In recent years Christmas has become known for all the fun and quirky ugly sweater Christmas parties and with Instagram, everyone’s looking for the cutest pictures of their little ones in Christmas attire. Below you’ll find 13 free crochet sweater patterns for the holiday season, including adorable outfits for baby, and out-of-this-world ugly Christmas sweaters!
Have fun, be inspired and get to work on your holiday sweaters today!
Digital Reindeer Christmas Sweater
The design is simple: it’s made with half double crochet stitches, color changes on the front panel to create a reindeer and a nice brim on the bottom of the body and sleeves. The pattern includes instructions for sizes S up to 3XL. You’ll definitely steal the show with a lot of oohing and aahing over this sweater!
Johanna Christmas Sweater
A crocheted Christmas sweater in C2C-pattern. The sweater is worked in Soft Alpaca and Kid Silk which makes the sweater incredibly soft and warm. The sweater is worked in double thread on hook size H/8 (5 mm) and can be made in sizes S (M) L.
Tacky Christmas Sweater
The point of an ugly sweater contest is not to have a sweater that is ugly, but one that is so unrestrainedly, over-the-top crazy Christmas fantastic that it defies logic or rational explanation. To tack-ify your sweater, use your imagination and get to work on this fun and ridiculous tacky Christmas sweater!
Alpaca My Holiday Sweater
The crochet Alpaca My Holiday Sweater is truly a great holiday crochet project! It’s fun, it’s goofy & a little silly. But it achieves the goal of putting a smile on your face. Right? It’s an easy pattern, because it’s mostly single crochet stitches with color changes.
Christmas Baby Sweater
You can make this crochet Christmas baby sweater over the weekend. It’s very basic and all HDC. Find some great ideas if you need to make a bigger size (the pattern is sized for a 9-month-old.)
This Holly Sweater Crochet Pattern is perfect for your Holiday celebrations! It a lightweight sweater and could easily be dressed up or down. This design is for intermediate level (but an ambitious beginner could definitely pull it off!).
Via Hooked On Homemade Happiness
It is a little bit cold outside and if you’re in a good mood to learn some new crochet techniques this pattern with snowman applique is perfect for you. There is nothing complicated about this project and the patterns will lead you to a successful finish.
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Mod Christmas Sweater
This Mod Christmas Sweater Crochet Pattern is a raglan style sweater with cute striped sleeves. The best part is there is no sewing. NONE and it can be made in any color combination. There are quite a bit of ends due to the stripes, but still… no sewing!
Via Hooked On Homemade Happiness
Winter Snowflake Baby Sweater
This sweater is for 12 months babies. There are lots of crochet techniques and methods to crochet graph patterns, so you’ll come away knowing how to use two colors to do it with this pattern!
Santa's Little Helper Sweater
A free Christmas cardigan pattern for baby, so you can have a little helper for all of your holiday tasks. Crocheted from the bottom up with minimal seaming, the body is one piece and the sleeves are crocheted in the round. The collar is crocheted on, so the only seaming is to set the sleeves in.
Ugly Christmas Sweater
For this fun ugly Christmas sweater you can whatever shade of red you’d like, along with with white and two different shades of green for the stripes. For the trim on the bottom and sleeves, add fur for a fun design!
Santa's Helper Sweater
This Santa’s Helper Sweater is a classic Raglan Sweater, worked in basic stitches, but using some color work to make it more special. It’s a top-down sweater worked with the raglan technique. The sweater has a loose fit with a positive ease of 14 cm.
Caron Mitered Striped Baby Sweater
Take baby out for a stroll to show-off their adorable outfit, featuring a mitered, striped sweater. Wrap them in ultimate comfort using whatever color inspires in Caron Simply Soft. They look darling in Dark Sage and Autumn Red for the holidays, so get out the camera.
With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to get out your crochet needles and get to work! These 13 free crochet sweater patterns for the holiday season will keep you busy, and will make for the perfect gift or attire for your next Christmas party!
Whatever you choose to make, have fun, and Happy Holidays to you!