How to Knit Blanket with Arms

What should not be missing on the sofa? Right, a cozy blanket. The best knitting pattern is there with us.

Strricken, without needles? What sounds so hard to imagine, is not so difficult with the proper technique. ‘Arm knitting’ is called the technology, which requires no needles and for that you need nothing other than your arms. With the arm knitting technique, you can knit especially coarsely meshed pieces such as cuddly blankets, stoles and scarves. Our guide we show you, we knit her a blanket for your sofa.

That you need:

  • Lion brand wool-ease thick & quick (80% acrylic, 20% wool;Barrel length 170 g/80 m): per 2 skeins in color, 105 Glacier (A), 099 fisherman (B) and 106 (C) sky blue
  • 2 skeins of Lion brand wool-ease thick & quick metallics (79% acrylic, 20% wool, 1% polyester metal;)Barrel length 170 g/84 m) in color 307 mystical (D)

And here’s how:

ARM KNITTING basic instructions from dictfurniture.com: see below
(Two of them knit) take two strings A and two threads (B) at the same time in the hand square 1 (a total of four threads), pull out the four forearm length and thus cast on 15 stitches.
Twelve series re str.
Cast off.

SQUARE 2 (knit two of them)
Two threads take C and two threads (D) at the same time in the hand (a total of four threads), pull out the four forearm length and thus cast on 15 stitches.
Twelve series re str.
Cast off.
Finish
Lay the squares in two rows of two units each. The same colour squares should be diagonal to each other. Sew together the upper two squares with the thread ends along vertically in the middle. Securely tie the ends. Also connect the bottom two squares. Working with other thread ends the horizontal seams of medium and fine knot. Sewing at the end of all ends clean.
TIP:
So the seams on the finished ceiling apply not too thick, they can be sewn with only two of the four threads used for knitting.