Festive Christmas Stockings
Bring some traditional festive cheer to your home with these cute Christmas Stockings. Hang a family of sizes from your mantle to hold Christmas gifts, fill with chocolate treats to decorate your Christmas tree or why not add colour and create a pretty garland of tiny stockings to decorate your home.
The thickness of yarn and needle determines the final size of stocking: the pattern has instructions for four different yarn weights. A suitable aran weight is shown below.
For those who are new to sock knitting this detailed pattern is an adventurous Toe Up knit written with beginners in mind. Interesting and unusual techniques are used in the construction including turkish cast on, basic short row heel, latvian braid and i-cord bind off. For confident sock knitters this pattern is a quick and fun knit. Clear instructions, links and photographs explain the relevant techniques.