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The Christmas Shop | Jolly Jumpers

The streets are beginning to sparkle with fairy lights, there’s music all around, and the smell of pine needles fills the air. All this festivity can only mean one thing: it’s time to choose their Christmas jumper, and there’s a sweater for every little personality here at Childrensalon.

If they’re looking for the fun factor, our novelty knits are sure to deliver plenty of holiday cheer — the bolder and brighter, the better! You’ll also find classic Fair Isle jumpers to take their look effortlessly into 2024. And to help your little ones get into the festive spirit, why not see if they can have a go at designing their own? Simply download, print out and get creative . . .


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6 Nov 2023

The Novelty Knit

For the tinsel twirlers and the candy-cane enthusiasts, a Christmas jumper isn’t a Christmas jumper without a little extra pizazz. Jolly snowmen, rockin’ reindeer and nostalgic nutcrackers are the stars of this year’s show, knitted in the softest woollen yarns. 


Undeniably festive and lots of fun, these designs are perfect for Christmas Jumper Day, which we celebrate here in the UK on the 7 December, or the annual family Christmas card photoshoot. Say cheese! And when it comes to quality, there’s nothing novelty about these beautiful jumpers. They can be worn, loved, washed on repeat, and passed down to younger siblings to enjoy year after year.


Images by Il Gufo (L) and Childrensalon (R)

Il Gufo - Red Wool Knit Gingerbread Sweater | ChildrensalonIl Gufo
MARC JACOBS - Teen Boys Red Festive Looney Tunes Jumper | ChildrensalonMARC JACOBS

Design Your Own Jumper


Festive Fair Isle

If they like their jumpers with a touch more tradition, then a Fair Isle knit will be at the top of their Christmas list. The sweater’s distinctive pattern was first created in the early 19th century on the remote Scottish island of Fair Isle, and was designed as a pattern for the local fishermen’s caps and sweaters. Thanks, in part, to a few royal appearances, it soon became popular around the world and continues to be a festive fixture in our winter wardrobes.


As well as being cosy, classic and oh-so cheery, one of the very best things about this style is that it can be worn right through to spring. Moncler Enfant, Molo and KENZO KIDS have gone all out with row upon row of colourful, geometric patterns. And for a subtle take, Dr. Kid jazzes up a simple sweater with a few perfectly placed Fair Isle flourishes.


Images by Childrensalon (L) and Molo (R)

Dr. Kid - Boys Grey & Yellow Knitted Sweater | ChildrensalonDr. Kid
KENZO KIDS - Red & Green Festive Cotton Knit Jumper | ChildrensalonKENZO KIDS
Frugi - Boys Beige & Green Fairisle Fox Sweater | ChildrensalonFrugi

Yuletide Yarns

The scene is set: stockings are hung by the fire, bow-wrapped gifts sit under the tree, and Santa Claus is on his way. The big day has arrived and there’s nothing quite like a classic Christmas jumper to add some jolliness to the festivities. Cue the photo opportunities.


From bears bearing gifts to traditional tartan patterns, these styles will have your little drummer boys and girls feeling merry and bright. Beatrice & George’s luxurious cashmere and Merino wool design is full of charm, thanks to its nostalgic train motif and sweet button detail. It’s also exclusive to Childrensalon, so if you’re looking for a special gift, this might just be it.


Images by Childrensalon (L) and Patachou (R)

Ralph Lauren - Teen Boys Black Knit Polo Bear Sweater | ChildrensalonRalph Lauren
Patachou - Boys Red Wool Knit Train Jumper | ChildrensalonPatachou
Patachou - Boys Navy Blue Knitted Wool Jumper | ChildrensalonPatachou

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