Emmitt’s Lederhosen

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Emmitt’s Lederhosen Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl, Work in the Round

Pattern Description:

These adorable lederhosen for boys and girls will charm everyone! Knit to be true replicas of Austrian lederhosen, they feature a front flap with buttons, pockets, and adjustable shoulder straps.
Available in German translation.


18 sts to 4 ins in St st using larger needle
28 rows to 4 ins in St st using larger needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6- 12 mos (12-18 mos, 2-3yrs, 3-4 yrs, 4-5 yrs)
  • 24 (253/4, 271/2, 29?, 31) ins for waist before elastic XS (S, M, L, XL)
  • approximately 18 (20, 21, 22, 23) ins with elastic depending on waist measurement of child


  • 3(3,4,4,5) skeins Berroco Suede (100% nylon) (120 yds/50g) #3734 Mattunuck MC- Main Color
  • 1(1,1,1,1) skein Berroco Suede (100% nylon) (120 yds/50g) #3737 Roy Rogers CC- Contrast Color
  • 2 16" circular needles, size US 6 (4.0 mm) & 1 16" circular needle US 7 (4.5 mm) or (1 set Dpns, size US 7 (4.5 mm) for smallest, size) & 1 24" circular needles, size US 7 (4.5 mm)
  • 1 Size G (4.0 mm) or similar crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • 2 Stitch holders
  • 7- 5/8 to 1 in buttons
  • 1/2 in x 1 yd elastic waistband
  • 36(42,45,50,54) ins of 3/4 in grosgrain ribbon or 7/8 in (7/8 in ribbon will need to be folded & pressed to fit straps)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco Suede


#3734 Mattunuck & #3737 Roy Rogers

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bluegirl knits is a knitwear design company providing patterns for a variety of skill sets. bluegirl knits was started in 2008 by Nichole Reese, who began knitting at the age of 8 and just kept knitting.

Nichole's background in accounting and her love of math and numbers has spurred her on to creating new techniques and ways to maximize the use of yarns in her patterns.

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