I wanted to make the special man in my life a knitted Christmas stocking to present his gifts in. I'm not a great knitter yet, I'm only able to create basic scarves in stocking stitch, but I want a stocking with cable detail that looks great.
Solution, cheat a little. I discovered these no knit knitted stockings online last week. You take an ordinary knitted jumper, trace the shape of a Christmas stocking on it then stitch around the shape, cut out and voila you have an awesome knit stocking!
I found a beige knit jumper at my local Salvation Army store for $3.00, I washed it by hand in cold water then left it to dry on a flat surface. Now I'm ready to make the Christmas stocking.
Stay tuned for the how too's on this sweet project.