Elf Socks Christmas Stocking by Darleen Hopkins

Elf Socks Christmas Stocking

August 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in hdc
6.0 mm (J)
230 - 260 yards (210 - 238 m)
one size, approximately 24" long, 6" wide (12" circumference)
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A Christmas stocking that duplicates the adorable striped socks of Santa’s elves! Crocheted in heavy worsted/aran weight yarn. One size fits lots and lots of holiday goodies inside. This unique pattern is worked seamlessly in a continuous spiral of alternating colors. There are no color changes and therefore, no color change jogs and no unsightly seams.

A perfect pattern for intermediate crocheters or those who have moved beyond beginner and looking to improve their skills. The instructions include tips and photos for ease of understanding as well as a partial chart of both the beginning of the spiral rounds and the heel section.

A time-saver pattern with minimal ends to work in-do not fear the stripes!

Pattern includes instructions for both a two-colored striped stocking and a three-colored striped stocking. Have fun with the multitude of variations this pattern offers and make unique yet coordinating stockings for every member of the family.

SIZING: One size. Approximately 24” long, 6” wide

SKILL LEVEL: Easy +/Intermediate

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not essential. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, your finished stocking will be close to the reported measurements. 4”= 13 stitches, 10 rows in hdc

Yarn: Lion Brand, Heartland 100% acrylic
5oz/142g, 251yd/200m per skein, or equivalent (medium-4), heavy worsted/aran weight yarn
Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.


  • MC, main color (color of toe, heel and top) Redwood #113 2.75 oz/77g 136yd/109m
  • CC, contrast color Acadia #098 2 oz/56g 100yd/79m


  • MC, main color (color of toe, heel and top) Redwood #113 2.10 oz/60g 106yd/85m
  • CCA, contrast color A, Joshua Tree #174 1.25 oz/36g 64yd/28m
  • CCB, contrast color B, Acadia #098 1.25 oz/36g 64yd/28m

Hook: J (6.0 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge

Other: Stitch markers, yarn needle

Note-this is a listing of the pattern, not the finished stocking.

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Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed stockings may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my website is appreciated. CrochetByDarleenHopkins.com

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