These pretty striped leg warmers will keep your legs warm and improve your mood on a chilly day
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
1 ball each ELLE PURE GOLD 4 ply (100 g)
in Honey, Midnight, Chilli, Clover and Ivory
3,.5 mm needles
p – purl
ssk – slip foll 2 sts knitwise on right hand needle, insert left hand needle at front of these 2 sts and knit tog
k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
WS – wrong side
dec – decrease
Alternate colours as you wish and knit both leg warmers the same.
With 3.25 mm needles cast on 78 sts.
1st row: (k1, p1) to end.
2nd row: (k1, p1) to end.
These 2 rows constitute the 1×1 rib.
Work in 1×1 rib for 5 cm, ending with a WS row.
Next row: k.
Next row: p.
These 2 rows constitute st st (stocking stitch).
Work in st st for about 4 cm, ending with a WS row.
Next row (dec row): (k2tog) to last st, ssk.
Continue in st st and work dec row every
4.5 cm 11 times. 54 ste.
Continue in st st for 2.5 cm.
Work in 1×1 rib for 5 cm.
Cast off loosely.
Sew up edge neatly.