Crochet Christmas Stockings

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The Stockings Were Hung…..

Crochet these Christmas stockings and hang them for Santa to fill on Christmas Eve.  The pattern is written for 3 sizes so you can make one for Mama, one for Papa and one for each of the kiddos in your family.

Waiting for Santa Stockings

Beginner
Crochet Hook: I/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Crochet Gauge 12 sts = 4; 15 rows = 4 in sc

Finished Size: Directions are for small stocking. Changes for medium and large stocking are in parentheses. Stockings measure 11 (17, 21) long.

Instructions
Notes

Special Abbreviations
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

Stocking

LEG
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, 11) from beginning, end wrong side row. Fasten off.

HEEL
With right side facing, skip 23 (32, 35) sc; join CC and sc in last 7 (10, 11) sc; bring other side of leg around and sc in first 7 (10, 11) sc; turn 14 (20, 22) sc.
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.

FOOT
With right side facing, skip first 7 (10, 11) sc of heel, join MC and sc in last 7 (10, 11) sc, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in next 8 (14, 16) sc of leg, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in remaining 7 (10, 11) sc of heel; turn 26 (38, 42) sc. Work even in sc and stripe pattern until foot measures 3 (5, 6) from last row of heel, end wrong side row. Cut MC.

TOE
Next Row: With CC, ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. ** 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 **.

Finishing

Sew toe, foot, heel, and back seams.
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.

We’d like to thank Redheart.com for creating this pattern and AllFreeCrochet.com for sharing it.

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