Leg Warmer Knitting Pattern : Steadfast

Grab this free Fair Isle leg warmer knitting Pattern. This two color pattern is as unique and it is stylish.



Available Sizes: One
Size: 12″ – 15” {30-38cm} Calf Circumference
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Beginner
PDF Format: Printer Friendly
PDF Bonus: Ad-Free Video



Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches
Fair Isle Stitch



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 115 – 125 yards {105 – 114 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} Cable, or DPNs
Extras: Stitch Marker


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}.



Measurements: 6″ x 14″ {15cm x 35cm}
Gauge: 9.5 STS & 15 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 6.5oz {180g}



Not reversible.
Knit bottom up, however you can wear them either way.
Knit using 2 contrasting colors of yarn.
Knit using the rib & stockinette stitch.
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.



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 “Fair Isle Knit Stitch” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit in the Round:

With dominant color CO 28 STS, PM, join in the round.

Rows 1-5: *K2, P2*

Row 6: *with dominant color K3, with accent color K1*

Row 7: with dominant color knit all STS

Row 8: with dominant color K1, with accent color K1, *with dominant color K3, with accent color K1* with dominant color K2

Row 9: with dominant color knit all STS

Repeat rows 6-9, until it measures 13” {33cm} from the beginning, about row 45.

Next Row: repeat row 7

Next 4 Rows: with dominant color *K2, P2*

BO in the K2, P2 pattern with dominant color.


Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.

Knit the second the same as the first.



* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
KITR – knit in the round
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place marker
STS – stitches


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Leg Warmer Knitting Pattern : Steadfast


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