Christmas Stocking-Free Crochet Pattern


Pattern also available as PDF download: download now

Just add decorations or cross stitch or appliques!

Skill Level:    Intermediate

Supplies: Size G/6/4mm Crochet Hook,  Red Heart Super Saver-1oz Red (color 1), 3oz Blue (color 2), ½oz White (color 3), ½oz Green (color 4), yarn needle.

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip st), sc (single crochet), scdec (decrease sc), pc (popcorn-work 5 sc, remove hook from last loop, insert hook in first sc of 5 sc group, pull loop through), esc (elongated sc-skip 2 rows, loosely sc in next row).

To Change Colors

Work last stitch before color change to last step, with new color yo and pull new color through rem loops on hook. Drop unused color to wrong side. Do not work over unused color.

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Directions:

Rnd. 1: with color 1, ch48, join with slst to beginning ch, careful not to twist, ch1, do not turn, this or following rnds.         48ch

Rnd. 2: color 1, sc in each ch, join to beginning sc, ch1.       48sc

Rnd. 3: color 1, sc in each sc, join, ch1.        48sc

Rnd. 4: color 1, sc in first 7 sc, with color 2, pc in next sc, *with color 1, sc in next 7 sc, with color 2, pc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 4 times, join to beginning sc, ch1.        48st

Rnd. 5: color 1, sc in each st, join, ch1.       48sc

Rnd. 6: color 1, sc in first 3 sc, color 2, pc in next sc, *color 1, sc in next 7 sc, color 2, pc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 4 times, sc in next 4 sc, join, ch1.         48st

Rnd. 7: color 1, repeat rnd. 5.       48st

Rnd. 8: color 1, sc in first sc, color 3, sc in next sc, *color 1, sc in next sc, color 3, sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 22 times, join, ch1.        48sc

Rnd. 9: repeat rnd. 8, alternating colors, join, ch1.      48sc

Rnd. 10: color 4, sc in first sc, esc in next sc, *sc in next sc, esc in next sc*, repeat from *to* 22 times, join, ch1.         48st

Rnds. 11-12: repeat rnds. 8-9.       48st

Rnd. 13: color 4, repeat rnd. 5.       48sc

Rnd. 14: color 3, repeat rnd. 3.       48sc

Rnd. 15: color 2, sc in each sc, do not join, mark beginning sc.      48sc

Rnds. 16-34: repeat rnd. 15.       48sc

Rnd. 35: repeat rnd. 3, join, ch1.        48sc

Rnd. 36: color 3, repeat rnd. 3.       48sc

Rnd. 37: color 4, repeat rnd. 3.       48sc

Rnd. 38: color 1, repeat rnd. 3.        48sc

Rnds. 39-40: color 1 and color 3, repeat rnds. 8-9.        48sc

Rnd. 41: color 4, repeat rnd. 10.        48st

Rnds. 42-43: color 1 and color 3, repeat rnds. 8-9.       48sc

Rnd. 44: color 1, sc in first 24 sc, ch1, turn.        24sc

Rnd. 45: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 20 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     22sc

Rnd. 46: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 18 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     20sc

Rnd. 47: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 16 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     18sc

Rnd. 48: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 14 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     16sc

Rnd. 49: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 12 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     14sc

Rnd. 50: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 10 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.      12sc

Rnd. 51: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 8 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.      10sc

Rnd. 52: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     8sc

Rnd. 53: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     6sc

Rnd. 54: scdec over first 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     4sc

Rnd. 55: scdec over first 2 sc, scdec over next 2 sc, ch1, turn.     2sc

Rnd. 56: scdec over first 2 sc, ch 1, working in end rnds, sc in next 12 rnds, sc in next 24 sc, working in end rnds, sc in next 12 rnds, join to beginning sc, ch1.    48sc

Rnd. 57, color 2, sc in each sc, do not join, mark beginning sc.       48sc

Rnds. 58-69: repeat rnd. 57.       48sc

Rnd. 70: sc in each sc, join, ch1.       48sc

Rnd. 71: color 1 and color 3, repeat rnd. 8, decrease evenly by 6 sc, join, ch1.        42sc

Rnd. 72: color 1 and 3, repeat rnd. 9, decrease evenly by 6 sc, join, ch1.      36sc

Rnd. 73: color 4, sc in each sc, dec evenly by 6 sc, join, ch1.        30sc

Rnd. 74: color 3, repeat rnd. 73, join, ch1.        24sc

Rnd. 75: color 1, repeat rnd. 73, do not join, mark beginning sc.     18sc

Rnd. 76: repeat rnd. 75.          12sc

Rnd. 77: repeat rnd. 75, fasten off, leaving long tail.         6sc

Using tail, darn end closed.

Top Trim:

Attach yarn to center back sc, sc in same st and in each sc around, join to beginning sc, ch15, slst in same st as joining, ch1, turn, work 20 sc in ch15 loop, slst in next sc in stocking, fasten off.

Note: Stocking can easily be embellished with appliques, embroidery, cross stitch or whatever strikes your fancy!

© November, 2010  Pattern may not be reprinted, duplicated or resold without express written permission.

 

2 Comments on “Christmas Stocking-Free Crochet Pattern”

  1. Judi Says:

    How long is this stocking?


  2. Hi Judi:
    It’s about 18″ as shown using a worsted weight yarn/G hook. For a smaller or larger stocking, just change yarn weight and hook size.
    Hope this helps,
    Carol


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