Using two shades of Bernat Baby Jacquards, these lacy legwarmers guarantee a stylish baby.View Printer Friendly PDF
To fit 6/12 (18/24) mos.
Bernat Baby Jacquards Florals (100 g/3.5 oz; 316 m/346 yds)
Contrast A: Orange Blossom (06700) 1 (1) ball
Contrast B: Bluebell (06201) 1 (1) ball
Set of four sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker.
23 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
Center dec = Slip next 2 stitchestogether as if to knit. K1. Pass 2 slipped stitches over – center decrease made
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 sts together
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yo = Yarn over
LEGWARMERS (make 2)
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for eachsize are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
Note: Due to the self-patterning nature of Bernat Baby Jacquards Florals, color-changing results will vary.
With B: 8 rnds.
With A: 8 rnds.
These 16 rnds form Stripe Pat.
With smaller needles and a, cast on 32 (40) sts. Divide onto 3 needles and join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd (K2. P2) ribbing for 1" [2.5 cm].
Next rnd: *K4. M1. Rep from * around. 40 (50) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st rnd: *K1. yo. K3. Center dec. K3. yo. Rep from * around.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Last 2 rnds form Pat. First 2 rows Stripe Pat are complete.
Cont in pat as established until 16 rnds of Stripe Pat have been worked twice.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat:
Next rnd: *K1. yo. K2. M1. K1. Center dec. K1. M1. K2. yo. Rep from * around. 48 (60) sts.
Next rnd: Knit.
Next rnd: *K1. yo. K4. Center dec. K4. yo. Rep from * around.
Next rnd: Knit.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 2 rnds until 16 rnds of Stripe Pat have been worked 4 (5) times in total.
Next rnd: With A, *K4 (3). K2tog. Rep from * around. 40 (48) sts.
Change to smaller needles.
Next rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd (K2. P2) ribbing for 1" [2.5 cm]. Cast off loosely in ribbing