DIY Christmas Stockings and More

Check out our list of DIY Christmas stocking patterns and several premade geeky stockings.

DIY Christmas Stocking Patterns and Handmake Christmas Stockings

“Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?” - Clarence in It's a Wonderful Life

Are you tired of the same old, boring Christmas stockings? Red and white are so outdated, and surely not fun or geeky. Instead of hanging the bland, boring stockings this holiday season, make your own geeky DIY Christmas stocking patterns.

The History of the Christmas Stocking

There are several theories regarding the origin of the Christmas stocking. You can find stories relating to St. Nicholas and gold coins, Dutch children and wooden shoes, among other tales.

No matter where the tradition started, it is still going strong. And most of us have at least one memory of a stocking filled with small presents.

Below are 21 of the best geeky DIY Christmas stocking patterns I could find. And if you do not want to make your own stocking; you can purchase some pretty awesome handmade stockings as well. Just scroll down to the bottom to find some premade Christmas stockings.