Beginner Crochet Leg Warmers

Your perfect first pair of crochet leg warmers!

Skill Level | Beginner
Finished Size | 7″ wide (laying flat); 11″ long

As cozy as they are pretty, these simple crochet leg warmers are your perfect first crochet project. The tutorial will walk you through step-by-step. No prior skills required!

If you haven’t crocheted anything before and you want to know where to begin, you’re in the right place. The Beginner Crochet Leg Warmers pattern here at B.Hooked is a great first crochet project.

Through this project, you’ll learn the fundamentals of crochet projects: the chain stitch, the slip stitch and the double crochet stitch. You can learn each of these skills individually but here we believe new skills “stick” when incorporated into a project you can enjoy.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you will need to get started as well as a video tutorial and written instructions to complete these leg warmers from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • 2-3 skeins; 325 yds Lion Brand Landscapes (colorway pictured: desert spring)
  • 6 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

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  • Ch chain
  • Dc double crochet
  • Slst slip stitch
  • St(s) Stitch(es)

These abbreviations are industry standards and are used to simplify the pattern and making it easier to read. Whenever you see a “dc” simply tell yourself to double crochet.

Finished Size

7″ wide (laying flat);
11″ length


10 sts x 5 rows = 2″
(double crochet)

This pattern fits comfortably around a calf that measures 14″ in circumference at the widest point and requires 2 skeins of Landscapes. You may use more or less chains than the pattern calls for depending on the size of your calf or the calf of the person you are crocheting for. After you make your first chain, make sure it fits comfortably around the widest point of your calf.

If you need to add more stitches for a bigger circumference, pick up a third skein of Landscapes to make sure you have enough yarn to finish.

Chain 3 at beginning of round counts as a double crochet stitch.

Need to Print this Pattern?

You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Round 1: Ch 35 and being careful not to twist the ch, join with a slst to the first ch. Ch 3. 1 dc in every ch. Join with a slst to the 3rd chain. (35 sts)

Rounds 2-28: Ch 3. 1 dc in every st. Join with a slst to the 3rd chain. (35 sts)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

see how it’s done

Crochet Leg Warmers Tutorial

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