Christmas IS coming.......
And didn't you say - next year I WILL be more organized?
Here are some cute little Mini Christmas Stockings to get you in the mood!
|collection of striped mini Christmas stockings|
Mini Christmas Stockings
Using DK yarn & 4mm needles, cast on 20sts
Knit 2 rows
Beginning with a knit row, work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) for 16 rows
Shape heel as follows -
Row 1: K12, turn
Row 2: P4, turn
Row 3: K6, turn
Row 4: P8, turn
Row 5: K10, turn
Row 6: P12, turn
Row 7: K14, turn
Row 8: P16, turn
Row 9: Knit to end
Beginning with a purl row, work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) for 8 rows
Shape toe as follows -
P 2tog all across row (10sts)
K 2tog all across row (5sts)
Break off yarn.
Thread the yarn on to a needle and thread it through the remaining sts.
Pull tightly and fasten off.
Sew up side seam.
Make a twisted cord, or crochet chain, or add a ribbon for hanging.
These cute little mini stockings look great in stripes - and any combination of colours look great.
I have been making these for a school craft fair. I will put some sweets in each.
50 made ~ and I'm not finished yet!
You will find lots more of my Xmas ideas at ~