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May your holiday season be filled with super soft, swift knits!
To make one pair of Super Soft Merino Hand Warmers:
1 skein of Purl Soho's Super Soft Merino in the color Clementine Orange.
1 set of US #10.5 double pointed needles
Stitch holder or scrap yarn
5 stitches = 1 inch in 1 x 1 rib un-stretched
9 inches from cast on edge to bind off edge
6-inch circumference, un-stretched, to fit most women
Cast 28 stitches onto three double pointed needles.
Join for working in the round, being careful not to twist the stitches.
Round 1: *K1, p1, repeat from * to end of round.
Repeat Round 1 until piece measures 5 inches from the cast on edge.
Increase for Thumb Gusset
Increase Round: [K1, p1] 7 times, place marker, m1R, k1, m1L, place marker, work in rib pattern to end of round. (30 stitches)
Next Round: Work in rib pattern to first marker, knit to next marker, work in rib pattern to end of round.
Increase Round: Work in rib pattern to first marker, slip marker, m1R, knit to next marker, m1L, slip marker, work in rib pattern to end of round. (2 stitches increased)
Repeat last 2 rounds two more times. (36 stitches)
Work Top of Hand Warmer
Next Round: Work in rib pattern to first marker, remove marker, k9, put previous 9 stitches on a holder or scrap yarn, remove next marker, work in rib pattern to end of round. (27 stitches)
Next Round: [K1, p1] 7 times, purl 1 front and back to bridge the thumb hole gap , work in rib pattern to end of round. (28 stitches)
Work five rounds in rib pattern.
Bind off loosely.
Finish the Thumb
Distribute the 9 stitches from your stitch holder or scrap yarn onto three double pointed needles.
Next Round: Join yarn and knit all nine stitches, pick up one stitch from the base of the thumb. (10 stitches)
Knit two rounds.
Bind off loosely.
Make One More
Weave in ends and make another for a pair.
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