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Basic Knit Leggings (6-14) - full or capri length options

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Author Jocole
Price $8.00
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by doh, terriiee
on March 19th, 2015

“This pattern is so easy to use. The leggings look and fit great.”

Snug-fitting with an easy-on elastic waist. This must-have basic design will become a staple in your little one's wardrobe. Comfort and warmth are what makes these essential. Perfect layering piece for fall and winter under dresses, jumpers, tunics and skirts. Pattern includes full length and capri length options. Instructions on how to apply professional top-stitched elastic (no uncomfortable twisted elastic casings here). Easy tricks for sewing knit fabrics with a basic sewing machine for professional looking results – no serger required, and no amateur zigzags!

Quick guide instructions for those who wish to print out the instructions without having to waste ink on all the pictures.

We’ve also included our favorite resources on where to buy cute knit fabric.

7 sizes included: 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, Doll/Preemie

Level of Difficulty: EASY! Perfect for sewers of all skill levels. No serger needed, all you need is a sewing machine.

15 pages of step-by-step sewing instructions (22 steps and 31 color photos) and 10 pages of patterns.


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Capri Length:
Doll: 1/4 yard; 6-10: 3/4 yard; 7-14 7/8 yard

Full Length:
Doll: 1/3 yard; 6-8: 7/8 yard; 10-12: 1 yard; 14: 1 1/8 yard

Materials: thread, 3/4" knitted elastic (1/2" for doll size), ballpoint/stretch needles [optional: stretch twin needle]

by doh, terriiee
on March 19th, 2015

This pattern is so easy to use. The leggings look and fit great.

by Lemmons, Marsha
on March 20th, 2014

nice & easy leggings & very comfy

by Aerybeth
on November 8th, 2013

Great easy to it's a little tight on my little had to go up a 's not a skinny mini! :) but overall loved! thanks!

by E. Ford
on September 6th, 2013

Granddaughters love this pattern. Will make several dresses.

by Bottcher, Fiona
on April 7th, 2013

good pattern had to adjust a bit mainly becasue dd has short legs.

by McGehee, Emily
on February 20th, 2013

I've made 2 pair for DGD #3 and #4 using basic rib knit. My next two will be made from Supplex. The girls are very happy with them, but want really vivid colors, the next pair.

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