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Neck Warmer
Neck Warmer

One size fits all

Finished Measurements:
Circumference 13"(expands to 24")
Length with folded cuff 6.5"

Yarn:
1 skein - Louet Gems Merino, sport weight, 3.5oz/225 yards per skein, colourways shown are Garnet (Version A) and South Pacific (Version B)

Needles 'n' Notions:
3.75mm double-pointed needles, marker

Gauge: 37 stitches per 4"/10cm over 2x2 ribbing

Terms:
dpn(s) - double-pointed needle(s)
k - knit
k2tog - knit 2 stitches together
KM1L - for a left-slanting increase, with right needle, from back of work, pick up strand between last st worked and next st. Place on left needle and knit, twisting the strand by working into the loop at the back of the needle.
KM1R - for a right-slanting increase, with left needle, from back of work, pick up strand between last st worked and next st. Knit, twisting the strand by working into the loop at the front of the needle.
PM1L - for a left-slanting increase, with right needle, from back of work, pick up strand between last st worked and next st. Place on left needle and purl, twisting the strand by working into the loop at the back of the needle.
PM1R - for a right-slanting increase, with left needle, from back of work, pick up strand between last st worked and next st. Purl, twisting the strand by working into the loop at the front of the needle.
p - purl
p2tog - purl 2 stitches together
pm - place marker
rnd - round
ssk - slip 2 stitches separately to right needle as if to knit. Knit these 2 stitches together by inserting left needle into them from left to right.
st(s) - stitch(es)

Neck Warmer A Detail
Version A

With dpns, cast on 120 sts, pm and join.
2x2 Ribbing: P1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Repeat 2x2 Ribbing until work from beginning measures 7".

Begin Chart A
Rnd 1: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, KM1R, k2, KM1L, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, k4, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 3: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, k1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 4: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, k6, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 5: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, k2, PM1R, k2, PM1L, k2, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 6: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, (k2, p1) twice, k2, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: *P1, (k2, p2) twice, k2, p1, PM1R, k2, PM1L, p1, k2, (p2, k2) twice, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: P1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Rnd 9: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, KM1R, k2, KM1L, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 10: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k4, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 11: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, k1, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 12: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k6, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 13: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k2, PM1R, k2, PM1L, k2, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 14: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, (k2, p1) twice, k2, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 15: *P1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k2, p1, PM1R, k2, PM1L, p1, k2, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.

2x2 Ribbing: P1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Repeat 2x2 Ribbing until work from beginning measures approximately 10" or when you run out of yarn but have enough to bind off all sts.

Bind off in ribbing loosely.

Neck Warmer B Detail
Version B

With dpns, cast on 120 sts, pm and join.
2x2 Ribbing: P1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Repeat 2x2 Ribbing until work from beginning measures 7".

Begin Chart B
Rnd 1: *P1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, p2, k2, p1, k2tog, ssk, p1, k2, p2, KM1R, k2, KM1L, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: *P1, k4, p2, (k2, p1) twice, k2, p2, k4, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 3: *P1, k1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, k1, p2, k2, k2tog, ssk, k2, p2, k1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, k1, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 4: *P1, (k6, p2) twice, k6, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 5: *P1, k2, PM1R, k2, PM1L, k2, p2, k1, k2tog, ssk, k1, p2, k2, PM1R, k2, PM1L, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 6: *(P1, k2) 3 times, p2, k4, p2, (k2, p1) 3 times, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: *P1, k2, p1, PM1R, k2, PM1L, p1, k2, p2, k2tog, ssk, p2, k2, p1, PM1R, k2, PM1L, p1, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: P1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Rnd 9: *P1, k2, p2, KM1R, k2, KM1L, p2, k2, p1, k2tog, ssk, p1, k2, p2, KM1R, k2, KM1L, p2, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 10: *P1, k2, p2, k4, p2, (k2, p1) twice, k2, p2, k4, p2, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 11: *P1, k2, p2, k1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, k1, p2, k2, k2tog, ssk, k2, p2, k1, KM1R, k2, KM1L, k1, p2, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 12: *P1, k2, p2, (k6, p2) 3 times, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 13: *P1, k2, p2, k2, PM1R, k2, PM1L, k2, p2, k1, k2tog, ssk, k1, p2, k2, PM1R, k2, PM1L, k2, p2, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 14: *P1, k2, p2, (k2, p1) twice, k2, p2, k4, p2, (k2, p1) twice, k2, p2, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 15: *P1, k2, p2, k2, p1, PM1R, k2, PM1L, p1, k2, p2, k2tog, ssk, p2, k2, p1, PM1R, k2, PM1L, P1, k2, p2, k2, p1, repeat from * to end of rnd.

2x2 Ribbing: P1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Repeat 2x2 Ribbing until work from beginning measures approximately 10" or when you run out of yarn but have enough to bind off all sts.

Bind off in ribbing loosely.

Neck Warmer Legend Neck Warmer Chart

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