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Spicy Lace Leg Warmers
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 90677AD These stirrup style leg warmers are a sassy way to dress up a pair of simple ballet flats.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE:
Mini About 12 1/2 in. (32 cm) circumference, about 8 in. (20.5 cm) long Maxi About 12 1/2 in. (32 cm) circumference, about 18 1/2 in. (47 cm) long

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-178 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Cilantro

Deep olive green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Alternative Quantity: 3

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 buttons, 1/2 in. (13 mm) diameter MATERIALS OPTION LION BRAND WOOL-EASE THICK & QUICK #146 Fig 1 (3) ball(s)
GAUGE:
1 1/4 pattern reps + 3 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. 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:
1.

Legwarmers are meant to fit with negative ease (Legwarmer circumference should be less than body measurement) for a snug fit.
2.

Pattern is written for Mini Legwarmers with specific changes for Maxi Legwarmers.

When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes.

To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
3.

Due to openness of pattern stitch, Legwarmers are crocheted flat and then seamed for increased stability.


INSTRUCTIONS
LEGWARMERS (make 2)
Ch 28.
Row 1: Work 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 4, sk next 5 ch, *5 dc in next ch, ch 4, sk next 5 ch; rep from * across to last ch, 3 dc in last ch - 4 pattern reps at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in each ch-4 sp across, dc in top of turning ch.
Row 3: Ch 6, turn, 5 dc in next ch-3 sp, *ch 4, 5 dc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * across, ch 1, dtr in top of turning ch.
Row 4: Ch 5, turn, 3 dc in first ch-1 sp, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-4 sp; rep from * across to turning ch-sp, (3 dc, ch 1, tr) in turning ch-sp.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, ch 4, *5 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 4; rep from * across to turning ch-sp, 3 dc in turning ch-sp.
Row 6: Rep Row 2.


Mini Size ONLY
Fasten off.
Maxi Size ONLY
Rows 7-14: Rep Rows 3-6, twice more.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Lower Edging
Working across opposite side of foundation ch, with RS facing, join yarn with sl st in first ch.
Row 1: Sc in each ch across; join with sl st in first sc.


Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use tail to sew back seam.

Rep for second Legwarmer.



Foot Strap
Lay Legwarmer flat so that seam is positioned at center back.

With RS facing, join yarn with sl st along lower edging at side of Legwarmer.


Row 1: Ch 1, work 2 sc along lower edging.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, work sc in each st across - 2 sts.

Rep Row 2 until Strap measures about 7 in.

(18 cm) long.
Make Buttonloop: Ch 3, turn, join ch with sl st at end of row.
Fasten off.
Rep for second Legwarmer.



Sew button to lower edge of each Legwarmer, opposite buttonloops.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dtr = double treble (triple) crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet


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