Check out our list of DIY Christmas stocking patterns and several premade geeky 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 Red and white are so outdated, and surely not fun or geeky.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.
1. LEARN TO SEW A CHRISTMAS STOCKING PATTERN AND TUTORIAL - SEWING - TUTORIAL - GIFT IDEA - HOLIDAY DECORATION - DIY - FAST - QUICK - BEGINNER
You can use this Christmas stocking pattern to make geeky stockings as well as traditional stockings. Just choose your favorite fabric design and get to sewing. The possibilities are endless. You can make a Disney Christmas stocking, Star Wars Christmas Stocking, Peanuts Christmas stoking, and so on.
This sewing tutorial provides all the necessary pattern pieces and an easy-to-follow step-by-step PDF tutorial. This is an easy pattern that can be completed by a beginner learning how to use a sewing machine.
2. CROCHET PATTERN NIGHTMARE CHRISTMAS STOCKING SET - INSPIRED BY NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Do you like to crochet? Are you a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas? If so, why not combine the two and make these cute Christmas stocking patterns. The pattern includes classic Jack Skellington, Santa Jack Skellington, and Sally.
3. 8-BIT MARIO AND YOSHI CROSS STITCH CHRISTMAS STOCKING PATTERN
Here is an awesome Mario and Yoshi cross stitch Christmas stocking pattern. If you are a gamer or know one that is, this nerdy Christmas stocking pattern is a must. How could you go wrong with this cute, classic 8-bit Mario design?
This would be a fun pattern to stitch. And it looks pretty easy. I would recommend it for someone that already knows the basics of cross stitching. Included with the printable PDF pattern are a DMC thread color chart, and full alphabets in two sizes.
4. DIMENSIONS EEYORE CHRISTMAS STOCKING COUNTED CROSS STITCH KIT FOR BEGINNERS, 14 COUNT WHITE AIDA CLOTH, 10''L
How could anyone not love Eeyore? This Christmas stocking cross stitch kit features the loveable little guy tangled in Christmas lights.
The Dimensions Cross Stitch kit includes 14 count white Aida fabric, pre-sorted cotton floss, red felt, an embroidery needle, the pattern, an alphabet chart, and instructions. The completed stocking will measure approximately 10” long.
5. DIY CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS
Here are free Christmas stocking patterns to sew. The possibilities with these patterns are endless. You can make a unique stocking for everyone in your family.
6. PATTERN-DRAGON CHRISTMAS STOCKING-CROCHET PATTERN, PDF
Do you have anyone in your home that loves mythical creatures? Check out this amazing dragon Christmas stocking pattern. The crochet pattern combines traditional crochet with amigurumi crochet.
The finished crochet Christmas stocking will measure approximately 12.5 cm across the top and 32 cm diagonal from the loop to the toe.
7. BEAGLE CHRISTMAS STOCKING PATTERN ONLY
Everyone loves Snoopy. And he is a fan favorite around the Holidays. Especially Christmas, thanks to the 1965 cartoon, A Charlie Brown Christmas. If your home is decorated in Peanuts characters for Christmas, or you just love the little Beagle, this Snoopy inspired Christmas stocking knitting pattern would make a perfect addition to your holiday décor.
8. CROSS STITCH PATTERN PDF / PERSONALIZED CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS MODERN COUNTED EASY CUTE LUCA CROSS STITCH CHART FOR BEGINNER / DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
This is supposed to be a beginner friendly pattern. However, I have been stitching for a long time and I would say it is an intermediate level pattern. There is a lot of stitching involved. The design size is 132 stitches wide x 249 stitches high. There are 21 colors of DMC floss used.
9. MOUSE EARS CHRISTMAS STOCKING PATTERN
Everyone loves Mickey Mouse. Use this free Mickey Mouse Ears Christmas stocking crochet pattern to create this cute little stocking. It is perfect for children and adults.
10. DIMENSIONS MICKEY MOUSE CHRISTMAS STOCKING COUNTED CROSS STITCH KIT FOR BEGINNERS, 14 COUNT WHITE AIDA CLOTH, 10''L
Here is another fan favorite around Christmas time. There is no way I could decorate my home for the holidays and not include Mickey Mouse. This Christmas stocking cross stitch pattern features the lovable mouse dressed up as Santa Claus.
Included in the Dimensions Christmas stocking cross stitch kit is 14 count white Aida fabric, pre-sorted cotton floss, red felt, (1) needle, (1) pattern, easy to follow instructions, and an alphabet chart for personalizing
11. CROSS STITCH PATTERN PDF / PERSONALIZED CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS FUNNY MODERN COUNTED EASY SIMPLE CUTE CROSS STITCH CHART DIY / DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
You’re a mean one, Mister Grinch!! But you are ohhh so cute! If How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a part of your yearly holiday tradition, you will love this adorable Grinch Christmas stocking.
This is another kit aimed at beginners. But I think it is way too complicated. I would recommend it for an intermediate to advanced lever cross stitcher. There are way too many stitches and color changes for a beginner. The design area is 132 stitches wide x 249 stitches high. There are 16 colors of DMC floss used.
12. YODA INSPIRED STOCKING PATTERN ONLY
Is there a Star Wars fanatic in your home? Is it you? This would be a really fun project to complete.
This Star Wars Christmas stocking knitting pattern features the wise Yoda. The printable PDF pattern includes an alphabet chart, charted graph of figure, and written directions. The pattern requires basic knitting knowledge. The Star Wars stocking is knitted flat and sewed up the back.
13. MICKEY AND MINNIE CHRISTMAS STOCKING CROSS STITCH PATTERN KIDS ROOM DECORATION DIY CHRISTMAS STOCKING DIY MICKEY EMBROIDERY CHRISTMAS
This is an amazing Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Christmas stocking cross stitch pattern. The finished results are absolutely beautiful. This would make the ideal stocking for a child or Disney fan.
To make this Mickey Mouse Christmas stocking, you will need a whopping 50 colors of DMC floss. This is a very detailed pattern that I would recommend for an advanced cross stitcher.
14. Grinch Free DIY Christmas Stocking Pattern
Use this free DIY Christmas stocking pattern to make a Grinch or Chewbacca Christmas stocking. Simply use green fur fabric for the Grinch or brown for a Star Wars Christmas stocking.
This is free Christmas stocking sewing pattern printable. It is super easy to complete. Just make sure your sewing machine can sew heavy duty fabric.
15. CHRISTMAS STOCKING CROSS STITCH PATTERN PDF, MODERN COUNTED EASY CUTE DMC CROSS STITCH CHART DESIGN FOR BEGINNER DIY, INSTANT DOWNLOAD
This cute Christmas stocking cross stitch pattern combines the Grinch and Baby Yoda. I would never have dreamt to combine the two. But the final design is adorable.
Here is another Christmas stocking cross stitch pattern aimed at beginners. Again, I would say this is a more advanced pattern. There is a lot of stitching and color changes involved. The design size is 132 stitches wide x 249 stitches high. There are 17 colors of DMC floss used.
16. DIMENSIONS PLUTO CHRISTMAS STOCKING COUNTED CROSS STITCH KIT FOR BEGINNERS, 14 COUNT WHITE AIDA CLOTH, 10''L
How cute is Pluto dressed in his Christmas sweater holding his ribbon wrapped bone? Any Disney lover would appreciate this cute stocking.
Included in the Disney Christmas stocking cross stitch kit is 14 count white Aida fabric, pre-sorted cotton floss, red felt, (1) needle, (1) pattern, easy to follow instructions, and an alphabet chart for personalizing
17. LEARN TO SEW AN ELF STOCKING PDF | BEGINNERS | EASY | CHRISTMAS | DECOR | DIY | PATTERN | HOW TO | TUTORIAL | INSTRUCTIONS | QUICK | HOLIDAY
Use this Elf Christmas stocking pattern to make any geeky stocking you want. This printable PDF sewing pattern is only 3 pages long and easy to follow. There are easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and plenty of color photos.
If you are a beginner that is confident in your sewing abilities, you can complete this Christmas stocking pattern in no time. The finished stocking measures approximately 18" long, 8" across the top crown and 9" across the bottom.
18. GRINCH DIY CHRISTMAS STOCKING PATTERN ONLY
Here is a How the Grinch Stole Christmas stocking knitting pattern. There are two charts included with the download. A happy faced Grinch and a sinister faced Grinch. You will also receive an alphabet chart.
It is an intermediate level knitting pattern. The finished size is approximately 7” x 23”. It is knitted flat and sewn up the back seam
19. DIMENSIONS WINNIE THE POOH CHRISTMAS STOCKING COUNTED CROSS STITCH KIT FOR BEGINNERS, 14 COUNT WHITE AIDA CLOTH, 10''L
Winnie the Pooh is also another holiday favorite. And kids, as well as adults, enjoy the shenanigans of the little bear.
Included in the Disney Christmas stocking Dimensions cross stitch kit is 14 count white Aida fabric, pre-sorted cotton floss, red felt, (1) needle, (1) pattern, easy to follow instructions, and an alphabet chart for personalizing
20. REINDEER GIRL KNIT STOCKING PATTERN ONLY
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a classic holiday cartoon. This Christmas stocking pattern features Rudolph’s girlfriend Clarice.
This pattern is suitable for intermediate level knitters. The pattern includes colored charts, an alphabet chart and instructions with hints and tips. The finished stocking measures approximately 7” x 23” It is knit flat and sewn up the back of the seam.
21. WHO-VILLE DIY CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS TUTORIAL
Whoville is so fun and imaginative. All the swoops and swishes make is whimsical and inviting. If you want to bring a bit of Whoville into your home this coming holiday season, make this free DIY Christmas stocking pattern.
PREMADE CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS
If you would rather purchase a premade Nerdy Christmas Stocking, check out these wonderful designs.
1. YODA STAR WARS CHRISTMAS STOCKING
2. MINION SANTA WITH TREE 19-INCH PRINTED STOCKING
3. STAR WARS CHEWBACCA 18-INCH PLUSH STOCKING
4. HOLIDAY STOCKING MADE WITH NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS DISNEY FABRIC
5. HOMER SIMPSON CHRISTMAS STOCKING
6. R2D2 CHRISTMAS STOCKING - STAR WARS CHRISTMAS STOCKING -ARTOO
7. HOLIDAY STOCKING MADE WITH DC SUPERHERO FABRIC
8. HOLIDAY STOCKING MADE WITH DR. WHO FABRIC
9. STAR TREK CHRISTMAS STOCKING
10. HOLIDAY STOCKING MADE WITH MARIO BROTHERS NINTENDO FABRIC
11. GARFIELD THE CAT CHRISTMAS STOCKING
12. HOLIDAY STOCKING MADE WITH VIDEO GAME FABRIC
13. RICK AND MORTY PICKLE RICK SANTA HAT 19-INCH STOCKING
14. PEANUTS SNOOPY 19-INCH CUFF STOCKING
15. MINION SANTA WITH TREE 19-INCH PRINTED STOCKING
16. THE TERROR TRIO CHRISTMAS STOCKING