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Butterfliesflutterby
« on: December 05, 2006 02:10:51 PM »

I really want to make my younger sis a set of arm warmers, but after looking through every available knitting book at the library (which are all over 10 years old), I haven't found any. Can anyone make my web-searching time a little shorter? It would be greatly appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2006 02:30:18 PM »

Search the forums (completed projects is a good place to start) for gloves, fingerless gloves.  A number of them have been made to cover arms.  You can easily modify the pattern(s). Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2006 04:07:59 PM »

http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATTfetching.html
http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/mikado-gloves.html
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=44961.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=98190.0 (there are bajillions on this page!)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=108195.0
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2006 04:11:26 PM »

Hi! I don't know how good at knitting you are, but sadly for myself, I can't master DPN!

I found a GREAT easy , wonderful looking pattern online that is knit on straight needles... I have made several pairs, and everyone loves them...

http://irishhikingknitalong.blogspot.com/2004/12/wrist-warmer-pattern-modifications.html
that is the link!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sassenach/105435178/
that is an example! look on google and find many more examples, if you like it.
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2006 04:24:43 PM »

Okay, prepare yourself for a really odd observation:

I've never actually SEEN anyone wearing arm warmers. With all the lovely patterns out there, you think I would have seen at least one person!
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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2006 04:39:41 PM »

I wear mine in the house.
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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2006 10:03:09 PM »

Allstix, I have a few friends who wear them quite regularly, though to my knowledge only one has knit herself a pair. 

Also try Voodoo from Knitty!
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« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2006 07:15:53 AM »

If I had some, I would totally wear them in the house! It's chilly sometimes.
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Butterfliesflutterby
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2006 02:13:23 PM »

Thanks a lot, everyone. I'll check these out.
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