Up North Christmas Stockings by Katie Nagorney and Ann Swanson

Up North Christmas Stockings

Knitting
January 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
440 - 460 yards (402 - 421 m)
one size
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This pattern is available from twooldbagspatterns.com for $8.00.

Traditional Christmas stocking designs are perfect for a classic “Up North” holiday. An alphabet chart for personalizing the stockings is included. Knitter’s choice to start with a corrugated rib cuff or Latvian Braid - instructions are given for both styles. These stockings are knit at a firm gauge to help them maintain their shape and, of course, to the “goodies” won’t fall out!

Yarn: Any yarn that knits at 6sts/in. Light worsted was used for the samples. You’ll need 220 yards of each color. If your gauge is looser than 6 sts/in, you’ll need extra yarn for the heel and toe color.

A smaller stocking can be made with sport weight yarn.

Needles: 16” long size 4US circular needle and a set of double points in the same size. Also, a 16” long size 2US circular needle.

Size: 25” tall (toe to top) and 8” wide (16” circumference)