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Knit Stocking

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Bright and festive stocking to hang from the chimney with care.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 14 ins [35.5 cm] long from cuff to heel.
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The materials for this project cost $16.45

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 14 ins [35.5 cm] long from cuff to heel.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Red, 00095Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | White, 00001Edit Color
$4.98

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Green, 01712Edit Color
$4.98

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00

Materials not included in this kit:

 8 ins [20.5 cm] of satin ribbon 5/8 inch [.5 cm] wide for loop.

The materials for this project cost $16.45

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

Sl st = Slip stitch

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 14 ins [35.5 cm] long from cuff to heel.

MATERIALS

Knit Stocking
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Red (00095) 1
Contrast A White (00001) 2
Contrast B Hot Green (01712) 2
Set of 4 size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 8 ins [20.5 cm] of satin ribbon 5/8 inch [.5 cm] wide for loop.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

With A, cast on 68 sts loosely. Join in rnd and divide evenly onto 3 needles as (22, 24, 22) sts, placing marker on first st for beg of rnd.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm].
Change to MC and knit in rnds for 2 ins [5 cm].
**With B, knit in rnds for 2 ins [5 cm]. With MC, knit in rnds for 2 ins [5 cm].**
Rep from ** to ** once more.
Heel: Slip last 17 sts from third needle and first 17 sts from first needle onto 1 needle for heel, having marker in center. Leave rem 34 sts on 2 needles for instep. Break MC.
Join A to RS of work and proceed across 34 heel sts as follows:
1st row: (RS). Sl1. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1P. Purl to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 2¼ ins [5.5 cm].
Shape heel: 1st row: (RS). Sl1. K24. ssk. K1. Turn.
2nd row: Sl1P. P17. P2tog. P1. Turn.
3rd row: Sl1. K18. ssk. K1. Turn.
4th row: Sl1P. P19. P2tog. P1. Turn.
5th row: Sl1. K20. ssk. K1. Turn.
6th row: Sl1P. P21. P2tog P1. Turn.
7th row: Sl1. K22. ssk. K1. Turn.
8th row: Sl1P. P23. P2tog. P1.
9th row: Knit. 26 sts.
With RS facing and B, pick up and knit 12 sts along left side of heel. With second needle, knit across 34 sts of instep. With third needle, pick up and knit 12 sts along right side of heel.
Knit first 13 sts from heel onto third needle. Slip rem 13 sts of heel onto beg of 1st needle. 84 sts are now divided as 25 sts on first needle, 34 sts on second needle and 25 sts on third needle.
Cont knitting in rnds as follows:
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds to 68 sts, divided as 17 sts on first needle, 34 sts on second needle and 17 sts on third needle.
Knit even in rnds until stripe B measures 2 ins [5 cm].
With MC, knit in rnds for 2 ins [5 cm].
Break MC.
Shape toe: 1st rnd: 1st needle: With A, knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 3rd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds to 28 sts. Knit sts from first needle onto third needle.
Graft 2 sets of 14 sts tog for toe.
Loop: Fold Satin ribbon in half and sew to top edge of Stocking.