leg warmers like lea’s

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leg warmers like lea’s Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

One of my mom's besties, Lea, is known for her fantastic leg warmers. I was both jealous of and inspired by hers, so grabbed a skein of yarn that's been calling my name and started knitting. And knitting. And knitting. These long, long leg warmers are the result. Self-striping yarns sing on this lovely uninterrupted stockinette canvas - let them do all the heavy lifting while you relax.


26 sts = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, measured after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most. Approximately 6" around at ankle, 10" around at thigh. 29" tall. Measured after blocking.


  • US #5/3.75mm needles (or size to get gauge) for your preferred method of knitting in the round, AND needles one size smaller for cuffs.

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

425 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Zauberball Starke 6

About Designer

About Designer

shannonsq on craftsy.com

I'm a rabid knitter, mother of two and all around crafty chica in Portland, Oregon.

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