Friday, September 26, 2014

Crochet Wool MOLIKA Legwarmer Pattern

Crochet legwarmer patterns
Crochet Legwarmers

This pattern in written in US terminology.
SIZES
1-4 years:
 8” x 11” (20 cm x 28cm) unstretched
5 years – preteen: 9” x 13” (23 cm x 33 cm) unstretched 
CROCHET HOOK
M/N – 9 mm crochet hook or size to obtain correct gauge.


GAUGE
7 hdc x 6 row = 4” (10 cm) square.


SKILL LEVEL: Easy
TENSION
Make sure to check your tension before starting to crochet. The width is more important to get right than the height. You can change hook size to bigger or smaller to get right tension.
ch – chain,
sl st – slip stitch, h
dc – half double crochet, 
sc – single crochet.

MATERIALS

1 skein for toddler size and a little more for children size.
·Loop&Threads Cozy Wool yarn. Super Bulky, Yardage/Meterage:90 yds/82 m, ball weight:4.5 oz/127g.
·Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn. Super Bulky, 
Yardage/ Meterage:108 yds /98 m, ball weight: 6 oz /170 grams or any other blend of similar yardage yarn.
Buttons (optional), tape measure.
                                            1-4 YEARS
NOTE: The legwarmers are worked in rounds.
Start: ch14, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring. (Make sure chain does not get twisted when you join.)
Note: Check the circumference of the ring, it should be stretched out to 9”(22cm). If it’s bigger or smaller change the size of hook or crochet by a different size.
Rnd1-15: Ch2, hdc in all sts around, join with sl st to top of beg ch2 = 15 hdc.
You may repeat rnd 15 if you need legwarmers longer.

Fasten off. Finish off loose ends.
                                            5 YEARS - PRETEEN
NOTE: The legwarmers are worked in rounds.
Start: ch16, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring. (Make sure chain does not get twisted when you join.)
Note: Check the circumference of the ring, it should be stretched out to 10”(25cm). If it’s bigger or smaller change the size of hook or crochet by a different size.
Rnd1-18: Ch2, hdc in all sts around, join with sl st to top of beg ch2 = 17 hdc.
You may repeat rnd 16 if you need legwarmers longer.

Fasten off. Finish off loose ends.
 
Now you can sew on buttons, flowers, any other attachments that you want as well as how many you want. Or you can just leave it without any attachments. 
Make sure to check matching Cowl and Fingerless Mittens.
crochet legwarmers patterns
                               Happy Crocheting!

3 comments:

Sveta Chay said...

cute idea as a handmade gift for toddler!

SocksAndMittens said...

They are so pretty! thank you for sharing!

Stephanie said...

love leg warmers!