Red Heart Super Saver Waiting for Santa Stockings

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by Red Heart Design Team

Red Heart Super Saver Waiting for Santa Stockings

These stockings are waiting to be filled by Santa!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 12 sts and 15 rows (4 inch) in sc to crochet a "Dad" (White on Green) stocking that is approximately 21 inch long; a "Mom" (Green on Red) stocking that is approximately 17 inch long and a "Child" (Red on White) stocking that is approximately 11 inch long. 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.
    Special Abbreviations:
    dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
    inc (increase) = 2 sc in a st
    Note:There are three different versions of the stocking - Dad (Green on White), Mom (Red on White) and Child (White on Red) - listed below.
  • 2
    Child (White on Red) Version:
  • 3
    Leg:
    With Soft White, ch 31.
    Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 30 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    Repeat Row 2 and work stripe pattern of 8 rows Soft White and 2 rows Cherry Red until 6 inch from beginning, end wrong side row. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Heel:
    With right side facing, skip 23 sc; join Cherry Red and sc in last 7 sc; bring other side of leg around and sc in first 7 sc; turn – 14 sc.
    Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 12 sc.
    Repeat last row to dec 1 st each end of every row until 4 sts remain. Now increase 1 st at each end of every row until there are 14 sc. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Foot:
    With right side facing, skip first 7 sc of heel, join Soft White and sc in last 7 sc, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in next 8 sc of leg, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in remaining 7 sc of heel; turn – 26 sc. Work even in sc and stripe pattern until foot measures 3 inch from last row of heel, end wrong side row. Cut Soft White.
  • 6
    Toe:
    Next Row: With Cherry Red, ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    ** Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 9 sc, dec; turn – 11 sc.
    Dec 1 st each end of every row until 3 sc remain. Fasten off. **With wrong side facing, join Cherry Red in next sc of last long row. Repeat from ** to **.
  • 7
    Finishing: Sew toe, foot, heel, and back seams.
    Top Edging and Hanging Loop:
    With right side facing, attach Cherry Red at back seam.
    Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of beginning ch around; join with a slip st to first sc.
    Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join; ch 12, slip st in same st as joining; slip st in each ch of ch-12. Fasten off.
    Weave in ends.
  • 8
    Mom (Green on Red) Version:
  • 9
    Leg:
    With Cherry Red, ch 43.
    Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 42 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    Repeat Row 2 and work stripe pattern of 8 rows Cherry Red and 2 rows Paddy Green until 9 inch from beginning, end wrong side row.
    Fasten off.
  • 10
    Heel: With right side facing, skip 32 sc; join Paddy Green and sc in last 10 sc; bring other side of leg around and sc in first 10 sc; turn – 20 sc.
    Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 18 sc.
    Repeat last row to dec 1 st each end of every row until 4 sts remain. Now increase 1 st at each end of every row until there are 20 sc. Fasten off.
  • 11
    Foot:
    With right side facing, skip first 10 sc of heel, join Cherry Red and sc in last 10 sc, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in next 14 sc of leg, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in remaining 10 sc of heel; turn – 38 sc. Work even in sc and stripe pattern until foot measures 5 inch from last row of heel, end wrong side row. Cut Cherry Red.
  • 12
    Toe:
    Next Row: With Paddy Green, ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    ** Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 15 sc, dec; turn – 17 sc. Dec 1 st each end of every row until 3 sc remain. Fasten off. ** With wrong side facing, join Paddy Green in next sc of last long row.
    Repeat from ** to **.
  • 13
    Finishing:
    Sew toe, foot, heel, and back seams.
    Top Edging and Hanging Loop: With right side facing, attach Paddy Green at back seam.
    Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of beginning ch around; join with a slip st to first sc.
    Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join; ch 12, slip st in same st as joining; slip st in each ch of ch-12.
    Fasten off.
    Weave in ends.
  • 14
    Dad (White on Green) Version:
  • 15
    Leg:
    With Paddy Green, ch 47.
    Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 46 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Repeat Row 2 and work stripe pattern of 8 rows Paddy Green and 2 rows Soft White until 11-1/2 inch from beginning, end wrong side row.
    Fasten off.
  • 16
    Heel: With right side facing, skip 35 sc; join Soft White and sc in last 11 sc; bring other side of leg around and sc in first 11 sc; turn – 22 sc.
    Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; dec; turn – 20 sc.
    Repeat last row to dec 1 st each end of every row until 4 sts remain. Now increase 1 st at each end of every row until there are 22 sc. Fasten off.
  • 17
    Foot:
    With right side facing, skip first 11 sc of heel, join Paddy Green and sc in last 11 sc, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in next 16 sc of leg, [dec over next 2 sc of leg] twice, sc in remaining 11 sc of heel; turn – 42 sc. Work even in sc and stripe pattern until foot 6 inch from last row of heel, end wrong side row. Cut Paddy Green.
  • 18
    Toe:
    Next Row: With Soft White, ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    ** Next Row: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 9 (15, 17) sc, dec; turn – 19 sc.
    Dec 1 st each end of every row until 3 sc remain. Fasten off. ** With wrong side facing, join Soft White in next sc of last long row. Repeat from ** to **.
  • 19
    Finishing:
    Sew toe, foot, heel, and back seams.
    Top Edging and Hanging Loop: With right side facing, attach Soft White at back seam.
    Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of beginning ch around; join with a slip st to first sc.
    Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join; ch 12, slip st in same st as joining; slip st in each ch of ch-12.
    Fasten off.
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Cherry Red 104212439
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Paddy Green 104212475
  • Susan Bates Crochet Hook Crystalites 5.5 I9 104236388
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