Kaprifol Leggings by Nicolina Lindsten
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Kaprifol Leggings

Knitting
December 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
109 - 656 yards (100 - 600 m)
12 sizes from preemie to 10 years
This pattern is available from docksjo.com for kr.55.00.

Beautiful cable winter leggings or trousers, these a thicker then ready made leggings and a warm layer in the winter. Beautiful with the cable detail running on either side, relatively quick and easy to knit. We use these all the time in the colder months as a staple piece. Wool is perfect to help regulate the temperature going between the cold outside and the warm indoors. You can knit them in untreated worsted weight wool on the dense side and use as a soaker/longies.

Yarn: Heavy DK to light worsted weight yarn. The Salmon coloured sample is knit in Sandnes Duo (200 meters/100 grams, 50% wool, 50% cotton)

Gauge: 21 stitches / 10 cm

Needles: 3.0 mm and 3.5 mm or sizes to obtain gauge.

Yardage: 100, 120, 150, 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600) meter is an average but depends on the yarn etc

Sizes: (40, 45, 50, 60, 70, 80. 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140) cm. The sizes refer to the length of the child according to European standards. The sizes approximately correspond to age (preemie, preemie, newborn, 3m, 6m, 12m, 18m, 2y, 4y, 6y, 8y, 10y). Made to fit chest circumference: (31, 35, 40, 44 46, 50, 54, 56, 60, 62, 64, 65) cm.

Notions: 1 flat button, elastic, 8 stitch markers, 2 locking stitch markers, a darning needle and waste yarn.

Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate