Stuff It Stocking time!

It's the season to make a new Christmas stocking or two. The Stuff It Stocking pattern by Ewe Ewe is a lot of fun and totally cute!

Isn't it fun? With all of the color combinations in Wooly Worsted yarn you'll be sure to find a great set to fit your home. The stocking above is knit with Red Poppy, Vanilla and Berry colors and below is a funky combo with Pistachio for the top, bottom and heel and Vanilla and Black Licorice stripes.

The stocking is fun to make if you know how to knit socks and even if you don't! We have all the steps laid out for you, seriously step-by-step!

Introduction: Outline and supplies Read more >
Day 1: Working with DPNs and knitting a hem Read more >
Day 2: Knitting stripes and carrying colors Read more >
Day 3: Heel flap, turning the heel Read more >
Day 4: Decreasing and Kitchener stitch Read more >
Day 5: Knitting i-cord and blocking Read more >

So now if you're ready to get started take a look at all these awesome stockings made by knitters across the country.

SocalMeaghan's stockings, so many colors! See on  Ravelry >

SocalMeaghan's stockings, so many colors! See on Ravelry >

BaliBenoa's saffron and aquamarine stocking. See on  RaVELRY >

BaliBenoa's saffron and aquamarine stocking. See on RaVELRY >

Sharon0213's mix and match set of stockings! See on  RaVELRY >

Sharon0213's mix and match set of stockings! See on RaVELRY >

KaityBeth's sweet stocking. See on  Ravelry >

KaityBeth's sweet stocking. See on Ravelry >

Ryanpagehaas's set of stockings. See on  RaVELRY >

Ryanpagehaas's set of stockings. See on RaVELRY >

Magswilliams' stuff it stocking. See on  Ravelry >

Magswilliams' stuff it stocking. See on Ravelry >

You can check out these and a lot more versions of the Stuff It Stocking on its Ravelry page

Are you ready? Get the pattern here or on Ravelry; it's on sale through the holidays no coupon needed!

Find a Ewe Ewe yarn store near you or see Wooly Worsted yarn on our website.

Weekly Featured Pattern: Stuff It Stocking

It may seem crazy but it's time to start thinking about your Christmas knitting, and what better thing to prepare for the holidays than with a cute stocking ready for Santa to stuff. Meet the Stuff It Stocking!

Stuff It Stocking knitting pattern
Stuff It Stocking knitting pattern

Our Christmas stocking knitting pattern is really just a big sock in disguise. You start at the top and work you way down to the heel and finish at the toe. If you're a seasoned knitter the pattern is fun and easy to follow plus there's some techniques you may not have tried before like the hem at the top. 

If you're a newer knitter, the Stuff It Stocking pattern is a great way to learn how to knit a sock and a bunch of other knitting skills. We even have a step-by-step knit along that you can follow! Check it out here

You'll have fun making this pattern and you'll want to knit it for everyone in your family! With all the great colors of Wooly Worsted yarn you'll be able to make a combination to fit your favorite room's decor. Check out all the amazing color combos on Ravelry! The pattern only needs one ball of each of the three colors you choose (and maybe a little extra if you decide to add the cute pompoms!). Now's the time to get your Christmas knitting going! 

Stuff It Stocking knitting pattern

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Stuff It Stocking downloadable PDF knitting pattern on sale this week 9/10 through 9/16.

Stuff It Stocking Knit Along!

Let's knit together! I'm happy to announce our first Ewe Ewe KAL. The holiday season is coming faster than we know it so let's make a Christmas stocking just in time for Santa to stuff it full of goodies. Introducing the Stuff It Stocking KAL!

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The Stuff It Stocking will begin on Tuesday, December, 3, 2013 and run for two and a half weeks. You can make the Stuff It Stocking even if you've never knit a sock before! This top-down sock knitting pattern has a few extra techniques, too. If you're a more experienced knitter maybe you'll learn something new or maybe you just want to knit along. Great!

What will I learn?

Each topic will be posted here on our blog. Here are the dates and topics for each section of the KAL: 

  • Tuesday 12/3: Casting on, knitting in the round, working the hem at the top.
  • Thursday 12/5: Knitting the body of the sock and carrying colors while striping.
  • Tuesday 12/10: Making the heel flap, turning the heel, knitting the instep.
  • Thursday 12/12: Decreasing for the toe and Kitchener Stitch.
  • Tuesday 12/17: Hang loop i-cord, finishing and blocking. Santa's coming!

 

What do I need?

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Your supplies list is: 

  • Yarn: 1 ball of three colors of Wooly Worsted merino yarn
  • Needles: Set of 5 size US 8 (5 mm) double pointed knitting needles
  • Supplies: 1 stitch marker and a yarn needle
  • Pattern: Stuff It Stocking knitting pattern (available for 25% off for the KAL on ravelry.com. Use code: stuffit.)

To purchase your supplies you can find a Ewe Ewe yarn store on our Retail Shops page here

How do I follow along?

We'll be doing all the posts here on our blog. Add a bookmark! Join our KAL group on Ravelry. Be sure to follow eweeweyarns on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Use the hashtag #stuffitkal.

Let's knit! What colors of Wooly Worsted yarn will you pick? 

Read all of the Stuff It Stocking KAL:
Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5.

Stuff It Stocking {holiday knitting}

Santa is coming and you better knit your stocking so he can fill it! That's why we designed the Stuff It Stocking knitting pattern to be the cutest Christmas stocking on the mantle. Santa can't miss it! 

Knitted in Wooly Worsted yarn, you can choose the colors that fit your holiday style. Colors like red, green, pink, tan or teal can make your holiday decorating unique! The Ewe Ewe Stuff It Stocking knitting pattern is worked like a traditional sock and has a knitted hem creating a finished edge at the top of the stocking. Add the loop for hanging, pompons for flare and you're all set for Santa! 

Click here to view the pattern details >

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Ho Ho Ho! A knit just in time for Santa

It's time to start thinking about where Santa is going to leave all those presents. Maybe he'd like to see a new hand-knit stocking hanging over your fireplace. The Stuff It Stocking is a fun and quick knitting pattern from Ewe Ewe. It features Wooly Worsted in teal and pistachio stripes with chocolate accents. This worsted weight stocking knits up fast on size US 8 double-pointed knitting needles. Add some pompons and you're all set. Make one today! 

Click here to see a list of yarn shops that carry Wooly Worsted.