Boot toppers (or cuffs) are the perfect winter accessory when wearing a skirt with boots. They knit up fast, they are trendy, and they are surprisingly warm! You don’t have to tell anyone they are just cuffs… most everyone will think you have knit really gorgeous socks!
Instructions for the Barleycove cable panel are written and charted for personal preference. All measurements are given in US and metric.
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Yarn: 150 (200, 250, 300) yd / 140 (185, 230, 275) m of sport weight
Needles: You will need needles for your preferred small circumference knitting method (dpn’s, magic loop, etc) in the following sizes:
US 2 and 5 / 2.75 and 3.75 mm
Notions: 3 (4, 5, 6) stitch markers (one of a different color to indicate beginning of round), tapestry needle for weaving ends
24 stitches and 32 rows to 4 in / 10 cm over stockinette stitch using larger needles
Toddler (junior, adult small, adult large)
8 in / 20.5 cm
TO FIT CALF SIZE
Measure the calf of the leg at the widest part.
7-10 (10-13, 13 -16, 16-19) in / 18-25 (25-33, 33-41, 41-48) cm