Free Christmas sweater patterns for knitters and crocheters

 

Looking to knit or crochet a festive sweater this year? We created a list of the best free Christmas sweater patterns for knitters, crocheters, and the whole family. 

Feeling festive? Feeling silly, jolly, and excited? Then you need...

Free Christmas sweater patterns!

We grabbed the best ones from around the web and right here on the Laughing Hens website. There are free Christmas sweater knitting patterns, free Christmas sweater crochet patterns, and a whole heap of festive fun. Check it out! 

Knitting

Are two needles your preferred crafting tools? Then you'll love these! 

Sweaters for the whole family

Free Christmas Sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens

This mega pattern includes all the designs you see here in sizes for kids and adults, and it's a free download! Click here to download it from our free pattern collection.

Polar sweater

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens

If you're looking for a classy Christmas sweater option, then this is it. Designed by Rowan, this snowflake Fair Isle sweater is perfect for Christmas parties and snuggling up in front of the fire. Click here to download it from our free pattern collection!

Child's Save the Children sweater

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens

Designed for the Save the Children charity, this adorable child sized Christmas sweater features a unique scarf-style neck and cute little reindeer. This pattern uses Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, one of our favourite yarns! Get the pattern on Ravelry here.

Santa Puppy by Kitterly

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens

The dog needs to feel festive too, right? Sized for small dogs, this Santa sweater costume is a hilarious option for short haired dogs who need a little extra warmth in the winter. Wouldn't it be adorable for Christmas cards this year? Get the pattern on Ravelry here. 

Crochet

Prefer hooks to needles? These are for you! 

Zany Chrismtas sweater by Inner Child Crochet

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens: this one is by Inner Child Crochet

Not for the faint of heart, this silly sweater can be customised to suit almost any level of zany! We're in love with the tinsel on the arms, what a fabulous extra touch! Get the pattern on her website here.

Santa's Little Helper by Stephanie Mason

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens: this one is by Stephanie Mason

Sized for babies from 3-24 months, this adorable elfin sweater crochet pattern will work up in a snap, in plenty of time to take this year's Christmas card photo! Make it in red and leave off the collar for a Santa sweater instead. Get the pattern on Ravelry here!

Super simple last minute sweater by Carmen Jorissen

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens: this one is by Carmen Jorissen on Ravelry

Need a light speed, last minute option? This simple and genius idea by Carmen Jorissen is perfect! The pattern on Ravelry includes the crochet patterns for the elbow trees and reindeer appliques. Click here to check it out!

Reindeer snood by Knot Your Grandma

Free Christmas sweater knitting and crochet patterns on Laughing Hens: this one is by Knot Your Grandma!

This hilarious idea from Knot Your Grandma is a perfect foil to the knitted Santa suit earlier in this post! Get the pattern on the Knot Your Grandma blog here.

Love Christmas and festive feelings? You'll love our Christmas Makes board on Pinterest, chock full of free tutorials, DIYs, and ideas for the coming season. Head on over and check it out!

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