rpt – repeat
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st – stitch
slst – slip stitch
K/6.50 mm hook
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in to 2nd ch from hook. (6)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st and each st around. (12)
Place stitch counter here to make finding beginning of rounds easier.
Rnds 3-7: Sc in 1st and each st around. (12)
HEEL (Worked in rows)
Row 1: Sc in 1st 6 sts. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Rows 2 – 5: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Cut yarn leaving tail to sew up back seam of heel below.
Creating the heelAfter row 5 fold heal in half right sides together. Sew together along Row 5. This creates the back of the heel. Fasten off and weave in ends. Turn seam to inside of stocking.
LEG (Worked in rounds)
Rejoin yarn with slip stitch on centre back seam of heel.
Rnds 1-6: Sc in same st as slst. Sc in remaining sts around. (16)
Change to contrast colour.
Rnds 7-8: Sc in 1st and each st around. (16)
Rnd 9: Sc in 1st and each st around. Join with slst to 1st sc and continue below without fastening off.