Child's Long Stockings
Child's Long Stockings
These long stockings are great for layering or with skirts. Shown in Patons Kroy Socks.
Step 1:Select your options
2-4: 6 ins [15 cm]
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
K = knit
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
P = purl
P2tog = purl two stitches together
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
Sl1K = Slip next stitch knitwise.
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
Details & Instructions
|Finished Foot Length|
|S||2-4: 6 ins [15 cm]|
|M||6-8: 7.5 ins [19 cm]|
|Main Color (MC)
|Set of four double pointed knitting needles size 2¾ mm (U.S. 2) or size needed to obtain tension.|
32 sts and 44 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
The instructions arewritten for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
With MC, cast on 54 (64) sts loosely.
Divide sts into 18 (20) sts on first needle, 18 (24) sts on second needle and 18 (20) sts on third needle. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd for 3½ (4) ins [9 (10) cm].
Knit 24 (30) rnds.
Shape leg: Next rnd: 1st needle: K1. Sl1K. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Work 18 rnds even.
Rep last 19 rnds 2 (3) times more. 48 (56) sts. 15 (16) sts on first needle, 18 (24) sts on second needle and 15 (16) sts on third needle.
Cont even until work after ribbing measures 9½ (10½) ins [24 (26.5) cm].
Arrange Heel sts: Slip last 3 (2) sts from end of first needle onto beg of second needle. Slip first 3 (2) sts from beg of third needle onto end of second needle.
Rearrange 24 (28) sts from second needle onto 2 needles and leave for instep. Slip sts from third needle onto first needle for heel. Break yarn.
Make heel: With WS of work facing, join yarn to 24 (28) heel sts and proceed as follows:
Next row: (WS). K1. Purl to last st. K1.
Next row: *K1. Sl1. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 1¾ (2) ins [4.5 (5) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape heel: 1st row: P12 (14). P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: K3. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: P4. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: K5. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
5th row: P6. P2tog. P1. Turn.
6th row: K7. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
7th row: P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
8th row: K9. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
9th row: P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
10th row: K11. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Size 2-4 only: 11th row: P14. Break yarn.
Size 6-8 only: 11th row: P12. P2tog. P1. Turn.
12th row: K13. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
13th row: P16. Break yarn.
All Sizes: Shape Instep: With RS of work facing and first needle, pick up and knit 12 (14) sts along left side of heel. With second needle, knit across 24 (28) sts for instep.With third needle, pick up and knit 12 (14) sts along right side of heel. Knit first 7 (8) sts from heel onto end of third needle. Slip rem 7 (8) sts from heel onto beg of first needle. 62 (72) sts are now divided as 19 (22) sts on 1st needle, 24 (28) sts on 2nd needle and 19 (22) sts on 3rd needle.
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K2. Sl1K. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 48 (52) sts divided as 12 sts on first needle, 24 (28) sts on second needle and 12 sts on third needle.
Cont even until foot from picked up sts at heel measures 4 (5) ins [10 (12.5) cm].
Size 6-8 only: Rearrange sts for toe as follows: Slip last st from second needle onto beg of third needle. Slip first st from second needle onto end of first needle. Sts are now divided as 13 sts on first and third needles and 26 sts on second needle.
All Sizes Shape toe: 1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds to 16 sts in rnd. Knit the sts of first needle onto the end of third needle.
Break yarn, leaving an end 8 ins [20.5 cm] long. Graft 2 sets of 8 sts tog.