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Pointe Work Legwarmers in Blue

from RekaKnits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pointe Work Legwarmers in Blue
Pointe Work Legwarmers in Blue

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

These legwarmers were made specifically for a ballet dancer. The cotton knit very tight makes them stiff, which is great for ballet, but probably not fun for everyday. I chose cotton because it does not slip on tights, so they stay on even while dancing. Though this is still my daughter's favorite pair, I'm not sure I would do it again in the same yarn; it is quite hard on your fingers. So unless you are planning to make this for a ballet dancer, I would recommend using a wool blend.

Gauge:

Gauge:
rib sts: 1"x1" = 6 sts x 6 rows
stockinette sts: 1"x1"= 5 sts x 7 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: medium - child size 8-10

Materials:

  • US size 3 dpn set of needles
  • yarn: Peaches and Creme 100% cotton, 2 skeins


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