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DROPS 98-45 by DROPS Design
"Cozy warmers for cold legs"
DROPS Leg warmers in Eskimo
DROPS 98-45
Size: One-size
Measurements:
Length approx 46 cm / 18''.
Circumference approx 36 cm / 14 1/4''.

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
300 g color no 23, beige

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 9 mm / US 13 or size needed to obtain the correct gauge.

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Knitting gauge: 10 sts x 14 rows on needle size 9 mm / US 13 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Pattern: See diagram M.1 The diagram is showing all rows in pattern seen from the right side.

Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Lace border:
1st row: K2, 2 yo, K2
2nd row: K2 sts in first st, K2, P1 (in second yo), K2
3rd row: K7
4th row: bind off 3 sts, K4.

Cast on 38 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo. K3 rows (1st row = RS) and P 2 rows.
P1 more row and at the same time on inc 1 st in the 16th st and 1 st in the 18th st (= 40 sts).
Work next row as follows from the RS: 1 edge st in garter st, 16 sts in reverse stockinette sts (P on RS, K on WS), diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), 16 sts in reverse stockinette sts and 1 edge st.
When piece measures approx 34 cm / 13½'' – on the row after a cable row or 2 rows after a cable – dec 6 sts evenly = 34 sts (do not dec in cables).
Continue in Rib and make sure there is P2 over each cable.
When piece measures 40 cm / 15 3/4'' bind off loosely in Rib.

Make another leg warmer.

Assembly:
Sew leg warmer tog inside 1 edge st.

Lace border:
Cast on 4 sts on needle size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo and work border pattern – see above.
Bind off when border measures 36 cm / 14 1/4'' on the shorter side.
Sew the border tog to form a ring and sew to the lower edge of the leg warmer (the edge without Rib) with the “spikes” pointing downwards. Repeat on the other leg warmer.

Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
put 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle.


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