Gnome family of stockings, free crochet pattern

When Christmas and the holiday season approaches, it’s only natural to hide in the couch with our yarn and hook to create gifts and decorations. That’s why I’m sharing this basic pattern for a festive Christmas stocking for free right here!

I love these Christmas stockings in the colors of my beautiful Gnome hook! You can adjust the colors to match your own decor, of course!

Fill them with little treats and goodies to unwrap before Christmas Eve!



Gnome family of stockings, free crochet pattern

Gnome Family of Stockings crochet pattern by ACCROchet
Gnome Family of Stockings crochet pattern by ACCROchet

Materials

Yarn : Lion Brand Yarn’s Vanna’s Choice 100% Acrylic 100g (170 yds/156 m)
Here: Taupe (Brown)

Each stocking requires approx. 150 g of yarn.

Hook

6 mm

Notions

Yarn needle; stitch markers.

Gauge

6 sts = 2 in/5 cm

10 rounds = 4 in/10 cm

To check your gauge : Work in pattern until it is possible to measure work against information above. Adjust hook accordingly.

Available sizes

Height (folded): 19.75 in/50 cm
Height (unfolded): 24.5 in/62 cm
Width: 5 in/13 cm

When filled with goodies, these will stretch.



Stitch guide

  • blo… back loop only
  • ch… chain
  • flo… front loop only
  • hdc… half-double crochet
  • RS… right side
  • sc… single crochet
  • sc2tog… 2 sc closed together (decrease)
  • sl st… slip stitch
  • st… stitch
  • WS… wrong side

Notes

Basic stocking (Taupe) instructions given here.
Stockings are worked from the Toe up.

Special stitches

At Toe and Heel, for a denser stitch, work single crochet as follows:

Insert hook in indicated st, yarn under and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

Generally speaking, in crochet we yarn over. For denser stitches, amigurumi makers often use this yarn under variation.

Yarn over: Wrap the yarn around the hook from the back and down.
Yarn under: Wrap the yarn around the hook from the front and up.



Basic stocking instructions

Toe

Round 1 (WS). 8 sc in a magic ring, join with sl st in first sc, turn. 8 sc

Don’t like the magic ring? Start with Ch 2, 8 sc in second ch from hook, join with sl st in first sc, turn.

Round 2 (RS). Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. 16 sc

Round 3. Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next, [2 sc in next, sc in next] around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. 24 sc

Round 4. Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 2 sts, [2 sc in next, sc in next 2 sts] around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. 32 sc

Rounds 5-6. Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc, turn.

Round 7. Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts, [2 sc in next, sc in next 3 sts] around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. 40 sc

Rounds 8-12. Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. Do not finish off.

Foot

Rounds 13-26. Ch 1, sc-flo in first st, hdc-blo in next, [sc-flo in next, hdc-blo in next] around, join with sl st in first sc,
turn.

After the first round, you’ll be working your sc in the hdc and your hdc in the sc from the previous round.



Heel

Now working in rows.

Row 1 (WS). Ch 1, sc in first st and in next 19 sts, turn. 20 sc

Rows 2-8. Ch 1, sc2tog over first two sts, sc across until 2 sts remain, sc2tog over last 2 sts, turn. -2 sts each row, 6 sc
after last ro
w

Row 9. Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. 6 sc

Rows 10-16. Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc across until 1 st remains, 2 sc in last st, turn. +2 sts each row, 20 sc after last row

Finish off.

With WS facing, sew heel closed on both sides:

Fold heel, join yarn to one end of Row 9 and loosely sl st through both thicknesses across 7 row ends of both
heel sections, finish off. Repeat on other side.

Tip: The tail end of these 2 seams can be used to sew closed any holes that remain between Foot and Leg once stocking is complete.

Leg

With WS facing, join yarn to hdc closest to the heel seam.

Round 27 (WS). Ch 1, sc-flo in first st, hdc blo in next, [sc-flo in next, hdc-blo in next] around – including across heel, join with sl st in first sc, turn. 40 sc

Rounds 28-70. Ch 1, sc-flo in first st, hdc blo in next, [sc-flo in next, hdc-blo in next] around, join with sl st in first sc, turn.

At the end of last round, finish off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Fold last 16 rounds down for folded stocking, or leave unfolded for long stocking.



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Julie xo



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