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Free & easy leg warmer knitting pattern. Basic & chunky leg warmers for everyday coziness! Knit flat with 2 needles or knit in the round. :)

 

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About:

Available Sizes: Five

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

PDF Bonus: Ad-Free Video

 

Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit in the Round, Magic Loop Method

Knit in the Round

Knit & Purl Stitches

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Bulky

Yardage: 120- 360 yards {110 – 329 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Yarn: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky, Winter White

Needle Size:

US 9 {5.5mm} Knitting Needles {Knit Flat} OR

US 9 {5.5mm} Circular Needles with a 12” {30cm} Cable {Knit in the Round} OR

US 9 {5.5mm} Circular Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable or longer {Knit in the Round, Magic Loop Method}, or DPN’s

Extras: Stitch Marker, Elastic {optional}

 

Size Chart:

Size / Calf Size / # of CO STS / Yarn Required

XS / 6-8” {15-20cm} / CO 28 STS / 1 Skein

S / 8-10” {20-25cm} / CO 34 STS / 1-2 Skeins

M / 10-12” {25-30cm} / CO 40 STS / 1-2 Skeins

L / 12-14” {30-35cm} / CO 46 STS / 2-3 Skeins

XL / 14-16” {35-40cm} / CO 52 STS / 2-3 Skeins

 

Details:

Gauge: 15 STS & 22 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

 

Picture Details:

Leg Warmer Measurements: 6″ wide x 16 1/2″ {15cm x 42cm}

Leg Warmer Weight: 7oz {200g}

Model is 5’9″/175cm, with a 13″/33cm calf circumference wearing large leg warmers with yoga pants. {They’d be too snug with jeans, so I’d knit an XL instead.}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

Knit top down or bottom up.

Knit using the stockinette stitch.

When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

 

Video:

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO the desired number of STS from the “Size” section above.

Row 1 {WS}: *P*

Row 2 {RS}: *K*

Repeat rows 1-2 until desired length + 2 1/2″ {6cm} to allow for the top & bottom brim.

BO in all knit stitches.

Sew the side edges together.

 

Double Brim:

Fold the CO edge over to the inside, with the wrong sides facing each other, about 1″ {3cm} and sew it to the inside, creating a pocket for the elastic band. Repeat for the bottom brim. {Click here to watch the video.}

 

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.

 

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

CO the desired number of STS from the “Size” section above, PM, join in the round.

Knit all rounds, until desired length + 2 1/2″ {6cm} to allow for the top & bottom brim.

BO in all knit stitches.

 

Double Brim:

Fold the CO edge over to the inside, with the wrong sides facing each other, about 1″ {3cm} and sew it to the inside, creating a pocket for the elastic band. Repeat for the bottom brim. {Click here to watch the video.}

 

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.

 

Pattern, Knit in the Round, Magic Loop Method:

CO the desired number of STS from the “Size” section above, split stitches in half on each needle, PM, join in the round.

Knit all rounds, until desired length + 2 1/2″ {6cm} to allow for the top & bottom brim.

BO in all knit stitches.

 

Double Brim:

Fold the CO edge over to the inside, with the wrong sides facing each other, about 1″ {3cm} and sew it to the inside, creating a pocket for the elastic band. Repeat for the bottom brim. {Click here to watch the video.}

 

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

PM – place marker

RS – right side

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

 

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