Leaf Collecting Leg Warmers by Rhonda Potteet

Leaf Collecting Leg Warmers

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Knitting
September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
12 month, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T

The finished legwarmers have an all-over leaf lace design, perfect for keeping bare legs cool in the Fall/ Winter seasons. The non-bulky design and use of fingering weight yarn allows for items to fit over tights and inside of boots. Due to the amount of stretchy, these leg warmers can fit most sizes 12 months up to 5T. Once knitted, these leggings are a perfect three-season accessory.

Pattern includes: comprehensive charts, detailed written instructions, suggestions, and color photos.

This pattern is a perfect option for any knitter who knows some intermediate techniques of knitting, such as: yo, s2kp (description included in pattern), and knitting in the round. No prior experience needed of making Leg warmers since this pattern gives detailed, step-by-step instructions. You will need a PDF viewer installed on your computer to download the file.

Skill Level of Difficulty: 2 out of 5

Materials and tools needed to make these leg warmers:
2 Skeins Knit Picks Palette (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 50g=231 yds), or comparable fingering weight yarn. Shown in color “Masala.” May substitute comparable fingering weight yarn. Superwash wool or an acrylic blend is recommended for children with wool allergies.

  • Size 2 US (2.75mm) double pointed needles or circular, or size needed to obtain gauge.

  • Tapestry needle

Gauge: 8 sts= 1”

Finished Measurements--circumference: 6” (un-stretched) 10” stretched; length: 9.5”
{Shown on a 3T size model}