Icelandic Update Arm Warmers

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Icelandic Update Arm Warmers

designed by Kristen Tendyke
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Stand out from the crowd with these Iceland-inspired arm warmers.

Single Size
7.5" [19 cm]
14" [35.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $31.36

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Hand Circumference
7.5" [19 cm]
Length
14" [35.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

A

Simply Soft | Ocean, 9759Edit Color
$4.29

B

Simply Soft | Plum Perfect, 9761Edit Color
$4.29

C

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

D

Simply Soft | Forest Floor, 9758Edit Color
$4.29

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 6/4mm
$4.00

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
$7.99
The materials for this project cost $31.36

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Hand Circumference
7.5" [19 cm]
Length
14" [35.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Arm Warmers
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
A Ocean (9759) 1
B Plum Perfect (9761) 1
C () 1
D Forest Floor (9758) 1

GAUGE

In Stockinette stitch, 19 sts and 24 rnds = 4"/10cm, using larger needles

INSTRUCTIONS

RIGHT ARM WARMER
With larger needles and A, CO 36 sts. (Note: It is recommended using long tail method for cast on.)
Join in a rnd, taking care not to twist sts, distributing sts evenly over dpns as follows: 
With yarn in back, sl first st on RH needle to LH needle, bring yarn to front between the needles, sl first 2 sts on LH needle to RH needle, bring yarn to back between needles, sl first st on RH needle to LH needle; place marker for beg of rnd.
Beg with a k rnd, work in Garter st for 4 rnds.
Work in St st for 2 rnds.
Work Dot Chart for 2 rnds.
Change to A.
Work in St st for 1 rnd.

Shape Gusset
Next Rnd: K6, place marker (pm), CO 14 sts, pm, k to end of rnd - 50 sts. (Note: It is recommended using cable cast on method to CO 14 gusset sts.)
Next Rnd: Purl.
Dec Rnd: K to first marker, slip marker (sm), k2tog, k to 2 sts before next marker, ssk, sm, k to end of round - 48 sts (12 sts between markers).
Repeat last 2 rnds 5 more times - 38 sts rem (2 sts between markers).
Next Rnd: K to 1 st before first marker, k2tog and remove marker, ssk and remove marker, k to end of rnd - 36 sts.
Inc Rnd: K4, [k1-f/b, k8] 3 times, k1-f/b, k4 - 40 sts.
Work Slip Stitch Chart for 14 rnds.
With A, work in St st for 1 rnd.
Work Zig Chart for 4 rnds.
With A, work in St st for 1 rnd.
Work Dash Chart for 5 rnds.
Inc Rnd: With A, k9, k1-f/b, k19, k1-f/b, k10 - 42 sts.
Work Dot Chart for 2 rnds.
With A, work in St st until piece measures 13"/33cm from beg.
Dec Rnd: K10, k2tog, k19, k2tog, k9 - 40 sts.

Ribbing
Change to smaller needles.
Next Rnd: *K1, p2, k2; repeat from * around.
Repeat last rnd until ribbing measures 1"/2.5cm
BO in rib.

LEFT ARM WARMER
Work same as right arm warmer to gusset shaping.

Shape Gusset
Next Round: K30, place marker (pm), CO 14 sts, pm, k to end of rnd - 50 sts. 
Complete as for right arm warmer.

 

FINISHING
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.