East End Armwarmers
East End Armwarmers is an easy and fun project, perfect for knitters of all skill levels. These slouchy mitts are completely seamless and the length reaches just over the elbow, but is meant to be scrunched down for a warm and cozy fit. The arm cuff features a simple cable & rib pattern that gives the armwarmers just enough visual interest without being too busy. It features a simple thumbhole so that all of your fingers (and thumb!) are free to text, type or knit.
It was designed using Shibui’s Baby Alpaca DK yarn and it uses just 1 skein! Any DK-weight yarn will work, especially if it contains alpaca, cashmere or silk (for a super soft drape and slouch).
Pattern Cost: $5.00
Sizes: Small/Medium (Large/X-Large)
Gauge: 5.5 sts & 7 rws = 1″ in St st
Yarn: Approx. 200 (225) yds DK-weight yarn, shown in Baby Alpaca DK by Shibui (100% Baby Alpaca; 100g = 255 yds, color = Graphite), 1 skein.
Needles & Other Supplies:
• US 6 / 4 mm DPNs (4) or size needed to obtain gauge
• 1 stitch marker
• Cable needle
• Tapestry needle to weave in ends