Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Leg Warmers
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 70440AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE:
Children's 3-6 (6-8, 8-10) years Lower Circumference 8 (9 1/2, 10 1/2) in. (20.5 (24, 26.5) cm) Top Circumference 10 1/2 (12, 13 1/2) in. (26.5 (30.5, 34.5) cm) Finished Length 11 (13 1/2, 16 1/2) in. (28 (34.5, 42) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-133 Lion Wool Yarn: Pumpkin

Autumn burnt orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: 1
Note: (A)

820-147 Lion Wool Yarn: Purple

True, medium purple.


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Note: (B)

820-187 Lion Wool Yarn: Goldenrod Intense, medium yellow
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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
12 hdc + 9 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) with larger hook. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.


INSTRUCTIONS



COLOR SEQUENCE
Work 2 rnds with B, 2 rnds with C, 2 rnds with A.

Rep these 6 rows for Color Sequence.



LEG WARMER
Lower Ribbing
With smaller hook and A, ch 6.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 5 sc.


Rows 2-23 (27, 31): Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each sc across; change to B in last st of last row.
Leg
Change to larger hook.
Rnd 1: With B and larger hook; pivot to work in ends of rows along edge, ch 2, work 24 (28, 32) hdc evenly spaced along edge; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.


Rnd 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc around; join with sl st in top of turning ch; change to C in joining sl st.


Note: Continue in Color Sequence throughout.
Rnds 3-6 (8, 8) Rep last rnd, continuing in Color Sequence.
Rnd 7 (9, 9) (Increase): Ch 2, turn, *hdc in first 5 (6, 7) sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of turning ch - 28 (32, 36) sts.


Rnds 8 (10, 10)-16 (18, 18): Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st around; join with sl st in top of turning ch.
Rnd 17 (19, 19) (Increase): Ch 2, turn, *hdc in first 6 (7, 8) sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of turning ch - 32 (36, 40) sts.
Rnd 18 (20, 20): Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st around; join with sl st in top of turning ch.

Rep last rnd until there are a total of 18 (24, 30) rnds or 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) less than desired length.

Fasten off.
Top Ribbing
Note: Sc worked in rows and through the back loop only, forms the top ribbing.

The rows are joined to the top (last rnd) of the Leg with sl sts as work proceeds.

From RS with smaller hook, join B in first st of last rnd of leg, ch 6.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, sl st in next hdc of last rnd of leg - 5 sc.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in back loop of each sc across.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in back loop of each sc across, skip next hdc of last rnd of leg, sl st in next hdc of last rnd of leg.


Rep last 2 rows until top ribbing has been worked around entire top edge of leg.

Working through both thicknesses, sl st through ch-6 foundation ch and last row of top ribbing to close seam.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew lower ribbing seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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