Knitted Leg Warmers

Chunky Knitted Legwarmers

Chunky Knitted Legwarmers

Easy leg warmers…as long as you’re OK with double pointed needles!

  • Yarn weight: Bulky acrylic
  • DPN US Size 10

CO 32 stitches (8 sts divided on 4 double pointed needles). Use the 5th needles to work the stitches on the 4.
First 10 Rows: K2, P2
Continue in Stockinette Stitch until you reach the desired length.
Last 10 Rows: K2, P2
Cast off in K2, P2 fashion.

4 Responses

  1. i want to make these with straight needles so how many stitches do i put on ,thnx for sharing ur post,

    • marni says:

      Hi Debbie! It’s always best to make a swatch first so you know how many stitches per inch you need. For me I would probably just use the same number of stitches whether I do straight or double-pointed needles. As long as you have an even number of stitches (for knit 2 purl 2 ribbing) you should be fine. Good luck!

  2. wendy sghaw says:

    Hi, I think Debbie’s confusion on the number of stitches stems from are you knitting in the round with 4 needles or 5? 4 needles you cast on 24, and 5 needles you cast on 32.

    • marni says:

      To clarify, I use a total of 4 needles to cast on and the 5th needle is the one that works around the 4. 8 sts per needle for a total of 32 stitches around.

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