Petite Party Christmas Stocking — Striped

Petite Party Christmas Stocking — Striped

Completed stocking is approximately 10 inches from top to tip of toe.All three versions of the Petite Party Christmas stockings are basically the same crochet pattern with some variation, but each stocking is written individually as a stand-alone pattern. Use your imagination and add embellishments to personalize your petite party stockings. Fill them full of treats, gift cards or little gifts! Also try out  Petite Party Stocking with X-Stitch Cuff and Petite Party Stocking with Pom Cuff!

MATERIALS:

  • Color A – Caron Simply Soft Party yarn
  • Color B – Caron Simply Soft Party yarn
  • G/4.00mm Crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Plastic yarn needle
  • Scissors

STITCHES:                                           

  • Magic Adjustable Loop                                    
  • Ch = chain stitch                                              
  • Sc = single crochet
  • Hdc = half double crochet
  • Dc = double crochet
  • Tr = treble crochet
  • Hdc2tog = half double crochet 2 together
  • Sl st = slip stitch

GAUGE:

8 hdc x 6 rows = 2 inches   Gauge is not critical. Using a larger or smaller hook or different weight of yarn will create a larger or smaller stocking for your preference.

You will crochet the stocking from the toe upward.

ROUND 1: With Color B Make Magic Adjustable Loop, ch 2, hdc 7 more times into loop. Total 8 hdc, including ch 2. Join with sl st into top of ch 2. Tighten loop.

ROUND 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in next 7 hdc, 1 hdc in same stitch as ch 2. Total 16 hdc, including ch 2 stitch. Join with sl st into top of ch 2.

ROUND 3: ch 2, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*. Repeat from * to * 6 more times. 2 hdc in next stitch. Total of 24 hdc, including ch 2 stitch. Join with sl st into top of ch 2.

ROUND 4: ch 2, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc into each of next 2 stitches.* Repeat from * to * 6 more times. 2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc into next stitch. (Attach color A by pulling it through as the last loop of this stitch, but do NOT cut Color B.) Total of 32 hdc, including ch 2 stitch. Join with hdc into top of ch 2 with color A. (See left photo of Figure 1)

KEEP BOTH COLORS A & B ATTACHED THROUGHOUT.

ROUND 5: With Color A hdc in each hdc around. Join with hdc into first hdc of round. Pick up Color B as the last loop of hdc joining stitch. (Middle photo of Figure 1) Total of 32 stitches.

ROUND 6: With Color B hdc in each hdc around. Join with hdc into first hdc of round. Pick up Color A as the last loop of hdc joining stitch. (Right photo of Figure 1) Total of 32 stitches.

Figure 1 Petite Party Stocking Striped: End of Round 4 joining with Color A; Round 5 completion; Round 6 completion.

ROUNDS 7 – 16: Repeat Rounds 5 and 6 five more times. After Round 16 only – Join with hdc into first hdc of round, but do NOT Pick up color A at end of hdc joining stitch. Place stitch marker in next stitch.

HEEL – with Color B:

ROW 1: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog across the very first 2 stitches (begin at base of ch 2), hdc in next 2 stitches, dc in next 4 stitches, hdc in next 2 stitches, hdc2tog.

ROW 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog across the very first 2 stitches (begin at base of ch 2), hdc in next stitch, dc in next 4 stitches, hdc in next stitch, hdc2tog.

ROW 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog across the very first 2 stitches (begin at base of ch 2), hdc in next stitch, dc in next 2 stitches, hdc in next stitch, hdc2tog.

ROW 4: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog across the very first 2 stitches (begin at base of ch 2), hdc in next 2 stitches, hdc2tog. (See Left photo of Figure 2.) Ch 1, sl st in ends of next 3 rows, sl st in end of next row and pull through Color A as last loop of sl st – total of 4 sl st.

Figure 2 Petite Party Stocking Striped: Completion of Row 4 before chain 1 and slip stitches; First two steps of Round 17

Resume stocking tube:

ROUND 17: With Color A hdc into stitch with stitch marker. (See middle and right photos of Figure 2.) Move stitch marker up one row. Hdc in next 19 stitches, hdc in each end of next 4 rows, hdc in each of next 4 stitches, hdc in each of next 4 sl st. total of 32 hdc around. Join with hdc in stitch with stitch marker and pull through Color B as last loop of joining hdc. Remove stitch marker.

ROUND 18: With Color B hdc in each hdc around. Join with hdc into first hdc of round. Pick up Color A at the end of hdc of joining stitch. Total of 32 stitches.

ROUND 19: With Color A hdc in each hdc around. Join with hdc into first hdc of round. Pick up Color B at the end of hdc of joining stitch. Total of 32 stitches.

ROUNDS 20 – 31: Repeat rounds 18 and 19 six more times.

Round 32 & 33: With Color B hdc in each hdc around. Join with hdc into first hdc of round.

Round 34: Sc in next 20 hdc to the back edge of the stocking. Sl st in next stitch.

HANGER: Ch 8, sc into same sl st, sc into next sc, ch1, turn. Sc in back bumps of ch 8 (8 sc), join with sl st into next sc. Fasten off both colors. Weave in loose ends. Trim.

Figure 3 Petite Party Stocking Striped: Completion of Hanger

Pattern and photos © 2017 Patricia J. Angus of Granny’s Crochet Shoppe

All rights reserved. Pattern and photos may not be reproduced or distributed in any manner.  Please make as many petite stockings as you desire to sell in your shops and for fundraisers! Please include a link to http://grannyscrochetshoppe.com when possible.