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20 Adorable Free Crochet Christmas Ornament Patterns | Quick & Easy

Last updated: November 18, 2022

It’s almost here again! 🎄That time of year where we crochet the days away in preparation for the gift-giving season. There is nothing more satisfying than a quick and easy crochet project, filled with love, joy, and happiness. 😃 I’ve thrown together a compilation of 20 adorable free crochet Christmas ornament patterns from some of the best crochet designers out there. ❄

Sometimes it feels so good to just whip up a quick crochet project, especially this time of year when we are all so busy getting ready for the holidays. There is great satisfaction in finishing a crochet project in under 2 minutes or even in an hour. Most of these quick Christmas ornaments will whip up in no time at all.

Here you will find everything from crochet star ornaments to little tiny crochet wreaths. I even added mine in there, the Starlight Christmas Ornament, which has a full video tutorial on the blog post.

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1. Crochet Star Christmas Ornament (Under 2 Minutes!)

Crochet Star Ornaments made with Hoooked T-Shirt Yarn.
Crochet Star Christmas Ornament by Raffamusa Designs

This quick and easy ornament is created using t-shirt yarn and works up in under 2 minutes! You really can’t beat that for busting out some great holiday gifts in a jiffy! Head over to Raffamusa Designs for this cute pattern.

2. Snowy Pines Free Crochet Christmas Ornament Pattern

Pinecone ornament made with this Free Crochet Christmas Ornament Pattern hanging in a. tree
Snowy Pines Furry Christmas Ornament by The Loopy Lamb

I definitely have an affinity for furry yarn and furry yarn projects, like my Kunik Scoodie. This cute and quick little pine cone ornament is adorable and easy to create. This would be a great crochet project to work on with the little ones for sure. You can find this one on The Loopy Lamb.

3. Christmas Angels

These cute crochet Christmas decorations are a perfect addition to your tree. Add these to the pattern library of wonderful free printable Christmas ornament patterns too!


4. Crochet Gnome Christmas Ornament

crochet gnome ornament made with faux fur yarn
Crochet Christmas Gnome by The Loopy Lamb

This gnome is absolutely adorable!  I love the way The Loopy Lamb adds a little bit of crafting to the crochet game by using glue guns and buttons.  These little gnomes would be a great project to work with the grandkids too and great to give as gifts!  You can find this pattern on The Loopy Lamb, she delivers the goods!

5. Crochet Heart Gingerbread Pattern

This pattern is so adorable. I’ve been loving me some gingerbread ornaments this year. Keep an eye out for mine soon!

6. Santa Christmas Gnome Ornament by Nana’s Crafty Home

Santa Gnome Christmas Ornament free crochet pattern
Christmas Gnomes by Nana’s Crafty Home

Tonya over at Nana’s Crafty Home is not only one of the sweetest women I know, but she crochets a mean ornament, blanket, garments – you name it. I love her so much and aspire to crochet as many cute projects as she creates.

7. Santa Belt Christmas Ornament Ball by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

Santa Belt Christmas Ornament - closeup of the Santa ornament with the belt buckle being gold and the belt being black hanging on the christmas tree - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts #crochet #ornament #christmas #winter #tree #free #crochet #pattern #belt
Santa Belt Ornament by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

With a little color change and knowledge of amigurumi, you’ll be whipping out this cute crochet Christmas ornament in no time at all. Nicki always comes up with cute and simple designs to create, with easy-to-follow instructions too!

8. Rustic Crochet Christmas Ornament by Winding Road Crochet

Rustic Crochet Ornaments | Crochet these rustic farmhouse chic ornaments in just minutes. These ornaments take very little chunky yarn and can be crocheted in minutes. Quick and easy and perfect for beginners. These Christmas ornaments uses the basic crochet stitches and can be made in three different sizes. This is a must have free crochet pattern for the holidays. #christmasornaments #crochet #crochetornaments
Rustic Quick Crochet Ornament by Winding Road Crochet

Another quick and simple crochet ornament, this rustic design would be perfect for those with country home styles and more subtle tastes. I really love the popcorn look to this design, and the use of twine adds a cute and definitely rustic vibe to it. Thank you Winding Road Crochet for sharing such a beautiful and elegant pattern with us.

10. Fair Isle Crochet Christmas Ornament by Love Life Yarn

crochet christmas ornament
Fair Isle Christmas Ornament by Love Life Yarn

Oh my! This one is right up my ally. I absolutely love Fair Isle (as you may know from my Fair Isle CAL in 2019). Fair Isle seems to be one of those design aspects slated only for knitters, but more and more and I see new crochet fair isle designs coming out and absolutely love it. Check out more of her work at Love Life Yarn.

We are halfway through, what do you think so far? Are you loving these designs?

I’m loving these so far. This next one is perhaps my favorite…

11. The Ugly Sweater Christmas Ornament by Raffamusa Designs

Ugly Christmas Sweater Crochet Ornament - Free Pattern by Raffamusa Designs
Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament by Raffamusa Designs

Okay, y’all – this. This. THIS! The ugly Christmas sweater, we all have one right? Well, actually, I don’t lol. I need one. Bad. Perhaps this will be the year I will create an ugly sweater pattern… or not! Ahaha. Regardless, these are too cute, and can’t wait to make some for my tree. Hope you like them too! Raffamusa Designs has a lot of other great Christmas and holiday crochet projects on her blog, check them out.

2 crochet gnomes christmas ornaments free pattern

12. Emoji Christmas Ornaments by Golden Lucy Crafts

Three crochet emoji Christmas ornaments laying flat on the surface.
Emoji Christmas Ornaments by Golden Lucy Crafts

AAAAaaaaaah these are so CUTE! I can’t really tell how small they are from the pictures, but I imagine you can up-size or downsize these cute ornaments by increasing the hook size and using a heavier weight yarn, or in reverse, downsizing the hook and using thread. I absolutely adore these ornaments and will definitely be crocheting some of these for the holiday. Thanks, Golden Lucy Crafts for this great design.

13. Starlight Glass Christmas Ornament by Stardust Gold Crochet

Starlight Crochet Christmas Ornament
Starlight Christmas Ornament by Stardust Gold Crochet

Okay y’all, this one is my creation. I’ve never created a Christmas ornament before, but I saw a star design and had some glass balls laying around and thought – okay – I’m going to try this! It was surprisingly easy and I was so proud of myself for overcoming my fears. I created a full video tutorial for this one too, and there are links in the post for the glass balls. Hope you love it!

14. Colorful Guardian Angel Crochet Christmas Ornaments by Atty’s

Christmas Angels by Atty’s

I went searching for a well-written tutorial on crochet angels and this didn’t disappoint. These angels are easy and the designer provides full pictorial crochet along, which makes it even better! They have some super cute crochet patterns on their blog too. Thanks for the super cute tutorial Atty’s.

15. Mini Christmas Ornament Stockings by Sewrella

Mini Christmas Ornament Stockings by Sewrella

A Christmas ornament roundup would not be complete without mini stockings! I bet you can fit a Hershey’s kiss in there too! How adorable. These are created by Sewrella, a tried and true crochet designer, so I imagine you’ll have fun making these with the kids too.

16. Snow Trails Crochet Christmas Ornament by Rich Textures Crochet

lacy crochet DIY Christmas ornament
Snow Trails Crochet Christmas Ornament by Rich Textures Crochet

I really love Rich Textures Crochet and her style to those deep colors and soft feeling crochet designs. This tutorial has everything you need in easy-to-follow instructions on how to create this beautifully elegant Christmas ornament. Check out her other designs too, on Rich Textures Crochet blog.

17. Mini Christmas Baubles Crochet Ornaments by Thoresby Cottage

Mini Christmas Baubles by Thoresby Cottage

I am in love. In LOVE these adorable and quaint ornaments. The gold thread just calls to me (stardust GOLD crochet). I am a sucker for anything sparkly and shiny. Just take my money. This is my first time coming across her website and I am in love with the entire thing. I will live vicariously through her subtle pastels and aspire to create such gorgeous crochet creations. Thanks, Caitie!

18. Red Truck Crochet Christmas Ornament by Desert Blossom Crafts

Vintage Red Truck Crochet Pattern
Red Truck Crochet Christmas Ornament by Desert Blossom Crafts

I decided to feature another one from Desert Blossom Crafts because I really love her work. This one is so cute and just reminds me of the times I rode to the Christmas tree lot with my siblings and step-dad hoping to find a great pine tree for the house. I don’t use real trees anymore, because I fell in love with white fake trees (I know, I know, I have a fascination with everything retro) lol. Thanks to Desert Blossom Crafts for offering this free pattern to us all. Beautiful work!

19. Crochet Snow Globe Ornaments by Repeat Crafter Me

Crochet Snow Globe Christmas Ornaments by Repeat Crafter Me

Okay, drop the mic. These are just amazing. They look so simple and with just a few embellishments they come to life! What a cute idea and I absolutely love it. Sometimes I wish I thought of it before I saw it, because now…well, I’ll have to come up with something just as special and sweet. These are adorable. Thanks, Repeat Crafter Me!

Last but not least…what is a Christmas Ornament Roundup without SANTA!

20. Santa Crochet Christmas Ornament by 5 Little Monsters

Santa Crochet Christmas Ornament by 5 Little Monsters

What is Christmas without a little Santa Claus? This is so cute! I stumbled down the chimney and into 5 Little Monsters’ world of awesomeness. I love her designs, and she does more than just crochet. This little Santa is sure to be a fun addition to the Christmas tree this year.

Well, it’s that time. It’s over and I’m so sad to say goodbye because this was a lot of fun. I am so grateful to all the wonderful crafters, crocheters, and makers who make free roundups possible.

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Happy Holidays and Happy Crafting!

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7 thoughts on “20 Adorable Free Crochet Christmas Ornament Patterns | Quick & Easy”

  1. Absolutely love this! Every year, I make a new ornament for our Christmas tree. I hadn’t even considered what to do for this year, so the roundup email was timely. Thanks to you, I now have ideas for the next few years!

  2. I love these! How innovative and creative! I don’t have time this year (I know, some are really fast to make), but after the holidays, I will have lots of time and can store them for next year. Thank you so much for taking the time to find these, and I have to say, that yours is one of my favorites! Take care.


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