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« on: October 25, 2008 06:48:27 AM »

Hey there!

I'm looking for crocheted stockings. I saw a really neat thigh high one online somewhere but I can't seem to find it. Every time I try to type stocking or legwarmer, I get the retro 80s versions..

If anyone has an suggestions, please lemme know Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2008 04:02:50 AM »

I am not sure what look you are going for but Lion has a pair of thigh high ones that are definitely not from the 70's and 80's
http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/patternFinder.fcgi?search=Search&searchText=leg+warmer&Go.x=9&Go.y=4

Sadly these are from the dreaded time frame you are trying to avoid but they can definitely be modernized..
http://www.knitting-crochet.com/crochet/legwar.html

these came from one of our very own Craftster crocheters..
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=125473.0

another modern pattern
http://www.crochetkitten.com/files/Cassie_Leg_Warmers_-_Adult.pdf

not 80's
http://freecrochetpatterns.ruqqa.com/leg-warmers/petite-legwarmers

I don't know what look you are going for but figured I'd try to find a good range for you.... I found lots of really great knitting patterns though Cry
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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2008 03:00:33 AM »

Is the Japanese style different from what we usually see? Is there a photo?  When you say thigh high I'm guessing these are just made longer than just over the knee.  Here's a pic of my favorite.  It has crochet inserts and tops but they're done in knit garter stitch. Cute as can be, but again knitted.
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://marniemaclean.com/patterns/legWarmers/Images/LegWarmers.jpg&imgrefurl=http://marniemaclean.com/patterns/legWarmers/legwarmer.html&h=432&w=324&sz=87&hl=en&start=73&usg=__SKHXK2JV2fcAJqORvLak95lJI2k=&tbnid=bl4lGjMqbuoXhM:&tbnh=126&tbnw=95&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcrochet%2Blegwarmers%26start%3D60%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008 04:45:30 PM »

Are you talking about these

A:

Or these

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Style-wise, I mean. Just curious, cuz those are the styles I usually see on the lolita fashions.
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2008 08:58:59 PM »

Is the Japanese style different from what we usually see? Is there a photo?  When you say thigh high I'm guessing these are just made longer than just over the knee.  Here's a pic of my favorite.  It has crochet inserts and tops but they're done in knit garter stitch. Cute as can be, but again knitted.
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://marniemaclean.com/patterns/legWarmers/Images/LegWarmers.jpg&imgrefurl=http://marniemaclean.com/patterns/legWarmers/legwarmer.html&h=432&w=324&sz=87&hl=en&start=73&usg=__SKHXK2JV2fcAJqORvLak95lJI2k=&tbnid=bl4lGjMqbuoXhM:&tbnh=126&tbnw=95&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcrochet%2Blegwarmers%26start%3D60%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN

Its mostly like that.



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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2008 05:38:00 PM »

Those are sewn.
But if you ask me if you just crochet a tube, put in a few belt loops then you can string your elastic through and you will have them in crochet.  Just crochet them a bit bigger than your calf and you will be okay.
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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2008 10:41:05 AM »

Hi there!  I too have searched for japanese leg warmer patterns. (i love them!)  Heres a site i found.  Free patterns and they are actual japanese leg warmers.  They are in in Japanese, since they are actuall 'japanese' ones but the charts are simple to understand. Heres the link: http://www.clover.co.jp/kyan/knit/zipper1.shtml
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« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2008 05:38:10 AM »

Hi there!  I too have searched for japanese leg warmer patterns. (i love them!)  Heres a site i found.  Free patterns and they are actual japanese leg warmers.  They are in in Japanese, since they are actuall 'japanese' ones but the charts are simple to understand. Heres the link: http://www.clover.co.jp/kyan/knit/zipper1.shtml

wow... Cheesy awesome?
care to share anymore japanese links?
argh the pdf is being stubburn XD
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« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2008 05:52:03 AM »

I dont have any more for the japanese links for leg warmers.  But I have some for other crochet items.  Would you like me to share those? 
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« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2008 08:05:06 PM »

sure haha Cheesy

I like japanese patterns
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