9 hdc = 4”; 5 rows = 4”. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
[Yo] 4 times; insert hook in st, pull up a loop, * yo and draw through 2 loops; repeat from * until 1 loop is left on hook.QTR:
[Yo] 5 times; insert hook in st, pull up a loop, * yo and draw through 2 loops; repeat from * until 1 loop is left on hook.
[Yo and draw up a loop in next st] 2 times; yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
Hold 2 strands of yarn together as 1 for entire pattern.
LEGWARMER (Make 2)
With A, ch 22 (26, 28, 30); join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1st tr), tr in next ch and in each ch around; join to top of ch-3; DO NOT TURN – 22 (26, 28, 30) sts.
Rnds 2-3: Ch 2 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next st and in each st around, join to top of ch-2 – 22 (26, 28, 30) dc.
Rnd 4: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc2tog in next 2 sts, hdc in next 17 (21, 23, 25) sts, hdc2tog in next 2 sts; join – 20 (24, 26, 28) hdc.
Rnds 5-24 (26, 27, 30): Hdc in next st and each st around; DO NOT JOIN – 20 (24, 26,28) hdc.
SIZE 6 ONLY-Rnd 28: Hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 23 sts, 2 hdc in next st – 28 sts.
Stem & Leaves
Section1: Sc in next hdc, * ch 21; turn; sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 sc – leaf made; attach leaf to legwarmer with sc so that stem hangs at a loose 45 degree angle **.
Section 2: Repeat Section 1 from * to **.
Section 3: Ch 16, turn, make leaf; attach leaf to legwarmer at a loose 20 degree angle. Fasten off.
Attach B in first sc of stem & leaves.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each st around base of legwarmer; join; DO NOT TURN – 20 (24, 28, 28) sc.
Rnd 2: [Ch 5, TTR in next sc, QTR in next sc, TTR in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc] 5 (6, 7, 7) times – 5 (6, 7, 7) petals. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain;
dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet;
mm = millimeters; rnd = round; st(s) = stitch(es);
tr = treble crochet; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever
follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in
brackets the number of times specified.
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