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Éclaté Leg Warmers - hand knitting pattern

by Holli Yeoh
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Contains:

  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • 5 sizes: Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S/M, M/L)
  • Intermediate skill level


Description

Colour gradation and sweet looking bobbles make these leg warmers a stand-out accessory. With a variety of lengths specified in the pattern, you can wear them bunched up around the ankle, or pulled up over your knee. Whichever way you choose, these legwarmers will keep you moving!

Skill level: knitted in the round, increases/decreases, bobbles

Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rounds = 4” over stockinette stitch in the round on larger needle(s), blocked

Finished Measurements Circumference: 7 1⁄4 (8, 8 1⁄2, 9 1⁄4, 11 1⁄2)” [17.5 (20, 20, 22.5, 27.5) cm]; leg warmer is meant to be worn with 15-25% negative ease. Choose a finished size about 2-4” smaller than calf measurement. Length: 9 1⁄2 (13, 15, 16, 21)” [22.5 (32.5, 37.5, 40, 52.5) cm]

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Materials you need at home:

  • Worsted weight yarn in 5 colours; 120 (180, 220, 255, 315) yd [110 (165, 200, 235, 290) m] MC; 10 (10, 10, 10, 20) yd/m each C1, C2, C3, C4
  • 4 & 4.5 mm (US 6 & 7) DPNs or two 24” (60 cm) long circular needles for two circulars technique, or one 32” (80 cm) or longer circular needle for Magic Loop technique, or size to obtain gauge
  • stitch marker
  • yarn needle