Knit A Legwarmer Knitting Pattern [FREE Knitting Patterns]

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Woman's leg wearing a pair of gray ribbed knitted legwarmers followed by a text area which says "Free Legwarmers Knitting Patterns, learnknittingonline.com" followed by another woman's leg wearing a pair of green knitted cabled legwarmersLegwarmers are an essential added layer of protection from the chill when it’s cold out, and it’s also a very fashionable accessory that complements any cool-weather getup. So, why not give a legwarmer knitting pattern a go today?

We’ve picked out 3 legwarmers for you to try out. The first one, Chunky legwarmers, is simply perfect for confident beginners who want to try out double pointed needles for the first time.

The next one is the Cabled legwarmers pattern, great for beginners who want to try out knitting cables.

Lastly, this Colorwork Legwarmers and hat is the perfect project for those who’d like to try knitting in the round and colorwork.

Both the Chunky legwarmers and Cabled legwarmers can be found on the Knit Picks website while the Colorwork legwarmers and hat can be found on Lion Brand’s. The price you see when you first land on Lion Brand’s pattern page is NOT the price of the pattern. It is the price of the recommended yarn which you can buy through their website.

You will find the button for Lion Brand’s downloadable FREE pattern under the [Add All to Cart] button.

Knit a Cozy Accessory With A Legwarmer Knitting Pattern

Chunky Legwarmers – A Cozy and Fashionable Legwarmer

This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level KnittersText area which says "Chunky Legwarmers – A Cozy and Fashionable Legwarmer, learnknittingonline.com" followed by a woman's leg wearing a pair of gray ribbed knitted legwarmers

Designed by Hannah DeBoer, this toasty legwarmer is a great project for confident beginners who want to try out knitting using double-pointed needles.

It comes in 3 sizes. The sizes range from small to large and measure 14 to 16 inches in circumference and 16 inches high. That is approximately 35.5 cm to 40.5 cm in circumference and 40.5 cm high if you use metric units.

Using a chunky yarn, like Knit Picks’ Biggo yarn, you’ll be whipping up these legwarmers in no time. The legwarmers are knitted using US11 double-pointed knitting needles. That is 8 mm needles if you are using the metric system.

Furthermore, you’ll be using the Long-Tail Cast-on technique on this pattern. You can find a great tutorial for this technique here: Learn How to Do a Long-Tail Cast on

You can find the FREE downloadable knitting pattern here: Chunky Legwarmers

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn here: Knit Picks’ Biggo

Cabled Legwarmers – A Toasty And Stylish Legwarmer

This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 4 - Intermediate Level KnittersText area which says "Cabled Legwarmers – A Toasty And Stylish Legwarmer, learnknittingonline.com" followed by a woman's leg wearing a pair of green cabled knitted legwarmers

An excellent pattern for those who would like to try out knitting cables for the first time.

These cozy legwarmers come in a single size and measure 12 inches in circumference and 16 inches long. That is approximately 30 cm in circumference and 40 cm long if you prefer metric measurements.

Using Knit Picks’ Swish Worsted yarn, the legwarmers are knitted using US7 double-pointed knitting needles. That is 4.5 mm needles if you are using the metric system.

Furthermore, you can use these amazing Foursquare Majestic Options cable needles to make the best looking cable details on your knitting projects.

You can find the FREE downloadable knitting pattern for these legwarmers here: Cabled Legwarmers

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn here: Knit Picks’ Swish Worsted

Colorwork Leg Warmers and Hat – A Cozy and Sassy Cold Weather Set

This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level KnittersText area which says "Colorwork Leg Warmers and Hat – A Cozy and Sassy Cold Weather Set, learnknittingonline.com" followed by a woman wearing a colorful diamond pattern knitted hat with matching knitted legwarmers

Designed by Irina Poludnenko, these chic legwarmers are simply perfect for beginners who would like to try colorwork and in the round knitting.

The pattern is also both written and chartered so you’ll be able to choose whichever form of instruction you are more comfortable with.

The legwarmer comes in a single size and measures 15 inches long and 9.5 inches in circumference. The hat is 19 inches in circumference but is stretchy enough to fit a range of sizes.

If you prefer metric units, the legwarmers are about 38 cm in length and 24 cm in circumference. The hat’s circumference is approximately 48.5 cm.

Using Lion Brand’s Superwash Merino yarn, the legwarmer and the hat are knitted using US3 or US5 double-pointed or circular knitting needles. That is 3.25 mm and 3.75 mm needles if you are using the metric system.

Furthermore, you will be using a couple of knitting techniques like slipping stitches and k2tog decrease in this project. You can find an excellent tutorial for slipping stitches here: Slipping Stitches Knitwise or Purlwise

And you can learn more about the K2tog decrease here: Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog)

You can find the FREE downloadable knitting pattern for this legwarmer here: Colorwork Leg Warmers and Hat

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn here: Lion Brand’s Superwash Merino

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