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Garter Cuff Stocking Ornament

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein ea. Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice®: Beige (A), Scarlet (B) or colors of your choice
  • Lion Brand® knitting needles size 9
  • Lion Brand® stitch holders
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE
16 sts = 4" over Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog – 1 st decreased.

NOTES
1. Stocking is worked in one piece and then seamed.
2. Materials are sufficient to make multiple Ornaments.

STOCKING
Cuff

With A, cast on 24 sts.
Rows 1-18: Knit.
Change to B. Cut A, leaving a long yarn tail.
Row 19 (WS): Purl.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 10 rows.
Shape Top of Foot
Next Row (RS): K16, sl the last 8 sts onto a st holder.
Next Row: P8, sl the last 8 sts onto a st holder.
Working across 8 center sts only, work in St st for 4 rows.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.
Next Row (RS): With empty needle and B, k 8 sts from holder, pick up and k 6 sts evenly spaced along the side edge of the 4 rows you just worked, k 8 sts from needle, pick up and k 6 sts evenly spaced along the side edge of the 4-row St st section, then pick up and k 8 sts from next holder – 36 sts.
Purl one row.
Shape Foot
Next Row: K16, k2tog, ssk, k to end – 34 sts.
Next Row: Purl.
Next Row: K1, ssk, k12, k2tog, ssk, k12, k2tog, k1 – 30 sts.
Next Row: Purl.
Next Row: K1, ssk, k10, k2tog, ssk, k10, k2tog, k1 – 26 sts.
Next Row: Purl.
Next Row: K1, ssk, k8, k2tog, ssk, k8, k2tog, k1 – 22 sts.
Next Row: P9, (p2tog) twice, p9 – 20 sts.
Bind off. Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

FINISHING
With yarn tails, sew bottom of foot, back of leg and Cuff. Fold Cuff down.
Hanging Loop
With A, cast on 20 sts. Without working any rows, bind off. Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Fold piece in half and, with yarn tail, sew to cuff.
Weave in ends.

SIZE: About 5" long

ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
St st = Stockinette stitch
tog = together
WS = wrong side

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