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Glimmering Thigh Highs
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 90706AD
Add a bit of glamour to your outfit with these sparkling ribbed thigh high tights.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
Finished Circumference (at widest point) About 16 (18) in. (40.5 (46) cm), unstretched
Finished Length About 36 in. (91.5 cm)
861-134 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Copper
Golden brown with metallic copper
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Double pointed knitting needles size 4 (3.5 mm), set of 4 or 5
24 sts + 32 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in K6, p2 Rib, unstretched. 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.
K1, p1 Rib (worked in the round, over an even number of sts)
Rnd 1: *K1, p1, rep from * around.
Rep Rnd 1 for K1, p1 Rib.
K6, p2 Rib (worked in the round, multiple of 8 sts)
Rnd 1: K3, p2, *k6, p2, rep from * around to last 3 sts, k3.
Rep Rnd 1 for K6, p2 Rib.
If desired, use a spare knitting needle one or two sizes larger to cast on and bind off.
Thigh Highs are meant to fit with negative ease (Thigh High circumference should be less than body measurement) for a snug fit.
Thigh Highs are worked from top down for ease in adjusting the size.
After a few rounds have been worked, slip sts onto a spare length of yarn or a long circular needle and test the fit by sliding the piece up your leg.
Change to larger or smaller double pointed needles to achieve the desired fit.
THIGH HIGHS (make 2)
Beg at top edge, loosely cast on 96 (108) sts.
Divide sts onto 3 double pointed needles and join, being careful not to twist.
Place marker for beg of rnd.
Work in K1, p1 Rib for 2 in.
Work in K6, p2 Rib for 12 rnds.
Next Rnd: K2tog, work in K6, p2 Rib as established to last 2 sts, k2tog.
Rep last 13 rnds until 56 (72) sts remain, then work even (if piece is not long enough) in K6, p2 Rib until piece measures about 32 in.
(81.5 cm) from beg.
Change to K1, p1 Rib and work for 4 in.
Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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yy/abbrevxxbeg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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