Houndstooth Mini Stocking Crochet Pattern by Crochet For You.

This crochet stocking is easy and has a beautiful texture with Houndstooth stitch. You can make larger one by changing yarn weight to bulky.

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Houndstooth Mini Stocking - free crochet pattern

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Skill level Intermediate

Finished size 

9” tall and 3.5 width

Materials (You can use any yarn weight for this. The stocking will larger or smaller from materials you have selected) 

(I used) worsted (10 WPI)

  • (MC) Red color (13 yards)
  • (CA) White color (13 yards)
  • 4.5mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge

  • 15 dc x 8.5 rows = 4” with 4.5mm crochet hook.

 Abbreviations / stitch

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single stitch
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • st = stitch
  • *to* = repeat * to * the instructions
  • (MC) Main Color
  • (CA) Color A
  • (RS) Right Side
  • [] = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed

Note: beg ch(s) does not count as st. Carry up each color when it needs, no need to break the yarns before change the color.

Houndstooth Mini Stocking Pattern

Round 1: with (MC), ch 1, 10 hdc in magic ring, sl st to first hdc. (10 hdc sts)

Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, sl st to first hdc. (20 hdc sts)

Round 3: ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in each st around, sl st to first hdc. (20 hdc sts)

Round 4: with (CA), ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in next st, sc in next st* repeat *to* around, last dc sl st to first sc. (20 sts total)

Round 5: (MC), ch 1, dc in same st, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc* repeat *to* around, last sc sl st to first dc. (20 sts total)

Round 6: (CA), ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in next sc, sc in next dc* repeat *to* around, last dc sl st to first sc. (20 sts total)

Round 7 -10: repeat rounds 5 and 6.

Heel

This part worked in rows. At the end of the last row of this part (Row 4), last st and first st attached together with slip stitch (sl st). Sew the open side with tapestry needle after finishing heel part.

Row 1: (MC) ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 9 sts. (10 sts total)

Row 2-4: ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. (10 sts total)

Remove the hook from the loop (photo 1). (RS) Insert the hook in first sc of the last row we just crocheted (photo 2). Pick up the loop and pull back through the st (photo 3 and 4).

Houndstooth Mini Stocking - free crochet pattern

Work in short side of the heel, ch 1, [sc in next st, dc in next st] 2 times (photo 1 below), sc in 10th st of round 10 (photo 2 below).

Work in remaining sts around of round 10, [dc in next sc, sc in next dc] 5 times around the sock. dc in first st of round 10 (after beg ch 1) (photo 3 below).

Worked in short side of the heel, [sc in next st, dc in next st] 2 times, sl st to first sc. (20 sts total)

Houndstooth Mini Stocking - free crochet pattern

Top part of the sock (Work in rounds)

Round 1: with (CA), ch 1, dc in same st, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc* repeat *to* around, last sc sl st to first dc. (20 sts total)

Round 2: with (MC) ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in next sc, sc in next dc* repeat *to* around, last dc sl st to first sc. (20 sts total)

Round 3-12: repeat rounds 1 and 2.

Round 13-14: ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in each sts around, sl st to first hdc. (20 sts total)

Edging and the loop for hanging 

With (CA), [ch 4, sl st to next st] 3 times, ch 25, sl st to next st, *ch 4, sl st to next st* repeat *to* around, Fasten off and weave the ends.

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Houndstooth Mini Stocking - free crochet pattern

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6 thoughts on “Houndstooth Mini Stocking – free crochet pattern

  • November 7, 2015 at 3:56 PM
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    This stitch looks really neat on the stockings. I love the red and white ones.

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    • November 14, 2015 at 2:29 PM
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      The red and white is my favorite too. Perfect for Christmas season. Thank you for your comment Erica.

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  • November 14, 2015 at 12:52 PM
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    What a cute stocking, thanks for the pattern. I am not sure if I’ll have time for this year now but I’m pinning just in case (or ready for next year!)

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    • November 14, 2015 at 2:28 PM
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      Thanks you Julie. If you can spend an hour per day, I’m sure you can make these stockings for this Christmas.

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  • November 9, 2016 at 5:11 PM
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    Thanks for the pattern. Text and photos combined are easily understandable. Made some in red and white and some in green and red. Cute!

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