Country Living Festive Stocking Crafting Competition

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Calling all designer makers and Christmas crafters…

Whatever your age, there’s nothing quite as exciting as waking up to a full stocking on Christmas morning. The custom of hanging stockings on Christmas Eve has been around for centuries, and the tradition of stockings adorning mantelpieces and bedframes is a firm favourite in households around the world, but it’s not just what’s inside the stocking that counts.

This year Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair on the hunt for the best Christmas stocking. Whether you’re an experienced sewer, keen knitter or have a love for paper craft or crochet, we want to hear from you.

Submit your finished stocking design for a chance to win two LUXE VIP tickets to Country Living Christmas Fair 2019 worth £400, plus £100 to spend at the show. Runners-ups will receive a pair of advanced adult tickets (worth £38) to the Fair.



  • Deadline for entry: Monday 28 October 2019
  • Winning entrants will be notified by: Friday 1 November 2019
  • One entry per person
  • Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parent or guardian
  • Entries can be made of any medium and must be no taller than 45cm
  • All entries must be delivered to: Country Living Fair Festive Stocking Competition, FAO: CL Events Team, Upper Street Events, Vineyard House, 44 Brook Green, Hammersmith, London, W6 7BT with the entry form you can download below.


Your stocking can be traditional or modern, personalised, made from any crafting medium and designed for a family member or a furry friend. We look forward to seeing your creations!


Best of luck!


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