Personalised Christmas Stocking

 

$5.00

This personalised Christmas Stocking is sure to become an heirloom that they looking forward to hanging year after year. Why not start a handmade tradition with a new stocking this year?

NB: This pattern includes my Knitted Alphabet Letters, they do not need to be purchased separately.

DIFFICULTY
Advanced – techniques used: attached I-cord, Kitchener Stitch, 3 needle bind off, short row shaping, duplicate stitch

SIZE
Total length: 30 inches
Length from top to heel: 18 inches
Length of foot: 12 inches
Width flat (half of actual width): 8 inches

MATERIALS
[MC] Cascade Yarns 220 [100% wool; 220yds/201m per 3.5oz/100g skein]; colour: Natural 8010; 1 skein, or about 150 yds worsted weight yarn
[CC1] Cascade Yarns 220 [100% wool; 220yds/201m per 3.5oz/100g skein]; colour: Ruby 9404; 1 skeins, or about 120 yds worsted weight yarn
[CC2] Cascade Yarns 220 [100% wool; 220yds/201m per 3.5oz/100g skein]; colour: Hunter Green 8893; 1 skein, or about 100 yds worsted weight yarn

1 #5 US (3.75 mm) 16 inch circular needle
1 #6 US (4 mm) 16 inch circular needle
2 #6 US (4 mm) double pointed needles

GAUGE
22 sts/28 rows = 4″ in stockinette st on size 6 needles –  this gives a firm fabric, less likely to stretch out of shape.