HOW TO MAKE A CRO­CHET STOCK­ING

Mollie Makes - - INTRODUCIN­G -

MA­TE­RI­ALS

■ Style­craft Spe­cial DK, 100% acrylic, 100g/ 295m per ball, one ball each in Citron (1263) (Yarn A), Aspen (1422) (Yarn B), Fi­esta (1257) (Yarn C), Lapis (1831) (Yarn D), Candyfloss (1130) (Yarn E), White (1001) (Yarn F) and Mata­dor (1010) (Yarn G)

■ 4mm (UK 8, US G/6) cro­chet hook

■ Stitch marker

■ Yarn nee­dle

TEN­SION

Each flower mo­tif mea­sures ap­prox. 10cm (4") across

AB­BRE­VI­A­TIONS (UK)

st(s) stitch(es)

ch chain

dc dou­ble cro­chet

yrh yarn round hook

dc2­tog dou­ble cro­chet 2 to­gether – (insert hook in next st, yrh and draw loop through) twice, yrh and draw through all three loops on hook

htr half tre­ble

tr tre­ble

dtr dou­ble tre­ble ss slip stitch

ch-sp(s) chain space(s)

crab st crab stitch is a dc worked in the op­po­site di­rec­tion. To make the st, insert hook in the st to the right of your hook, yrh and draw through a loop, yrh and draw through both loops on hook, con­tinue work­ing all crab sts into the st to the right of the one made

magic ring make a magic ring, hold yarn in your hand and wrap work­ing yarn around fore­fin­ger twice to cre­ate ring, slip ring off your fin­ger and insert hook to pick up first st, ch1, then work the nec­es­sary sts for Round 1 and close the ring tightly by pulling the loose end

FPhtr front post half tre­ble – yrh, insert hook from the front of your work to the back, around the back of the in­di­cated st and back through to the front, yrh and draw round the back of the post of the in­di­cated st, yrh and draw through all two loops on hook

BLO work st in back loop

rep re­peat

WS wrong side

RS right side

FIN­ISHED SIZE

Fin­ished stock­ing mea­sures ap­prox. 20 x 55cm (77/ x 215/ 8")

8

FLOWER MO­TIFS

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