Fur-Topped Stocking

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Topped with a cuff crocheted in fuzzy yarn to give the look of faux fur, this stocking is a modern and trendy take on traditional stockings. Opt for more traditional colors in red and white or experiment with playful hues in alternating bands of color to create something that’s uniquely you!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Cuff to Heel = 10 inches

Heel to toe: 8 inches

Gauge: 15 sts and 13 rows = 4” [10 cm]

Materials

Yarn:

Peter Pan Precious Chunky (80% Nylon, 20% Polyester; 82 yards [75 meters]/50 grams): 3430 Angel (A, 1 ball)

Medium weight yarnRed Heart Soft (100% Acrylic; 182 yards [167 meters]/100 grams (3.5oz): 0001 Cloud White (B, 1 ball), 0008 Ice Blue (C, 1 ball)

Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm), US size J/10 (6.0 mm)

Notions: Removable markers, tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

Stocking is worked from cuff towards toe.

The heel is worked over 20 sts. The remaining 20 sts are the leg sts. You will work on the leg sts later.

In Row 4 of heel, you will work across 8 sts, then sc into the next sc of the row below (this is one of the 6 sts left unworked in Rows 2 and 3). This will add one st to the heel for a total of 9 sts for the heel.

Pattern

Cuff

With A and larger hook, ch 50, taking care not to twist ch, join with sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch across, join with sl st to first sc. (50 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, join with sl st to first sc. (50 sc)

Rep Rnd 2 until piece meas 3” from beg.

Do not fasten off.

Leg

Switch to B and smaller hook.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, join with sl st to first hdc. (50 hdc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first sc. (50 sc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, join with sl st to first hdc. (50 hdc)

Switch to C.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first sc. (50 sc)

Rep Rnds 1-4, 4 more times, then Rnds 1-3 once more.

Heel

Cont with C.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in first 20 sts, leave remaining sts unworked, turn. (20 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 14 sts, leave remaining sts unworked, turn. (14 sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 8 sts, leave remaining sts unworked, turn. (8 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, sc in next sc in row below, turn. (9 sc)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, sc in next sc in row below, turn. (10 sc)

Rep Row 5 until all Heel sts have been worked. (20 sc)

Fasten off C.

Foot

Rejoin C in any Heel st (or 2 sts before your last fasten off), ch 1, sc in each st until you reach the corner where Heel meets Leg, sc2tog the last st on Heel with the first st on Leg, sc in each st across until you reach the next corner where the Leg meets Heel, sc2tog, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first st. (48 sc)

Switch to B.

Next Rnd: Ch 1, hdc2tog in corner where Leg meets Heel, hdc in each st across Heel to next corner, hdc2tog in next corner, hdc in each st across, join with sl st to first st. (46 hdc)

Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc2tog in corner where Leg meets Heel, sc in each st across Heel to next corner, sc2tog in next corner, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first st. (44 sc)

Switch to C.

Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first sc. (44 sc)

Rep Rnds 1-4 of Leg once, then Rnds 1-3 once more.

Toe

Switch to C.

Rnd 1: Ch1, sc in next 20 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 20 sts, sc2tog, join with sl st to first sc. (42 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first sc. (42 sc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, *sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc. (36 sc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, join with sl st to first sc. (36 sc)

Rnd 5: Ch1, *sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc. (30 sc)

Rnd 6: Ch1, *sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc. (24 sc)

Rnd 7: Ch1, *sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc. (18 sc)

Rnd 8: Ch1, *sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc. (12 sc)

Rnd 9: Ch1, *sc2tog; rep from * across, join with sl st to first sc. (6 sc)

Fasten off leaving a tail approx. 6” in length.

Finishing

Turn stocking inside out.

To close the toe, weave the tail in and out of each st using a tapestry needle.

Once you go all the way around, pull tail and toe should shut close.

Fasten off. Weave in all ends.

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