Holiday Stockings How-To Sheet
13" length (cuff to foot)
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Purl Essence Rainbow Classic Yarn,
- 1 skein ea: Holiday Cream (MC1),
- Holiday Blue (MC2), Holiday Green (A1),
- Turquoise (A2) & Holiday Fuchsia (A3)
- Size J-10 [6 mm] crochet hook or size for gauge
- Tapestry needle
1 motif = 4? across
MOTIF: Make 17 using MC1 & MC2 & either A1, A2, or A3.
With MC1, ch 5.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc2tog (counts as first dc3tog), [ch 2, dc3tog] 5 times, ch2, join to ch-3 sp with sl st & break MC1.
Rnd 2: Join A1, A2, or A3 in any ch-2 sp & ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same space, ch1, [3 dc in next sp, ch2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1] 4 times, 3 dc in next sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, sl st to ch-3
sp with sl st & break A1, A2 or A3.
Rnd 3: Join MC2 to any ch-2 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp, ch 1, [3 dc in next sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch1, 3 dc in next sp, ch 1] 5 times, sl st to ch-3 sp to join & break MC2.
Rnd 4: Working in front loops only, join A1, A2, or A3, sl st in front loops only around & join with sl st. Fasten off.
Arrange motifs according to diagram. With WS facing, crochet motifs together or whipstitch, working under one half of ch st. Weave in all ends.
With A1, A2, or A3, join with sl st to any st. Work 1 rnd sc & fasten off. With A1, A2, or A3 held double, ch 10, fasten off.
Sew in place at back of stocking along the inside edge.
beg = begin(ing), bet = between,
ch = chain, dc = double crochet,
rep = repeat(ing), rnd(s) = round(s),
RS = right side, sc = single crochet,
sk = skip, sl st = slip stitch, sp = space,
st(s) = stitch(es), WS = wrong side