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Crochet Christmas Stocking Free Pattern
"Give your mantel a pop of elegance with this Crochet Stocking Free Pattern this Christmas. With one pattern and one type of warn you have the options for two stocking sizes. If you plan on filling your stockings with Santa's goodies, go for the larger size, which will be approximately 17” (43 cm) tall. But if you want something for decoration purposes only, the smaller stocking will be abut 15” (38 cm) tall. The yarn used is worsted weight (#4) / Aran, with the options to work single strand with a 5 mm (US H) hook. Or you can double the strand, with a 5.50 mm (US I) hook to make the larger stocking."
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook, I/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeFirst 5 rounds of the pattern.
1. For the large stocking: worsted Weight (#4) double strand yarn or bulky (#5) yarn, with a 5.5 mm (US I) hook = 4 ¼ in (10.8 cm) in diameter.
2. For the small stocking: worsted Weight (#4) single strand yarn, with a 5.00 mm (US H) hook = 3.5” in (8.9 cm) in diameter.
Finished SizeLarger stocking: 17” (43 cm) tall x 7.5” (19 cm) wide. Smaller stocking: 15” (38 cm) tall x 6.5” (16.5 cm) wide.
- Worsted Weight (#4) yarn
- 5.50 mm hook (US I) for larger stocking
- 5.00 mm hook (US H) for smaller stocking
- Stitch marker
- Tapestry needle
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