Vörå-Inspired Arm Warmers

Carol Huebscher Rhoades

This is a pattern from PieceWork January/February 2015.


Geilsk Cotton/Wool, 55% lamb’s wool/45% cotton yarn, fingering weight, 250 yards (228.6 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) ball, 1 ball each of #C2 Blue (MC) and #C8 Natural White (CC); www.knit-geilsk.com

Inox Needles, set of 4 or 5 double pointed, size 0 (2 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge; www.accessoriesunlimitedinc.com

Note: If needed for consistent gauge for single- and two-color sections, use Takumi bamboo size 1 (2.25 mm) needles (www.clover-usa.com) for two-color stranded rounds; if working with two sizes of needles, use a different color or material for each size so you don’t get the sets mixed up.

Tapestry needle

Finished size: 7¼ inches (18.4 cm) long and 7¾ inches (19.7 cm) circumference, tapering to 6¾ inches

(17.1 cm) at wrist; woman’s medium

Gauge: 33 sts and 41 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in 2-color stranded knitting

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