Leg Warmer Knitting Pattern : Intentional

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I love a good cable knit stitch!

 

About:

Available Sizes: Two
Size: 13″ – 17″ (33cm – 43cm) Calf Circumference
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
PDF Format: Printer Friendly
Bonus: Video, Checklist

 

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Techniques:

Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches
Cable Stitch

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Worsted
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice
Needle Size: US 9 (5.5mm) Circular Needles with a 9” (23cm) Cable, or DPNs
Extras: Stitch Markers, Cable Needle

 

Sizes:

S/M : 13″ – 15″ (33cm – 38cm) Calf Circumference
M/L : 15″ – 17″ (38cm – 43cm) Calf Circumference

 

Details:

Gauge: 19 STS & 21 rounds per 4” (10cm) square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 5.3oz (150g)

 

Notes:

Not reversible.
Knit top down.
Knit using the 2×2 rib & cable knit stitch.
Knit in the round with a circular needle.
When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

 

Video:

Click here to watch the “C6F” Knit Stitch video tutorial.

 

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

Size S/M: 13″ – 15″ (30cm – 38cm) Calf Circumference
Yardage: 185 – 195 yards (169 – 178 meters)
Measurements: 5 1/2″ Wide x 15 1/2″ (13cm x 39cm)
Weight: 5.3oz (150g)

CO 44 STS, PM, join in the round.

Top Cuff:
Rounds 1-33 *K2, P2*, approximately 6” (15cm)

Cables:
Rounds 1-5: *P2, K1, P2, K6*
Round 6: *P2, K1, P2, C6F*
Repeat rounds 1-6, 9 more times.

Bottom Cuff:
Next 7 rounds: *K2, P2*, approximately 1 1/2” (4cm)
Last round: BO in the K2, P2 pattern

End:
Weave in the ends.
No blocking necessary.
Knit the second the same as the first.

 

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

Size: M/L: 15-17” (38 – 43cm) calf circumference
Yardage: 210 – 220 yards (192 – 201 meters)
CO 56 STS, PM, join in the round.

Top Cuff:
Rounds 1-32 *K2, P2*, approximately 6” (15cm)
Round 33: *K2, P2* K2, P2TOG (-1 ST, 55 STS remaining

Cables:
Rounds 1-5: *P2, K1, P2, K6*
Round 6: *P2, K1, P2, C6F*
Repeat rounds 1-6, 9 more times.

Bottom Cuff:
Next round: *K2, P2* K2, P1, INC1
Next 6 rounds: *K2, P2*, approximately 1 1/2” (4cm)
Last round: BO in the K2, P2 pattern

End:
Weave in the ends.
No blocking necessary.
Knit the second the same as the first.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
C6F – cable6front {Transfer 3 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit the 3 stitches off the cable needle}
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
INC1 – make 1 stitch {I use a backwards loop}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
P2TOG – purl 2 stitches together
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place marker
STS – stitches


Leg Warmer Knitting Pattern : Intentional

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