The 11 Best Christmas Stockings to Decorate Your Mantel This Year, According to Reviews

Whether you prefer needlepoint, cable knit, or velvet stockings.

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Best Christmas Stockings on Amazon
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In addition to your Christmas tree and lights, Christmas stockings are a crucial part of holiday decorating—otherwise, where else would Santa hide those little gifts? Whether you're looking to replace holiday stockings that have seen better days or have a new member of the family joining your holiday traditions, there's a Christmas stocking from Amazon ready to be hung on your fireplace.

From vintage-inspired needlepoint and classic cable knit to luxurious velvet and faux fur, there's sure to be at least one stocking that fits your mantel's aesthetic and existing holiday decor. There are even personalized options where you can embroider the names of each family member on the stockings. And Amazon didn't forget about your furry friends! There are stockings for dogs and cats, too.

Keep reading to shop the best Christmas stockings at Amazon, according to customer reviews. If your experience is anything like theirs, these stockings will bring your whole family Christmas joy for years to come.

Best Overall

Kunyida Pack of Four 14" Knit Christmas Stockings

Kunyida Unique Burgundy and Ivory White Knit Christmas Stockings

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You can't go wrong with classic knit stockings, and this set of four burgundy Christmas stockings adds warmth to a mantel, according to shoppers. The sets come in two sizes, 14 and 18 inches long, and the different knitted patterns appear on both sides. The stockings don't have an interior lining, which makes them a little stretchy to accommodate larger stocking stuffers.

"These stockings are so well made and completely beautiful," a reviewer wrote. "They have a nostalgic feel but go with contemporary decor. Eye-catching and warm feeling. So glad we got these!"

Price at time of publish: $19

Best Personalized

LUBOT Personalized Christmas Stockings

LUBOT Personalized Christmas Stockings

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To add a personal touch to your Christmas decor, consider getting customizable embroidered stockings. These stockings feature a white quilted fabric with a farmhouse-esque buffalo plaid border at the top. You can choose from buffalo plaid characters like a deer head, snowman, truck, snowflake, tree, and angel for the front of your stocking, then add a name to the border (up to eight characters) in one of four fonts and three thread colors. Shoppers love the high-quality fabric, sweet characters, and the precisely stitched embroidery. Plus, the more stockings your order, the lower your cost per stocking.

Price at time of publish: $20

Best Needlepoint

Lillian Vernon Personalized Heirloom Needlepoint Christmas Stocking

Lillian Vernon Personalized Heirloom Needlepoint Christmas Stocking

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If you fully embrace classic Christmas decorations, this gorgeously stitched needlepoint stocking is right in step with traditional fireplaces and banisters. The incredibly detailed stockings depict either Santa, snowman, nutcracker, or reindeer and sleigh scenes, and each has a velvet cuff that you can personalize with gold embroidery.

"This stocking is beautiful in every way, including the lovely name I had put on it," a shopper said. The needlework is flawless. My grandchild will get many happy years of use since it is not only beautiful, but also sturdy, yet soft and not scratchy."

Price at time of publish: $60

Best Knit

Kunyida Pack of Four 18" White Knit Christmas Stockings

Kunyida Pack of Four 18" White Knit Christmas Stockings

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This set of four 18-inch stockings has a near-perfect rating from more than 1,300 Amazon shoppers because of its detailed cable knit stitching throughout the design that's soft and holds a lot of goodies. The long stocking features a cable knit pattern that's especially striking rendered in all white, though there are other colors to choose from. Many shoppers also added their own wood tags with their family member's names to each stocking for personalization.

One shopper wrote, "I'm REALLY impressed with these! The quality of the yarn and knit is excellent. They look handmade. All the stockings are super durable and look like they'll last a lifetime. The design is the same on the front and back so you can hang them facing left or right."

Price at time of publish: $29

Best Velvet

GiftsForYouNow Velvet Quilted Personalized Stocking

GiftsForYouNow Velvet Quilted Personalized Stocking

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This stocking is both luxurious and festive with its quilted red velvet fabric and white faux fur cuff adorned with gold jingle bells. The stocking is 21 inches long, which gives you plenty of room for gifts, and you can personalize the cuff with family names. Shoppers say that the stocking is beautiful, festive, and big enough for several presents.

Price at time of publish: $25

Best Faux Fur

Aiseno Two-Pack Faux Fur Christmas Stockings

Aiseno Two-Pack Faux Fur Christmas Stockings

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There's always room for glamour when it comes to Christmas decorations, and it doesn't get more luxurious than white faux fur stockings. These 18-inch stockings are buttery soft and large enough to hold plenty of gifts. One shopper said they're as "soft, full, and bright as they appear in the pictures!"

Price at time of publish: $16

Best Vintage-Inspired

Sunnyglade Three-Piece Christmas Stocking

Sunnyglade Three-Piece Christmas Stocking

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If you're in the market for a nostalgic Christmas stocking that looks just like the one your grandma might have hung, this set of three is for you. The stockings are made from burlap and feature fluff-stuffed characters like Santa, a snowman, and a reindeer. Plus, the characters each have their own details like knit scarves, hats, and mittens.

One shopper said, "These stockings are very well made and remind me of the ones from my childhood." And another wrote, "These stockings are really nice and they're cute! They're a good size and sturdy to hold your items."

Price at time of publish: $17

Best for Babies

Heart's Sign Baby's First Christmas Stocking

Heart's Sign Baby's First Christmas Stocking

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A baby's first Christmas is a special occasion you'll remember forever. To commemorate this significant event, get your baby a stocking that's specific to the holiday. This Christmas stocking is designed for newborns with a sweet giraffe and embroidery that says "Baby's 1st Christmas 2021." The pink or blue stocking is made from soft felt, and the legs and tail hang off from the giraffe to engage your little one.

"This stocking is precious, and will be a perfect keepsake for my son who was born this year," a reviewer said. "It is very well made, super soft, and very cute. I adore the little tail and feet hanging off it. It is pretty much the same size as a normal stocking, if not a little bigger. This stocking is perfect for the price and I couldn't be happier!"

Price at time of publish: $16

Best for Dogs

Senneny Pet Dog Christmas Stocking

Senneny Pet Dog Christmas Stocking

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Your dog deserves a stocking, too—and this bone-shaped buffalo plaid option is too cute not to hang up on your mantel. The stocking is 15 inches long to hold bones, toys, and treats for your furry friend. You can choose from the black and white or black and red plaid stockings, each of which come with a little bow at the front. One shopper said that it's precious and will hold a lot of treats for the holiday.

Price at time of publish: $7

Best for Cats

Glitzhome Cat Christmas Stocking

Glitzhome Cat Christmas Stocking

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And there's a stocking for your kitty as well! This needlepoint stocking features a black cat and a cuff that says "Meow." It's 20 inches, so you won't have to worry about it being a much different length than your other stockings—and more importantly, it's big enough to hold all the presents your feline friend deserves this year.

"This is an absolutely beautiful stocking," one shopper said. "I bought the cat design as a present for a kitten whose rescue I sponsored. It is large enough to hold many toys and treats and very well made. The design is just lovely. The stocking came well-packaged and didn't have any pulls in the fabric."

Price at time of publish: $26

Best Disney

Kurt Adler Personalized Disney Minnie Mouse Christmas Stocking

Kurt Adler Personalized Disney Minnie Mouse Christmas Stocking

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There are so many Christmas decorations catering to popular culture, and this stocking is perfect for Disney fans. You can personalize the Mickey or Minnie Mouse stockings with your name in the classic Disney font, or leave it blank to let the famous ears and polka dots stand out. Shoppers say the soft stocking is perfect for kids, pets, and just about any Disney lover in their lives.

Price at time of publish: $27

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