Personalized Christmas Stocking From 1945 by Rae P. Burbank
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Personalized Christmas Stocking From 1945

Knitting
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
This pattern is available for free.

From the resourceful groupW.

The stocking pattern was advertised in Woman’s Home Companion in November 1945. (Page 25)

Notes from the pattern

Size:

- 20 inches (51cm) from top of stocking to heel.
- 8Β½ inches (21Β½cm)
from toe to heel.

Materials:

  • 4 oz. knitting worsted in each of red, white, and green.
  • Small amount of blue.
  • 3.75mm straight needles (or needles to obtain gauge)
  • 1 set of 3.75mm needles
  • 15-18 small round sequins,
  • 3 star shaped sequins (if desired).

Sample was knit with DK yarn and 4mm needles.

This pattern is also available in German here