Knitting colorwork in the round, stranded colorwork, i-cord, short-row heel, slipping stitches, reading a chart
Intermediate to Advanced
Christmas and plaid pair up to offer a classy holiday decoration in the Madras Plaid Stocking. This generous-sized stocking is knitted in the round using a stranded charted pattern. The i-cord top gives the stocking a top finishing and the stitches are picked up from the cord and worked down in pattern. Making the heel flap, heel turn, and toe is a snap in the featured one-color areas of the stocking. You will love making a Madras Plaid Stocking for your loved ones and it makes the perfect addition to your holiday celebrations and décor.
Yardage: 217 yards/198 meters of worsted weight yarn A (Crimson), 110 yards/101 meters of worsted weight yarn for both B (Cast Iron) and C (Snow Day) colors
Samples knit out of Berroco Vintage in colors Crimson (5154), Cast Iron (5145), and Snow Day (5100) and Knit Picks Swish Worsted in Hollyberry, Black, and White
4.5 sts / 5.25 rounds over St st = 1 inch
US 8 (5mm) 24-inch circulars
US 8 (5mm) DPNs in a longer length or a second US 8 (5mm) 24-inch circular
or size needed to get gauge
2 stitch markers (one should be distinct from the other)
20.5-inch circumference x 20-inch depth from top to toe.
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