… handspun legwarmers, that is.
This is another of my projects that is long overdue for some pictures. The wool is Wensleydale in “Headache” colorway by Spunky Eclectic and for those of you who have never tried spinning Wensleydale, you MUST give it a try. The wool has a beautiful luster and slips through your fingers very much like mohair and the knitted fabric is oh so divine!
The fiber was spun up fingering weight and I knit the legwarmers very much the way you knit sleeves for sweaters. I worked 1″ of ribbing and then gradually increased up to the widest point in my calf , decreased several stitches and finished with another inch of ribbing. Easy peasy but very comfy! I got a lot of wear out of these this winter and who doesn’t want to spice up their winter wardrobe with a splash of unexpected color?