This pattern is in English
The Christmas Stocking is worked top-down from the leg to the toe. The stocking is worked in stockinette stitch and the heel is shaped using short rows. The stocking is felted at the end before the name is embroidered, the edge is folded and sewn, and a leather loop is attached.
Size: one size
Measurements before felting: Width: 22 cm [8¾ inches]
Length of leg: 40 cm [15¾ inches]
Length of foot: 30 cm [11¾ inches]
Measurements after felting: Width: 17 cm [6¾ inches]
Length of leg: 34 cm [13½ inches]
Length of foot: 26 cm [10¼ inches]
Gauge: 15 sts x 21 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in stockinette stitch on 5.5 mm [US9] needles before felting
Needles: 5.5 mm [US9] / 40 cm [6 inches] circular needle and 5.5 mm [US9] double-pointed needles (or an 80 cm [32 inches] circular needle if you’re using the Magic Loop technique)
Materials: 200 g Fritidsgarn by Sandnes Garn (50 g = 70 m [77 yds]), leather strap: 45 cm, 2 Chicago screws
Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ (3 out of 5)
See the classification of difficulty here.
This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your e-mail.
Leather straps can be found here.
The grey Christmas Stocking is knitted in Fritidsgarn by Sandnes Garn in the color Naturmelert .
In this pattern the following techniques are used:
German Short Rows: