Sunday, November 18, 2007
Apparently the in thing for babies these days are leg warmers. So, I thought I would try my hand at knitting a pair. So what do you think? If you like them, directions are below. Drop me a line if you have any questions.
I recommend using a yarn with some give like acrylic, not cotton.
Directions for a 24 month child
Size 6 needles
100% Acrylic Worsted Weight 4 ply
Cast on of 32 stitches
For the first 5 rows knit rib stitch (knit 2, purl 2)
stock knit stitch till piece measures 8 1/2 inches (or desired length)
For the last 5 rows knit rib stitch (knit 2, purl 2)
bind of, leave a long tail for weaving
If you want, sew an image to the front of your piece ( I made the Eiffel tower and added a bow)
Fold right sides together and stitch edges to make a tube. turn right side out, done