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Striped Arm Warmers & Leg Warmers
Lion Brand® Magic Stripes
Pattern Number: 40045
These '80s favorites are back in vogue! Our version knits up cool and colorful in just 1 (arm warmers) or 2(leg warmers) balls of Magic Stripes (shown here in #201 Denim).

Arm warmers measures approximately 12 inches from wrists; leg warmers are approximately 25 inches long.Requires set of 5 Size 3(3.25mm) double pointed needles. Call them what you will -- wristlets, wrist warmers, fingerless gloves, wristers, or driving gloves -- they're all fashionable. Pair with matching leg warmers to stay warm and fashionable.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Arm Warmers Circumference 7 inches [approx 18 cm]Length 15 1/2 inches [approx 40 cm] Leg Warmers Circumference 12" at top, 8 1/2" at bottom Length 25 3/4"

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

310-201 Magic Stripes Yarn: Denim Stripe Denim blue, cream, light blue highlighted with red and copper.
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47

Lion Brand Stitch Holders
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.99


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Brittany Birchwood Double Pointed Needles - Size 3
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 6.95

GAUGE:
28 sts = 4” (10 cm) in St st (k every rnd). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
ssk (slip, slip, knit): Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.

M1 (make 1 st): An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.

Work this new stitch through the back loop.


INSTRUCTIONS



FINGERLESS GLOVESLoosely cast on 60 sts.

Divide sts evenly onto double-pointed needles.

Place marker and join, being careful not to twist.

Work in K1, P1 Rib for 2”.

Work in St st for 1 1/2”.

Dec Rnd: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, ssk.

Work dec rnd every 1 1/2” for 5 more times – 48 sts.

Work even in St st for 1”.



THUMB GUSSETRnd 1: K 24, place marker, M1, place marker, k 24.

Rnd 2: Knit.

Rnd 3: Knit to marker, slip marker, M1, knit to second marker, M1, slip marker, knit to end of rnd.

Repeat Rnds 2 and 3 until there are 19 sts between markers.

Next Rnd: Knit 24, remove marker, slip next 19 sts to holder, remove second marker, knit 24 – 48 sts.

Work even for 1”.

Work 4 rnds of K1, P1 Rib.

Bind off all sts loosely in Rib.



THUMBKnit across 19 sts of thumb.

Pick up 3 sts along edge of hand – 22 sts.

Knit 1 rnd, dec 2 sts along side of hand where sts were picked up – 20 sts.

Work 4 rnds of K1, P1 Rib.

Bind off all sts loosely in Rib.

Weave in ends.



LEGWARMERS Loosely cast on 84 sts.

Divide sts evenly onto double-pointed needles.

Place marker and join, being careful not to twist.

Work in K1, P1 Rib for 2”.

Work in St st for 1 1/2”.

Dec Rnd K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, ssk.

Work dec rnd every 1 3/4” for 11 more times – 60 sts.

Work even in St st for 1”.

Work in K1, P1 Rib for 2”.

Bind off all sts loosely.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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