Sock Monkey Stocking by Linda Ligon
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Sock Monkey Stocking

January 2001
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette/Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
7.5 inches across top; 16.5 inches from cuff to heel; 14.5 inches from heel to toe

This easy-to-knit stocking with a vintage look is utterly disarming and simply wonderful. Linda Ligon’s most recent Christmas stocking creation was inspired by the classic toy monkey made from socks.

Yarn: Worsted weight yarn, approximately 194 yards (178m) ragg grey (MC); 50 yd (46m) red (CC #1); 20 yd (19m) winter white (CC #2)

Needles: Size 6 (4mm). 16” (40.5cm) circular needle and set of 5 double-pointed needles.

Notions: Markers, tapestry needle and about 1yd (39cm) of smooth waste cotton yarn to mark heel placement.