Santa stock­ing

When it comes to stock­ings, a Santa-in­spired one has to be at the top of most peo­ple’s lists – you can knit Jane Burns’ o er­ing in a week­end!

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STOCK­ING

Note Yarn A only is held dou­ble through­out.

CUFF

Cast on 40 sts us­ing 7mm nee­dles and Yarn A HELD DOU­BLE THROUGH­OUT, join into the round tak­ing care not to twist stitches. Rounds 1 to 7 Knit.

Change to Yarn B.

LEG

Rounds 1 to 16 Knit. Change to Yarn A held dou­ble. Rounds 17 to 18 Knit. Change to Yarn C.

Rounds 19 to 28 Knit. Change to Yarn A held dou­ble. Rounds 29 to 30 Knit. Change to Yarn B.

Rounds 31 to 40 Knit.

HEEL FLAP

Row 1 K20, turn.

Row 2 Sl1, P19, turn.

Row 3 Sl1, K19, turn.

Re­peat Rows 2 and 3 four times more. Re­peat Row 2 once more. TURN HEEL Row 1 Sl1, K10, ssk, K1, turn. Row 2 Sl1, P3, P2­tog, P1, turn. Row 3 Sl1, K4, ssk, K1, turn. Row 4 Sl1, P5, P2­tog, P1, turn. Row 5 Sl1, K6, ssk, K1, turn. Row 6 Sl1, P7, P2­tog, P1, turn. Row 7 Sl1, K8, ssk, K1, turn. Row 8 Sl1, P9, P2­tog, P1, turn. Row 9 Sl1, K to end. [12 sts]

HEEL GUSSET

Round 1 Pick up and knit 8 sts along side of Heel Flap, pick up 1 st be­tween Heel Flap and instep sts, PM(A), K20 instep sts, PM(B), pick up 1 st be­tween Heel Flap and instep sts, pick up and knit 8 sts along side of Heel Flap, K6 heel sts, PM for new beg of round. [50 sts] Round 2 Knit to 3 sts be­fore marker (A), k2­tog, K1, sl sm, knit to marker (B), sl sm, K1, ssk, knit to end. [48 sts]

Round 3 Knit, slip­ping mark­ers.

Re­peat Rounds 2 and 3 un­til 40 sts re­main on the nee­dles.

FOOT

Knit 14 rounds.

TOE SHAP­ING

Round 1 (K3, k2­tog) 8 times. [32 sts]

Round 2 (K2, k2­tog) 8 times. [24 sts]

Round 3 (K1, k2­tog) 8 times. [16 sts]

Round 4 (K2­tog) 8 times. [8 sts]

Cut yarn leav­ing a long tail, thread through all rem sts and pull tight to close toe, se­cure with sts.

BUCKLE

Cast on 5 sts us­ing 2.5mm DPNs and Yarn D, do not turn, *slide all 5 sts to other end of nee­dle, K5, pull work­ing yarn tightly be­hind work; rep from * un­til piece mea­sures 34cm. Cast off. Join ends to­gether and us­ing im­age as a guide sew into po­si­tion.

PRONG

Work as for Buckle un­til piece mea­sures 3cm. Cast off. Sew into po­si­tion.

FIN­ISH­ING

Block Stock­ing and sew in ends. Make a hang­ing loop from a strand of Yarn B.

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