Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Furry Santa Stocking
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 40312-C
Santa will wish he could wear this bright and fuzzy Christmas stocking! Click here for the knitted version
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
6 inchees x 11 inches [15 x 28 cm]
790-367 Homespun Yarn: Covered Bridge Red
Heathered Solid Old-barn red
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.47
320-113 Fun Fur Yarn: Red
Bright cherry red
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.98
320-100 Fun Fur Yarn: White
Bright, true white
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95
8 sc = 4 inches [10 cm] with one strand each of A and B held tog. 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 1 strand each of A and B held tog, ch 24 and join with a slip stitch, being careful not to twist.
Single crochet in each chain around - 23 sc; join with slip stitch to first single crochet, ch 1, turn.
Work even in sc for 8 inches [20.5 cm] from beginning.
Sc in first 10 sts; ch 1, turn.
Next Row Sc2tog, sc 6, sc2tog - 8 sts; ch 1, turn.
Next Row Sc2tog, sc 4, sc2tog - 6 sts; ch 1, turn.
Next Row Sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog - 4 sts; ch 1, turn.
Next Row Sc2tog twice - 2 sts; ch 1, turn.
Next Row 2 sc.
Sc 2 heel sts, 4 sc down side of decrease rows, 13 sc, 4 sc up other side of decreases, join with slip stitch - 23 sts; ch 1, turn.
Work even on 23 sts until foot measures 4 inches [10 cm].
Decrease 3 stitches on each of next 6 rows, using sc2tog evenly spaced - 5 sts.
Cut yarn and draw through all 5 sts to close toe.
Divide C into 3 equal balls.
With WS facing and 3 strands of C held tog, attach yarn and sc in each sc around - 23 sts.
Work even on these stitches until cuff measures 2 inches [5 cm].
Fold cuff to right side at halfway point.
With crochet hook and 1 strand each of A and B held tog, attach yarn to back seam at cuff fold.
Chain 12, slip st to attaching space.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
We want your project to be a success! If you need help with this or any other Lion Brand pattern, e-mail support is available 7 days per week by mailing email@example.com.
For over a thousand free patterns available in versions for the vision-impaired, visit our website http://www.LionBrand.com
To order, visit our website http://www.e-yarn.com or call: (800) 258-9276 any time!
Copyright ©1998-2011 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved.
No pattern or other material may be reproduced -- mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying -- without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company.
Click here for Non-Braille display: View With Images