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Leg Warmers K3.4

from Dovetail Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Leg Warmers K3.4
Leg Warmers K3.4
Leg Warmers K3.4
Leg Warmers K3.4

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

Wear these VERY EASY leg warmers with boots, flats, slippers or your favorite pair of heels!
An excellent beginner project for knitters who use double pointed needles and knit in the round - or want to try! No increases or decreases, these leg warmers expand to fit, and the deep rib band at the top folds over to grip lightly above the knee or the calf. Choose from 5 different yarn weights and make them in multi-color yarn to go with everything or consider a single color to wear with a special outfit.


Chunky: 3 sts = 1" (2.5cm)
Worsted: 4 sts = 1" (2.5cm)
Double-knitting (DK): 5 sts = 1" (2.5cm)
Sport: 6 sts = 1" (2.5cm)
Sock: 7 sts = 1" (2.5cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14" (35.5cm) around leg at calf and 30" (76cm) long


  • Chunky yarn, 360 yds (320m), size 11 (8mm) double-pointed knitting needles
  • Worsted yarn, 540 yds (495m), size 9 (5.5mm) double-pointed knitting needles
  • Double-knitting (DK) yarn, 710 yds (650m), size 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed knitting needles
  • Sport yarn, 890 yds (815m), size 5 (3.75mm) double-pointed knitting needles
  • Sock yarn, 1060 yds (970m), size 3 (3.25mm) double-pointed knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for finishing