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On the tenth day of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, my true love gave to me…the Crocheted Mini Stocking from Simplicity!
Here’s an easy project for the beginning crocheter that only take 3 oz of worsted weight yarn. Perfect as an ornament or a holder for a cash gift.
Stitches Used: Chain, Single Crochet; Slip Stitch; Half Double Crochet
chain – ch, slip stitch – sl st, single crochet – sc, half-double crochet – -hdc, pattern – pat, stitch(es) – st(s), turning chain – tch, yarn over – yo
Boye® Crochet Hook Size H Boye® Crochet Hook Size I
Boye® Yarn Needle
1 oz each #4 worsted weight yarn: Red, Green, and White
Optional: 2 Tinsel Pompoms
7 sts=2″, 6 rows=2″ in sc.
Note: Change colors in last yo of st in previous color.
With red yarn and H hook, ch 25.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in next 3 ch changing to green in last yo of 4th st. (carry opposite color along and work stitches over top) *4 sc in red, 4 sc in green, rep from * to end, turn. – 24 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc to end changing color every four sts in color as established, turn.
Rows 3 – 8: Repeat Row 2.
Row 9: Ch 1, sc across in established pat to last sc. Sl st in last sc, turn.
Row 10: Ch 1, Skip first sc, sc to end in pat, turn.
Row 11: Ch 1, sc across in pat for 15 sts, turn.
Rows 12 – 22: Work even in pat on 15 sts. Fasten off.
Sew pieces together leaving top open and matching colors when sewing in large areas. Weave in ends and turn right side out (both sides are the same).
With size I hook and white, attach yarn at inside center back top edge.
Round 1: With wrong side facing, ch 2 (counts as one hdc), hdc in each sc around and in seam, join with sl st. – 32 hdc.
Round 2: Ch 2 (counts as one hdc), skip one hdc, hdc around, join with sl st.
Round 3 – 9: Rep Round 2 working even on 32 sts.
Round 10: Change to H hook. *Ch 2, sc in next st, ch 3, sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Fasten off at base of first ch 2. Weave in ends. Fold cuff to outside.
(Note: For a more masculine look, delete Round 10 and work one extra round of hdc.)
With I hook and red yarn, ch 8 leaving 8″ tail on each end for attaching. Insert ends into back edge of cuff and fasten off. Weave in ends.
Using I hook and holding green and red yarn together, ch 38 leaving 8″ tails on both ends,.Fasten off. Starting at front center of cuff, or wherever you prefer bow, weave in and out on second row above edging, leaving ends out to tie in bow as shown. If desired, twist red & green ties together, glue pompom on ends and tack in place.
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OFFICIAL RULES FOR DAILY CONTEST:
- There is a maximum of one entry per person. The entry will be based upon a comment left on this blog post. Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
- Winner will be selected at random from the comments on this blog post.
- Winner will be announced here on the blog December 14, 2015 as well as contacted by the email address provided.
- You have until December 12, 2015 at 11:59pm EST to leave your comment on the project above. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
- Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada.
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