Cross Stitch Christmas Stockings

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Cross Stitch Christmas Stockings

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Bring the holiday spirit into your home with these charming cross stitch stockings.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 15" [38 cm] long from cuff to heel.
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Approx 15" [38 cm] long from cuff to heel.

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Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Forest Green, 53243Edit Color
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Contrast A

Super Value | Cherry Red, 53436Edit Color
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Contrast B

Super Value | Winter White, 07407Edit Color
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Contrast C

Super Value | Black, 07421Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
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Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
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Materials not included in this kit:

Embroidery needle.

The materials for this project cost $27.65

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

pm= place marker

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 15" [38 cm] long from cuff to heel.

MATERIALS

Version I (Snowman)
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Forest Green (53243) 1
Contrast A Cherry Red (53436) 1
Contrast B Winter White (07407) 1
Contrast C Black (07421) 1
Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Embroidery needle.
Version II (Santa)
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Teal Heather (53203) 1
Contrast A Oatmeal (53010) 1
Contrast B Cherry Red (53436) 1
Contrast C Winter White (07407) 1
Contrast D Black (07421) 1
Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Embroidery needle.
Version III (Tree)
Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Oatmeal (53010) 1
Contrast A Taupe (53012) 1
Contrast B Forest Green (53243) 1
Contrast C Cherry Red (53436) 1
Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Embroidery needle.

GAUGE

13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When working Cuff, sl st loosely and do not ch at beg of rows.
 
Cuff: With A, ch 6.
1st row: (RS). 1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sl st in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 5 sl sts.
2nd row: Working in back loops only, 1 sl st in each sl st across. Turn.
Rep 2nd row until work from beg measures 14" [35.5 cm], ending on a WS row.
 
Join Cuff: Working in back loops only, sl st last row and rem loops of foundation ch tog. Fasten off.
 
Note: When working Leg, turn work at the end of each row.
 
Leg: Join MC with sl st to side edge of Cuff.
1st rnd: Ch 1. Work 46 sc evenly around side edge of Cuff. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
Rep 2nd rnd until work from bottom of Cuff measures 9" [23 cm]. Fasten off.
 
Heel: (RS). Join A with sl st to first sc.
1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 22 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep 2nd row for 2" [5 cm], ending on a WS row.
 
Shape heel: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 9 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 10 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 11 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 12 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 13 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
7th and 8th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 14 sts. Sc2tog. Turn. 15 sts. Fasten off at end of 8th row.
 
Joining rnd: With RS facing, join MC with sl st at left side of Heel Base. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 23 sc of instep. Pm. Work 7 sc up right side of Heel, 1 sc in each of next 15 sc across end of Heel and 7 sc down left side of Heel. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn. 52 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to marker. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog.
Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
Rep 2nd rnd until 44 sts rem.
 
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
 
Rep last rnd until work from joining rnd measures 5½" [14 cm]. Join A at end of last row. Break MC.
 
Shape toe: 1st rnd: With A, ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
Cont in same manner, dec 4 sts on every row until 12 sts rem. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely.
 
Hanging Loop: With MC, ch 25. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end of chain. Fasten off. Fold in half and sew in position.
 
FINISHING
Note: Placing a piece of cardboard into your stocking will help prevent catching stitches as you embroider.
Measure approx 2" [5 cm] down from beg of Leg and mark center sc of Stocking Front. Line up marked stitch with center stitch of
chart and work cross stitch embroidery. Each square of chart represents 1 sc.
Version I: Cross stitch Chart I to stocking as shown in picture.
Version II: Cross stitch Chart II to stocking as shown in picture.
Version III: Cross stitch Chart III to stocking as shown in picture.