little socks
teensy tiny stockings by Alexa Ludeman

Stuff these adorable little elf-sized stockings with tiny treats for your loved ones to find, then hang them on the tree to be discovered on Christmas morning!

Or make good on your New Years resolution to learn to knit socks - this is a perfect project to learn all the sock knitting techniques at a small scale.


sizing finished stocking is approximately 3 1/2" tall
materials 15 yds DK weight yarn
(samples shown in Sweet Georgia Superwash DK in 'slate' and 'silver', and Madelinetosh Tosh DK in 'tart')
gauge 24 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch; however gauge is relatively unimportant for this project
suggested needles US #3 / 3.25mm double pointed needles
notions darning needle, crochet hook if desired to form slip-stitch loops
notes These tiny socks have the same construction as full sized socks, but fewer stitches and a larger gauge. This makes them a perfect project for learning how a sock is constructed. You can knit them quickly, to practice each technique, and then move on to full-sized socks once you are confident in your skills!

The little socks pattern is available as an individual pattern download, or as part of the Great White North collection.

buy Little Socks Pattern $5
buy Great White North ebook $16 (8 patterns)

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