Compile a collection of worsted weight yarns to knit these playful legwarmers. The colors blend together with striped garter stitch and seed stitch sections separated by solid stockinette bands of color. You can make the full knee high sample length or customize the length for a shorter version. These tubes are super easy to knit and they’re great for using those leftover bits of yarn!
This pattern download comes includes the Building Blocks Sleeves PDF as well!
Sizes Small (Large)
Finished Measurements 19 (25)“ / 48 (64)cm long, 8 (9)” / 20 (23)cm ankle circumference, 9 (11)“ / 23 (28)cm calf circumference. 10 (12)” / 25 (30)cm circumference above knee. Legwarmers are designed with negative ease to stretch snuggly around the leg. For the best fit, try on the tube as you knit.
Large size shown on a 9.5” / 24cm ankle circumference & 17” / 43cm circumference around the calf and above the knee.
Yarn Worsted weight
Yardage Color A (orange ribbing and solid stockinette sections) - 100 (120)yds / 91 (110)m Color B (garter and seed stitch stripes) - 55 (75)yds / 50 (69)m Color C (garter and seed stitch stripes) - 55 (75)yds / 50 (69)m Color D (black ribbing stripe) - 120 (150)yds / 110 (137)m Color E (white ribbing stripe) - 120 (150)yds / 110 (137)m
Needles 40” US 8 / 5mm circular needle using magic loop method or DPNs