Grab that skein of Lion Brand Natural Choice Organic yarn (these are in mustard), Size 10 straight needles, and a darning needle. They’ll be finished before you can say “Did I really just watch back to back episodes of America’s Next Top Model?”
Cast on 20 stitches (with a single strand) and follow this stitch pattern:
Row 1: K1 ( yo, k3tog, yo, k3). continue () to last 7 stitches. yo, k3tog, yo, k4.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: K4 (yo, k3tog, yo, k3). Continue () to last 4 stitches. yo, k3tog, yo, k1.
Row 4: Purl
Continue rows 1-4 until the cuffs measure 7 inches long. End with a Row 1 or Row 3. Bind off.
Fold the cuffs in half with the right side facing in and stitch a seam from the bind off edge for 4 1/2″. Leave about 1 1/4″ opening in the seam for a thumb hole. Then stitch the rest of the seam.
I wore mine last night with the cowl and a friend told me I looked like a knitting super hero. I’ve been called worse so I’m taking it as a compliment. While they may not be the most practical accessory, they’re a perfect use for leftovers and I think every good knit should be part of a matched set.