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Holiday Cheer Stocking
Lion Brand® Holiday Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90008AD This festive stocking makes a perfect Christmas decoration.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Width 6 1/2 in. (16.5) cm Finished Length 14 in. (35.5) cm (with cuff folded over)



791-204 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Holly

Bright scarlet red with metallic gold

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Note: (A)

791-205 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Evergreen

Cool pine green with metallic gold

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Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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12 sc = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

sc2tog (sc dec) 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.


With A, ch 40; taking care not to twist ch, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around; do not join - 40 sc.

Place marker for beginning of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is worked.

Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around.

Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures 4 in.

(10) cm from beg; sl st in next sc and fasten off.

Join B in same st as join.

Rnd 1: Sc in each sc around; do not join.

Rep Rnd 1 until piece measures 14 in.

(35.5) cm from beg.

Do not fasten off.

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 20 sts (for heel); leave remaining sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 14 sts; leave remaining sts unworked.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 8 sts; leave remaining sts unworked.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, sc in next sc in row below - 9 sc.

Rep Row 4 until all 20 heel sts have been worked.

Do not fasten off.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in the 20 sts of heel; sl st in side of heel; sc in next 20 unworked sts of leg; sl st in other side of heel; do not join.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Sc in next 20 sts, sk next sl st, sc2tog, sc in next 16 sts, sc2tog, sk last sl st -38 sts.

Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.

Rep Rnd 3 until foot measures 4 in.

(10) cm measured from end of heel shaping.

Do not fasten off.

Shape Toe
Remove the beg rnd marker.

Flatten Stocking and place a marker in the st at center top and in the st at center bottom of foot.

Toe Spiral: *Sc in each sc to 2 sts before next stitch marker, (sc2tog) twice; rep from * until 8 sts remain; sl st in next sc.

Fasten off leaving a long tail.

Weave the tail through last 8 sts and pull tightly together.

Fasten off.

Join B with sl st at inside back of Stocking, just below top edge of cuff.

Ch 12, sl st in same st as join.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Fold cuff to right side.

dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)

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