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Holly Jolly Stocking

Celebrate the holidays with a hand-hooked hexagon stocking in Scandi colors! Arrange it by the fireplace and wait for the gifts.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 14” x 10” (36 x 26 cm)

Gauge: 1 hexagon measures 4″ x 4″ (10 x 10cm)

Materials

Yarn: DROPS Karisma (100% superwash wool; 109 yards [100 meters]/50 grams): #18 Red (A, 1 ball), #19 White (B, 1 ball)
Hook: US size E/4 (4.0 mm) hook
Notions: Markers, tapestry needle

Pattern

Hexagon Motif (Make 16)

Using Yarn A, ch 5 and sl st to first ch to join into a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, ch 1, *2 dc, ch 1, * repeat from * to* until you have six spaces and six 2dc. Ss to the 3rd chain of the beg rnd. Change to Yarn B. (12 dc in total, 6 ch in total)
Rnd 2: Start in a ch 1 space from previous Round. Ch 3 (counts as dc) dc, ch 1, 2 dc in same space, *2 dc, ch1, 2 dc in next space* – repeat from *to* 5 times, and sl st into the 3rd ch of the beg round (24 dc, 6 ch-1 sps)
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 5 dc in ch-1 sp from previous round, 6 dc in next ch 1 sp, repeat around. Ss to the 3rd chain of the beg rnd. Change to Yarn A. (36 dc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1 (does not count as stitch) 6 sc, 1 dc between dc clusters of third round to form a long stitch, repeat around. Ss to the 1 sc. (36 sc, 6 long dc)
Rnd 5: Join Yarn B on cut off of previous Rnd. Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 2 sts, *3 dc in next stitch, dc in next 6 sts, * rep from * to * 4 more times, 3 dc in next stitch, dc in next 3 sts, sl st into the 3rd ch of the beg round. Fasten off and weave in all ends. (54 dc)
Updated 8/16/2022

Joining Motifs

Refer to diagram for arranging the motifs.
Note: The diagram refers to front and back side of stocking.
Join the motifs with red and a sc seam. Holding 2 motifs WS together, sc through both layers working through the front loop of the motif held at the back and through the back loop only of the motif in the front.
Rejoin Yarn A to the top opening edge, ch 3 (counts as dc) and dc in each st around. Fasten off.

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Comments
  • Elizabeth P.

    Rnd 3 tells you to do 6dc in the ch 2 sp from the previous round, but the previous round doesn’t have any ch 2 sp.

    Reply
    • Nicola P.

      Hello Elizabeth! I’ve reached out to the designer for advice and she or I will reply as soon as possible. Thanks! – Nicola, Editor

      Reply
      • Nicola P.

        Hi Elizabeth! The pattern has now been updated, thank you for bringing this to our attention! – Nicola, Editor

        Reply
    • Hi Carol,

      The diagram is located just below the image, as a downloadable file.

      Thanks!
      Julia Wiatr, editor

      Reply

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