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|Yarn:||440 yards worsted weight for both pieces||This Churchmouse Classroom First Projects pattern is about as simple as it gets—just knit, knit, knit. When you turn garter stitch on its side, the little ridges create a ribbed effect that is nice and stretchy, making the handwarmers easy to fit, with just a wee bit of seaming around the thumbs. Handsome on men and women alike, these easy pieces make great gifts. From you, the knitter!
PHOTO TUTORIALS IN THIS PATTERN: • The anatomy of garter stitch. • Mattress-stitch seaming in garter stitch, end-to-end.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: the long-tail cast-on method, the knit stitch, adding a new ball, binding off, and weaving in tails. Need help with any of these techniques? See the Learn-To-Knit Companion booklet.
|Gauge:||4.5 sts/inch in garter stitch|
|Needle:||US 8 (5mm)|
|Size(s):||scarf 6.5x60", handwarmers ~6" around|