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Fair Isle Holiday Stocking

November 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 12, 2016

Instructor: Katherine

Learn to knit stranded color work and follow a chart with this stocking project!

Three 2 hour classes

Skills learned:

  • Read colorwork / fair isle chart
  • Work stranded colorwork
  • Pick up and knit stitches


  • Approximately 136 yards DK weight yarn in each of four colors. Actual yardage used: 135 yds A, 105 yds B, 80 yds C, 80 yds D.
  • US# 7 (4.5mm) 16-inch circular needle
  • US# 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed needles (DPNs), set of 4
  • 3 stitch markers, one in second color for beginning of round
  • darning needle
  • Copy of Grellow Estonian Stocking pattern, free on our website.


Work stocking cuff until you reach fair isle chart section:

Using A and circular needle, CO 56 sts. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker of second color to indicate beg of rnd.
Beginning and ending with a purl rnd, work 15 rnds in garter st.
Join B. Using B, knit 3 rnds.
Using A, beginning with a knit rnd, work 16 rnds in garter st.
Repeat previous 19 rnds.
Cut A and B. Join C. Using C, knit 4 rnds.

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