Denise's Basic Bulky-Weight Christmas Stocking by Denise Balvanz

Denise's Basic Bulky-Weight Christmas Stocking

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Knitting
January 2006
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 11 - 8.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
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Treat your family to hand-knit Christmas Stockings! These knit up fast with bulky weight yarn on large needles. Make yours one-of-a-kind with your own color combinations. How about team colors for your sports fans?

Simple ribbed cuff, flap heel, star toe and I-cord loop for hanging.

Change the size by using lighter weight yarn and corresponding needles.

Finished Size: About 7½” wide x 22” from top to toe

Yarn: Lamb’s Pride Bulky—2 skeins will make a stocking with some left over. Use one color for the whole stocking, make stripes as shown here or use up your scraps.

Needles: Size 11 circular-16 inches long and a set of size 11 double pointed needles or size to give you gauge

Gauge: 3 sts per inch. The gauge is not critical in this project.

You will want a fairly tight, smooth fabric. If you knit very loosely try a smaller needle size.