Aran weight yarn - 120m of MC and 20m of CC or 100m of MC and 50m of CC for stocking with contrast toes and heels. Shown in Manos del Uruguay Wool Classica in 2106 for tree stocking MC, 6422 for bird stocking MC, 2370 for tree and bird stockings CC, 2444 for snowflake stocking MC; Orkney Angora St. Magnus in Natural held double for snowflake stocking CC. 

Needles and notions

Set of 4 6mm dpns; 4mm 16” / 40 cm circular; safety pins and stitch marker


Approx 20” / 50cm from toe to top and 14” / 36cm in circumference.


7 sts = 2” / 5cm. Exact gauge isn’t too important since the stockings don’t need to fit anyone.

Helpful links

Technique Thursday - Colour Dominance 
Technique Thursday - Wrapless short rows