Christmas stockings are empty socks or sock-shaped bags hung by the fireplace on the eve of Christmas. It is mainly the Children who hang the stockings in the hope that Santa Claus will come by the chimney and fill them with toys, candies, coins, etc. The traditional place for hanging the stockings for Christmas is the fireplace. However, in homes without a fireplace, the stockings can be hung anywhere near the Christmas tree. As per the legend, a child who behaves badly during the year receives only a piece of coal in is Christmas stockings. In this section, we have covered the following ideas related to Christmas stockings.