30 Unique Christmas Stockings to Make You Merry This Holiday Season

Best Christmas Stockings 2019

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Whether you have a fireplace or not, hanging Christmas stockings is often a sign that the holiday season is starting. Just waiting to be filled with gifts, stockings make the perfect addition to your holiday decor and are often part of family tradition. While legend tells us that children hung their socks from the mantle as they waited for Saint Nicholas to fill them with treats, this has translated into today's stockings, which run the gamut from traditional to unique.

Are you looking for a new stocking to spice up your home this holiday? You can find everything from knit stockings complete with your name embroidered for a classic look to Christmas stockings with a pop culture twist. And for pet lovers, there are even special stockings for your furry friends that make sure they are included with the rest of the family.

Just in time for the holidays, check out some of our favorite Christmas stockings and get ready to buy those stocking stuffers!

Going traditional? These stockings—many customizable—play on classic Christmas motifs.


Personalized Knit Christmas Stockings


Handmade Hooked Christmas Stocking

Handmade Hooked Christmas Stocking

Alice Doria | $14.99


Monogrammed Cable Knit Christmas Stocking


Personalized Hand Knit Stocking


Winter Reindeer Christmas Stocking 

Reindeer Christmas Stocking

Comfy Hour | $19.99


Personalized Snowflake Wool Stockings


Monogrammed Christmas Stocking


Classic Christmas Character Stockings (Set of 2)

White and Silver Christmas Stocking

WEWILL | $19.99


Personalized Plaid Christmas Stocking

Personalized Plaid Christmas Stockings

V.I.P. | $16.99


Vintage VW Bus Christmas Stocking

Retro Van Christmas Stocking

Alice Doria | $12.99


3D Swedish Gnome Christmas Stockings (Set of 3)

Christmas Gnome Stocking

Aiduy | $14.99


Elf Christmas Stocking (Set of 2)


If you're looking for something out of the box, these unique Christmas stockings will hit the mark.


Baby Yoda Christmas Stocking

Baby Yoda Christmas Stocking

Target | $15


Felted Astronaut Christmas Stocking


Personalized Character Stocking

Personalized Character Stockings

V.I.P. | $19.99+


Baby's First Christmas Stocking

Baby's First Christmas Stocking

ONLINE | $16.99


Mermaid Tail Stocking

Mermaid Christmas Stocking

Our Warm | $12.99


Personalized, Custom Cowboy Boot Stocking


The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Stocking

Grinch Christmas Stocking

Target | $15


Personalized Elf Pants Stocking


Personalized Nightmare Before Christmas Stocking

Nightmare Before Christmas Stocking

Kurt Adler | $24.99


Light Up Unicorn Stocking

Light Up Unicorn Christmas Stocking

TX Store | $12.99


Minimalist Burlap Farmhouse Stocking


And we can't forget your furry friend. These pet-friendly stockings are perfect for cats and dogs.


3D Pet Christmas Stockings (Set of 2)

Dog and Cat Christmas Stockings

Aitbay | $14.99


Paw Print Christmas Stocking

Paw Print Christmas Stocking

Manioiity | $10.96


Personalized Dog Bone Christmas Stocking


Personalized Dog Bone or Cat Fish Stocking

Cat and Dog Christmas Stockings

ONLINE | $19.99


Custom Dog Breed Christmas Stocking

Custom Dog Christmas Stocking

Hearth Hounds | $29.99+


Naughty Cat Christmas Stocking


Cat or Dog Embroidered Christmas Stocking

Pet Christmas Stocking

WEWILL | $14.99


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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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