Free Knitting Pattern - Leg Warmers

 

Knitting Pattern for Little Girl Leggings

Guage: 6 stitches and 10 rows per inch

Needles: US Size 1 (straight)

Yarn: One skein each of three colors.

 Abbreviations/Explanations

M1: Make one stitch.

SS: Stockinette Stitch (*knit one row, purl the next,* repeat).

Rib: Knit one stitch. Purl one stitch. Repeat across the row. (Purl one, knit one across the back of the work.)

Knitting Instructions (make two)

  1. CO 56 stitches.
  2. K in rib for 14 rows.
  3. Next row: Knit 14, m1,k28, m1, k14.
  4. Knit 11 rows in SS (starting wi th a purl row, since you just knit a row).
  5. K14, m1, k29, m1, k15.
  6. Continue increasing every 12th row, following the succession below:

    K15, m1, k30, m1, k15.

    K15, m1, k31, m1, k16.

    K16, m1, k32, m1, k16.

    K16, m1, k33, m1, k17

    K17, m1, k34, m1, k17

    K17, m1, k35, m1, k18

    K18, m1, k36, m1, k18

    K18, m1, k37, m1, k19

  7. Knit 14 rows in rib.
  8. Bind off.
  9. Sew sides together.

 

 

Color Pattern

You can work these in a solid color, two colors, or whatever number you want. I used three different colors with a random pattern. I used pink for both the top and bottow rib. In between, I knit the following pattern:

 

Pink (A)

Green (B)

Cream (C)

 

2 B

2 C

4 A

2 C

4 B

6 C

4 B

2 A

2 C

10 B

4 A

2 C

2 B

6 C

4 B

6 A

4 B

2 A

4 C

2 A

10 B

6 C

2 A

6 B

 

 

Pretty simple. Happy knitting!