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Fair-Isle Stockings II


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I wanted to design a series of traditional Christmas stockings using various different motifs and certain repeating themes. The Holly & Snowflake and Cross & Leaf stockings designs three and four of four different stockings in the series. It's always about the details for me when creating a knitted piece, and these stocking have some lovely ones. Each stocking begins with a two-color cast-on and knitted braid and progresses through several different motifs and color changes. Use duplicate stitch after the stockings are finished to personalize for someone special. Video tutorials are available online to help you through the tricky bits! The Fair-Isle Stockings I pattern is also available here on Craftsy. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Work in stranded colorwork Work in-the-round Work decreases Pick up stitches GAUGE 19 sts and 22 rows = 4" or 10cm in stranded color work SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 6-3/4" wide x 19" long SUGGESTED YARN 800 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Plymouth Galway Worsted COLORWAY 172 - Ice Blue, 181 - Olive, 131 - Aegean Sea, 148 - Ruby or 8 - White, 127 - Apple Green, 59 - Moss Green, 44 - Cherry Red

Recommended with this pattern

  • 4 colors worsted weight yarn
  • 16" circular needle - size 7
  • Stitch marker

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Pastiche Knitwear
Pastiche Knitwear
After 20 years of working in music and worship arts, I have had the joy of spending the last eight years teaching and encouraging knitters, as well as designing knitwear. I am hopelessly addicted to making beautiful, colorful things.