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Holiday Treat Stocking
Lion Brand® Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 40408bAD
Make these stocking for fun Christmas decor! This pattern is for the stocking on the right. White stocking pattern available here.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 x 11 in. (15 x 28 cm)
320-113 Fun Fur Yarn: Red Bright cherry red
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
320-100 Fun Fur Yarn: White Bright, true white
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
12 sc = about 4 in. (10 cm).
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
sc2tog (sc 2 together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook 1 st decreased.
Leg of stocking is a rectangle, crocheted side to side, then joined into a tube with a sc seam that runs along the front of the stocking and helps give it a "boot" shape. A slit forms the heel opening. Contrasting heel, toe, cuff and hanging loop are added later.
Front Leg, First Section
With A, ch 41.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across 40 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.
Rows 3-12: Rep Row 2.
Row 13: Ch 1, turn. Sc in first st, sc in each of next 26 sts, leave last 13 sts unworked 27 sts.
Rows 14-36: Ch 1, turn. Sc across 27 sts. Fasten off.
Join A in first unworked st following back leg sts. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 12 sts 13 sts.
Working back and forth on these 13 sts only, work even in sc until piece is same length as back leg. End last row with sl st into Back Leg to join slit. Fasten off.
Front of Leg, Second Section
Row 37: Join A with sl st at end of back leg. Ch 1, sc in each of 27 sts of back leg, sc in each of 13 sts of foot 40 sts.
Rows 38-48: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.
At end of Row 48, do not fasten off.
Hold Row 48 tog with spare loops of base ch, matching sts.
Ch 1; working through both thicknesses, sc in next 25 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc remaining 11 sts. Fasten off.
Joining is meant to show on the outside of the Stocking and now becomes the RS.
With RS facing, join B in sc row edge at heel opening (slit).
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same place. Work 29 sc evenly spaced around opening, join with sl st in beg sc 30 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, turn. Skip sl st, (sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog) 6 times 24 sts. Place marker and continue in rounds.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog) 6 times 18 sts.
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (Sc in next st, sc2tog) 6 times 12 sts.
Rnd 7: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: (Sc2tog) 6 times. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
Thread tail onto blunt needle and weave through sts of Rnd 8, pull up gently to close hole. Fasten off.
With RS facing, join B with sl st in sc row edge at Front Join of Toe opening.
Work as for heel.
Cuff and Hanging Loop
With RS facing, join B with sl st in sc row edge at Front Join of top of Stocking.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same place. Work 17 sc evenly across top edge to back of Stocking. For hanging loop, ch 15, sl st in top of sc at base of ch. Work 18 sc evenly across other half of top edge 36 sts. Place marker and continue in rnds.
Rnd 2: Keeping loop to back of work (inside of Stocking), (sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times 42 sts.
Rnds 3-12: Sc in each st around.
Turn cuff to outside of Stocking. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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