This is taken from my Book 2 of knitting patterns. Lots more Christmas patterns (including a long stripy Christmas stocking) can be found in my Christmas Book of miniature knitting patterns.
Cast on 4 sts in white.
Inc in every st (8 sts)
Inc purlwise in every st (16 sts)
K two rows.
Join in red and ss 6 rows.
Change to white.
K3, turn, p3.
K4, turn, p4.
K5 white, add in red and k8 in red, k3 in white.
Working in white:
P4, turn, k4.
P5, turn, k5.
Change to red and starting with a p row ss 8 rows.
For cuff: Change to white and p one row.
Next row: k4, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k4 (18 sts)
Starting with a k row, ss 10 rows.
To make up: With wrong sides together fold in half and sew cuff seam. Turn to right sides together and seam around stocking, gathering toe. Turn right side out and fold cuff down. Make hanging loop with white yarn.
Copyright Helen Cox 2012