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Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

Add a festive touch to your creations with these candy cane knitting patterns.

Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns
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“I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, through the sea of swirly twirly gum drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel." - Buddy / Elf

Are you looking for ways to add a touch of sweetness to your knitting projects? Check out these amazing candy cane knitting patterns. If you are a fan of decorating for Christmas, you are in for a treat. These candy cane knitting patterns are not only fun to make, but also perfect for bringing a festive touch to your decor.


What is the Meaning of the Candy Cane?

The candy cane is a beloved and timeless Christmas treat. It has various meanings, each contributing to its rich symbolism. One common explanation links the candy cane to Jesus as the Good Shepherd. It draws parallels between its shape resembling a shepherd's crook and the role of Jesus guiding his followers. Additionally, the white color of the candy cane is often associated with purity, symbolizing the innocence and goodness associated with the holiday season. The red stripes are said to represent the blood of Christ, reinforcing the religious significance for some.


Beyond its religious connotations, the candy cane has transitioned into a secular symbol of Christmas joy. It is used as a popular decorative element during the holiday season. Many people, however, simply savor the candy cane as a sweet and festive treat. They appreciate its deliciousness without necessarily delving into its deeper meanings.


The meaning of the candy cane beautifully captures the blend of religious traditions and secular celebrations. It brings sweetness and joy to the festive season in various ways for everyone.


Below are twelve delightful candy cane knitting patterns for you to enjoy!


12 Candy Cane Knitting Patterns


1. CHRISTMAS CANDY CANE KNITTING PATTERN PDF. KNITTED CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATION

This Christmas knitting pattern will help you create a sweet candy cane. The finished piece is perfect for adorning your Christmas tree, adding a touch of joy to your gift packages, or enhancing home decor.


Crafted with ease in mind, the candy cane knitting pattern is worked flat on 2 needles. When finished, the candy canes will measure about 7.08 inches (18 cm) long.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

2. GINGERBREAD MAN CHRISTMAS TOY ORNAMENT CANDY CANE DECORATION HOLLY HAT PDF KNITTING PATTERN DK ( 8 PLY ) HEIGHT 37CM INSTANT DOWNLOAD LH026

This gingerbread man is all ready for your holiday festivities, He is wearing a Santa hat and holding a candy cane. Whether placed on your mantelpiece, nestled under the Christmas tree, or gifted to a loved one, this cutie is sure to bring smiles and warmth to your holiday season.


Finished, the gingerbread man plushie will measure approximately 14.57 inches (37 cm) tall. It is knit using DK (8 ply) yarn and 3 mm straight needles.


Christmas Gingerbread Man Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

3. CLASSIC CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT SET

Get ready to decorate your Christmas tree with this set of Christmas ornament knitting patterns. The set includes instructions for a candy cane, a tree, and a star. You can also use the ornaments to enhance your holiday gift wrapping or as delightful additions to your home decor.


Each pattern includes easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and photos. All pieces are knit flat. The Christmas knitting patterns are classified as intermediate level.


Christmas Ornament Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

4. KNIT CANDY CANE ORNAMENT

No Christmas tree is complete without a candy cane. With this free candy cane knitting pattern, you can create as many as you want. Hang the completed ornaments on your tree or drape them along your mantle.


The free Christmas knitting pattern includes written instructions. Finished, the candy canes will measure about 5.5 inches long before they are bent into shape.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Free

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5. SWEET TREATS WREATH KNITTING PATTERN INSTANT DOWNLOAD PDF

The base of this wreath boasts classic red and white candy cane stripes. It is a festive canvas for knitted cake pops, lollipops, candies, pretzels, gingerbread, and lebkuchen.


Not only is this a great pattern for knitting a Christmas wreath, but the sweet treats also make great ornaments. You can even string them together to make a fun and colorful garland. When making the wreath, you will need a 12 inch (30 cm) wreath base.


Christmas Sweet Treats Wreath Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

6. CANDY CANE CUSHION

Create a classic candy cane holiday pillow to toss on your couch, chair, or bed. The festive pillow is adorned with a sprig of holly, or you can use ribbon instead.


This 14" x 14” (35 cm x 35 cm) pillow cover is knitted in one piece. The holly leaves and berries are knit separately and then sewn in place.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Pillow

7. PDF PATTERN ONLY HAND KNITTED ORIGINAL DESIGN CANDY CANES CHRISTMAS STOCKING

The Candy Canes Christmas Stocking will look beautiful hanging on your mantle. The red and white stripes are visually striking against the vibrant green background.


The candy cane knitting pattern is designed for those with advanced knitting skills. When finished, the Christmas stocking will measure about 25- 26 inches long and 6.5 inches wide.


Christmas Stocking Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

8. KNITTING PATTERN - CHRISTMAS CANDY CANE 33 CMS TREE HANGING DECORATION / TOY

These adorable candy canes can be made using any festive color combination you choose. The pieces are the perfect hanging decorations. They also make wonderful craft fair items.


The candy cane knitting pattern is easy to make. When finished, they will stand at approximately 13 inches (33 cm) tall and 6.69 inches (17 cm) wide.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Ornament

9. CANDY CANE

These candy canes are not only adorable, but they will also add a festive touch to your Christmas decor. And the best part is, that you get to reuse them every year. Use them as ornaments, as package decorations, or let them peek out the top of a stocking hanging by the fireplace.


What makes this pattern even more fantastic is how quick and easy it is to knit. In under an hour, even beginners can complete one.


Christmas Free Candy Cane Knitting Patterns

10. PEPPERMINT STICKS ~ FACE CLOTH, SPA CLOTH, BLANKET SQUARE, HANDICRAFT, KNIT, QUICK KNIT, KNITTING, WASHCLOTH, NEEDLECRAFT

This delightful candy cane knitting pattern can be used to make face cloths, spa cloths, blanket squares, and washcloths. Whether you're pampering yourself with a spa day or adding a pop of fun to your kitchen, these squares are perfect for everyday use.


It is an easy level pattern that can be completed by beginners. The easy-to-follow instructions are written in English using standard US terms. The finished size is 7 inches wide by 7.25 inches high.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Wash Cloth

11. THE HOLIDAY TRIO COLLECTION HATS DIGITAL KNITTING PATTERN | FAIR ISLE | CANDY CANE | BEANIE | TOQUE | ALL SIZES | COLORWORK | CHRISTMAS

Create a set of cozy winter hats using this Trio of Colorwork Hats knitting pattern. This collection includes seven different sizes, so you can get the perfect fit. Using worsted yarn, these hats work up quickly.


The pattern includes 3 different styles. You get the striped winter hat, a swirled candy cane hat, and a mistletoe hat.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Hats

12. CANDY CANE HOODED SCARF

This versatile scarf has pockets and a cozy hood. It is a super easy candy cane knitting pattern that is perfect for both beginners and experienced knitters. The optional fringe adds a touch of flair, making it a stylish accessory.


Knit in a chunky weight yarn, this scarf is both warm and easy to wear. The pattern comes in sizes for ages 3-6 years, 6-10 years, teen/small adult, and M/L adult.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Hooded Scarf


13. CANDY CANE KNITTING CHART

Here is a free candy cane knitting chart. You can use this chart to make a cozy hat, towel, blanket, or scarf.


The easy-to-follow chart uses just 12 stitches and 28 rows. It is knit using the stockinette stitch.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Chart

14. CANDY CANE COWL

This cowl features a charming lace design created with simple knits, decreases, and yarn overs. The pattern comes in two sizes: the short version and the long version. The short measures about 25 inches around by 9 inches tall. The long measures about 35 inches around by 7.5 inches tall.


The directions for both versions are fully written and charted as two separate patterns. It is a beginner-level candy cane knitting pattern, perfect for those new to knitting lace.


Christmas Candy Cane Knitting Patterns Cowl

15. GIANT CANDY CANE ORNAMENT

Here is a sweet and simple candy cane knitting pattern perfect for using up leftover yarn scraps. These candy canes are quick and easy projects that are enjoyable to create. The candy canes can be used to decorate your home, or you can pass them out as delightful handmade gifts.


The pattern is suitable for knitters of all skill levels.


Christmas Candy Cane Ornament Knitting Patterns


Candy cane knitting patterns are great for making holiday ornaments, scarves, hats, and decorations. So, grab your needles, pick your yarn, and have fun making your own festive creations.



THESE CANDY CANE KNITTING PATTERNS OFFER A SWEET AND SIMPLE WAY TO ADD A FESTIVE TOUCH TO YOUR HOLIDAY DÉCOR.






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