Interweave SKU: EP0683
This pattern originally appeared in Interweave Knits, Winter 1999-2000 issue.
It is called “Holiday Stocking” at the Interweave Online Store.
Pattern calls for any 2-ply jumper (fingering) weight yarn (Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift was used in the pattern) in the following colors/amounts: Crimson (450 yds), Pine Forest (300 yds), Yellow Ochre (150 yds)
Original 1999 version called for Alice Starmore Scottish Campion yarn at the same gauge.
There is a corrected chart available for download at the errata link.
Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store:
This finely knitted cuffed stocking, which combines several different Scandinavian-inspired motifs, is so visually appealing you may want to display it year-round. Make it in the traditional shades of red, green, and gold or in one of the nontraditional color combinations featured in the swatch.
Finished Size: About 7½” (19 cm) wide and 20” (51 cm) long.
Yarn: Alice Starmore Scottish Campion (100% Shetland wool; 150 yd [137 m]/oz): #525 crimson, 3 skeins; #292 pine forest, 2 skeins; #230 ginger, 1 skein. Swatch is worked (from top to bottom) with #730 true navy, #750 Aegean, #289 old gold; #230 ginger, #1290 damson, #585 raspberry; #815 dark olive, #585 raspberry, #365 chartreuse.
Yarn weight: #1 - Super Fine
- 34 sts and 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) in color patt on larger needle
- 34 sts and 46 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on smaller needle.
- Size 2 (2.5 mm): 16” (40-cm) circular (cir)
- size 0 (2.0 mm): 16” (40-cm) cir and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn).
- Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000