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Simply Christmas Stocking

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Simply Christmas Stocking ~

Crochet Pattern

This easy and cute Simply Christmas Stocking is part of the 2018 Christmas In July Crochet Along! A collaboration by me (American Crochet), Joanita from Creative Crochet Workshop and Gracie from Graceful Fibers. Enjoy!

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Level of Difficulty
Beginner
Yarn
Worsted weight, #4, Color A, 364 yards & Color B 182 yards (roughly)
Hook and Notions
Size Hook: K (10.5 mm), scissors and blunt needle
Measurement
9” wide x 19” long
Gauge
5 hdc + 4 rows = 2 inches
Abbreviations
Ch/chs = chain/chains
hdc = half double crochet
sc dec = single crochet decrease
hdc dec = half double crochet decrease
Notes
Worked using two strands of yarn.
Worked in the round.
Chain 1 at beginning of round does not count unless otherwise stated.

Instructions

Stocking-Leg
Working with Color A Chain 45, join with a slip stitch in the 1st chain. Be careful not to twist.
Round 1: Chain 1 (See Notes), hdc in same stitch as join and in each stitch around. (45 hdc)

Rounds 2-18: Repeat Round 1
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Heel
Working with Color B (using 2 strands)
With Right Side facing, count 10 stitches to the right; join with a slip stitch.

Row 1: Chain 1 (See Notes), sc in same stitch and in next 19 stitches. Turn (20 sc)

Row 2: Chain 1 (See Notes), sc dec over first 2 sc, sc in each stitch across to last 2 stitches, sc dec over last 2 sc. Turn (18 sc)

Rows 3-9: Repeat Row 2. 4 sc at end of Row 9

Row 10: Chain 1 (See Notes), sc in same stitch and in each stitch across. Turn (4 sc)

Row 11: Chain 1 (See Notes), work 2 sc in same sc, sc in each stitch to last stitch, work 2 sc in last stitch. Turn (6 sc)

Rows 12-19: Repeat Row 11. 20 sc at end of Row 19
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.

Foot
Attach Color A where Color B ended

Round 1: Hdc in each stitch around until you reach other side of Color B. Pick up Row 19 of the heel, hdc in each stitch across the heel, join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (45 hdc)

Round 2: Chain 1 (See Notes), hdc in same stitch as join, hdc in next 19 stitches, hdc dec over the next 2 stitches (heel and body), hdc in each stitch across the body, hdc dec over the last 2 stitches; join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (43 hdc)

Round 3: Chain 1 (See Notes), hdc in same stitch as join and in each stitch around; join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (43 hdc)

Rounds 4-8: Repeat Round 3

Round 9: Chain 1 (See Notes), hdc in same stitch as join, * hdc in next 7 stitches, hdc dec over next 2 stitches, hdc in next 8 stitches, hdc dec over next 2 stitches, * repeat from * to * one more time; join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (39 hdc)

Round 10: Repeat Round 9 (35 hdc)

Round 11: Chain 1 (See Notes), hdc in same stitch as join and in each stitch around; join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (35 hdc)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Toe
Attach Color B where Color A ended

Round 12: Chain 1 (See Notes), sc in same stitch as join and in each stitch around; join with a slip stitch in 1st sc. (35 hdc)

Round 13: Chain 1 (See Notes), sc in same stitch as join, sc in next 4 stitches, sc dec over next 2 stitches, * sc in next 5 stitches, sc dec over next 2 stitches, * repeat from * to * around; join with a slip stitch in 1st sc. (30 sc)

Rounds 14-18: Repeat Round 13
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.
Weave tail in and out of stitches, pull tight. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Cuff
Attach Color B at top of stocking
Working on opposite side of the unworked chain

Round 1: Chain 1 (See Notes), hdc in same stitch as join and in each stitch around; join with a slip stitch in 1st hdc. (45 hdc)

Rounds 2-8: Repeat Round 1
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Turn down over the stocking.

Hanger
Working with both colors

Chain 25
Row 1: sc in 2nd chain from the hook and in each chain across. Turn (24 sc)

Row 2: Chain 1 (See Notes), sc in same stitch and in each stitch across. (24 sc)
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Place the hanger at center back through Rows 5 and 6 of the cuff and stocking. Pull the tails through and sew the hanger down. Weave in ends.

Finishing the Heel
With yarn needle and tails that were left, sew across the end of Rows to close the heel on both sides.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Happy Hookin!
XO, Mistie

For full details on this crochet along – CLICK HERE!

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