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Twisted Stitch Knit Leg Warmers

Designed by Gloria Tracy




Twisted Stitch Knit Leg Warmers
Stay warm and in style with these fun knit leg warmers with a cool texture created with a special twisted stitch. Use tweed, ombre or variegated yarn to get the effect you see here.

Skill Level: Easy


    BO-bind off; CO-cast on; k-knit; k2tog- knit 2 sts together; p-purl; pm-place marker; rep-repeat; st(s)-stitch(es)


    Sizes S (M, L) Small size is listed first. Sizes medium and large are in parentheses. 11 (12, 13)" [28 (30.5, 33) cm] wide (not stretched) and 12 (12½, 13)" [30.5 (32, 33) cm] long

Materials Needed:


    14 sts & 18 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Twisted Stitch Pattern. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Special Stitches:

    RT (Right Twist)- K2tog and leave sts on left-hand needle. With right-hand needle, knit the first stitch again then slip both sts off left-hand needle.

Pattern Stitches:

    Ribbing (multiple of 4 + 2)
    Row 1 (RS): P2, *k2, p2, rep from * across.
    Row 2: K2, *p2, k2, rep from * across.
    Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

    Twisted Stitch (multiple of 4 + 2)
    Row 1 (RS): P2, *RT, p2, rep from * across.
    Row 2: Purl.
    Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

Directions (Make 2):

    Loosely CO 38 (42, 46) sts. Work in ribbing for a total of 10 rows, approximately 2" (5 cm).
    Change to Twisted Stitch pattern and work until piece measures 10 (10½, 11)", [25.5 (26.5, 28) cm] from beginning, or 2" (5 cm) less than desired length.
    Work in ribbing for 10 rows. Bind off loosely.


    Fold with right sides together and sew seam. Weave in ends.

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