EASIEST Christmas Stockings to Knit or Crochet Free Pattern Page by Kristin Omdahl
This is a flat construction worked back in forth in rows with the simplest of increases and decreases to create the shape of stockings but easy enough for beginners to make. Both the knit and crochet versions are close in size and shape and would be fun to mix and match for an ensemble. For a more adventurous project, add stripes or other colorwork to this simple design.
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What you will need:
- 290 yds (264m) #5 bulky weight yarn
- US 13 (9mm) knitting needles
M/13 (9mm) crochet hook
- Yarn needle
Be So Easy Yarn; 145 yds (132m) per 3.5oz (100gm); 100% milk cotton, #5 bulky weight yarn; color A bisque, color B ruby red, color C pine green.
Note: The knit stocking is made with pine green and bisque. The crochet stocking is made with bisque and ruby red.
Both stockings are 6 in (15.2cm) wide x 16 in (40.6cm) long.
8 sts / 8 rows = 4 in (10cm) in single crochet
8 sts / 10 rows = 4 in (10cm) in stockinette stitch knitting.
Knit: Cast on (CO), bind off (BO), knit (k), purl (p), knit into front and back of next st (kfb), purl into front and back of next st (pfb), knit 2 together (k2tog), knit 3 together (k3tog), purl 2 together (p2tog) and purl 3 together (p3tog).
Crochet: Chain (ch), single crochet (sc), single crochet 2 together (sc2tog), single crochet 3 together (sc3tog), front post double crochet (fpdc), back post double crochet (bpdc), and slip stitch (slst).