Crochet Christmas Stocking

Crochet Christmas Stocking

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Pop!TM (5 oz./280 yds)
Foggy Notion (84012) 1 ball
Size U.S. K/10 1/2 (6.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
2 Stitch Markers

Courtesy of Bernat®
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Great things take time

How to Make a Crochet Christmas Stocking

Deck the halls with this Crochet Christmas Stocking! Create this elegant stocking out of vibrant yarn and add pom poms for a decorative touch. This project is a great stepping stone for experienced crocheters who are looking to take their skill to the next level.

Measurements: Approx 7" [18 cm] wide x 17" [43  cm] long.
Gauge: 10 hdc and 5 rows = 4" [10 cm].
  • 1 Abbreviations

    Ch = Chain(s)
    Dc = Double crochet
    Hdc = Half double crochet
    Hdc2tog = Yoh and draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.
    Rep = Repeat
    Rem = Remain(ning)
    Sk = Skip
    Sl st = Slip Stitch
    St(s) = Stitch(es)
    Yoh = Yarn over hook

  • 2 Note

    Stocking is worked toe up and heel is worked once body of stocking is complete.

    Ch 3.

  • 3 Round 1

    Work 8 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join with sl st to 2nd chain. (8 sts)

  • 4 Round 2

    Ch 2. Make 2 hdc in every stitch. Join with sl st to 2nd chain. (16 sts)

  • 5 Round 3

    Ch 2. *2 hdc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to 2nd chain. (24 sts)

  • 6 Round 4

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st. (24 sts)

  • 7 Round 5

    Ch 2. *2 hdc in next st. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to 2nd chain. (32 sts)

  • 8 Rounds 6-7

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st. (32 sts)

  • 9 Round 8

    Ch 3. 1 dc in same st as ch. *Sk next st. 2 dc in next. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to space between ch 3 and first dc.

  • 10 Rounds 9-14

    Ch 3. 1 dc in same st as ch. *2 dc between next 2 dc group. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to space between ch 3 and first dc.

  • 11 Round 15

    Ch 1. 1 sc in same space as sl st. *2 dc between next 2 dc group. Rep from * 7 times more. 1 sc between next 2 dcgroup. Ch 18. Join with sl st to first sc.

  • 12 Round 16

    Ch 3. 1 dc in same st as ch. *2 dc between 2 dc group. Rep from * 7 times. 2 dc in sc. Sk first ch. **2 dc in next ch. Sk 1 ch. Rep from ** to end of ch. Join with sl st to space between ch 3 and first dc.

  • 13 Rounds 17-34

    Ch 3. 1 dc in same st as ch. *2 dc between next 2 dc group. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in space between ch 3 and first dc.

  • 14 Rounds 35-44

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st. Join with sl st to 2nd ch.

  • 15 Heel: Round 1

    Join yarn with sl st in middle v-stitch of chain with toe facing upward. Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 11 ch. 1 hdc in next 15 sts. 1 hdc in each of rem 7 ch. Join with sl st to 2nd ch.

  • 16 Round 2

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 8 sts. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in next st and place marker. Hdc2tog. Hdc in next 10 sts. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in next st and place marker. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of last 5 sts. Join with sl st to 2nd ch.

  • 17 Round 3

    Ch 2. *1 hdc in each st until 2 sts before marker. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in marked st. Hdc2tog. Rep from * once more. 1 hdc in each st to end of round. Join with sl st to 2nd ch.

  • 18 Rounds 4-5

    Rep round 3. Fasten off.

  • 19 Assembly

    Turn stocking inside out and seam heel using a whip stitch. Weave in ends. Fold top down 3" [7.5 cm]. Make 15 ch, fasten off and secure just inside top of Stocking to hang. Attach pompoms to each end of chain, securing with a knot just below the fold.

  • 20 Pompoms (Make 1 each)

    Wind yarn around 3 (4) fingers approx 60 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to smooth round shape.