knit.
These are five free Christmas ornament knitting patterns that you are sure to enjoy knitting and decorating your tree. Be sure to knit a few extras to keep on hand for those unexpected guests that you forgot to get a gift for.