Friday, December 25, 2015

Kaleidoscope Waves Legwarmers

These legwarmers are a fun addition to your everyday wear. Mix solids with ombres and create trendy kaleidoscopic legwarmers to match with any outfit.


MATERIALS
Worsted Weight
      *Solid Main Color (MC)
      *Solid Alternate Color A (ACA)
      *Variegated Alternate Color B (ACB)
J Hook
Yarn Needle

SKILL LEVEL
Easy

SIZE
Adult Regular

GAUGE
8 sts x 4 r = 2.25”

STITCH GUIDE
arnd = around
BLO = back loop only
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
dc2tog = double crochet two together
sc = single crochet

SPECIAL STITCHES
double crochet two together (dc2tog) – YO, insert hook in stitch, draw up a loop, pull through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in next st, draw up a loop, pull through 2 loops on hook, YO, draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES
*Beginning chains do not count as stitches
*Pattern is worked from top down

INSTRUCTIONS
Band Edge (Make 2 per leg warmer)
With Main Color (MC)
1. Chain 6, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn (5)
2. sc in the BLO across, ch 1, turn (5)
3-36. Repeat 2 Fasten and sew short edges together. (5)
Legwarmer Body
1. With one band, attach Alternate Color A (ACA), ch 2, dc in the same space and in the end of each row around, sl st to join in 1st dc (36)
Switch to Alternate Color B (ACB)
2. Ch 2, 2 dc in the same sp as ch, dc x 3, dc2tog x 2, dc x 3, 2 dc, *2 dc, dc x 3, dc2tog x 2, dc x 3, 2 dc* around, sl st to join in 1st dc (36)
3. Repeat 2
Switch to ACA
4. Repeat 2
Switch to MC
5-6. Repeat 2
Switch to ACA
7. Repeat 2
Switch ACB
8-9. Repeat 2
Switch ACA
10. Repeat 2
11-22. Repeat steps 5-10 following color changes.

FINISHING
Sew other band around bottom of leg warmer matching each stitch of leg warmer with each row end of band.

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Written Pattern © 2015 Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Please do not sell, share, or modify this pattern, but instead share the link to where the pattern can be found. You may sell items you make with this pattern. This pattern, as with all Blackstone Designs/Sonya Blackstone patterns, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer.
This free crochet pattern was originally published on Cre8tion Crochet website.

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