Pippi Kneestockings by Theresa Vinson Stenersen
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Pippi Kneestockings

DK / Sport ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch on larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
736 yards (673 m)

These stripy "longstockings" were inspired by Astrid Lindgren’s stories about the irrepressible, fiercely independent redhead with pigtails who could handle anything life threw at her.  Decreases down the back of the calf and elastic in the ribbing help keep these from sliding down when you’re on the go.  And when you’re wearing them, you just might feel like Pippi--the strongest girl in the world!