Get ready for some Christmas magic as we take a look at some delightful nutcracker knitting patterns.
“The nutcracker sits under the holiday tree, a guardian of childhood stories. Feed him walnuts and he will crack open a tale." - Vera Nazarian
With the holiday season quickly approaching, it is a perfect time to make special Nutcracker decorations and gifts. Below, I have gathered some fun nutcracker knitting patterns that are great for beginners and experienced knitters. From cute ornaments to tea cozy covers, these patterns are a great way to celebrate the Nutcracker's magic.
Below are 11 Nutcracker knitting patterns. There are free Christmas knitting patterns as well as paid patterns. I hope you find a project you want to work on.
11 Nutcracker Knitting Patterns
1. KNITTING PATTERN - NUTCRACKER KNITTED TOY FAIRY TALE - AMIGURUMI - BY ZABELINA ETSY
This fun nutcracker knitting pattern is perfect for intermediate level knitters. Completed, the nutcracker will measure around 9.05-9.45 inches (23-24 cm) tall. You only need to know basic knitting stitches and have basic sewing skills. You can make the brims of the hat, arms, legs and nose in rnds on dpns or in flat rows.
2. NUTCRACKER PRINCE DOLL KNITTING PATTERN
This brave soldier will stand close to 7.87 inches (20 cm). The nutcracker knitting pattern can be completed by confident beginners and above. The pattern uses mostly the easy stockinette stitch. You will also need to know how to do a three needle join to attach the tunic to the body as you knit. The hat is decorated with a single crochet chain.
3. THE NUTCRACKER
This free nutcracker knitting pattern is suitable for intermediate level knitters. It is knit in the round. The uniform skirt, beard, and mustache are crafted separately and then sewn onto the doll once it's done. The designer also has a free Clara knitting pattern available.
4. NUTCRACKER STOCKING DIGITAL PATTERN ONLY
Craft a special keepsake with this traditional Nutcracker stocking knitting pattern. You can add a touch of magic by embellishing it with shiny gold DMC embroidery floss. This Christmas knitting pattern is designed to be knitted flat and then sewn up the back seam. When completed, the stocking will be about 7 inches wide and 23 inches long.
5. KNITTING PATTERN - CHRISTMAS NUTCRACKER SOLDIER PRINGLES CRISPS HOLDER 26 CMS
Add some holiday fun to your table this year with this unique Christmas Nutcracker Soldier Pringles can cover. This soldier is like a cozy sweater for your Pringles tube. The completed nutcracker will measure about 10.24 inches (26 cm) tall.
6. KNITTING PATTERN - CHRISTMAS NUTCRACKER SOLDIER ORANGE COVER OR 17 CMS TOY
This nutcracker knitting pattern helps you create a charming Christmas soldier that can be used as a chocolate orange cover or a soft toy. It would look adorable sitting on the Christmas table or filling stockings. You can make it with just two needles and some dk wool.
7. THE NUTCRACKER TEA COSY KNITTING PATTERN
This tea cozy is a fun twist on the classic Nutcracker decoration. It is dressed in a fancy red and gold military uniform with a crown on his head. His jolly face has those big teeth, rosy cheeks, and a curly mustache. It is a truly unique and delightful tea cozy, perfect for anyone who loves Christmas Nutcrackers.
8. PDF KNITTING PATTERN - NUTCRACKER KNITTING PATTERN DOWNLOAD PDF. KNITTED DOLL CHRISTMAS GIFT. GIRL BOY KNITTED SOFT TOY.
Are you looking to knit a large nutcracker? This cutie will end up being almost 15 inches tall. Children and adults alike will want to squish this little fellow. He is knit on 3 mm single pointed knitting needles.
9. NUTCRACKER CHRISTMAS STOCKING
Inspired by the magical Nutcracker themes, you will fall in love with this free nutcracker knitting pattern. Using Blue Sky Fibers' Metalico yarn in a unique shimmery palette, you'll create a fabric that draws the eye. As you follow the colorwork charts, you'll watch the Nutcracker's world come to life with the mouse king, candy canes, and snowflakes. The Christmas stocking is knitted like a big sock, complete with a heel flap, gusset, and an umbrella toe.
10. CHRISTMAS NUTCRACKER KNITTING PATTERN
Create a cute Christmas decoration with this easy and adorable Nutcracker knitting pattern. The pattern is knit flat making it a great pattern for beginners. You can use the nutcracker to guard the tree or be a fun shelf sitter, Completed, he will measure about 12 inches tall.
11. AMIGURUMI NUTCRACKER KNIT CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT PATTERN DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
Make your holidays extra special with this Nutcracker Ornament knitting pattern. This magical ornament stands approximately 5 inches tall x 2.5 inches wide. With easy techniques like knit, purl, casting on and off, increasing, and decreasing, you can create a set of these ornaments in no time.
Working on nutcracker knitting pattern is not just fun, it is a way to make your holidays extra special. You can make cool things like ornaments, tea cozy covers, stockings, toys, and more.