Knit comfy cuffs for your wellies
Stay snug and stylish in the mud and rain with these cute welly toppers. Apart from giving your wellingtons a pretty, UGG-style cuff, these woolen wonders hug your booties against your legs, for extra comfort and less chance of sticks and stones bothering your tootsies.
You will need…
- Stylecraft, Life Chunky Raspberry Marl (2347) 1 x 100g/148m
- A pair of 5mm needles
yf yarn forward
yrn yarn round needle
Start knitting here
Cast on 67 sts using 5mm needles.
Row 1 (RS): P2, (K3, P2) to end of row.
Row 2: K2, (P3, K2) to end of row.
Row 3: P2, (K3, P2) to end of row.
Row 1: K2, (p3tog, K2) to end of row.
Row 2: P2, (yf, K1, yrn) to end of row.
Row 3: K2, (P3, K2) to end of row.
Row 4: P2, (K3, P2) to end of row.
Repeat this 4 row pattern 3 more times, ending with row 4.
Continue to work rows 3 and 4 to form a P2, K3 rib until the knitting measures 6in (15cm) from the cast on edge, ending with row 3.
Next row (RS): P2, (k2tog, P2) to end of row.
Next row: K2, (P2, K2) to end of row.
Repeat these last 2 rows until your knitting measures 9in (23cm)
TO MAKE UP
Sew up the side seams and weave in any loose ends.
Pattern reproduced with permission from Simply Knitting magazine. For more information visit www.simplyknitting.co.uk