Basic Christmas Stockings by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas

Basic Christmas Stockings

October 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Wee, Medium, Jolly Big
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This pattern is available for $8.00 USD
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“Start a creative tradition!”

In three sizes: Wee, Medium and Jolly Big. And in any length you like. Use these simple shapes and add your own personal touches. We’ve given you a few ideas to get you started, but the possibilities are limitless. They’re sure to prompt a hearty “Ho! Ho! Ho!” from St. Nick.

Approx. width (half circumference): Wee: 5” / 13cm; Medium: 6½“ / 16.5cm; Jolly Big: 8” / 20cm. Leg length may vary.

Top eight images of our stockings were knit with Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted (190 yds / 174m each) See the ’Knitter’s Notes’ tab on our website for the specifics of what we did with our samples.
Cuff: Approx. 40 (70, 100) yds / 37 (64, 91)m of worsted-weight yarn.
Leg: Approx. 70 (115, 170) yds / 64, (105, 155)m of worsted-weight yarn. This is for standard lengths; you will need approx. 10 (12, 14) yds / 9 (11, 13)m of worsted-weight yarn for each additional inch of knitted length.
Heel & Toe: Approx. 20 (25, 35) yds / 18, (23, 32)m each of worsted-weight yarn.
Foot: Approx. 45 (75, 105) yds / 41, (69, 96)m of worsted-weight yarn.
Image second from the bottom is from a kit we’ve put together using three skeins of Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted. One skein each of three colors provides enough yarn to knit one ‘Jolly Big’, three ‘Wee’, or a combination of different stocking sizes with a variety of striping patterns. Adaptation to the original pattern is free and lives on the project page.

Final picture uses three skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft, and we have a project page here on our website. Adaptation to the pattern is free and available on the same page; it will guide you through any modifications. Original pattern will still be needed. Put adaptation in your cart and checkout.

Snowflake pattern is a free chart on our website, click here to view and/or download!