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Tout Boutonné Leg Warmers

Knitting
August 2013
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in Waffle Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
850 - 930 yards (777 - 850 m)
One Size
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Description


Extra chic leg warmers, equally capable of a day in the city or a hike through fall foliage. While the pattern is written in one size, these are easily adjustable for custom sizing by casting on a few extra stitches for the waffle stitch portion, or knitting fewer rows for a shorter length.

Details


Knit entirely in one piece, these legwarmers conceal ribbing around the calf beneath the cuff to help create the perfect fit, while ribbing around the bottom edge helps eliminate baggy ankles for a cleaner line. For added comfort, instructions are included on how to easily add some 1/4 inch elastic for those who appreciate a little extra stretch.

Decorative buttons eliminate the need for button holes without interfering with ease of use.

Finished Measurements


The pattern is written for a 14” calf and a 15” shaft. This is easily customizable by adding in a few extra stitches (3 per inch required) in the center of the waffle stitch pattern. The final product has a high-elastic quality, making it perfect for easy customization.

If there are any questions, please leave a comment or message me and I will be happy to answer you to the best of my ability.

Thanks, and Happy Knitting!