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Family Christmas Stockings
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Family Christmas Stockings
Holiday Stocking (Miss Eiderdown’s Stocking) by Knit Picks Design Team
Needles & yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Lion Brand Homespun Thick & Quick
Red Heart Super Saver Solids
  • Went up a needle size for a slightly larger, stretchier stocking

  • My Gauge: 15 sts and 20 rows = 4”

  • Long-tail cast on (w/4 less stitches than called for to compensate for bulky yarn) for cuff

  • Work in st st for 3”, then switch to main stocking color (increasing 4 sts on first round)

  • Leg: 14 inches

  • 1 extra gusset decrease round (46 stitches) because the foot looked too fat and goofy. I think 2 extra decrease rounds would be ideal.

  • Knit foot to 9” before starting toe decreases

  • Decrease toe to 6 sts, graft closed

  • One skein of RH in “Claret” makes 2 stockings with several yards of yarn to spare.

  • Duplicate stitched names (Alphabet charts found here)

  • Tacked down the cuff with 4 evenly spaced stitches to keep it from rolling up

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by Red Heart
100% Acrylic
364 yards / 198 grams

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by Lion Brand
Super Bulky
88% Acrylic, 12% Polyester
160 yards / 227 grams

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  • Project created: January 30, 2013
  • Updated: December 30, 2016