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Scandinavian Stocking

Christmas Stockings: 18 Holiday Treasures to Knit
Interweave Knits, Holiday Gifts 2006
Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000
Interweave Online Store
Knitting
October 1999
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in color pattern on larger needles
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
900 yards (823 m)
About 7½" (19 cm) wide and 20" (51 cm) long
This pattern is available for download for $5.50.
Errata available: interweave.com

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

Gauge:

  • 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.

Needles:

  • 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