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DK weight leg-warmers for babies, worked in the round.
These legwarmers are designed to keep little legs warm during nappy-free time, or while being worn in a sling or carrier. An i-cord drawstring tied at the ankle keeps the legwarmers in place in spite of kicks or wriggles. Knit in next-to-skin soft yarn for semi-naked baby time, or in a rougher wool as an outer layer while baby-wearing.

Size: (at gauge given)
To fit approx 3 - approx 24 months. Easily adjusted for length.

Ribbed Version:
Circumference: 16 cm / 6 inches (measured with relaxed fabric).
Length: 18 cm / 8 inches.

Striped Version:
Circumference: 22 cm / 8.5 inches.
Length: 18 cm / 8 inches.

Ribbed Version:
120 metres of DK weight yarn.
Sample uses Malabrigo Rios in the colour Sunset.

Striped Version:
DK weight yarn in the following quantities:
MC: 88 metres.
CC 40 metres.
Sample uses Debbie Bliss Rialto DK in the colours 046 Forest and 042 Pink.

22 sts / 30 rows per 10 cm / 4 inches in stocking stitch, worked in the round.
Differences in gauge will affect yarn usage and finished size.

4 mm or size needed to achieve gauge, in your preferred style for working small items in the round, eg double pointed needles, or 80 - 100 cm long circular needle for magic loop technique.

Additional Materials:
Stitch marker.
Darning needle for weaving in ends.
For blocking: pins, towel, flat surface such as towel or foam mats etc.

This purchase is for a digital knitting pattern containing instructions to make your own version of the pictured handknit legwarmers.
You will get a PDF (5MB) file