Ultima Thule Legwarmers by Outi Kater
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Ultima Thule Legwarmers

Knitting
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
629 - 766 yards (575 - 700 m)
Unisex small, medium and large
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Ultima Thule Legwarmers echo the traditional crafts of
the Arctic region. They are knitted top down in the
round and they are slightly shaped. The pattern includes instructions for three sizes.

Materials

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

Yarn quantities for all sizes:
Yarn A - Shade 81: Charcoal 2 x 25g ball
Yarn B - Shade 1403 Red: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C - Shade 2 Natural: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn D - Shade 203 Grey:1 x 25g ball
Yarn E - Shade FC12 Mix Green: 1 x 25g ball

3mm (UK 11/US2-3) short DPNs, set of five needles,
or your preferred needles for working small diameters in
the round, or size required to obtain tension

Stitch markers or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sizing

Unisex small, medium and large sizes

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
Total length 30.5cm / 12in

Tension

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

You may need different sized needles to match tension in both stitch patterns. Please, check your tension and adjust needle sizes accordingly.