Christmas garlands, buntings, pennants… whatever you call them, they’re everywhere this year! Both classic and new, holiday garlands are a great way to decorate for the season. Wrapped around a tree, draped across a mantle or doorway, pinned to the curtains, or even in that proverbial hallway, garlands go everywhere. These 10 free crochet Christmas garland patterns are some of the best I’ve seen!
- Amigurumi Holiday Lights by Jill Watt – According to the pattern, each bulb only takes 15 minutes!
- Crochet Snowflake Garland on Red Heart – Each snowflake is only 3 rounds, and attached to the previous one on the last round – couldn’t be easier!
- Crocheted Jingle Bell Garland on Curbly – The perfect beginners project! Simple but so fun!
- Christmas Garland by Geraldine Allemand – This one is so lighthearted and fun!
- Firulete on Curupisa – Go green with this garland made from small ornaments and plastic bags!
- Crochet Paper Chain on Lovestitches – Perfect for a colorful kid’s tree – make it in metallic or sparkly yarn for a really festive version!
Popcorn Garland on Beansprout Creations – These super fast little popcorns are fun to make, and with a blunt needle much easier for the kids to string up than the real thing!This pattern is no longer available. But I found a replacement!“Popcorn” Christmas Garland by Natalie Clegg, on Ravlery:
- Jolly Festive Bunting on Attic24 – This pennant style bunting is bright and jolly indeed!
- Snowman Christmas Bunting by Wendy Poole – You’ll need to scroll around a bit, but look for Crochet 10 for this fun pattern!
- Holiday Garland by Lion Brand – A chained cord and fun pom poms make this cute garland. Make it an easy family project with a pom pom maker – I have these and the kids and I love using them to make poms with all the scrap yarn!
Finding time to craft for the holidays is tough, but just like crochet ornaments, holiday garlands are a perfect on-the-go project. In the car on the way to Thanksgiving dinner, while waiting for the kids to get out of school, in the office waiting room, standing in long lines at the store – you can make big progress in just a few minutes. Make them for your own home or give them as gifts – crochet holiday garlands are a great project this winter!
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Thank you for posting these – lots of great ideas! BTW, I also love the previous post about ornaments, especially the Christmas TARDIS!
here’s another super easy garland. One ball of cream & sugar cotton makes about 9 feet. Chain 10 with an H size. Then 5 triple crochet in the 5th chain from hook. Single crochet into top of 1st tc (actually the chain). Chain 15 or more. Repeat balls spaced as you like.
Ooo, I think I can picture it… I like! Thanks Jennifer!
it might actually make 18 feet; sorry, I know that’s a big difference, but it is packed away in the Christmas stuff and I made made balls in a row 10 years ago 🙂
The more the better! 😀
I actually did this again and its a 5 double bobble with a chain between each
Thanks for including my pattern here!
Your site is great, I’m linking back to it, for inspiration.
Thanks so much Silvia – it’s a great pattern!
I LOVE the paper chain one! Have you (or anyone really) seen any good Hanukkah ones? Six pointed star garlands can probably be converted pretty easily (just by adding some blue and silver), but I’ve been having trouble finding any. I was also thinking a flag bunting with graph symbols might work, but I’m terrible at designing them, haha.
Just published last month I think! 😀 http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/hanukkah-banner
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