Cloudstrider Spats (Buckle Version)

Oct 2, 2013
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Finished with snaps and buckles, the tall version of these spats will see you through piloting your airship.

Designer Brenda K. B. Anderson

Finished Size 113/4 (13, 141/4)" calf circumference; 18" long. Model shown measures 13", with 1-2" negative ease.

Yarn Your Mom Knits Octosport (100% superwash merino; 274 yd [250 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): nut brown, 3 (3, 4) skeins.

Hook Sizes G/6 (4 mm) and F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions St marker (m); yarn needle; 21/4 yd of 5⁄8" grosgrain ribbon; pins; sewing needle and matching thread; marking pencil; twenty-four 5⁄8" hammer-in style long prong snaps; 68 (72, 76) long prong 3⁄8" diameter studs; 2 buckles with 1" to 1.25" hole.

Gauge 19 sts and 20 rows = 4" in patt with larger hook; 20 sts and 22 rows = 4" in sc blo with smaller hook.

 

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