Speedy Stockings


Looking for a last minute knitted something for someone special? These stockings, worked up in Lamb's Pride Bulky on size 10.5 (6.5 mm) needles are the perfect last minute knit gift. I'm a super slow knitter* and I could easily knit one of these up in a lazy long afternoon. Untitled

Both stockings are worked in the round on 16" circular needles, with dpns needed for finishing up the toes. Each of them starts with a snuggly white seed stitch cuff. And you have your choice of cables or a more masculine textured chevron pattern.



Each of the stockings features a short-row half-heel with the patterning continued on the heel. And the patterning goes all the way to the tippy toes.

Untitled So if you have some free time and some bulky yarn - get to knitting! But don't go with just the traditional colors - the sky's the limit. Make your stocking hot pink with a green cuff. Be crazy, have fun. Because if you are knitting Christmas presents this late in the game you definitely qualify for the crazy!

Needles: Size 10.5 needles (6.5 mm) 16" circulars and dpns

Yarn: Lamb's Pride Brown Sheep Bulky, 1.5 skeins of Red Hot Passion *or* Kiwi for body of stocking and 1/4 skein of White Frost for cuff.

Gauge: 14 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Size: Approximately 18" long and 12.5" wide - designed to be the same size as store bought stocking.

Speedy Stockings is available to purchase for $6.00 USD and includes both patterns!

*You would think a super slow knitter would pick another line of work, but apparently I'm a glutton for punishment!