Monday, January 19, 2009

Baby Leg Warmers

Needles: Size 8 US circular needles
Yarn: Patons Classic Wool Merino (Worsted Weight) 1 Main color and 2 colors of scrap wool
Gauge: 5 st per inch

Cast on 26 stitches

Cuff 1: In first scrap color, K1, P1 ribbing join taking care to keep stitches in line without twisting. Continue in K1, P1 ribbing for 1.5 inches

Body: Change to main color. Knit next round, increase on final stitch of round. Continue in knit stitch, increase every 5th round until 10 increases are created. (36 stitches) When leg warmer is 7 inches long, do final round in K1, P1.

Cuff 2: Same as Cuff 1, then bind off.

Decoration: In scrap color 2, apply cross stitch around both ends of leg warmer where stocking stitch meets ribbing.
(Fits variety of sizes. At newborn it is scrunchy, at 6 month it doesn't cover full leg, but still fits.)
(Do not mass reproduce or distribute this pattern, post it to another web site, or use the pattern in any way for a profit without my written permission. To do so is a violation of copyright.)
Copyright 2009 by Jacquelyne Aubuchon