Stripey Arm Warmers

Stripey Arm Warmers

Create some fun accessories to keep your arms warm and your fingers free!  Great for teens and adults alike, these Stripey Arm Warmers are a fashionable and fun way to keep yourself nice and warm while you text, type, or write.  Best of all, these fun arm warmers are so fun to wear and show off.  Great for all levels of crochet fans, these arm warmers are functional and fabulous.  They also make great last-minute gift ideas and stocking stuffers for the holidays.  Keep a pair at home and one in the office in case that pesky thermostat starts acting up again!

Stripey Arm Warmers

Materials:

  • 1 skein Caron International's Simply Soft yarn in Bone (A)
  • 1 skein Caron International's Simply Soft yarn in Violet (B)
  • 1 skein Caron International's Simply Soft yarn in Plum Wine (C)
  • 1 skein Caron International's Simply Soft Brites yarn in Rose Violet (D)
  • US H-8 (5 mm), US I-9 (5.5 mm), and US J-10 (6 mm) crochet hooks
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle

 

Gauge:  In zigzag pattern, using US H-8 (5 mm) hook, 8 zigzags = 7"/18cm and 12 1/2 rows = 4"/10cm.

 

Instructions:
One arm warmer measures approximately 7"/18 cm circumference (at wrist) x 18"/45.5 cm long

  1. With A and H-8 (5 mm) hook, ch 55.
     
  2. Row 1 (RS): Sc in second ch from hook and in next ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, *skip next 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch; repeat from * across, turn—8 zigzags.
     
  3. Row 2: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 3 sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, sc in last sc; change to B in last st.
     
  4. Rows 3–13: Repeat Row 2 working in color sequence of: 2 rows with B, 1 row with A, 2 rows with D, 1 row with A, 2 rows with C, 3 rows with A.
     
  5. Rows 14–24: Repeat Row 2, working color sequence one more time.
     
  6. Change to I-9 (5.5 mm) hook.
     
  7. Rows 25–35: Repeat Row 2, working color sequence once; change to B in last st of last row.

Shape Arm Warmers

  1. Row 36 (increase row): With B, ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 3 sc, sc in last 3 sc, turn—58 sc.
     
  2. Row 37: With B, ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 4 sc, sc in next 2 sc, skip next sc, sc in last sc, turn; change to A in last st.
     
  3. Row 38 (increase row): With A, ch 1, sc in first 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 4 sc, sc in last 4 sc, turn; change to D in last st—60 sc.
     
  4. Row 39 (increase row): With D, ch 1, sc in first 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 5 sc, sc in last 5 sc, turn—62 sc.
     
  5. Row 40: With D, ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 6 sc, sc in next 4 sc, skip next sc, sc in last sc, turn; change to A in last st.
     
  6. Row 41 (increase row): With A, ch 1, sc in first 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 6 sc, sc in last 6 sc, turn; change to C in last st—64 sc.
     
  7. Rows 42 and 43: With C, ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 7 sc, sc in next 5 sc, skip next sc, sc in last sc, turn; change to A in last st of Row 43.
     
  8. Rows 44–46: With A, ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * to last 7 sc, sc in next 5 sc, skip next sc, sc in last sc, turn; change to B in last st of Row 46.
     
  9. Change to J-10 (6 mm) hook.
     
  10. Rows 47–57: Repeat last row, working color sequence once.  Fasten off.
     
  11. Fold arm warmers vertically with WS facing and sew or crochet long edges together to form a tube. Turn right side out. Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

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just soo cute. I want to make them.

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