CHRISTMAS STOCKING (John Deere)
Materials: 4 oz green yarn, small amounts of yellow or
red and black yarn.
1 plastic circle (for hanger)
One side of stocking (make 2)
With green yarn, chain 44, turn
1st through 20th rows: sc across, chain 1, turn. (42 sc)
21st row: sc across, leaving last 5 sc unworked, ch 1,
22 through 25th rows: sc across, ch 1, turn.
26th row: sc across, leaving 20 sc unworked *(The pipe
will be added to the center of this section later.)
27th through 54th rows:. sc across, ch 1, cut yarn.
Place wrong sides of stocking together. Either
single crochet around two sides and bottom (leaving
top open) or use tapestry needle and sew sides and
Join white at any sc at the top of stocking. Single
crochet around top, ch 1, turn.. dc in each sc..
When you get to the back edge of the stocking, sc
around plastic ring and attach for hanger, continue
to dc around stocking; join; cut yarn. Change to red; sc in
each dc; join, cut yarn.
Wheels: (Make 2 large and 2 small)
With yellow or gold yarn, ch 5, join. 12 dc in circle;
join, ch 3.
2 dc in each dc around; join, ch 3.
Dc in first 2 dc; 2 dc in next dc; repeat around until
wheel is as large as you want it (usually 2 rounds
for small wheel, 3 rounds for large wheel.). Join
and cut yarn. Join black yarn in any dc. dc around;
join and cut yarn. Tack in place - the two large wheels in the
back, and small wheels in front.
*Pipe: With black yarn Ch 6, join, ch 1. sc around for 5
rows, or until pipe is as tall as you want it. Tack
it to center of section described above.
Headlight: With gold ch 6, join. 12 sc in circle, join
Sc in each sc around, join and cut yarn. Tack it to indented
space at front of stocking.
Pocket: (Make 2) With white yarn ch 22; turn (do not
join.) sc across , turn. Repeat for 22 rows. Cut
yarn. Attach three sides to stocking, leaving top
open for small gifts or surprises.
Attach other pocket to other side of the stocking.
Name may be embroidered on a pocket either before or
after attaching to stocking.