Hanging stockings on your fireplace is a favorite tradition based on the age-old tale of St. Nicholas. Families around the world use festive stockings as both holiday decor and as an added way to give gifts, filling them with smaller trinkets and presents. These products can be made from various materials, including knit yarn, burlap and felt. They also range in color from the classic red and green of Christmas to sleek ivory and poppy blue. We rounded up the best stockings for the fireplace you can buy now. Read on to find the right set for your home.
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1. Huan Xun Burlap Stockings
These decorated stockings are made of burlap and feature a faux fur collar.
Pros: This pack comes with four varied patterned stockings, complete with designs like reindeer and snowflakes.
Cons: Because these are handmade, each stocking will be slightly different.
2. Windy City Novelties Red Felt Stocking
Windy City’s stockings are 15-inches long and made from quality felt with a white cuff and metallic accents.
Pros: These festive stockings are easily customizable with felt markers, glitter and more. They come in a pack of 12, so there is enough for craft projects and big groups.
Cons: These stockings are thinner than expected.
3. Kunyida Knit Stockings
Kunyida’s stockings come in burgundy, grey, green and ivory heavy woolen yarn.
Pros: The knitted material wraps around the stocking so you can hang it from the left or right depending on your preference.
Cons: The length of these stockings is shorter than the standard size.