Snaefrid Legwarmers by Outi Kater
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Snaefrid Legwarmers

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
Small, Medium, Large
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Snaefrid Legwarmers are knitted top down in the round and they are slightly shaped. They can be knitted without shaping, which results in looser fit around ankles and will require more yarn than stated. The pattern includes instructions for three sizes.

Sizing

Small (Medium, Large)

To fit calf circumference 35.75 (40, 44.25)cm/ 14 (15.75, 17.5)in
and ankle circumference 20 (23, 26)cm/ 8 (9, 10.25)in

Finished calf circumference 30 (33.75, 37.5)cm/ 11.75 (13.25, 14.75)in

Finished ankle circumference 26.25 (30, 33.75)cm/ 10.25 (11.75, 13.25)in

Length 35cm/ 13.75in

Materials

Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight (4ply weight/ fingering) 100% Real Shetland Wool (115m/125yds/25g ball)

Yarn A - Shade 65 Green: 2 (2, 2) x 25g balls
Yarn B - Shade FC11 Lime: 1 (1, 1) x 25g ball
Yarn C - Shade 203 Grey: 2 (2, 3) x 25g balls
Yarn D - Shade FC41 Teal: 1 (1, 1) x 25g ball
Yarn E - Shade FC39 Blue: 1 (1, 1) x 25g ball
Yarn F - Shade FC34 Turquoise: 1 (1, 1) x 25g ball

2.75mm (UK12/US2) and 3mm (UK11/US2-3) short DPNs, sets of five, or your preferred needles for working small diameters in the round, or sizes required to obtain tension

Stitch markers or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Tension

32 sts and 36rnds = 10cm/4in using 3mm needles over colourwork pattern
28 sts and 43 rnd = 10cm/4in using 2.75mm needles over 2x2 rib pattern