Waiting for Santa Stockings
Find multiple sizes of stockings in this Waiting for Santa Stockings crochet pattern. You, your spouse, and your kid can have appropriately sized crochet Christmas stockings! The simple striped pattern will look great on the wall or hanging from the mantle and will definitely still match all your other decorations around the house. Santa is sure to make a stop at your house this year with these fun stockings hanging up for him to fill with toys and presents for the whole family.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge12 sts = 4"; 15 rows = 4" in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeDirections are for small stocking. Changes for medium and large stocking are in parentheses. Stockings measure 11 (17, 21)" long.
- RED HEART Super Saver: 1 skein each of Main Color MC and Contrast Color CC
- Colors Used: 319 Cherry Red, 316 Soft White, and 368 Paddy Green.
- Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Special Abbreviations dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook. inc (increase) = 2 sc in a st
With MC, ch 31 (43, 47).
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn 30 (42, 46) sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Repeat Row 2 and work stripe pattern of 8 rows MC and 2 rows CC until 6 (9, 11 ½)" from beginning, end wrong side row.
With right side facing, skip 23 (32, 35) sc in leg section; join CC and sc in last 7 (10, 11) sc; bring other side of leg around and sc in first 7 (10, 11) sc; turn 14 (20, 22) sc.
Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn 12 (18, 20) sc.
Repeat last row to dec 1 st each end of every row until 4 sts remain. Now increase 1 st at each end of every row until there are 14 (20, 22) sc.
With right side facing, skip first 7 (10, 11) sc of heel, join MC and sc in last 7 (10, 11) sc, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in next 8 (14, 16) sc of leg, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in remaining 7 (10, 11) sc of heel; turn 26 — (38, 42) sc.
Work evenly in sc and stripe pattern until foot measures 3 (5, 6)" from last row of heel, end wrong side row. Cut MC.
Next Row: With CC, ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
**Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 9 (15, 17) sc, dec; turn 11 (17, 19) sc.
Dec 1 st each end of every row until 3 sc remain. Fasten off.**
With wrong side facing, join CC in next sc of last long row. Repeat from ** to **.
Sew toe, foot, heel, and back seams.
Top Edging and Hanging Loop:
With right side facing, attach CC at back seam.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of beginning ch around; join with a slip st to first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join; ch 12, slip st in same st as joining; slip st in each ch of ch-12.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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