Knitting Pattern: Alpine Legwarmers

Knitting Pattern: Alpine Legwarmers


Designed by Angela Westover

Gansey-style knitting has always been a treat for me. The simple mix of purls and knits creates a pattern of peaks and valleys, echoing a majestic mountain terrain in a pair of stretchy legwarmers perfect for crisp autumn days.

Sizes Included in Pattern: One Size Fits Most Adults

*** In purchasing this product you will receive a PDF pattern from which you can create your new Alpine Legwarmers. This is not the finished item.***



Advanced Beginner

Techniques To Indulge In

Working in the Round, Gansey-Style, Working from a Chart

Finished Measurements (inches/cm)

7” in circumference laid flat, 17” in height
(17.75 cm x 43.2 cm)

Gauge in Pattern

28 stitches and 21 rows = 4”/10cm


350 yards of DK Weight, 12 WPI

Suggested Yarn: Cascade Yarns Llamerino (50% Baby Llama, 50% Merino Wool), (1) skein, 291 yards.
Color: 06 - Charcoal


US Size 6 (4 mm) and 8 (5 mm) circular needles or DPNS, or size needed to obtain gauge.


Tapestry Needle, Scissors, Stitch Markers

Ravelry Pattern Page - click HERE to purchase this pattern through Ravelry and to take a peek at other knitters’ completed legwarmers.

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Photographer: Jeananne Atthowe | Model: Paula Atthowe