Caron® Armwarmers
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Caron® Armwarmers

These Armwarmers made in Simply Soft Yarn have everything going for them for perfect giftability.

Designed by Marilyn Losee

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Caron International Simply Soft 6oz/170g, in color of choice (shown in Sage)
  • Needles: One set double pointed needles each size US 5 and 6 (3.75 and 4 mm), or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

SIZE
Ladies Medium
Arm Warmer measures approximately 4"/10 cm wide (8"/20 cm in circumference) by 14"/35.5 cm long
 

YARN
Caron International's Simply Soft (100% acrylic): 6oz/170g, in color of choice Shown in: #9705 Sage
 

NEEDLES
One set double pointed needles each size US 5 and 6 (3.75 and 4 mm), or size to obtain gauge
 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
Stitch marker; yarn needle
 

GAUGE
In Stockinette stitch, 20 sts and 28 rows = 4"/10 cm
 

ABBREVIATIONS
Skp (Slip, knit, PSSO): Slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped st over knit st – 1 st decreased.
Sk2p (Slip, k2tog, PSSO): Slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped st over knit st – 2 sts decreased.
 

STITCHES USED
Stockinette stitch (St st)
 

1x1 Rib (multiple of 2 sts) Rnd 1: * K1, p1; repeat from * around. Repeat Rnd 1 for 1x1 rib.
 

Spiral Lace (multiple of 11 sts) Rnd 1: * Skp, k6, yo, k3; repeat from * around. Rnd 2: Knit. Repeat Rnds 1 and 2 for Lace pattern.
 

NOTE
Arm Warmers are worked in-the-round; Stitch pattern spirals around the piece.
 

HELPFUL
To cast-on loosely, use a larger size needle, or cast on over 2 needles, then change to smaller needles for rib.
 

ARM WARMER
Loosely cast on 44 sts; evenly distribute sts on 3 needles. Join, being careful not to twist sts; place a marker (pm) for beginning of rnd.
 

Using smaller needles, begin 1x1 rib; work even for 10 rnds.
 

Change to larger needles and Lace pattern; work even until piece measures 10" from beginning, end Rnd 2 of pattern.
 

Decrease Rnd: Sk2p, k5, yo, k3; repeat from * around. Continuing in pattern (Skp, k5, yo, k3), work even until piece measures 12" from beginning.
 

Change to smaller needles and 1x1 rib; work even until piece measures 14" from beginning. Bind off all sts loosely in rib.
 

FINISHING
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

Tips

Make a pair for yourself in your favorite Simply Soft color.