“Keeping warm need never be unfashionable again. Wear either as a cuff to an ankle boot or as a snug lining to your wellies. For a more daring fashion statement wear outside a healed shoe or boot.” - Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work in basic moss and cable st and be able to pick up stitches and work a fisherman's rib.
Yarn Type: I used Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool
Yarn Shade: Shown in Blue Faced Leicester
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit: to fit an average adult calf and leg.
Actual finished measurements approx:
Circumference approx: 33cm (13in)
Length approx: cuff worked in ivory - 20.5cm (8in)
Boot cuff: 1 x 100g ball
Length approx: leg warmer (not shown) - 33cm (13in)
Leg warmer: 2 x 100g balls
*1 ball = 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
You will need:
One pair of straight 7mm needles (US 10½ - 11)
Tapestry needle for sewing.
13 sts x 22 rows to 10cm x 10cm over moss st patt using 7mm needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.