What are the dimensions of a Christmas stocking?

The finished size is 17.5″ long from top of folded cuff to toe, 21.5″ unfolded, and 6.5″ wide.

How much fabric do I need to make a Christmas stocking?

Fabric requirements need to be enough fabric to cut two stocking shapes from two different fabrics. For the small size stocking you will need an 11″ x 14″ piece of fabric for front and back outside pieces and another 11″ x 14″ piece for front and back lining pieces.

Why do you put an orange in a Christmas stocking?

They’re said to represent a gift of gold from Saint Nicholas One theory behind the tradition of oranges in the stocking stems from the generosity of Saint Nicholas (also known as Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle and Old Saint Nick), who was the son of a wealthy merchant and later in life a bishop.

What fabric is used for Christmas stockings?

An outer fabric (either velvet or cotton) which will be used as the ‘binding’ around your stocking, and will also be the hanging loop at the top. This same fabric will also be used for the back of the stocking. A cotton lining fabric, either plain or polka dot.

Are there any free Christmas stocking patterns to make?

Christmas Stockings are the perfect Christmas Sewing Project to Make for the Holidays! Read the List of 25+ FREE Christmas Stocking Patterns to Sew. 25+ of the BEST FREE Christmas Stocking Sewing Patterns just in time for you to sew one up for the Holidays!

What kind of socks are good for Christmas?

The weather’s getting colder, and it’s right the time of year you want to snuggle into some cozy socks, here are 11 adorable, creative knitting projects which are perfect for the holiday season . I Never thought of knitting a pair of socks by myself, but these Ying Yang Kitty Cat Ankle Sock is too cute to try.

Is there a crochet cuff topper for Christmas stockings?

This is another of the crochet Christmas stocking patterns that uses faux fur. However, instead of using it as a cuff topper, it’s used for the body of the crochet stocking. Since the faux fur doesn’t show stitches, you can’t even tell by the body that’s it’s crocheted. However, the cuff, worked in a different yarn, reveals crochet stitch detail.

Are there any free knitting patterns for Christmas?

The first one is crochet, too adorable so I share it if you can crochet. 1. FREE pattern and instructions 2. Christmas Fable FREE pattern and instructions 3. FREE pattern and instructions 4. FREE pattern and instructions 5. FREE pattern and instructions 6. FREE pattern and instructions 7. FREE pattern and instructions 8.