Waiting for Santa Stockings
Here is a simple striped stocking that comes in papa, mama and child sizes. Crochet them for the whole family and create a personal tradition as you hang them each year.
Pattern #: LW2633
Project Type: Seasonal, Home Decor, Christmas
Skill Level: Beginner
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each of Main Color MC and Contrast Color CC
Colors Used: 319 Cherry Red, 316 Soft White, 368 Paddy Green
Note: Choose the size you would like to make below and the colors for that size will automatically be chosen.
- Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
inc (increase) = 2 sc in a st.
With MC, ch 31 (43, 47).
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 30 (42, 46) sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Repeat Row 2 and work stripe pattern of 8 rows MC and 2 rows CC until 6 (9, 11½)” from beginning, end wrong side row. Fasten off.
Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 12 (18, 20) sc.
Repeat last row to dec 1 st each end of every row until 4 sts remain. Now increase 1 st at each end of every row until there are 14 (20, 22) sc. Fasten off.
** Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 9 (15, 17) sc, dec; turn – 11 (17, 19) sc.
Dec 1 st each end of every row until 3 sc remain. Fasten off. **
With wrong side facing, join CC in next sc of last long row.
Repeat from ** to **.
Top Edging and Hanging Loop: With right side facing, attach CC at back seam.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of beginning ch around; join with a slip st to first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join; ch 12, slip st in same st as joining; slip st in each ch of ch-12. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
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