Soup Snakes by Laura Aylor

Soup Snakes

January 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
One (see below) but customizable
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These legwarmers feature insets of a garter-stitch cable and a garter stitch gusset. They can also be knit with the cable panel replaced by a second garter stitch gusset. A stylish slouch is encouraged by the insets and a lower edge of inwardly rolling stockinette.

Skills required
Long-tail cast-on
Knitting in the round with a small circumference

Approximately 17.5” tall with a top circumference of 13” below the ribbing and a bottom circumference of 10.5”

Approximately 400 yards of worsted-weight yarn.
US7/4.5mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge in your preferred configuration for working small circumferences
Stitch markers
Cable needle
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Samples knit in Cascade 220 in Charcoal Gray (cabled version) and Knit Picks Simply Wool in Winkle

Cable is from Norah Gaughan’s Knitted Cable Sourcebook