Lettuce Green Arm Warmers

Lettuce Green Arm Warmers

These pretty green Lettuce Green Arm Warmers from Red Heart Yarn are not only functional, they're fashionable!  Knitted arm warmers are making a comeback and these feminine warmers would look great on anyone! 

Lettuce Green Arm Warmers

Materials:

  • 2 balls “Full o’ Sheep™”: Meadow (2630)
  • Knitting Needles: 4.5mm [US 7]
  • 2 Place markers
  • Small stitch holder
  • Yarn needle

GAUGE: 19 sts = 4”; 26 Rows = 4” in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviations:  M1 (make one stitch) = Lift running thread before next stitch onto left needle and knit into the back loop.
K1, p1 Rib (worked over an odd number of sts)
Row 1 (Right Side): K1, * p1, k1; repeat from * across row.
Row 2: P1, * k1, p1; repeat from * across row.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for K1, p1 rib


Instructions:


Right Arm:

  1. Cast on 41 (45) sts.
     
  2. Cuff:  Begin with Row 1, work in K1, p1 rib until piece measures 1½”, end by working a wrong side row.
     
  3. Row 1: P3 (4), k13, p7 (8), k1, p17 (19).
     
  4. Row 2: K17 (19), p1, k7 (8), p13, k3 (4).
     
  5. Row 3: P3 (4), k4tog, [yo, k1] 5 times, yo, k4tog-tbl, p7 (8), k1, p17 (19).
     
  6. Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
     
  7. Repeat Rows 1 - 4 until piece measures 8½” from beginning, then work Rows 1 and 2 once more.


Shape Thumb:

  1. Row 3: P3 (4), k4tog, [yo, k1] 5 times, yo, k4tog-tbl, p7 (8), place marker, M1, k1, M1, place marker, p17 (19)– 43 (47) sts.
     
  2. Row 4: K17 (19), p3, k7 (8), p13, k3 (4).
     
  3. Keeping continuity of pattern, continue to inc 1 st after first marker and before second marker every right side row 5 (6) times more, working extra sts into pattern–53 (59) sts; 13 (15) sts between markers.
     
  4. Next Row (Wrong Side): Work across row to within 1 st of first marker, slip st to right needle, remove marker and place next 13 (15) sts on holder for thumb, remove second marker, k1, psso, work to end of row–39 (43) sts.
     
  5. Keeping in pattern, work even for 1½”, end by working a wrong side row.


Top Opening:

  1. Work 2 rows in K1, p1 rib . Bind off in pattern.


Shape Thumb Opening:

  1. Slip 13 (15) sts from holder to needle.
     
  2. Join yarn to wrong side, and work 2 rows in K1, p1 rib inc 1 st at beginning of each row–15 (17) sts.
     
  3. Bind off loosely in pattern.


Left Arm:

  1. Cast on and work cuff same as for Right Arm.
     
  2. Row 1: P17 (19), k1, p7 (8), k13, p3 (4).
     
  3. Row 2: K3 (4), p13, k7 (8), p1, k17 (19).
     
  4. Row 3: P17 (19), k1, p7 (8), k4tog, [yo, k1] 5 times, yo, k4tog-tbl, p3 (4).
     
  5. Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
     
  6. Repeat Rows 1 - 4 until piece measures 8½” from beginning, then work Rows 1 and 2 once more.


Shape Thumb:

  1. Row 3: P17 (19), place marker, M1, k1, M1, place marker, p7 (8), k4tog, [yo, k1] 5 times, yo, k4tog-tbl, p3 (4)–43 (47) sts.
     
  2. Row 4: K3 (4), p13, k7 (8), p3, k17 (19).
     
  3. Keeping continuity of pattern, continue to inc 1 st after first marker and before second marker every right side row 5 (6) times more–53 (59) sts; 13 (15) sts between markers.
     
  4. Complete same as for Right Arm.


Finishing:

  1. Sew thumb and side seams. Weave in yarn ends.

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