Friday, 20 February 2015

Simple knitted arm warmers pt2

Attempting this as a pair for me using some standard yarn (King Cole Melody - Sonata)

Cast on 31 on 4mm needles, join to make 30 stitches around.
Rows 1-10: k1p1 (30st)
Row 11: k30
Row 12: k14, k2tog, k14, k2tog (28st)
Row 13-50: k28

Row 51: k1, m1, k26, m1, k1 (30st)
Row 52-57: k30
Row 58: k1, m1, k28, m1, k1 (32st)
Row 59: k32 around
Row 60: k32, turn

making the thumbhole, at the end of each row make sure you do not join each round
Row 61: p32 turn
Row 62: k32, turn
Row 63: p32 turn
Row 64: k32, turn
Row 65: p32 turn
Row 66: k32, turn
Row 67: p32 turn
Row 68: k32, turn
Row 69: p32 turn
Row 70: k32, turn
Row 71: p32 turn

Row 72: k2tog, k28, k2tog turn (30st)
Row 73: p30 turn

after the thumbhole, join the rounds:

Row 74: k30 and join
Row 75-82: k30 around

bind off

The finished measurements are:
Length: 28.5cm
width at base: 17cm (circumference)
width at hand: 14cm (circumference)

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