Goody Stocking Ornament

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Thread Colors:

Red, white

Crochet Instructions:

This pattern is worked in continuous rounds, as a tube. Do not chain and turn. Always use the top loop of every st throughout pattern.

Using red, chain 4, sl st to join. (4)

Rounds 1-2: 2 sc in each st around. (8) (16)

Round 3: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in third st, repeat from * around. (21)

Rounds 4-13: 1 sc in each st around. (21)

Round 14: 2 sc in each of the next 7 sts, 1 sc in every other st for the next 14 sts. (21)

Rounds 15-23: 1 sc in each st around. (21)

Rounds 24-28: Using white, 1 sc in each st around. (21)

Round 29: ch 10, sl st into next st, for hanger. * ch 2, 1 sc in next st, repeat from *, continue to do so in every outside loop of white until white is covered. Break off and fasten, tucking ends.

Shaping Instructions:

See General Instructions for pinning and spraying. Angle bottom half of red portion to one side to shape foot part of stocking, overlapping bottom over top on inside curve. On outside curve (other side from overlap) stretch to form heel. Fluff up white trim at top. Shape hanger up and open. Spray and dry.

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Pattern © 1979 by Plaid Enterprises, Inc. Reproduced with permission from Plaid. is not endorsed by Plaid.