Men's Spiral Handwarmers
This pattern is for a pair of men's handwarmers knit from an Alpaca/Wool blend yarn in an Aran weight, or any other similar weight yarn. You'll need 2 skeins of the listed yarn.
They measure approx. 8.5" at the wrist and 8.5" long, with an option to make slightly longer by adding more rib rows.
The gauge is 18 stitches and 11 rows = 4" in Spiral Stitch with 5mm DPN's. You'll also need 3 stitch markers.
This pattern is for a beginner/intermediate knitter due to working in the round and the spiral stitch.
Perfect for the man in your life, they are quick to make with a subtle texture to them that isn't a full-on cable stitch.
The handwarmers are based on these boot toppers designed by Amanda Smith (buncee) - http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/not-quite-cabled-boot-cuff--boot-topper
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