Stirrup Leg Warmers by Lorna Watt
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Stirrup Leg Warmers

Crochet
March 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 4 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
6.0 mm (J)
330 - 440 yards (302 - 402 m)
small, medium, large
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

These are chunky stirrup leg warmers for adults. A friend wanted to gift a custom pair to her athletic employee, and the result is stylish but still perfect for yoga class. It made me sad to think this custom pattern wouldn’t see the light of day again, so here it is for you to enjoy!

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Finished measurements
Calf circumference: up to 13 inches(13-15/15+)
Length: 19 inches, or as desired
Width: 5.5(6.5/7.5) inches

Materials
Main color (MC): about 300(350/400) yd worsted weight yarn
Contrasting color (CC): about 30(35/40) yd bulky yarn

Pattern notes
Pattern is worked in the round as a spiral. Construction starts with the upper hem, working down through the optional stirrup to the toe hem.

Skills required
You should know how to make front and back post sts, as well as half, double, and triple crochet sts. If you are new to these, search for them on YouTube for step-by-step instructions.