Add a little colour to your footwear with Jo Allport’s boot toppers! Cast on in plush Rowan yarn, or raid your stash for your favourite shades
BOOT TOPPERS (MAKE 2)
Cast on 82 (98: 114) sts using 3.25mm needles and Yarn A. Work in rib as follows:
Row 1 (RS) *K2, P2; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 2 *P2, K2; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.
Rep these 2 rows until work measures 2cm, ending with a WS row and measured from the cast-on edge. Change to 4mm needles.
Row 1 (RS) Work Row 1 of Chart, working 10 (12: 14) 8 st patt reps. Row 2 (WS) Work Row 2 of Chart, working 10 (12: 14) 8 st patt reps. Cont as set, working all 24 rows of Chart. Break off Yarn B.
Change to 3.25mm needles and working in Yarn A only, work in rib as before for 10cm, ending with a WS row and measured from the start of the rib section.
Cast off in pattern.
Block Fair Isle section, leaving rib sections unblocked. Sew side seams together matching patterns. Weave in ends.