Frequent question: How much yarn do you need for leg warmers?

How many stitches do I need for leg warmers?

To make the leg warmers cast on 36 stitches and knit four rounds with 2 purl stitches and two knit stitches alternating.

How long should leg warmers be?

A medium is best for a thigh circumference of 21 to 22 inches and a side length of 43 to 44 inches. A large leg warmer is suitable for legs 22 to 23 inches around and 44 to 45 inches tall.

How many grams of wool do you need for leg warmers?

If you want a shorter leg warmer, stop when you are happy with the length. I used around 40 grams of yarn for the leg of each of my legwarmers.

How are knee warmers measured?

Mid-Thigh Girth: Measure the circumference of your leg around the mid-thigh.

Method 1: Body Measurement.

Mid-Thigh (CM) Mid-Thigh (IN)
M 45 – 49 17.75 – 19.25
L 49 – 54 19.25 – 21.25
XL 54 – 59 21.25 – 23.25
2XL 59 – 63 23.25 – 24.75
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