Are you a put-up-the-tree on November 1 kind of decorator? Or a wait-until-post-Thanksgiving type? We fully support whenever you choose to start decorating your home for the holidays. And after the tree, stockings hung by the chimney with care (or on the staircase or wherever) are one of the most quintessential pieces of holiday decor.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite stockings and personalized stocking accessories for your family this season—including your furry family members. Whether you’re looking for heirloom-quality keepsakes to last your little ones through adulthood or want to coordinate with your home’s current decor style, read on for our favorite cute and cozy stocking picks!
Classic Christmas Stockings
Classic Velvet Stockings
Velvet stockings are both luxurious and beautiful, and these from Pottery Barn can be personalized with embroidered names for every family member.
7 colors and 5 sizes available
Knit Striped Initial Stocking
For a personalized stocking you won't have to wait for, these monogram stockings are only $15 from Target.
Heirloom quality often comes with a higher price tag, but this timeless needlepoint stocking (available in several different designs) is one that's worth the investment.
Christmas Needlepoint Stocking
For a more budget-friendly needlepoint look, the cozy Christmas town on this needlepoint stocking evokes holiday cheer with its beautiful detail. Plus, you can personalize these stockings with the names of the whole family.
8 designs available
Holiday Icons Crewel Stockings
These high-quality crewel stockings will last for years.
5 patterns availabe
Needlepoint Personalized Christmas Stocking
For needlepoint patterns that are fun and modern—from sledding penguins to skiing polar bears—grab one of these highly-rated stockings from Lands' End.
10+ designs available
Fair Isle Stocking
This adorable Fair Isle stocking has a nostalgic quality we love, like one your grandmother might have knit.
Love the look of hand-knit stockings, but don't know how to knit? Leave it to the Etsy creators to craft handmade stockings for your family's mantle.
5 patterns available
Meri Meri Felt Stockings
Kids will love these playful felt stockings from Meri Meri, available in a Santa or Reindeer design.
Juggling Penguin Christmas Stocking
How adorable is this juggling penguin? You can also personalize this stocking with your child's name. It's available in other designs, too!
Cozy Neutral Stockings
Colossal Knit Stocking
Designed to look just like your comfiest cable-knit sweater, these knit stockings are amazing for stuffing to the brim with all sorts of gifts and surprises.
2 colors available
Faux Fur Alpaca Stockings
Choose from three different furry styles of these unbelievably soft and luxurious stockings. The faux fur will make you feel like you're celebrating in a cozy cabin in the woods.
Chunky Cable-Knit Stocking
These thick cable-knit stockings come with a folded cuff and a little tassel for an extra festive flair.
Sherpa is synonymous with coziness, which is why this stocking is the perfect option for winter holiday decor.
Knit Family Stockings
This knit stocking is available in five colors and customizable with a name tag and/or tassel.
Plush Pom Pom Stocking
This oh-so-soft plush stocking comes in three colors with an adorable pom pom tassel detail.
Neutral Stocking With Metallic Stitching
Who doesn't love a little razzle dazzle like the accents on this budget-friendly, stylish stocking?
Sherpa Dog Bone Stocking
Dogs deserve stockings too, and your furry friend will love this fuzzy bone-shaped version. Stuff this stocking with their favorite treats and toys.
Burlap Dog Bone Stocking
Personalize your pet's stocking this Christmas with this embroidered bone-shaped burlap stocking. This piece also makes a fantastic gift for any dog lover.
2 colors available
Simple and classic, this pet stocking will fit right in with nearly any holiday decor style.
Plaid Pet Stocking
We love the tartan flair on this bone-shaped plaid pet stocking.
Stocking Tags & Hooks
Classic Wooden Stocking Tag
Made from your choice of dark or light wood and with a variety of font styles, the carved border on these wooden name tags adds a classic, timeless touch.
Tree-Shaped Stocking Tags
Avoid stocking mix-ups with these festive name tags. Made of natural wood and carved with the names of your choice, these little tree-shaped tags are so adorable.
Beaded Wooden Stocking Tags
For a more subtle, classic look on your fireplace or mantle, these wooden stocking tags are perfect. Personalized and featuring a string of wooden balls, these tags are sure to be a hit.
2 finishes and fonts available
These lightweight mantle clips won't hurt little ones if they manage to pull a stocking down.
4 finishes available
This article was originally published at an earlier date but has been updated for timeliness.