Easy crochet leg warmer in multiple sizes - free crochet pattern

Crochet leg warmer free pattern

It’s time for a cute Crochet leg warmer-free pattern! I have always wanted to myself a crochet leg warmer! Excited to share this free pattern with you. Some months ago, I made the boot cuffs and knew I wanted a leg warmer because I love the cuffs so much!

Crochet leg warmer free pattern details

This leg warmer pattern is designed to be easily customized! You can adjust the length into an oversized leg warmer or make your fitted as mine. You can also customize the fit of your leg warmer. I have included a note at the point where you need to do these.

Best yarn for a crochet leg warmer

From my experience, I have found that you can use any yarn to make a crochet leg warmer! Make sure the yarn you intend to use doesn’t easily itch!

Finished Measurements of the Japandi Leg Warmer

I have designed and tested this crochet leg warmer pattern to be size-inclusive.

Sizes – Infant (Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult large). The sizes are just a guide to help you pick a size to follow the instructions. It is easy to customize this crochet leg warmer as you make yours.

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Supplies for this crochet leg warmer free pattern


Stylecraft Special Aran, (#4, 100% Acrylic, 196 m per 3.5 oz/100g Ball

Estimated Yardage

120 (160, 200, 240, 280) yards

Hook and other Materials

6 mm Crochet Hook


15 sts over 10 Rows = 4” across, made using the stitch pattern before blocking.

Adjust hook size, if necessary, to obtain gauge.

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Any other #4 weight yarn can be substituted.

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches Abbreviations

Chain/chains – ch/chs

Single Crochet – sc

Half double crochet – hdc

Crossed half double crochet – xhdc

Back loop only – BLO 

Front Post Half double crochet – FPhdc

Back Post Half double crochet – BPhdc

Special stitch

Xhdc – Crossed hdc – skip next st, hdc in next st, crocheting over the hdc just made, work hdc into the skipped st

Front Third Loop – This is the loop below the front loop. Crochet into this stitch pushes the loops to the other side and creates beautiful braids.

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How to crochet leg warmer


Chain 26 (30, 34, 38, 42)

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 24 (28, 32, 36, 40) hdc

Row 2: Ch 2, In both loops, hdc in first st, in front 3rd loop, xhdc across until the last st, in both loops, hdc, turn. 2 hdc, 11 (13, 15, 17, 19) xhdc

Row 3: Ch 2, In both loops, hdc in the first st, in back loop, hdc in each st around until the last st, hdc in last st, turn. 24 (28, 32, 36, 40) hdc

Rows 4 – 17 (21, 27, 31, 35): Repeat Rows 2 and 3

Measure your piece, continue the repeats until you get you have a width wide enough to wrap around your calf

Reduce or increase the repeats until you have a good wrap around your model’s calf (leg).

Note that the panel will stretch.

Do not fasten off.

Side seam

  • Fold the last row lengthwise.
  • With the wrong side facing you and the last row next to the foundation row.

Using a darning needle or hook, slst through the back loop of both sides for a smooth joining.

Upper end – Cuff

Continue on the short edges.

Turn to the right side

Crocheting in rounds

Round 1: Ch 2, hdc evenly across the edges, join.

Round 2: Ch 2, in 3rd loop hdc in each st around, join

Round 3: Ch 2. *FPhdc, BPhdc, rep from * around, join.

Rounds 4 – 5: Rep Round 3

Round 6: Ch 2, hdc in each st across the edges, join.

Weave in ends.

Lower end – Cuff

Join yarn with a sl st to the other short edge.

Repeat as with the upper end.

Fasten off.

There you have your version of this simple crochet leg warmer-free pattern.

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