Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 9

Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing

Young artists will have a wonderful time learning how to create an ugly Christmas sweater drawing!

With 9 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy designing their own ugly Christmas sweater on paper. Also included is a printable version of this ugly Christmas sweater drawing tutorial.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a ugly Christmas sweater.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: All Steps

In this tutorial, we will figure out how to draw an ugly Christmas sweater drawing on paper. To make sure it looks great, we will notice the various sizes and shapes of each part of the ugly Christmas sweater. The new lines in each step is color-coded blue so you can see the current components that you should be drawing.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Body

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 1

    Outline the ugly sweater’s body using a rounded rectangular shape.

  2. Draw The Neckband

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 2

    Draw curved shape at the top of the rectangle to form the neck band. Draw straight lines within the neckband to add detailed stitching.

  3. Attach The Sleeves

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 3

    Attach columnar shapes on both sides of the body to draw the sleeves.

  4. Form The Cuffs

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 4

    Form the rectangular outline of the cuffs attached to the sleeves. Then, drawAdd a zigzag line on the cuff to add detail.

  5. Draw The Garland Design

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 5

    Draw wavy lines across the sweater to add its garland design.

  6. Hang Christmas Ornaments

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s make the sweater even more perfect for the holidays by hanging rounded Christmas ornaments on the garland design.

  7. Form The Christmas Light Wires

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 7

    Form more wavy lines wrapped around the garland to create the wires of the Christmas lights.

  8. Draw The Christmas Light Bulbs

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 8

    Draw small oval shapes attached to the wire to form the light bulbs.

  9. Complete The Ugly Sweater Drawing

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s complete our ugly sweater drawing by giving it some festive colors! First, use a yellow crayon to fill in the garland. Next, use a red crayon to color the Christmas ornaments. Then, use a blue crayon to shade the neckband, cuffs, and light bulbs. Finally, complete the illustration by using a dark green crayon to fill in the inner part of the neckband and a green crayon to color the rest of the sweater.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Ugly Christmas Sweater Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

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