Monday, 10 October 2016

Little Christmas Stockings



Marianna's Little Christmas Stockings


Requirements:

DK yarn

4mm needles

Notes:

You can knit these in one colour or two.
If you want the border in white (like mine in the photo above), then use white for the knit rows, then change to your main colour.



4” Christmas Stocking

 

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 -

P2tog all across row  (10sts)

K2tog 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.

 

Add a little ribbon bow or Christmas button

 

 

5” Christmas Stocking

 

Using DK yarn & 4mm needles, cast on 24sts

Knit 4 rows

Beginning with a knit row, work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) for 18 rows

 

Shape heel as follows -

Row 1:  K14, 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:  K18, turn

Row 10:  P20, turn

Row 11:  Knit to end

 

Beginning with a purl row, work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) for 10 rows

 

Shape toe as follows -

P2tog all across row  (12sts)

K2tog all across row  (6sts)

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.

 

Add a little ribbon bow or Christmas button

 

 

6” Christmas Stocking

 

Using DK yarn & 4mm needles, cast on 28sts

Knit 6 rows

Beginning with a knit row, work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) for 22 rows

 

Shape heel as follows -

Row 1:  K16, 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:  K18, turn

Row 10:  P20, turn

Row 11:  K22, turn

Row 12:  P24, turn

Row 13:  Knit to end

 

Beginning with a purl row, work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl) for 12 rows

 

Shape toe as follows -

P2tog all across row  (14sts)

K2tog all across row  (7sts)

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.

 

Add a little ribbon bow or Christmas button

 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
 Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced or republished on another webpage or website.
 
 

3 comments :

  1. This is wonderful the finished articles will find their way to special baby units and preemie wards. Thank you.

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    1. Hope you enjoyed knitting these Heather. x

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  2. I have so many patterns now that I just can’t keep up with all the comments and questions on this page, ravelry, pinterest and other sites. However, I DO want to hear from you, help you and see your lovely makes! I have a very lively facebook group page – please join me and over 6,700 other members. I check in every day and if I am not available, someone else usually is. The group is ~ https://www.facebook.com/groups/made.by.marianna/

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