Merriment Stocking by Melynda Bernardi
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Merriment Stocking

October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
270 yards (247 m)
One Size
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What came first- the sweater or the stocking? Although the Merriment Cardigan and Bonnet were published first, this stocking was the inspiration behind the beloved set. Knit in the round, from the top down, this stocking features a band heel and a rounded toe for minimal finishing.

Yarn: Harrisville Designs “Highland” (worsted weight; 100% wool; 100g/200 yards) in colors Cobalt (MC), Red (CC 1), and White (CC 2).

Main Color (MC): 140 yards
Contrasting Color 1 (CC1): 65 yards
Contrasting Color 2 (CC2): 65 yards

Tools: Size US 6 / 4.0mm DPNs
Stitch Markers
Tapestry Needle