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Lace Top Christmas Stocking

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Use inexpensive yarn to crochet a large stocking for your front door. This easy crochet stocking pattern features a lace top and crochet button embellishment.


Crochet Christmas Stocking



Materials:

  • Yarn: Caron International One Pound (100% acrylic): 12 oz (A), 3 oz (B) Shown in: #562 Claret (A); #501 White (B)
  • Crochet Hook: One size US J/10 (6 mm) crochet hook
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Stocking measures approximately 11"/28 cm wide x 28"/71 cm long (from top of stocking to toe)

 

GAUGE

Gauge is not critical for this project.

 

STITCHES USED

Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), half double crochet (hdc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (slip st), treble crochet (tr)

 

SPECIAL TERM

2-hdc Cl: Two half double crochet cluster—Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop; yarn over, insert hook in same st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.

hdc2tog: Half double crochet 2 stitches together—[Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.

sc2tog: Single crochet 2 stitches together—[Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

sc3tog: Single crochet 3 stitches together—[Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop] 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

 

NOTE

Stocking is worked in continuous rounds; do not join and do not turn at the end of rounds. Place a marker for the beginning of the round. Move the marker up as each round is worked.

 

STOCKING

With A, chain 75; taking care not to twist the chain, join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in each ch around; do not join—75 sc.

Rounds 2–4: Sc in each sc around.

Rounds 5–42: Hdc in each st around.

Shape Heel

Note: Heel is worked back and forth in rows. Stitches in Round 42 left unworked are worked into in later rows.

Row 43: Sc in next 3 sts; leave remaining sts unworked, turn—3 sc.

Row 44: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sts; leave remaining sts unworked, turn—4 sc.

Row 45: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2-hdc Cl in next unworked st of Round 42, turn—7 sts. Place a marker in the middle sc of the 3-sc group. Move marker up as work progresses.

Row 46: Ch 1, sc in each st to next unworked st of Round 42, 2-hdc Cl in next unworked st, turn—8 sts.

Row 47: Ch 1, sc in each st to marker, 3 sc in marked st, sc in each st to next unworked st of Round 42, 2-hdc Cl in next unworked st, turn—11 sts.

Rows 48–65: Repeat Rows 46 and 47 nine times—47 sts.

Row 66–72: Repeat Row 46 seven times—54 sts.

Row 73: Ch 1, sc in next 26 sts, sc3tog, sc in next 25 sts, 2-hdc Cl in next unworked st of Round 42, turn—53 sts.

Row 74: Ch 1, sc in each st to next unworked st of Round 42, hdc2tog over next 2 unworked sts of Round 42, turn—54 sts.

Row 75: Ch 1, sc in next 26 sts, sc3tog, sc in next 25 sts, hdc2tog over next 2 unworked sts of Round 42, turn—53 sts.

Rows 76–78: Repeat Row 74—56 sts.

Note: In Round 79, working in continuous rounds resumes.

Round 79: Repeat Row 74, but do not turn, hdc in next 28 sts, hdc2tog—86 sts.

Round 80: Hdc2tog, hdc in next 52 sts, [hdc2tog] twice, hdc in next 26 sts, hdc2tog—82 sts.

Round 81: Hdc2tog, hdc in next 50 sts, [hdc2tog] twice, hdc in next 24 sts, hdc2tog—78 sts.

Rounds 82–99: Hdc in each st around.

Round 100: [Hdc in next 11 sts, hdc2tog] 6 times—72 sts.

Round 101: [Hdc in next 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 5 sts] 6 times—66 sts.

Round 102: [Hdc in next 9 sts, hdc2tog] 6 times—60 sts.

Round 103: [Hdc in next 4 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 4 sts] 6 times—54 sts.

Round 104: [Hdc in next 7 sts, hdc2tog] 6 times—48 sts.

Round 105: [Hdc in next 3 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts] 6 times—42 sts.

Round 106: [Hdc in next 5 sts, hdc2tog] 6 times—36 sts.

Round 107: [Hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 2 sts] 6 times—30 sts.

Round 108: [Hdc in next 3 sts, hdc2tog] 6 times—24 sts.

Round 109: [Hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog] 6 times—18 sts.

Round 110: [Hdc2tog, hdc in next st] 6 times—12 sts.

Round 111: [Hdc2tog] 6 times—6 sts.

Fasten off and sew end closed.

 

CUFF

With B, chain 75; taking care not to twist the chain, join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in each ch around; do not join—75 sc.

Round 2: [Hdc in next 2 sc, 2 hdc in next sc] 25 times—100 sc.

Rounds 3–7: Hdc in each st around.

Rounds 8 and 9: [Sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts] 10 times.

Round 10: [Sc2tog, hdc in next st, dc in next st, 2 tr in next 2 sts, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc2tog] 10 times.

Round 11: [Sc2tog, hdc in next st, dc in next st, 3 tr in next st, ch 4, slip st in 4th ch from hook, 3 tr in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc2tog] 10 times.

Round 12: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, 2 dc in next st, 5 dc in ch-4 sp, 2 dc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog] 10 times; slip st in next st.

Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

With RS facing, place cuff around top of stocking and align the stitches of the foundation chain of cuff and top of stocking. Working along opposite side of foundation chains and through both thicknesses (stocking and cuff), join B with sc about 1"/2.5 cm from center back of stocking (above heel); ch 20, sc in sc of stocking/cuff before joining sc, sc in each ch of the ch-20 (for ornamental hanging loop), sc in each remaining sc of stocking/cuff around; join with slip st in base of hanging loop. Fasten off.

Hidden Hanging Loops (make 3)

With B, ch 10.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each remaining ch across—9 sc. Fasten off leaving an 8"/20.5 cm tail for sewing loop to back of Stocking. Sew hanging loops evenly spaced along cuff on back side of stocking. Sew through cuff and stocking for added support.

Buttons (make 3)

With A, chain 3; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS): Work 6 sc in ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—12 sc.

Round 3: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times—18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] 6 times; slip st in next st—24 sc.

Fasten off. With B, sew an 'X' to attach buttons evenly spaced along front of cuff.

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

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