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Learn How to Crochet a Mini Christmas Stocking

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In this post, you’ll find everything you need to learn how to crochet a mini Christmas stocking including a video tutorial. This adorable mini Christmas stocking makes a great festive decoration, make multiple and create a festive garland or why not add a little treat inside and gift them throughout the festive season. And if you’re feeling up for a challenge why not make 25 and embroiderer numbers onto them and create an advent calendar for you or a loved one!

two Christmas Crochet Stockings made with red and cream yarn lay on a log slice alongside a Christmas mug filled with cream and chocolate sprinkles
Christmas Crochet Stocking
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MATERIALS AND TOOLS

terms and ABBREVIATIONS

Chain(s): ch(s): Yarn over, pull through

Slip Stitch(s): sl st: Insert hook, yarn over pull through stitch and loop on hook

Double Crochet(s): dc(s): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.

Double Crochet 2 together: dc2tog: Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have two loops on the hook. Insert hook into the next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through rall three loops on the hook.

Cluster Stitch(s): cs(s): Yarn over, insert hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 (2 loops on the hook) Yarn over, insert hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 (3 loops on the hook). Yarn over, insert hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 (4 loops on the hook) Yarn over, pull through all 4 loops on the hook. Ch 1 to secure.

How to Crochet: A Handy Reference Guide EBook

Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.

PATTERN NOTES

Written in UK terms

Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.

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Mini Christmas Stocking Pattern

two crochet mini stockings made in red and cream yarn lay flat on a wooden log slice. The log slice is lay on a wooden effect backdrop with sparkly light foliage blurred in the background
Mini Christmas Stocking

Using colour A, chain 38.

Round 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc across. (36 stitches)

Round 2-6: Ch2, turn work, dc across. (36 stitches)

Round 7: Ch2, turn work, dc2tog, dc in next 30 sts, dc2tog, dc in last st. (34 stitches)

Round 8: Ch2, turn work, dc2tog, dc in next 28 sts, dc2tog, dc in last st. (32 stitches)

Tie off yarn, turn work and attach yarn in the 7th st from previous row.

Round 9: Ch2, dc across remaining 19 sts. (20 stitches)

Round 10-18: ch2, turn work, dc in next 19 spaces (20 stitches)

Tie off yarn, attach colour B.

Round 19-22: Ch2, turn work, dc across (20 stitches)

Fold work right sides facing, dc around edge working through both thicknesses (Working over colour A only) Tie off yarn and continue dc around work using colour B.

Sew in ends and turn right side out.

Pom pom: Attach yarn towards the front of the stocking. *Ch6, cs in 3rd ch from hook. Ch3, cs in top of last cluster, fold to stitches onto each other and ss together. Repeat from * once more.

These stockings look great in alternative colours so if traditional Christmas colours aren’t your thing don’t be afraid to try different colour combinations. The stockings pictured below are made using the following yarn. Left Stocking Style Craft Special DK in Mushroom (1832) and Cream (1005). Right Stocking: James C Brett Twinkle DK in silver (8) and Style Craft Special DK in Pale Rose (1080).

two mini crochet stockings lay flat on a pale pink backdrop with a fur rug to the right hand side of the image surrounded by white sparkly branches, snowflake and diamond-shaped decorations
Mini Crochet Stocking

Video Tutorial

christmas crochet patterns

For more Christmas crochet ideas why not check out these patterns all available on the blog: Baby Elf Hat, Alpine Tree Skirt, Christmas Stocking, Crochet Snowflake and Crochet Christmas Tree.

I always love to see your makes so if you try any of my patterns or follow my stitch tutorials please tag me @bellacococrochet or use the #bellacococrochet

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two Christmas Crochet Stockings made with red and cream yarn lay on a log slice alongside a Christmas mug filled with cream and chocolate sprinkles

Lear How to Crochet a Mini Stocking

Learn how to crochet a mini Christmas stocking including a video tutorial. This adorable mini Christmas stocking makes a great festive decoration, make multiple and create a festive garland or why not add a little treat inside and gift them throughout the festive season.

Materials

  • Yarn: I have used Style Craft Special DK in colours: lipstick red and cream

Tools

  • Hook: 4mm
  • Scissors
  • Darning Needle

Instructions

    1. Using colour A, chain 38.
    2. Round 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc across. (36 stitches)
    3. Round 2-6: Ch2, turn work, dc across. (36 stitches)
    4. Round 7: Ch2, turn work, dc2tog, dc in next 30 sts, dc2tog, dc in last st. (34 stitches)
    5. Round 8: Ch2, turn work, dc2tog, dc in next 28 sts, dc2tog, dc in last st. (32 stitches)
    6. Tie off yarn, turn work and attach yarn in the 7th st from previous row.
    7. Round 9: Ch2, dc across remaining 19 sts. (20 stitches)
    8. Round 10-18: ch2, turn work, dc in next 19 spaces (20 stitches)
    9. Tie off yarn, attach colour B.
    10. Round 19-22: Ch2, turn work, dc across (20 stitches)
    11. Fold work right sides facing, dc around edge working through both thicknesses (Working over colour A only) Tie off yarn and continue dc around work using colour B.
    12. Sew in ends and turn right side out.
    13. Pom pom: Attach yarn towards the front of the stocking. *Ch6, cs in 3rd ch from hook. Ch3, cs in top of last cluster, fold to stitches onto each other and ss together. Repeat from * once more.

Notes

Written in UK terms.


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8 Comments

  • Marif
    November 24, 2019 at 7:45 am

    Also can you advise the dimensions of the finished Mini Xmas Stocking please?

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      December 12, 2019 at 12:01 pm

      Hi Marie I am so very sorry for the late reply the Mini stocking dimensions are 10cm x 10cm 🙂

      Reply
  • Jody
    October 17, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    Hello If I wanted these big enough to put a small chocolate bar in for a christmas treat how would I adjust it?

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 20, 2020 at 11:08 am

      Hi Jody To make the stocking bigger you can use thicker yarn with a larger hook – if you don’t have any thicker yarn to hand you can always use two strands of the same yarn held together

      Reply
  • Erin
    December 5, 2020 at 1:09 am

    I want to learn to crochet to make full-size stockings for our grandkids. Do you have a pattern and video tutorial, PLEASE?

    Reply
  • Zoe Campbell
    December 3, 2021 at 3:51 am

    I love this pattern it is so good to give to my tree little sisters for chrismas!

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      December 6, 2021 at 9:36 pm

      I’m so glad that you like it 🙂

      Reply

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