Holly Christmas Stocking
This festive stocking pattern cleverly uses both stranded colourwork and duplicate stitch to create cheerful holly motifs. Knit in a DK weight yarn, it is worked just like an oversized sock and is lined with felt for added sturdiness.
Leg length (to bottom of heel): 13¾"
DK weight yarn: 200 yds colour (A), 65 yds colour (B), and 75 yds colour (C).
Shown in Sweet Paprika Minuet (100% superwash merino wool; 100g/220 yds), 1 skein each of Cardamom (A), Emerald City (B) and Canneberge (C).
Size 7 (4.5mm) set of double-pointed needles
Or size needed to obtain gauge.
Two 11" x 17" pieces of felt for lining
Four 8½" x 11" pieces of felt for lining
Sewing needle and matching thread
21 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in St st worked in the rnd