Here is a nice, chubby stocking to hang for St. Nicholas. It uses entrelac, some stranded, and some striped colorwork. This is a basic top down sock construction, so if you are familiar with that, it will be simple to make. And no second sock!
MC: 120 yards of worsted weight yarn CC1: 110 yards of worsted weight yarn CC2: 110 yards of worsted weight yarn
Sample used exactly this amount, the range above is to give you a little more breathing room.