Easy Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern - Cross Stitched

Easy Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern Overview

This easy crochet Christmas stocking pattern is great for beginners and seasoned crocheters alike. With some bulky weight yarn, the right hook, and a bit of time, you can create a beautifully festive stocking to hang by the fireplace.

Materials Needed

  • Bulky 6 Weight Yarn in Color A: Bernat Forever Fleece in White Noise
  • Color B: Bernat Blanket Yarn in Crimson
  • 9 mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Measuring tape

Notes and Abbreviations

Before diving into the pattern, familiarize yourself with the crochet abbreviations used in this tutorial. Remember that slip stitches and chain 1's do not count as stitches unless noted otherwise.

Here are some common crochet abbreviations you will encounter:

  • dc = double crochet
  • sc = single crochet
  • ch = chain
  • st = stitch
  • tr = triple crochet
  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • bpdc = back post double crochet

Crocheting the Toe

Start by crocheting the toe of the stocking:

Round 1

Using Color A, create a magic circle and single crochet 8 into the circle. Join with a slip stitch.

Round 2

Chain 1 and work 2 single crochets into each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch.

Round 3

Chain 1, *2 single crochets in the first stitch, 1 single crochet in the next stitch* Repeat around. End with a single crochet in the last stitch. Join with a slip stitch.

Main Part of the Stocking

Next, join Color B and start crocheting the main part of the stocking. Work in continuous rounds until the stocking measures about 8 inches long.


Work the heel in rows:

Row 1

Single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet in the first row. Turn.

Row 2

Chain 1, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, triple crochet twice, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet. Turn.

Row 3

Single crochet two together, single crochet across, single crochet two together. Slip stitch and fasten off.

Leg of the Stocking

Continue working in continuous rounds to create the leg of the stocking until it reaches 8 inches in height.


Finish off the stocking with a decorative cuff:

Round 1

Join Color A, single crochet in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch.

Round 2

Chain 3 (counts as a double crochet), work front post double crochet, back post double crochet around.

Final Touches

Weave in all loose ends with your yarn needle and consider adding a hanging loop at the top of the stocking if desired.

With these detailed instructions, you'll have a beautiful crochet Christmas stocking to proudly display during the holiday season.

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