Ornate Greaves by Emma Welford
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Ornate Greaves

Knitting
September 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
693 - 924 yards (634 - 845 m)
11½ (13½, 15½)" calf circumference, unstretched (see Notes) and 20½ (21½, 22½)" long; shown in size 11½"
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

The Ornate Greaves legwarmers will protect your knees from wintery gusts and can easily be transformed into socks by simply knitting your favorite sock foot onto the bottom.

Sizes 11.5 (13.5, 15.5)” calf circumference, unstretched (see Notes) and 20.5 (21.5, 22.5)” long; shown in size 11.5;”
Yarn Gynx Yarns Merino DK (100% superwash merino; 231 yd 211 m/100 g):
• Texas tornado, 3 (3, 4) skeins
Gauge 22 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st
Tools
• Size 6 (4 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Markers (m)
• Cable needle (cn)
• Tapestry needle