Christmas stockings often have deep personal meaning. As kids, our Christmas stockings represented the coming of Santa Claus, and the excitement and treasures Christmas morning would bring. As adults, Christmas stockings bring childhood nostalgia and allow us to carry on a longtime tradition within our own families.
As a result, choosing the perfect Christmas stocking for each member of your family is important. When it comes to choosing a Christmas stocking to represent Dad, you want to find one that represents his personality, interests and hobbies, as well as a stocking that also stands the test of time.
To help you out, we’ve compiled some of our favorite Dad stocking ideas from our inventory. Click on any of the photos to learn more about the stocking.
1. Santa Claus Personalized Stocking
Santa Claus is one of the most iconic, celebrated, and beloved Christmas characters. His importance during the Christmas season mirrors that of Dad’s importance year-round, making the Santa Claus character stocking a perfect fit.
The Santa Claus character stocking is made of tan corduroy and features a hand-sewn Santa Claus. The top and toe of the stocking are accented with soft red velvet.
Like all of our christmas stockings, personalization is included. For this particular stocking, you can choose between block, italic, or script fonts.
2. Snowflake Knit Personalized Stocking
The Snowflake Knit Personalized Stocking pays homage to classic, old-school Christmas stockings of the past.
It’s soft to the touch and generous in size to make it easy for you to stuff Dad’s stocking to the brim.
Complete with cute details in red and green, this wool stocking can be personalized with “Dad” or his name for free.
3. Decorating the Tree Personalized Needlepoint Stocking
Next to opening Christmas stockings on Christmas Day, decorating the Christmas tree is a favorite tradition for many families. If Dad is often the person who finishes off the decorating extravaganza by topping the tree, this needlepoint stocking featuring a tree decorating scene could be just the ticket.
This stocking is part of our “Christmas Scenes” collection and features three characters adding lights, ornaments, and the tree topper to the tree. When it comes to personalizing this stocking, you can choose from three stylish fonts: script, italic, or block.
4. Classic Red Snowflakes Stocking
If Dad has simple and classic tastes, the Classic Red Snowflakes Stocking could be a great choice.
This stocking features beautifully embroidered red snowflakes, which seem to float down the stocking, against a white background.
Beautiful, festive, and full of holiday spirit, this personalized stocking will also add a bit of elegance to your mantel this year.
5. Wool Christmas Stocking with Reindeers
If you’re looking for something timeless, look no further than this wool Christmas stocking with reindeer, featuring a red cuff and food, and rows of trees, snowflakes, and reindeer.
This Christmas stocking is 100-percent made in the USA. It’s made of wool from Nebraska, knit in Iowa, and finished with hand-embroidered personalization details in Minnesota. It’s also exclusive to MerryStockings.
The stocking is well-made and lined to help it last for decades to come.
Find the Perfect Christmas Stocking for Dad
From classic characters to simple and modern, MerryStockings offers a wide ranging selection of personalized Christmas stockings that are perfect for any dad in your life. We invite you to shop all of our Christmas stockings.