Spaticus Knitting Pattern

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Written pattern instructions to make your own knit spatterdashes--not the actual garment.

These spats are stylish and convenient for changing temperature conditions. Slip them in your pocket for the evening temperature drop. Unlike legwarmers, the buttons up the side allow them to be taken on or off without the embarrassment of removing your shoes. They knit up quickly for a last minute gift. Stick to your yarn diet by stash-busting a couple of balls of worsted weight yarn left over from a sweater. The contrasting edging can use up that last bit of something or other getting tangled in your stash. Talk yourself out of buying those pricey fall or winter boots by knitting these for your self and wearing them with your ballet flats (then splurge on the Fluevogs anyway because you saved money on yarn)! Traditionalists can add a stirrup by attaching an elastic or knitted band to the bottom.

Sizes: XS, S M, L, XL (shown in size M on a model with size 9 foot). Finished ankle circumfrence/calf circumfrence: 6.5”/13.75”, 7.5”/14.25”, 8.5”/15”, 10”/16”, 11.5”/17”.
Yarn: Berroco Ultra Alpaca, or any worsted weight yarn. For tall spats: 2 -3 skeins. For ankle spats, 1 skein. Contrasting I-cord, Lamb’s Pride worsted, half a skein.
Needles: Knitting needles and crochet hook, 4.5 mm or size to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 18 sts / 30 rows = 4”
Notions: Five stitch markers buttons, thread, a sewing needle & some waste yarn.

Note on shipping: your purchase will be emailed to you as a pdf file. If you would like me to print out the pattern and mail it you to, let me know as additional shipping charges will apply.

Copyright 2008 Myrrhia Resneck

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Oct 23, 2010 by A fellow maker

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