Bernat Super Value Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking

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by Bernat Design Team

Bernat Super Value Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking

Crochet yourself or someone else a new stocking this year!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 13 sc and 14 rows (4 inch) to crochet a stocking that is approximately 15 inch long from cuff to heel. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook or needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge.
    Download the template for abbreviations and stitches not explained elsewhere and the chart.
    Special Abbreviations:
    MC = Soft Fern
    A = True Red
    B = Winter White
    C = Black
    Note: When working Cuff, sl st loosely and do not ch at beg of rows.
  • 2
    Cuff:
    With True Red, ch 6.
    1st row: (RS). 1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sl st in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 5 sl sts.
    2nd row: Working in back loops only, 1 sl st in each sl st across. Turn.
    Rep 2nd row until work from beg measures 14 inch, ending on a WS row.
  • 3
    Join Cuff:
    Working in back loops only, sl st last row and rem loops of foundation ch tog.
    Fasten off.
  • 4
    Note: When working Leg, turn work at the end of each row.
  • 5
    Leg:
    Join Soft Fern with sl st to side edge of Cuff.
    1st rnd: Ch 1. Work 46 sc evenly around side edge of Cuff. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
    2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
    Rep 2nd rnd until work from bottom of Cuff measures 9 inch. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Heel:
    (RS). Join True Red with sl st to first sc.
    1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 22 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
    2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
    Turn.
    Rep 2nd row for 2 inch, ending on a WS row.
  • 7
    Shape Heel:
    1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc.
    Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
    2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 9 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
    3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 10 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
    4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 11 sts.
    Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
    5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 12 sts.
    Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
    6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 13 sts. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.
    7th and 8th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 14 sts. Sc2tog. Turn. 15 sts. Fasten off at end of 8th row.
  • 8
    Joining rnd:
    With RS facing, join Soft Fern with sl st at left side of Heel Base. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 23 sc of instep. Pm. Work 7 sc up right side of Heel, 1 sc in each of next 15 sc across end of Heel and 7 sc down left side of Heel. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn. 52 sc.
    2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to marker. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn. Rep 2nd rnd until 44 sts rem.
  • 9
    Next rnd:
    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn. Rep last rnd until work from joining rnd measures 5-1/2 inch. Join True Red at end of last row. Break Soft Fern.
  • 10
    Shape toe:
    1st rnd: With True Red, ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn.
    2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Turn. Cont in same manner, dec 4 sts on every row until 12 sts rem. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely.
  • 11
    Hanging Loop:
    With Soft Fern, ch 25. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end of chain. Fasten off. Fold in half and sew in position.
  • 12
    Finishing:
    Note: Placing a piece of cardboard into your stocking will help prevent catching stitches as you embroider.
    Measure approx 2 inch down from beg of Leg and mark center sc of Stocking Front.
    Line up marked stitch with center stitch of chart and work cross stitch embroidery. Each square of chart represents 1 sc.
    Cross stitch to stocking as shown in chart (page 3 of template).

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Bernat Super Value Yarn Soft Fern 104462463
  • Bernat Super Value Yarn True Red 104769837
  • Bernat Super Value Yarn Winter White 104213190
  • Bernat Super Value Yarn Black 104213194
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook H 5.0 mm 104755761
  • Clover Jumbo Locking Stitch Markers 12 pc. 104239629
  • Embroidery Needle
  • Piece of Cardboard that will Fit in Stocking
Download Project Template