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Christmas Stocking Free Pattern

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Pattern #PY004
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Easy Skill

Size:
About 19" long and 7" wide.

Materials:
Premier® Yarns - Deborah Norville Collection – Serenity® Chunky Weight – used in model.

Bulky Weight Yarn :
Main Color (MC) – 3.5oz, 109yd, (100g, 100m)
Contrasting Color (CC) – 3.5oz, 109yd, (100g, 100m)
Applique – Small Amounts of colors needed.
Colors used in models:
Berry Burst & Pristine, Chocolate (tree stem) and Pristine & Chocolate, After Dark (tree)

Additional Materials:
Yarn Needle.

Crochet Hook:
Deborah Norville size L-11 (8.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:
5 Rnds dc = 4", 10 dc = 4”.

 

JOINING WITH SC

When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

 

Special Stitches

Skipped Single Crochet Decrease (skdec): Draw up a lp in next st, skip next st, draw up lp in next st, yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook.


 

Abbreviations

beg beginning

CC contrasting color

ch chain

dc double crochet

hdc half double crochet

lp(s) loop(s)

MC main color

rem remaining

rep repeat

rnd round

sc single crochet(s)

sp(s) space(s)

slst(s) slip stitch(es)

st(s) stitch(es)

tr treble crochet

yo yarn over


STOCKING

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at toe end, with MC, ch4; join with slst to first ch to form ring; ch1, 12dc in ring; join with slst to first dc. (12dc)

DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.

Rnd 2: Ch1, [2dc in each dc] around; join with slst in first dc (join all dc rnds in this manner). (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch1,2dc in same st as joining, dc in next 2 dc, [2dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc] 7 times; join. (32dc)

Rnds 4-9: Ch1, [dc in each dc] around; join. (32dc)

Rnd 10: Ch1, dc in next 20 dc, ch12 loosely, skip next 12 dc (heel opening), join. (20dc & ch12)

Rnd 11: Ch1, dc in next 20 dc, dc in each of next 12 ch; join. (32dc)

Rnds 12-21: Ch1, [dc in next dc] around; join. (32dc)

Rnd 22: Ch1, dc in each of next 31 dc, dc in last dc (mark this dc for Cuff joining); join. (32dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Cuff

Rnd 23: With wrong side facing, join CC with slst to marked dc on Rnd 22, ch1, dc in same st as joining (mark this dc for Hanger), [dc in next dc] around; join. (32dc)

Rnds 24-28: Ch1, [dc in next dc] around; join. (32dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Heel

Rnd 1: With right side facing, working around heel opening in skipped dc of Row 10, skip first 6 dc, join CC with slst to next dc, ch3, dc in next 4 dc, sc in last dc, sc over post of first dc on Row 10; working in unused lps on other side of ch, sc in first ch, dc in each of next 10 ch, sc in last ch, sc over post of last dc on Row 10, working in skipped dc on Row 10, sc in first dc, dc in next 5 dc; join with slst to first dc (3rd ch of ch-3). (6sc & 20dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in next 4 dc, sc in next 3 sc, dc in next 10 dc, sc in next 3 sc, dc in last 5 dc; join. (6sc & 20dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in next 3 dc, sc in next dc, skdec (using next 3 sc), sc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc, sc in next dc, skdec, sc in next dc, dc in last 4 dc; join. (6sc & 16dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in next 2 dc, sc in next dc, skdec, sc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc, sc in next dc, skdec, sc in next dc, dc in last 3 dc; join. (6sc & 12dc) finish off leaving long end.

 

Turn stocking inside out. With wrong side facing, lay Stocking flat. Using long end and yarn needle, sew heel opening closed.

 

APPLIQUÉ

Tree

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at top, using Tree color, ch5, sc in 5th ch from hook. (1sc)

Row 2: Ch5, turn, 2sc in next sc. (2sc)

Row 3: Ch5, turn, 2sc in first sc, sc in last sc. (3sc)

Rows 4-5: Ch5, turn, 2sc in first sc, [sc in next sc] across to end.

Row 6: Ch5, turn, sc in each sc across to last sc, (sc, slst) in last sc. (6sc) Finish off leaving long end.

 

Stem

Row 1: With right side of Row 6 facing, skip first 2 sc, join Stem Color with sc in next sc, sc in next sc. (2sc)

Row 2: Ch1, turn, 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc. (3sc)

Row 3: Ch1, turn, sc in each sc across. (3sc) finish off leaving long end.

 

Using long ends and yarn needle, position and sew Applique to front of Stocking.

 

HANGER

With right side of Stocking facing, fold Cuff over. Join MC with slst to marked st on Cuff Rnd 23, ch12, join with slst to same marked st. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

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We have made every effort to make sure the instructions are accurate & complete. We cannot however be responsible for human error, variations in individual work or typographical mistakes.

 

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