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Monday, November 4, 2013

Free Crochet Pattern - Key Tab Boot Cuffs

Introducing the Key Tab Boot Cuffs. This is the 3rd pattern in a series following the Key Tab Slouchy and the Key Tab Fingerless gloves. There will be one more pattern to complete this fabulous set! 
I don't know why I love this stitch so much but I do. I hope you do too! 
These have all be fun to design. 


Boot cuffs had to grow on me. I didn't really think I'd care for them. Most my boots aren't meant for boot cuffs but I forgot my hubby bought me these awesome Coach boots last year and they are perfect for cuffs! Now I want them in ever color. These work up fast and the stitch has a lacy look to it, so not to much bulk, but some extra warmth. A great way to add a pop of color to your outfit. 

These are written to fit me and I don't have skinny legs so you may need to adjust the pattern to fit bigger or smaller. The ribbing pattern just needs to be worked in multiples of 4, or you could simply adjust up or down a hook size. 
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Key Tab Boot Cuffs
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Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials: 
Worsted Weight Yarn of Choice: 
Lion Brand Heartland  - 1 Skein in Colorway of choice
Yarn details {5 oz / 251 yards - Worsted Weight (4)}

*Hook size: H - (5.00 mm)
*Tapestry Needle

*Ribbing Gauge 2” x 2” swatch =  8 rows of 8 sc 
*Body of Cuff Gauge 2” x 2” swatch = 4 rows of 8 dc

Terms and Stitches used:
(ch) chain, (st) stitch, (sl st) slip stitch, (sc) single crochet, (dc) double crochet, (rep) repeat, (blo) back loop only, (flo) front loops only, (YO) yarn over

Special Stitches: 
*Three Double Crochet Cluster (3dc cl)
YO hook insert hook into the next indicated st/sp, YO and draw up a loop, (3 loops on hook) YO and draw through 2 loops, YO hook insert hook into the same st/sp, YO and draw up a loop, (4 loops on hook) YO draw through 2 loops, YO hook insert hook into the same st/sp, YO and draw up a loop, (5 loops on hook), YO draw through 2 loops, YO and pull through remaining 4 loops. One cluster made. 
Notes:
 *Chain stitch does not count in stitch count!
*The number at the end of each row is the stitch count for the row(#).

Make Two

My leg measurement around was about 14 inches, 
These boot cuffs measure about 6 1/2 inches across and stretch nicely

Ribbing:

Row 1: ch 6, (working in BLO only) sc in 2nd ch from the hook and each ch across, ch 1, turn (5) 

Row 2: sc in blo of each st across, ch 1, turn (5)

Row 3-40: Repeat Row 2
*Match up Row 1 and Row 40, sl st together in blo of each st across to join, ch 1 
*Do Not Fasten off!

Body of Cuff:

Round 1: working along the ends of the rows, sc in each row around, join with a sl st to 1st sc, ch 1 (40)

Round 2: sc in same st as join, ch 3, 3dc cl in next st, ch1, sk 2 sts, *(sc in next st, ch 3, 3dc cl in next st, ch1 sk 2 sts) rep from * around, join with a sl st to 1st sc, ch 2, turn (10 - 3dc cl)

Round 3: *(sc, ch 3, 3dc cl) in next ch 3 sp, ch 1, rep from * around, join with a sl st to 1st sc, ch 2, turn (10 - 3dc cl) 

Round 4-7: rep Round 3, after Round 7 only ch 1

Round 8: *sc in ch 1 sp, sc in cluster,  sc in ch 3 sp, sc in sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st to 1st sc, DO NOT TURN (40)

Round 9 & 10: ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to 1st sc (40) 
*Fasten off and weave in ends. 

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Thank you for using a Calleigh’s Clips original pattern. I have done my best to keep my patterns simple and easy to understand. If at any time you need assistance, please feel free to contact me using the contact me tab.

Please remember that there may be a slight variance in sizing due to different tensions of each individual and materials used.

All patterns are copyright protected, but you are welcome to sell finished products made from my patterns. I do ask, however, that you mention my company name along with my web shop address as follows:

Calleigh’s Clips & Crochet Creations by Elisabeth Spivey 

I would love to see your finished products if you would like to send me pictures. These will be for my personal use only and will not be posted anywhere without prior written permission from you.

Enjoy,
Elisabeth

Be sure to check out the rest of the Key Tab Series 
Links to the other patterns! 

3 comments:

Amanda Sturkie said...

Hi I was wondering if you need to increase the size of the cuff how many stitches do you need to add? I'm usually pretty good at following a pattern but I'm terrible at figuring stuff like that! Thanks love these so much

Amanda Sturkie said...

Nevermind my question! I found my answer in the post! Thanks

Emy Watson said...

Do Socks Count As Underwear?
boot cuffs

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