Farm & Festival Boot Toppers £3.00
A fun set of woolly toppers for wellington boots
I love attending music festivals and often wear my wellington boots to cope with the mud in the English summer rain. I am not so keen on my welly boots rubbing against my shins when I am wearing shorts. I came up with the idea of some welly toppers that would not only look great but also protect my legs from the rubber. They are also useful in winter to provide some extra warmth when splashing in puddles.
These welly toppers are knitted from the bottom up and feature two different designs on the front and a striped rib cuff. They look great in natural yarns and make your wellies look extra special!
Child: UK shoe sizes 7 - 2 – to fit boot top circumference 28 - 35 cm (11 - 13.5″)
Adult: UK shoe sizes 3 - 10 – to fit boot top circumference 36 - 41 cm (14 - 16″)
DK weight yarn.
Shown in Woolyknit British Naturals (103 m per 50g skein; 100% wool), colourways MC: natural ecru, CC1: mid-brown/natural ecru twist, CC2: natural dark brown and CC3: mid-brown natural
MC: 90 (125) m; 100 (140) yards
CC1: 65 (70) m; 71 (77) yards
CC2: 50 (55) m; 55 (60) yards
CC3: 50 (55) m; 55 (60) yards
Needles & Notions:
3 mm (US 2.5) and 2.75 mm (US 2) 60 cm circular or double pointed knitting needles
26 stitches and 32 rows per 10cm x 10cm (4" x 4") measured over stranded knitting
Knit and purl stitches
Casting on and binding off
Knitting in the round
Following a simple colourwork chart
Originally published June 2012.
Current version: boot_toppers_v1.pdf
PDF file size: 1.4MB
Blog post with more information can be found here
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