Fair Isle Stocking Pattern


This listing is for the paper copy pattern only. If you would like a digital version then we have that for sale on Ravelry or just request it via email. A kit version of this pattern is availble in the Kits category. Finished stocking is approximately 19cm width and 50cm length - big enough to fit lots of presents in!

The pattern uses 12 colours of 4ply in total, 20g/100m of the main colour and 10g/50m Miniballs of the other 11 colours. The yarn used is the JC Rennie pure wool 4ply which is used for the Miniballs. For more information about this yarn please see the Miniball listing. The colours used in the sample shown are Tudor (main colour), Putty, Blueberry, Cumin, Rosebud, Seaholly, Marble Gemstone, Atlantic Spray, Crab Apple, Spice, Marzipan and Confetti. It would also work well in two colours.

The pattern uses 3.25mm 40cm circular plus 3.25mm DPNs or long circular for magic loop to close the toe. The stocking is knit in the round starting with the i-cord loop and edging. The heel is worked in garter stitch short rows. Techniques used: I-cord, picking up stitches (along edge of i-cord), knitting in the round, stranded colourwork, short rows, decreases.

The stocking is closely based on the 2020 Advent calendar pattern.