Eve Stocking

Vintage glamour brings class to this simple stocking. With a contrasting-colored cuff with intricate lace details, this stocking stands out on your mantel all season long.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 12” circumference x 13” tall.

Gauge: 18 sts and 30 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st.

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Sweet Georgia Yarn Superwash Worsted (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 200 yards [182 meters]/115 grams): Watershed (1 skein)

Sweet Georgia Yarns Superwash Sport (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 328 yards [300 meters]/100 grams): Birch (1 skein)

Needles: US size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” circulars and DPNs

Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Abbreviations

MB (Make Bobble): (K1, [yo, k1] twice) all in next st, turn, p5, turn, k5tog.

W&T: Wrap and turn.

Pattern

Stocking Body

With MC, CO 66 sts. Join in the rnd, being careful not to twist work. Place marker for beg of rnd.

Knit even until piece meas11”.

Shape Heel

Next Row (RS): K33, W&T.

Next Row (WS): P33, W&T.

Next Row: K31, W&T.

Next Row: P29, W&T.

Cont wrap and turns, working 2 sts less every row until 1 st rem unwrapped, ending with WS row.

Next Row (RS): Knit to end, hiding all wraps.

Next Row: K17, hiding wraps, W&T.

Next Row (WS): P1, W&T.

Next Row: K3, W&T.

Next Row: P5, W&T.

Cont wrap and turns, working 2 less sts every row until marker for beg of rnd is reached and 33 sts have been worked. Last wrapped st will be on other side of marker for beg of rnd.

Next Rnd: Knit, hiding wraps.

Work 5” even, ending 2 sts before end of last rnd, ssk last 2 sts. (65 sts)

Shape Toe

Rnd 1: K1, k2tog, k29, ssk, pm, k1, k2tog, knit to end of rnd. (3 sts dec’d)

Rnd 2: Knit to last 2 sts, ssk. (1 st dec’d)

Rnd 3: K1, k2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk, sm, k1, k2tog, knit to end of rnd. (3 sts dec’d)

Rep last 2 rnds 5 more times. (38 sts)

Next Rnd: [K1, k2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk] twice. (4 sts dec’d)

Rep last rnd 4 times more. (18 sts)

Break yarn and pull through final sts.

Cuff

Using long tail cast on method, CO 84 sts. Join in the rnd, being careful not to twist work. Place marker for beg of rnd. W&T puts the purl ridges from the cast-on on RS of work. Alternatively, sts can be cast on purlwise.

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: Purl.

Rnd 3: Work Lace Chart.

Rep last rnd until end of chart, then rep rnds 1-13 once more.

Purl 4 rows.

Next Rnd: Purl and decrease 18 sts evenly. (66 sts)

BO purlwise.

Finishing

With RS of Cuff facing WS of Body, stitch together Body and Cuff.

Weave in ends.

Block.

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