{FREE} Leg Warmer Knitting Pattern : Relaxation

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Grab this free leg warmer knitting pattern. These leg warmers are heelless style yoga socks!

 

About:

Available Sizes: One

Size: 12″ – 15″ {30cm – 38cm} Calf Circumference

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Bonus: Video

 

Techniques:

Knit in the Round

Knit in the Round, Magic Loop Method

Knit & Purl Stitches

Increase & Decrease Stitches

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 125 – 135 yards {115 – 124 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} Cable & 24″+ {61cm} Cable, or DPNs

Extras: Stitch Markers

 

Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande

Lang Yarns Virginia

Phildar Phil Alaska

Rowan Big Wool Yarn

MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.

 

Details:

Measurements: 6″ Wide x 15″ {15cm x 38cm}

Gauge: 9.5 STS & 15 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 7.4oz {210g}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

Knit top down.

Knit using the rib & stockinette stitch.

Knit in the round with a circular needle.

I knit mine using HiyaHiya interchangeable needles with 3 1/2” {9cm} tips.

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

CO loosely, making sure your stitches slide easily. Too tight of a stitch will make these difficult to knit in the round. The first couple of rounds will be a little tight, but it gets easier as you go.

 

Video:

Click here to watch the “Tools You Need to Knit Leg Warmers in the Round” video tutorial.

Click here to watch the “How to Knit Leg Warmers in the Round” video tutorial.

Click here to watch the “How to Knit the Heel in Your Yoga Socks” video tutorial.

 

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

Using US 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} Cable

CO 28 stitches, PM, join in the round.

Rounds 1-5: *K2, P2*

Rounds 6-44: *K*

Switch to the 24″+ {61cm} cable, which you’ll use for the remainder of the pattern & knit in the magic loop method.

Split 14 STS per needle, PM, join in the round.

Round 45: BO 13 STS, knit 14 STS {15 STS remaining}

Round 46: INC5 STS, knit 15 STS {20 STS}

Rounds 47-51: *K*

Rounds 52-55: *K2, P2*

Round 56: 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

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}

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

PM – place marker

STS – stitches

 

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I'm Jennifer, the one who loves everything about knitting. Quick, easy, creativity, texture, coziness, connection, peace, softness, smell, simple, love, relaxing... well, maybe not the frogging. ;)


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