7 Materials Needed:

1 Ball Stitch Studio Studio Classic: Red (A), White (B), Soft Green (C), 5mm and 4mm Knitting Needles, Tapestry Needle, Stitch Markers, 5mm Crochet Hook

About this Project

Make Santa feel at home with adorable elf leg covers for your coffee table. All you need is a few Christmas-colored balls of Studio Classic yarn.

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18 sts x 24 rows = 4 in Stockinette Stitch


Circumference of Leg: 8

Length: 16

  • 1



    With smaller needle and A, cast on 40 sts.

    Work in St St (knit one RS row, purl one WS row) for 1/2" , ending with a knit (RS) row.

    Turning Ridge (WS): Knit.


    Switch to larger needle and continue working in St St until piece measures 2 past turning ridge, ending with a WS purl row.


    Rows 1-2: With B, work in St st.

    Rows 3-4: With C, work in St st.

    Rows 5-6: With A, work in St st.

    Rep Rows 1-6, 8 more times.

    Rows 7-8: With B, work in St st.

    Row 9 (RS): With C, purl.

    Border Ridge (WS): Knit.


    Rows 1-5: With A, work in St st.

    Row 6 (Set-up Row) (WS): P20, pm, purl to end.

    Row 7: K1, ssk, knit to one st before marker, m1, k1, sm, k1, m1, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 40 sts.

    Row 8: Purl.

    Rep last two rows, 7 more times.

    Next Row: Bind off 3 sts, knit to one st before marker, m1, k1, sm, k1, m1, knit to end 1 st decreased.

    Next Row: Bind off 3 sts, purl to end 3 sts decreased.

    Rep the last two rows, 8 more times 4 sts rem.

    Bind off remaining sts.

  • 2

    Shoe Border

    With C, cast on 3 sts.

    Row 1: K3.

    Row 2: Knit to last st, kfb 1 st increased.

    Row 3: Kfb, knit to end 1 st increased.

    Rows 4-6: Rep Rows 2-3 and then Row 2 once more 8 sts.

    Row 7: Bind off 5 sts, knit to end 3 sts.

    Row 8: K3.

    Rep Rows 1-8 until piece measures 9 from cast on, ending with Row 7.

    Bind off all sts.


    Sew Shoe Border to Border Ridge. With crochet hook and A, make chain 20 long. Fasten off. Fold Hem to wrong side of work at turning ridge, enclosing chain. Sew hem to inside of cuff, leaving hem open at sides and leaving ends of chain free. Fold chair leg cover in half lengthwise and sew seam, being careful to match stripes. Weave in ends. Use chain drawstring to fit covers to your chair.

  • 3


    k knit

    kfb knit into the front and back of the next st (1 st incd)

    k2tog knit 2 sts together (1 st decd)

    m1 make 1 (1 st incd)

    p purl

    pm place marker

    rep repeat(ing)

    RS right side

    ssk slip slip knit

    sm slip marker

    st(s) stitch(es)

    WS wrong side