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Friday, January 30, 2015

Infant Slouchy Leg Warmer Pattern

This pattern is one of  my most popular at the moment and I wanted to share it with you again. Pinterest keeps me busy (doesn't it always) and I love seeing this one shared so many times. Thank you for making this one of  my most popular free patterns!


Custom ordered Infant Leg Warmers.

Slouchy Leg Warmers for Infants


Materials:
  • Red Heart Soft yarn in colors of your choice (you can also use I Love This Yarn from Hobby Lobby)
  • size H/5.0MM crochet hook
  • Yarn needle for weaving in the ends
  • scissors
Stitches used: (American terminology. HERE is a converter.)
  • Chain (ch)
  • Single Crochet (SC)
  • Double Crochet (DC)
  • Half Double Crochet (HDC)
  • Front Post Double Crochet (FPDC pictures)
  • Back Post Double Crochet (BPDC video)
Difficulty level:
I suggest at least an Advanced Beginner simply because of the FPDC and BPDC stitches.


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Pattern

With Main Color: (Pink)
Chain 21 and join with a slip stitch to form a circle. Ch 1. (Be careful not to turn this chain as we're going to use the stitches for Row 1.)

R1: SC in each ch around. Join to top of first SC. Ch 2.
(20 Sc)

R2: DC in same and in each stitch around. Join to top of first DC (not the ch 2). Ch 2.

R3 - 14: Repeat Row 2. Tie off and weave in ends.

With Color Number 2: (White)
Join with a sl st to any point.
Ch 1, HDC in same and in each stitch around.
Repeat this for BOTH ends of the leg warmer.

With Color Number 3: (Gray)
Join with a sl st to any point on the white.
R1: Ch 1. SC in each stitch around. Join to first SC. Ch 2.

R2: *1 FPDC in next 2 stitches, 1 BPDC in next 2 stitches. Repeat from * around. Join to top of first FPDC.

**NOTE: The last two stitches made before joining should be BPDC**

Frill:
Using Color Number 2 - White
The frill is used on the end of the leg warmer where the SC row was made.
Join to the white HDC stitches with a slip stitch and ch 3, *slip stitch to next stitch, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Tie off and weave in ends.
Use the frill on one end of each leg warmer.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing, just need a lil girl to make these for now - adorable

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and you're welcome!

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