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Free Knitting Pattern - Leg Warmers
I designed and knit these leg warmers with a vintage yarn. Be sure to choose a yarn and needle size that matches gauge. DK weight on US 5-7 needles or Sport Weight on US 3-5 needles should work. Click this guide for help.
Guage: 6 stitches and 10 rows per inch
Yarn: One skein each of three colors.
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)
- CO 56 stitches.
- K in rib for 14 rows.
- Next row: Knit 14, m1,k28, m1, k14.
- Knit 11 rows in SS (starting wi th a purl row, since you just knit a row).
- K14, m1, k29, m1, k15.
- 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
- Knit 14 rows in rib.
- Bind off.
- Sew sides together.