Baby Fox Leggings by Kitty Adventures

Baby Fox Leggings

April 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
75 - 150 yards (69 - 137 m)
0-6 months and 6-12 months
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Foxy legwarmers are knit in the round with 4.0mm knitting needles. This is an advanced pattern, using three colors at once for most of the fox section. A picture tutorial of the eyes and of the ears is provided in the pattern.

Terms Used

  1. K - knit stitch
  2. P - purl stitch
  3. Using the cable technique for one stitch
  4. K2tog - knit two stitches together like they are one stitch
  5. M1 - knit one front back to make two stitches in place of one
  6. M2 - knit one front, back, front to make three stitches in place of one


Gauge is 5 stitches an inch when working colorwork in the round.

Small legging measures 7 inches from top to bottom. The top colorwork is 3.5 inches when measured horizontally flat and the bottom measures 3 inches. One repeat of chart A (one fox) measures 1.5 inches. One repeat of chat B (one fox) measures 1.75 inches. (horizontally)

Size shown is small, on my newborn (2 week) old baby.

Things You Need

  • Size 4.0mm knitting needle for size small
  • Size 4.5mm knitting needle for size med
  • Worsted weight yarn. 100 yards in base color, 50 yards in fox color, and 25 in black and 25 in white will leave you with a lot of yarn left over.