36 Free Knit and Crochet Snowman Patterns

Snowmen are an enduring sign of winter! Whether or not it snows in your town, bring some of that winter spirit into your home with these soft snowmen you can knit and crochet! Yarnspirations has three dozen knit and crochet snowman patterns for you to delight in. From ornaments to stuffies, you’ll find a lot of fun winter makes rounded up here.

knit and crochet snowman patterns

Knit and Crochet Snowman Ornaments Patterns

Handmade ornaments on the tree add a special touch that’s unique to your home. These knit and crochet snowman patterns are all designed to decorate your Christmas tree. However, you can also hang them on doorknobs or throughout the home. String a set of them together to make a garland. Snowman ornaments aren’t specific to Christmas after all. Instead, they represent the beauty and whimsy of winter. Decorate with them all season long.

crochet snowman patterns for tiny ornaments

Knit and Crochet Snowman Stockings Patterns

Knit or crochet a stocking with a snowman’s face or entire body on it! This makes for a really fun, unique approach to Christmas stockings. They’re handmade, original, and fun. Children especially like the snowman character holding little surprises within. However, people of any age can enjoy these as gifts. Moreover, since these knit and crochet snowman patterns are more about winter than Christmas, so you can gift them to people even when you aren’t sure if they celebrate the major holiday.

Christmas Stocking Free Crochet Pattern

Knit and Crochet Snowman Patterns for Stuffies

These snowmen can go on the table or mantel to bring the outside in! Additionally, they can tuck right in with little kids to keep them cozy during the cold winter nights. They even make adorable gifts for teens and adults. Like the other knit and crochet snowman patterns, these aren’t specific to Christmas. Snowmen patterns are about celebrating winter fun, the wonder of nature, and the creativity of humans. Therefore, these patterns make for cute decor and gifts well into the new year.

Knitting Snowman Free Knitting Pattern

Snowman Home Decor (and baby outfit!)

Make pillows, baskets, garlands and more with snowmen on them — everything you need to decorate your home! Again, these all make wonderful patterns to decorate throughout the winter. Many of these also make terrific holiday gifts. Look at the mug hug, jar cozy, and gift card holder patterns to get started on those.

Plus, we found one cute baby snowman suit pattern! How adorable is that? Use it to dress a little one up for winter photos or holiday events. Or gift it to someone with a baby who could use a cute winter outfit!

Snowman Cozy Free Knitting Pattern

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