Knit a cheery striped Christmas stocking for all your loved ones (and for yourself, as well). This knitting pattern is a classic style that lends itself to all sorts of variations and embellishments.
Stockings are the perfect way to learn new skills. Knit it in the round on circular and double-point needles, or use the Magic Loop method. It’s a perfect skill-building project for advanced beginners and those who have never knit a sock before.
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You’ll need about 110 yds [101 m] each of three colors of worsted-weight yarn. This pattern works with any smooth medium-weight yarn. I used Kelbourne Woolens Germantown, a classic wool yarn, in Scarlet, Natural and Emerald. It would also look great in Persian Red, Natural and Peacock.
If you want to leave off the stripes, you could choose two favorite colors to match your decor, or to represent your favorite sports team.
The pdf pattern has been professionally tech edited to ensure clarity. And of course, you can ask your questions during the Knit Along if you have trouble.
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