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Retro Dance by DROPS Design

Knitted leg warmers with cables. Piece is knitted in DROPS Alaska.

Tags: cable, leg warmers,

DROPS design: Pattern x-425
Yarn group C or A + A
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Size: One-size
Materials:
DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
200 g colour 03, light grey

Piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
“Alternative yarn (yarn group C)” - see link below.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 5.5 mm – or size needed to get 16 stitches and 20 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 5 mm for rib – or size needed to get 17 stitches and 22 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.

DROPS CABLE NEEDLE - for cable.
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
INFORMATION FOR PATTERN:

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1.
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LEG WARMERS:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 68 stitches on double pointed needles size 5 mm with Alaska. Work A.1 (= 16 stitches), * knit 2/purl 2 *, repeat from *-* over the next 16 stitches, knit 2, A.1 (= 16 stitches), * knit 2/2 purl *, repeat from *-* over the next 16 stitches, knit 2. Continue with rib like this until piece measures 4 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 5.5 mm. Continue with A.2 over stitches in A.1, over the 18 stitches between A.2 work in stocking stitch. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue this pattern until piece measures 32 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm. Work A.1 (= 16 stitches), * knit 2/purl 2 *, repeat from *-* over the next 16 stitches, knit 2, A.1 (= 16 stitches), * knit 2/2 purl *, repeat from *-* over the next 16 stitches, knit 2. Work rib for 4 cm, then cast off with knit over knit and purl over purl.

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Diagram

= knit
= purl
= slip 4 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, knit 4, knit 4 from cable needle
= slip 4 stitches on cable needle behind piece, knit 4, knit 4 from cable needle

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