Lila's Legwarmers by Sarah Wilson
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Lila's Legwarmers

Knitting
May 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette on larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
150 - 300 yards (137 - 274 m)
One Size: 6 inch circumference, unstretched, 9 inches long
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When Julie Crawford aka KnittedBlissJC announced she was pregnant, I knew her baby would need a little special something created just for her. These legwarmers are my tribute to the newly arrived member of the Knitted Bliss family, miss Lila Somerset! A little bit lacy and a whole lotta girly, these little chevron leggings are the perfect spring & summer leggings for any new fashionista. Pattern includes a link to a video tutorial I created on working the lateral braid stitch, along with hints on how to finish the round so your braid doesn’t jog!


Sizes
Baby (Adult)

Finished Measurements
Length: 9 (13.5)”
Circumference: 5 (9)” around lower cuff,
6 (12)” around upper cuff, unstretched

Materials
Baby: Spud & Chloë Fine (80% wool, 20% silk; 248 yards per 65g skein); 1 skein Tickled Pink #7826 - you will use about half the skein
Adult: Spud & Chloë Sweater (55% wool, 45% cotton, 160 yards per 100g skein); 2 skeins Rainstorm, #7530
US 5/3.75mm (US 8/5mm) double pointed needles, set of 4
Stitch Marker; blunt needle; scissors

Gauge
23 sts/28 rows (18 sts/24 rows) = 4 inches in stockinette