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heavily embellished leg warmers, Continuum can be knit in three lengths
and will sit prettily layered atop any boot, knee sock, or on its own. A fun
knit with a mixture of beaded twisted stitches, cables, and ribbing, it looks
more complicated than it really is. The name comes from the center cable, a
simplified version of the Tibetan never-ending knot, symbolizing the
interconnectness of all beings. A joyful knit to wear or to gift to someone you
Beads are strung onto the yarn
before knitting in order to take advantage of the many ways that prestrung beads
can embellish cables and ribs.
Yarn: Cuff: Valley Yarns
Northfield (70% merino, 20% baby alpaca, 10% silk, 124 yds/ 50 g) - 1 ball, or
124 yds of dk weight yarn
Thigh warmer: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Heavyweight (100% superwash
merino, 350 yds/ 7 oz) - 1 skein, or 300 yds of dk weight yarn
Leg warmer: Mission Falls 136 Merino Superwash (100% merino wool, 136 yds/ 50 g)
- 5 balls, or 620 yds of dk weight yarn
Sizes: Length of cuff: 4-3/4"/12 cm; length of thigh warmer: 11"/28 cm;
length of leg warmer: 20-1/2"/52 cm
Leg Circumference: approximately 9.5"/24 cm, unstretched. Leg will stretch up to
3"/10 cm beyond this measurement.
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rounds = 4"/10cm in garter stitch in the round (purl
1, knit 1 round)
Knitting Needles & Notions: size US 5 (3.75mm) set of 4 double points, 2
circular needles or 1 long circular needle
Removable stitch marker
Dental floss threader (available at drug stores)
Seed beads: 208 (482, 938) size 6/0 seed beads for cuffs (thigh warmers,
leg warmers). Please purchase more beads than you think you will need.