Sock it to ’em!

Rosee Wood­land’s Christ­mas stock­ing makes the per­fect last-minute knit!

Simply Knitting - - Mini Grafted Stocking -

Knit to first wrap, knit to­gether with st, K2, w&t. Purl to first wrap, purl to­gether with st, P2, w&t. Cont as set by the last 2 rows un­til you have purl back 18. Knit 26 rnds. Change to cream yarn. Next round *K1, ssk, K12, k2­tog, K1; rep from * once more. [32 sts] Next round Knit. Rep last 2 rounds once more. [28 sts] Now rep dec round only to 16 sts. Break yarn, leav­ing a 20cm tail and graft toe to­gether us­ing Kitch­ener stitch (see in­struc­tions left). Make a cro­chet chain about 10cm long, fold in two and knot. Us­ing your cro­chet hook, pull the looped end of the chain through the ribbed edge of the stock­ing to make a hanger. Stuff lightly or fill with sweets!

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