Mini Christmas Stocking Applique – Free Crochet Pattern

The crochet Christmas Stocking Applique is the last pattern of my Christmas Applique Collection.

This applique pattern was also part of the Christmas Granny Squares since I used it to make a Christmas Stocking Granny Square.

But there are many ways in which you can use this applique, from DIY Christmas cards to magnets, gift tags, and little Christmas tree ornaments.

Crochet Christmas Stocking Applique - Free Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs


If you love appliques and Christmas, you should definitely take a look at my Christmas Applique Collection!

This collection includes 12 small Christmas Appliques patterns that you can use to embellish your Holiday makes.

You’ll find anything from Christmas bells to trees, Holly leaves, candy canes, cute little stars, and so much more!

Take a look at the bundle on Etsy HERE.

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Or find more crochet Christmas appliques on the blog…

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The ad-free, printable pattern of the Mini Christmas Stocking Applique is available as part of the Christmas Stocking Granny Square in my Ravelry and LoveCrafts stores!

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  • A small amount of Yarn of Choice
  • Appropriate Hook Size
  • Tapestry Needle


  • A – Red
  • B – White


With sport weight cotton yarn (I used Schachenmayr Catania) and a 2.5-mm hook, each stocking will measure 1.2″ (3 cm) by 2.3″ (5.8 cm).


This pattern is too small to accurately determine the gauge. Just keep in mind that the final size will depend on the yarn and hook you use.


BLO Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sc – Single Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St – Stitch
Yo – Yarn over


Back Loop Only (BLO)
Read all about how to crochet in the back loop only HERE.


  • If the pattern says to “sc 2”, it means that you have to crochet 1 sc in each of the next two sts.
  • (…) – Repeat the instruction within round brackets for the indicated number of times.
  • […] – Crochet the instruction within square brackets all in the same indicated st.
Christmas Stockings Applique and Granny Square - Crochet Pattern


For step-by-step instructions, see the PDF pattern HERE.

With A, ch 6.

Row 1. Sc in the second ch from your hook and in each remaining ch. (5 sts)

Row 2-9. Ch 1, turn. Sc 5. (5 sts)

Row 10. Without chaining, turn your work. Sk 2, [dc 3] in the next st.

Working along the post of the last dc, [sc 1, hdc 1].

Hdc 1 in the same st where you made the 3 dc.

Sc in the next st of row 9, sl st into the last st.

Row 11-12. Ch 1, turn. Sc 5.

Row 13. Without chaining, turn your work. Sk 2, dc 6 in the next st. Sk 1, sl st into the last st.

Crocheting around the stocking:

Round 1. Ch 1, sc 3, sc inc 3, sc 9 along rows 1-9, ch 1, sc 5 on the top of the stocking, ch 1, sc 9 along rows 1-9. Sc 2 along rows 11-12. (Sc inc 1, sc 1) 3 times. Join the round with a sl st into the first sc.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Ribbing Applique

With B, ch 5.

Row 1. Sc in second ch from your hook, sc in each ch across. (4 sts)

Row 2-8. Ch 1, turn. BLO sc across. (4 sts)

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.


Using a contrasting color yarn, embroider the heel, the toe, and the body of the stockings.

Attach the ribbing on the top side of the stocking.

Weave in all your ends.


I hope you enjoyed this free crochet pattern. I would love to see your Christmas appliques on Facebook or Instagram. Make sure to use the hashtag #raffamusadesigns so that I don’t miss your makes!

Find more Christmas crochet patterns here on the blog…

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