Heirloom Christmas Stocking by Purl Soho

Heirloom Christmas Stocking

Knitting
November 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
23 stitches = 4 inches
in Diagonal Scallop Stitch, on smaller needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
492 yards (450 m)
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This pattern is available for free.

MATERIALS

  • Main Color: 3 skeins of Purl Soho’s Worsted Twist, 100% merino wool. Each skein is 164 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 492 yards required. This color is Heirloom White. (NOTE: We no longer offer Worsted Twist, but choose from one of our other worsted/aran weight yarns.)
  • Contrast Color: 5-10 yards of worsted weight yarn. I used Purl Soho’s Worsted Twist in the color Super Pink.
  • US 7 (4.5 mm), 16-inch circular needles
  • US 8 (5 mm), 16-inch circluar needles
  • A set of US 7 double pointed needles

GAUGE
23 stitches = 4 inches in Diagonal Scallop Stitch, on smaller needles

SIZE

  • Circumference at Cuff: 14½ inches

  • Circumference at Ankle: 12½ inches

  • Length from Cuff to Heel: 20 inches

  • Length from Heel to Toe: 11½ inches