How to Crochet a Mini Stocking Advent Calendar

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Oh my, we are back with some more fabulously cute Christmas Crochet for you!!! Today, we will learn how to crochet a mini Stocking Advent Calendar with this fantastic free pattern by Crochet To Play!

Sleepy Stocking Stuffer Ornaments – Stocking only

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Materials needed to make a mini stocking:

  • Yarn – I Love This Cotton in “Red” and Knit Picks Dishie in “Swan”
  • Size E/3.5mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle

Stitches Used for this Mini Stocking

  • magic ring
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sc – single crochet 

How to Crochet your Mini Stocking Advent Ornament:

You’ll work the stocking beginning with the toe, then the heel, then up to the top. 

R1: Using red, 6 sc into a magic ring. (6)

R2: 2 sc in each st around. (12)

R3: (Sc, 2 sc) 6x around. (18)

R4: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc) 6x around. (24)

R5-R12: Sc in each st around. 

Do not fasten off, but leave red yarn attached. You’ll pick it back up again in Round 18. 

You’ll now be working the heel of the stocking in turned rows. 

R13-R17: Using cream, sc in next 12 sts, ch 1, turn. (12)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.  Use this tail and yarn needle to sew the “back” of the heel together. Weave in end. 

R18: Picking up red, sc evenly into the ends of the cream rows and unworked red stitches from Round 12. (24)

R19-R24: Sc in each st around.

R25: Using cream, in front loops only, sc in each st around.  R26: Sc in each st around. Sl st, ch 26, sl st in same stitch. This creates a loop for hanging the ornament. Fasten off and weave in end.

You have finished your first mini stocking ornament… now do you want to make these SUPER cute critters to go with it? Yes.. I know you do.. head over to Crochet to Play to download now!

We have many more Christmas Crochet Ideas for you to explore here!

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