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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Small Christmas Stocking Pattern

Small Christmas Stocking

Crochet Pattern


This pattern has been tested. If you find any errors, please let me know so that I can correct them.
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Beginner level

Approximate size: 5 inches


Materials Needed:
Size G hook
Color A ww yarn (1 ounce)
Color B ww yarn (2 ounces)

Do not join rounds.
Pattern is done in a continuous spiral unless otherwise noted.
Stocking
With Color A
Round 1: ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. (6)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each stitch around. (12)
Rnd 3: *sc in next stitch, inc. Repeat from * around. (18)
Rnd 4-5: sc in each stitch around. (18)
Sl st in next stitch. Fasten off and weave in end.

Join Color B with sl st in any stitch.
Rnd 6-10: sc in each stitch around. (18)
Do not fasten off.

Heel
Worked in rows, not rounds.
Row 1: attach with sl st in 6th st from end of round 10. 2 sc in next 2 stitches, sl st in next stitch. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 2: sl st in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, inc in next, sc in next 2 stitches, sl st into next stitch of round 10. Ch 1, turn. (8)
Row 3: sl st in first stitch, sc in next 3 stitches, inc in next, sc in next 3 stitches, sl st into next stitch of round 10. Ch 1, turn. (10)
Row 4: sl st in first stitch, sc in next 4 stitches, inc in next, sc in next 4 stitches, sl st into next stitch of round 10. Ch 1, turn. (12)
Row 5: skip first stitch, 1 dec over next 2 stitches, sc in next 7 stitches, 1 dec over last 2 stitches, sl st into next stitch of round 10. Ch 1, turn. (10)
Row 6: skip first stitch, 1 dec over next 2 stitches, sc in next 6 stitches, 1 dec over last 2 stitches, sl st into next stitch of round 10. Ch 1, turn. (9)
Fasten off and weave in tail.

Continue Stocking
Pick up Color B from round 10.
Rnd 11: sc in each stitch around. (This will include Row 6 of Heel and the remnants of Rnd 10). (18)
Rnd 12-19: sc in each stitch around. (18)
Sl st in next stitch. Fasten off and weave in end.

Join Color A with sl st in any stitch.
Rnd 20-21: sc in each stitch around. (18)
Fasten off and weave in tail.

Optional Loop
Attach Color A with sl st to round 21 at back of Stocking (above Heel). Ch 4, sl st into next stitch of round 21.
Fasten off and weave in tail.



Abbreviations
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Ch = chain
Inc = increase (2 sc in one stitch)
Dec = decrease (insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull up loop, insert hook in second
stitch, yarn over, pull up loop, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook)


© Emily Miller 2007

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3 Comments:

  • Adorable stocking! Perfect for putting a candy cane in and giving a little something to anyone!

    By Blogger PeWee, At 9:58 PM  

  • I wish I had seen this last week. A friend just used my knifty knitter to knit about 15 stockings instead of crochet becasue she couldn't find a pattern! I'm printing this out to give to her for next year.

    By Blogger Eliea, At 7:30 AM  

  • I have tried about five or six patterns for mini stockings. This one is perfect! Easy to make and just the right size. Thank you so much for sharing:)

    By Blogger Dv, At 11:34 AM  

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