Houndstooth Stocking Crochet Pattern

Houndstooth Stocking - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair

Materials: 

I 5.50mm Crochet Hook 

Worsted Weight Yarn

  • 125 yards white
  • 125 yards black
  • 75 Yards Red

Yarn needle

Gauge:

7 stitches = 2 inches 

Difficulty: 

Intermediate 

Stitches: 

Ch: Chain – Yarn over pull through one loop. 

SS: Slip stitch – Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook. 

Sc: Single crochet – Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. 

Hdc: Half double crochet – Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three loops.

Dc: Double crochet – Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops. 

Special Stitches: 

Sc2tog: Single Crochet 2 Together – Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Insert hook into next stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through all loops on the hook.

Instructions:

Toe (Accent Color):

Magic Ring

Round 1: Ch 1. 10 Hdc. Join with a ss to the first Hdc made. (10) 

Round 2: Ch 1. 2Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made (20) 

Round 3: Ch 1. *2Hdc. Hdc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (30) 

Round 4: Ch 1. *2Hdc. Hdc in the next 2 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (40)

Round 5: Ch 1. *2Hdc. Hdc in the next 3 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (50) 

Round 6: Ch 1. 2Hdc. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (51)

Round 7 – 10: Ch 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (51)

Body (Main Color):

Round 11: Ch 2. *Dc. Sc* repeat from * to * around (Ending repeat with a DC.) Join with a SS to the first Dc made. (21)

Round 12: Ch 2. *Sc. Dc* repeat from * to * around (Ending repeat with a Sc.) Join with a SS to the first Dc made. (21)

Round 13 – 28: Repeat Round 11 -12 

Heel (Accent Color):

Row 1: Ch 1. Sc in the next 16 stitches.

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc in the next 12 stitches. Sc2tog. (14) 

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc in the next 10 stitches. Sc2tog. (12) 

Row 4: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc in the next 8 stitches. Sc2tog. (10) 

Row 5: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc in the next 6 stitches. Sc2tog. (8) 

Row 6: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Sc in the next 4 stitches. Sc2tog. (6) 

Row 7: Ch 1. 2 Sc. Sc in the next 4 stitches. 2 Sc. (8)

Row 8: Ch 1. 2 Sc. Sc in the next 6 stitches. 2 Sc. (10)

Row 9: Ch 1. 2 Sc. Sc in the next 8 stitches. 2 Sc. (12)

Row 10: Ch 1. 2 Sc. Sc in the next 10 stitches. 2 Sc. (14)

Row 11: Ch 1. 2 Sc. Sc in the next 12 stitches. 2 Sc. (16)

Finish off leaving semi-long tail. (This tail will be used to sew half of the heel closed) 

Body:

Round 29: Join with SS to the first stitch of heel. Ch 2. *Dc. Sc* repeat from * to * around (Ending repeat with a DC.) Join with a SS to the first Dc made. (21)

Round 30: Ch 2. *Sc. Dc* repeat from * to * around (Ending repeat with a Sc.) Join with a SS to the first Dc made. (21)

Round 31 – 52: Repeat Round 29 – 30. Ending on a round 

Cuff (Accent Color):

Round 53: Ch 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made.

Round 54 – 58: Ch 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (50)

Finish off. Sew Heel.

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