Basic Christmas Stocking by Churchmouse Yarns


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In three sizes: Wee, Medium and Jolly Big and in any length you like. Use these simple shapes, and add your own personal touches. We've given you a few ideas to get you started, but the possibilities are limitless. They're sure to prompt a hearty "Ho! Ho! Ho!" from St. Nick.

Finished Sizes:
Approx. width (half circumference): Wee: 5"/13cm; Medium: 6½"/16.5cm; Jolly Big: 8"/20cm. Leg length may vary.

All of our stockings were knit with Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted (190 yds/174m each). 
Cuff: Approx. 40 (70, 100) yds/37 (64, 91)m of worsted-weight yarn.
Leg: Approx. 70 (115, 170) yds/64, (105, 155)m of worsted-weight yarn. This is for standard lengths; you will need approx. 10 (12, 14) yds/9 (11, 13)m of worsted-weight yarn for each additional inch of knitted length.
Heel & Toe: Approx. 20 (25, 35) yds/18, (23, 32)m each of worsted-weight yarn.
Foot: Approx. 45 (75, 105) yds/41, (69, 96)m of worsted-weight yarn.

Wee: US 7 (4.5mm) double-point needles, or size to get gauge.
Medium & Jolly Big: US 7 (4.5mm) 16"/40cm circular and double-point needles, or size to get gauge.


  • This is a physical pattern.