Although there are many variations of the granny square the typical one includes groups of three double crochet stitches worked in a continuous round. Add a touch of vintage charm to your Christmas season with this easy to crochet Granny Square Stocking. This design is easy to create with worsted weight yarn and medium size crochet hook. Family and friends would love to receive these as gifts. Try multiple types of textured yarns to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces that will be admired for generations to come.
Granny Square Green Christmas Stocking
Edited By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2010 Maggie Weldon
Materials: Bulky Weight Yarn: Green, White & Red
Crochet Hook: Size K-10½ (6.50 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: Each granny square measures 4” across.
JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.
Granny Square (Make 16)
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with Red or White, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st to first dc. (Join all rnds in this manner.) (12 dc) Finish off Red and weave in ends.
Rnd 2: With right side facing, join White or Red with sl st to any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 1, * (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next sp, ch 2; rep from * twice more; join. (24 dc) Finish off White and weave in ends.
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join Green with sl st to any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, * (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next sp, ch 1, 3 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * twice more; join. (36 dc) Finish off Green and weave in ends.
Assembly – Use photo as guide.
Join squares together as shown. Fold along dotted lines and sew seams closed.
Sew remaining heel square by easing into place.
Rnd 1: With wrong side facing, working around squares at top of Stocking, join White with sl st to center back, ch 3, dc in each dc and ch around; join with sl st to first dc. (39 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, (hdc in next dc) around; join in back loop of first hdc.
Rnd 3: Ch 2, working in back loops only, (hdc in next hdc) around; join in both loops of first hdc.
Rnd 4-7: Working in both loops, ch 3, (hdc in next hdc) around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.
– Fold Cuff over at Rnd 3.
With White, ch 21, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch) across.
– Thread Hanger through center back hdc on Rnd 3. Secure ends of hanger together. Finish off and weave in ends.
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