Red Heart Super Saver Zigzag Stocking

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by Lynda Cyr, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver Zigzag Stocking

Waves of bright colors add a contemporary look to the fun tradition of putting out a stocking for Santa to fill. The Red Heart Super Saver Zigzag Stocking is fun to crochet and is perfect for all ages.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 7 patten repeats = 12 inch and 10 rows to crochet a stocking that measures 6 inch wide by 26 inch long. Be sure to check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
  • 2
    Stocking Leg: With Cherry Red, ch 61. Row 1: Sc in 12th ch from hook, sc in each remaining ch across, turn (unworked chains become hanging loop)-50 sc. Row 2: Ch 3, (tr, dc) in first st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, slip st in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st, *(dc, tr, dc) in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, slip st in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st; repeat from * to last st, (dc, tr) in last st, turn -64 sts. Row 3 (zig zag): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts, skip next 2 slip sts, sc in next 3 sts, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next st, sc in next 3 sts, skip next 2 slip sts, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * to last st, 2 sc in last st; change to Tea Leaf, turn-7 zigzags. Rows 4 and 5: With Tea Leaf, ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn; change to Soft White in last st of Row 5. Continue to repeat Rows 4 and 5 working 2 rows in each color as in the following color sequence: Soft White, Cornmeal, Cherry Red, Soft White, Tea Leaf, Cornmeal, Soft White, Cherry Red, Tea Leaf, Cornmeal, Cherry Red, Soft White, Cornmeal, Tea Leaf, Cherry Red, Cornmeal, Soft White, Tea Leaf, Cherry Red, Cornmeal, Soft White. Do not change color at end of last row. Continue with Soft White.
  • 3
    Shape Heel: Row 1: With Soft White, ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next ch-1 space, turn; leave remaining sts unworked-10 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next sc; working across unworked sts of previous row, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next ch-1 sp, turn; leave remaining sts unworked-18 sc and 1 ch-1 space. Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. Row 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next sc; working across unworked sts of previous row, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next ch-1 sp, turn; leave remaining sts unworked-26 sc and 2 ch-1 spaces. Row 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space; repeat from * once more, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. Row 7: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 sp, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * once more, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next sc; working in unworked sts of previous row, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, **(sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 sp, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * all the way across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. Rows 8–14: Repeat Rows 1–7. Change to Tea Leaf at the end of Row 14.
  • 4
    Foot: Rows 1 and 2: With Tea Leaf, ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn; change to Cornmeal at the end of Row 2. Repeat Rows 1 and 2, working 2 rows in each color as in the following color sequence: Cornmeal, Cherry Red, Soft White, Cornmeal, Tea Leaf, Soft White, Cherry Red. Do not change color at end of last row. Continue with Cherry Red.
  • 5
    Shape Toe: Row 1: With Cherry Red, ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, *sc in next ch-1 space, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * to last sc, sc in last sc, turn -50 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, *skip next 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc; repeat from * to last 5 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in last 3 sc, turn-36 sc. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sc, *skip next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * to last 4 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in last 2 sc, turn-22 sc. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *skip next 2 sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across-8 sc. Fasten off Cherry Red.
  • 6
    Heel Patch (make 2): With Cherry Red, ch 19. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 7 ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in last 8 ch, turn-16 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 7 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 7 sc, turn-14 sc. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 6 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc, turn-12 sc. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first 5 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc, turn-10 sc. Row 5: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 3 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, turn-7 sc. Row 6: Ch 1, first sc, sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, turn-4 sc. Row 7: Ch 1, skip 3 sts, sc in last sc-1 sc. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Sew sole and back seam. Position heel patches on either side of stocking, sew in place and together at back seam.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Tea Leaf 104465934
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Cornmeal 104212440
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Cherry Red 104212439
  • Susan Bates Crochet Hook Crystalites 5.5 I9 104236388
  • Yarn Needle
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