Phowa Legwarmers by Kristen TenDyke

Phowa Legwarmers

February 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Fair Isle Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
13.25" / 33.5 calf circumference
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A matching hat and legwarmer set. Both the hat and legwarmers are knit in Fair Isle stockinette stitch in the round. Knitting Fair Isle in the round is fun and easy, since you’re always working with the RS facing and holding the strands of yarn to the back of the work.

Skill Level

Finished Measurements
Calf Circumference: 13¼“ / 33.5 cm;
Ankle Circumference: 9” / 23 cm;
Length: 14½” / 37 cm

Worsted weight (CYCA #4 Medium):
A: 108 yards/99 m
B: 49 yards/45 m
C: 46 yards/42 m
D: 51 yards/47 m
Shown in: Mirasol Miski (100% baby llama; 50 grams = approx 83y / 76m:
2 skeins in color A;
1 skein each colors B, C and D.
Colors Shown:
A: snowdrop #100; B: limestone #110; C: steel #133; D: bark #116

Knitting Needles
Size US 8 / 5 mm: set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles (dpns), or size needed to obtain gauge.

Waste yarn; stitch marker; tapestry needle

19 sts and 20 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Fair Isle Stockinette Stitch (knit every round). Take time to save time, check your gauge.

• The legwarmers are worked in the round from the ankle to the calf, with stitch increased for shaping
• Chart is worked from the bottom up. Every round is worked from the right to left.