# Prancing Deer Crochet & Knit Stocking Patterns

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## Prancing Deer Holiday Crochet Stocking Supplies

**Crochet Hook:**

4.0mm ( hook), or hook to obtain gauge

**Notions:**

Removable stitch markers if needed

Yarn needle to weave in ends

Scissors

**Yarn for the Christmas Stocking:**

WeCrochet City Tweed DK Weight

55% Merino Wool, 25% Superfine Alpaca,

20% Donegal Tweed, 123 yds/50g

Colorways:

Snowbank (2 balls, 180 yds)

Orca (1 ball, 90 yds)

Blue Blood (2 balls, 180 yds)

**Suggested Substitutions:**

WeCrochet Swish DK

Mary Maxim Ultra Mellowspun

Premier Anti-Pilling Everyday DK

**Yardage:**

Total Yardage is approx. 450yds

**Abbreviations/Stitches:**

ch - chain

rnd- round

sc - single crochet

sc2tog - single crochet 2 together

ssc - split single crochet

sl st - slip stitch

st(s) - stitch(es)

17 sts x 21 rows = 4x4 inches in ssc (split single crochet)

**Skill Level:**

Intermediate

**Size:**

19” From folded cuff to toe; 11” circumference.

## Notes:

Since this is worked continuously, a ch 1 at the beginning of the round is not needed. It is helpful to place a stitch marker on the first stitch of each row.

This crochet stocking will be worked toe-up, leaving space for the heel to be worked last. The colorwork in this pattern will use the split single crochet (ssc) also known as the waistcoat stitch.

**Special Stitches:**

**Split Single Crochet (ssc): **Insert hook between the legs of the stitch (on the back of work the hook should be under the horizontal bar and between the upside-down ‘V’ shape as well), yarn over, pull up a loop to the height of a single crochet, yarn over, pull through both loops on hook. Tip: Keep a loose tension so the stitches are easily worked.

**Magic Circle: **Start by creating a loop with your yarn. The tail of the working yarn will be over the working end. Insert your hook into the loop from behind. Yarn over and pull through the loop. Work the stitches as instructed into the loop.

How to read the colorwork instructions:

In the colorwork section, Color A will be abbreviated as (A), and Color B as (B).

Example: (B) x 9 = with Color B ssc the next 9 stitches

The chart will be worked from right to left for each round and repeated until the end of the round.

Color A: Snowbank (white)

Color B: Orca (dark grey)

Color C: Blue Blood (red)

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## Crochet Stocking Video

## Written Crochet Stocking Pattern

#### Toe of the Stocking

**Rnd 1:** With Color A, sc 8 into a Magic Circle, do not join, work continuously. (8)sts

**Rnd 2: **2sc in each stitch around. (16)sts

**Rnd 3: **Sc in each st around. (16)sts

**Rnd 4: ***2sc in the first, sc in the next*; repeat from * to * around. (24)sts

**Rnd 5:** Rep Rnd 3. (24)sts

**Rnd 6:** *2sc in the first, sc in the next 2*; repeat from * to * around. (32)sts

**Rnd 7: **Rep Rnd 3. (32)sts

**Rnd 8: ***2sc in the first, sc in the next 3*; repeat from * to * around. (40)sts

**Rnd 9:** Rep Rnd 3. (40)sts

**Rnd 10:** *2sc in the first, sc in the next 4*; repeat from * to * around. (48)sts

**Rnd 11:** Rep Rnd 3. (48)sts

**Rnd 12: ***2sc in the first, sc in the next 5*; repeat from * to * around. (56)sts

**Rnd 13**: Rep Rnd 3. (56)sts

#### Foot of Stocking - Colorwork

All the stitches for the foot will be worked as ssc. Repeat each round instructions 4 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Rnd 1:** (B) x 14.

**Rnd 2: **(A) x 14.

**Rnd 3: **[(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 7.

**Rnd 4: **(A) x 14.

**Rnd 5: **(B) x 14.

**Rnd 6:** (C) x 14.

**Rnd 7:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 8: **(A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 5.

**Rnd 9:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 10:** (C) x 3, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 2.

**Rnd 11: **(C) x 4, (A) x 7, (C) x 3.

**Rnd 12:** (C) x 1, [(C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 4, (C) x 1.

**Rnd 13: **(C) x 1, (A) x 5, (C) x 3, (A) x 5.

**Rnd 14:** (C) x 1, [(C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 4, (C) x 1.

**Rnd 15:** (C) x 4, (A) x 7, (C) x 3.

**Rnd 16:** (C) x 3, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 2.

**Rnd 17: **[(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 18:** (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 5.

**Rnd 19:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 20: **(C) x 14. Fasten off color C.

**Rnd 21:** (B) x 14.

**Rnd 22: **(A) x 14.

**Rnd 23:** [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 7.

**Rnd 24:** (A) x 14.

**Rnd 25:** (B) x 14.

**Rnd 26: **(A) x 14.

**Rnd 27:** With A ssc 17, ch 22, skip 22, ssc 17. (This creates the heel.)

## Foot of Stocking - Colorwork Chart

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**Leg of Stocking - Colorwork**

All the stitches for the foot will be worked as ssc. Repeat each round instructions 4 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Rnd 28: **With A ssc into each st around, sc in the chain sts.

**Rnd 29: **(B) x 28

**Rnd 30:** (A) x 1, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 1

**Rnd 31: **(A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2

**Rnd 32:** (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2

**Rnd 33:** (B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1

**Rnd 34: **(B) x 28

**Rnd 35: **(C) x 28

**Rnd 36:** (C) x 15, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 2

**Rnd 37:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 2

**Rnd 38:** (C) x 7, (A) x 3, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 6, (A) x 1, (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 2

**Rnd 39:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 13, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 2

**Rnd 40:** (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 18, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 3

**Rnd 41:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 18, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 3

**Rnd 42:** (C) x 7, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 6, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 3

**Rnd 43:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 4

**Rnd 44: **(C) x 6, (A) x 1, (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 5, (C) x 5

**Rnd 45:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 9, (A) x 4, (C) x 6

**Rnd 46**: (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 9, (A) x 4, (C) x 6

**Rnd 47: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 6, (C) x 3, (A) x 7, (C) x 6

**Rnd 48:** (C) x 7, (A) x 6, (C) x 1, (A) x 8, (C) x 6

**Rnd 49: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 7, (A) x 12, (C) x 6

**Rnd 50: **(C) x 10, (A) x 13, (C) x 5

**Rnd 51: **(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 11, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 5

**Rnd 52:** (A) x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 4, (A) x 10, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 5

**Rnd 53: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 6, (A) x 8, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 5

**Rnd 54: **(A) x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 4, (A) x 7, (C) x 12

**Rnd 55: **(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 6, (A) x 5, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 8

**Rnd 56:** (C) x 11, (A) x 4, (C) x 3, (A) x 3, (C) x 7

**Rnd 57: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 9, (A) x 3, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 8

**Rnd 58:** (C) x 9, (A) x 6, (C) x 9, (A) x 1, (C) x 3

**Rnd 59:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 8, (C) x 7, (A) x 3, (C) x 2

**Rnd 60:** (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 9, (A) x 1, (C) x 3

**Rnd 61:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 7, (A) x 10, (C) x 8

**Rnd 62: **(C) x 12, (A) x 2, (C) x 6, (A) x 2, (C) x 6

**Rnd 63:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 7, (A) x 2, (C) x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 5

**Rnd 64: **(C) x 12, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 4

**Rnd 65:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 9, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 4

**Rnd 66: **(C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 8, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 3

**Rnd 67:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 5

**Rnd 68: **(C) x 6, (A) x 3, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 8

**Rnd 69:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 11, (A) x 1, (C) x 8

**Rnd 70: **(C) x 28

**Rnd 71:** (B) x 28

**Rnd 72:** (A) x 1, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 1

**Rnd 73:** (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2

**Rnd 74:** (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2

**Rnd 75:** (B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1

**Rnd 76:** (B) x 28

**Rnd 77: **(A) x 28

**Leg of Stocking - Colorwork Chart**

All the stitches for the foot will be worked as ssc. Repeat each round instructions 2 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Stocking Cuff**

**Row 1:** With Color B, ch 17 (or 25 for a taller cuff), in blo sc in second chain from hook and across to body, sl st 2 sts on the body (these do not count as sts), turn. (16 or 24)sts

**Row 2: **Skip the two sl sts from the body, in blo sc in each st across, turn. (16 or 24)sts

**Row 3:** Ch 1, in blo sc in each st across, sl st 2 sts on the body, turn.

**Repeats:** Repeat Rows 2-3 around the top of the stocking body. Join last row to beginning row by slip stitching through blo of first and last row at the same time with the WS facing.

**Stocking Heel**

**Rnd 1:** With Color A, join yarn at the corner of the heel opening. Sc around the heel opening, do not join.

**Optional Tip:* To reduce holes, sc2tog at the corners. (44)sts

**Rnd 2: ***sc2tog, sc in the next 9*; repeat from * to * around. (40)sts

**Rnd 3: ***sc2tog, sc in the next 8*; repeat from * to * around. (36)sts

**Rnd 4: ***sc2tog, sc in the next 7*; repeat from * to * around. (32)sts

**Rnd 5:** *sc2tog, sc in the next 6*; repeat from * to * around. (28)sts

**Rnd 6:** *sc2tog, sc in the next 5*; repeat from * to * around. (24)sts

**Rnd 7:** *sc2tog, sc in the next 4*; repeat from * to * around. (20)sts

**Rnd 8: **Sc2tog around. (10)sts

Fasten off leaving a tail, weave tail through the front loops of each stitch around then pull

closed. Weave in ends.

**Finishing**

Use a strip of leather and a leather punch to create a strap and stitch to the top of the stocking. Or create an i-cord.

## Prancing Deer Holiday Knit Stocking Supplies

**Knitting Needle:**

Size US 8 (5.0mm) Circular Needles

**Notions:**

Removable stitch markers if needed

Yarn needle to weave in ends

Scissors

Leather Strip (optional)

**Yarn for the Christmas Stocking:**

Knit Picks City Tweed Aran/HW Weight

55% Merino Wool, 25% Superfine Alpaca,

20% Donegal Tweed, 164 yds/100g

Colorways:

Snowbank (1 balls, 180 yds)

Orca (1 ball, 90 yds)

Blue Blood (1 balls, 180 yds)**Suggested Substitutions:**

Knit Picks Swish DK

Mary Maxim Ultra Mellowspun

Premier Anti-Pilling Everyday DK

**Yardage:**

Total Yardage is approx. 250yds

**Abbreviations/Stitches:**

k - knit

k2tog - knit two sts together

p - purl

st(s) - stitch(es)

**Gauge:**

16 sts x 21 rows = 4x4 inches in stockinette

**Skill Level:**

Intermediate

**Size:**

21” From folded cuff to toe; 11” circumference.

**Notes:**

This stocking will be worked from top-down, leaving space for the heel to be worked last.

How to read the colorwork instructions:

In the colorwork section Color A will be abbreviated as (A), and Color B as (B).

Example: (B) x 9 = with Color B knit the next 9 stitches

The chart will be worked from right to left for each round and repeated until the end of the round.

Color A: Snowbank (white)

Color B: Orca (dark grey)

Color C: Blue Blood (red)

## Written Knit Stocking Pattern

**Stocking Cuff**

**Rnd 1:** Long tail cast on 56 sts, joing and work in the round. 56 sts

**Rnd 2: ***k1, p1*; repeat from * to * around.

**Repeats: **Work ribbing until cuff measures 4 inches.

**Leg of Stocking - Colorwork**

All the stitches for the leg will be worked as knit sts, carrying yarn along the back. Repeat each round instructions 2 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Rnd 1: **(A) x 28

**Rnd 2: **(B) x 28

**Rnd 3:** [(B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 1] x 7

**Rnd 4:** [(A) x 2, (B) x 2] x 7

**Rnd 5:** [(B) x 2, (A) x 2] x 7

**Rnd 6:** [(A) x 1, (B) x 2, (A) x 1] x 7

**Rnd 7: **(B) x 28

**Rnd 8: **(C) x 28

**Rnd 9: **[(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 2] x 2, (C) x 9, (A) x 1, (C) x 8

**Rnd 10:** (C) x 6, (A) x 3, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 2, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 8

**Rnd 11: **[(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 2] x 2, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 4, [(A) x 1, (C) x 3] x 2, (C) x 2

**Rnd 12: **(C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 8, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 2, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 3

**Rnd 13:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 8, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 4

**Rnd 14: **(C) x 12, [(A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4

**Rnd 15: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 7, (A) x 2, (C) x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 2, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 5

**Rnd 16: **(C) x 12, [(A) x 2, (C) x 6] x 2

**Rnd 17: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 7, (A) x 10, (C) x 8

**Rnd 18: **(C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, [(A) x 2, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 8, (A) x 1, (C) x 3

**Rnd 19:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 8, (C) x 7, (A) x 3, (C) x 2

**Rnd 20:** (C) x 9, (A) x 6, (C) x 9, (A) x 1, (C) x 3

**Rnd 21:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 9, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 4

**Rnd 22: **(C) x 11, (A) x 4, (C) x 3, (A) x 3, (C) x 7

**Rnd 23:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 6, (A) x 4, [(A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 4

**Rnd 24:** [(A) x 2, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 3, (A) x 7, (C) x 12

**Rnd 25:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 6, (A) x 8, (C) x 5, (A) x 1, (C) x 5

**Rnd 26:** [(A) x 2, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 3, (A) x 10, (C) x 3, (A) x 1, (C) x 5

**Rnd 27: **[(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 5, (A) x 11, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 5

**Rnd 28:** (C) x 10, (A) x 13, (C) x 5

**Rnd 29:** (C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 7, (A) x 12, (C) x 6

**Rnd 30:** (C) x 6, [(C) x 1, (A) x 6] x 2, (A) x 2, (C) x 6

**Rnd 31:** (C) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 3, (A) x 5] x 2, (A) x 2, (C) x 6

**Rnd 32:** (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 1, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (C) x 9, (A) x 4, (C) x 6

**Rnd 33:** [(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 9, (A) x 4, (C) x 6

**Rnd 34: **(C) x 6, [(A) x 1, (C) x 2] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, (A) x 5, (C) x 5

**Rnd 35: **[(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 4, (A) x 3, (C) x 4, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 4

**Rnd 36: **(C) x 6, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 1, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2, (C) x 3

**Rnd 37: **(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 18, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 3

**Rnd 38: **(C) x 1, (A) x 3, (C) x 18, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 2

**Rnd 39:** [(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 3] x 2, (C) x 10, (A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2, (C) x 2

**Rnd 40: **(C) x 7, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 5] x 2, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 1

**Rnd 41:** [(C) x 2, (A) x 1, (C) x 3] x 2, (C) x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 4, [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (C) x 1

**Rnd 42:** (C) x 15, (A) x 1, (C) x 4, [(C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (C) x 2

**Rnd 43: **(C) x 28

**Rnd 44:** (B) x 28

**Rnd 45:** [(B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 1] x 7

**Rnd 46:** [(B) x 2, (A) x 2] x 7

**Rnd 47: **[(A) x 2, (B) x 2] x 7

**Rnd 48:** [(A) x 1, (B) x 2, (A) x 1] x 7

**Rnd 49:** (B) x 28

**Rnd 50:** (A) x 28

**Rnd 51: **With A k 17, place the next 22 sts on a holder, thumb cast on 22 sts, k 17. (This creates the heel.) See video for a provisional cast on option.

**Rnd 52: **(A) x 28

**Leg of Stocking - Colorwork Chart**

All the stitches for the foot will be worked as knit. Repeat each round instructions 2 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Foot of Stocking - Colorwork**

All the stitches for the foot will be worked as knit. Repeat each round instructions 4 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Rnd 1:** (B) x 14.

**Rnd 2: **(A) x 14.

**Rnd 3:** [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 7.

**Rnd 4:** (A) x 14.

**Rnd 5: **(B) x 14.

**Rnd 6: **(C) x 14.

**Rnd 7: **[(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 8:** (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 5.

**Rnd 9:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 10:** (C) x 3, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 2.

**Rnd 11:** (C) x 4, (A) x 7, (C) x 3.

**Rnd 12:** (C) x 1, [(C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 4, (C) x 1.

**Rnd 13:** (C) x 1, (A) x 5, (C) x 3, (A) x 5.

**Rnd 14:** (C) x 1, [(C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 4, (C) x 1.

**Rnd 15: **(C) x 4, (A) x 7, (C) x 3.

**Rnd 16: **(C) x 3, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1] x 2, (A) x 3, (C) x 2.

**Rnd 17:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2, [(A) x 1, (C) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 18:** (A) x 1, (C) x 5, (A) x 3, (C) x 5.

**Rnd 19:** [(C) x 1, (A) x 1, (C) x 4] x 2, (C) x 1, (A) x 1.

**Rnd 20:** (C) x 14. Fasten off color C.

**Rnd 21:** (B) x 14.

**Rnd 22:** (A) x 14.

**Rnd 23:** [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 7.

**Rnd 24: **(A) x 14.

**Rnd 25:** (B) x 14.

**Rnd 26: **(A) x 14.

**Leg of Stocking - Colorwork Chart**

All the stitches for the foot will be worked as knit. Repeat each round instructions 4 times for one round. The stitch count will remain 56 sts.

**Stocking Toe**

**Rnd 1:** Fasten off color B. With color A knit around. 56 sts**Rnd 2: ****k2tog, k7*; repeat from * around. 48 sts**Rnd 3:** knit. 48 sts**Rnd 4:** **k2tog, k6*; repeat from * around. 42 sts**Rnd 5:** knit. 42 sts**Rnd 6:** **k2tog, k5*; repeat from * around. 36 sts**Rnd 7:** knit. 36 sts**Rnd 8:** **k2tog, k4*; repeat from * around. 30 sts**Rnd 9: **knit. 30 sts**Rnd 10:** **k2tog, k3*; repeat from * around. 24 sts**Rnd 11:** knit. 24 sts**Rnd 12:** **k2tog, k2*; repeat from * around. 18 sts**Rnd 13: **knit. 18 sts**Rnd 14:** **k2tog, k1*; repeat from * around. 12 sts**Rnd 15: **knit. 12 sts**Rnd 16:** k2tog around. 6 sts

Fasten off leaving a tail, weave tail through the front loops of each stitch around then pull closed. Weave in ends.

**Stocking Heel**

**Rnd 1:** Place held stitches back on needles, pick up one st at corner, 22 sts along the other side of the heel opening, and one last stitch at the corner. 46 sts

**Rnd 2: **(ssk, k19, k2tog) two times. 42 sts

**Rnd 3: **(ssk, k17, k2tog) two times. 38 sts

**Rnd 4:** (ssk, k15, k2tog) two times. 34 sts

**Rnd 5:** (ssk, k13, k2tog) two times. 30 sts

**Rnd 6:** (ssk, k11, k2tog) two times. 26 sts

**Rnd 7:** (ssk, k9, k2tog) two times. 22 sts

**Rnd 8:** (ssk, k7, k2tog) two times. 18 sts

**9** Fasten off leaving enough tail length for grafting. With the stitches divided equally between the back and front needles, use the kitchener stitch to graph the remaining sts together. Weave in ends.

**Finishing**

Use a strip of leather and a leather punch to create a strap and stitch to the top of the stocking. Or create an i-cord.

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