Today you will be doing a few calculations and beginning to knit your first sleeve. Today and for the next two days you will be knitting a small portion of your sleeve. Use the following equation to determine how much to knit each day.
(_____Wrist to Underarm (#13 on Body Measurement Worksheet) + _____Armhole Depth (#11 on Sweater Measurement Worksheet) ÷ 3 = _____How Far to Knit Today
Begin by downloading and printing the Sleeve Worksheet HERE
For this section you will need your Body Measurement Worksheet and Sweater Measurement Worksheet).
WORKING THE CUFF
1. (_____Wrist Measurement + 1″) x _____Stitch Gauge = _____Wrist Stitches
Using the Long Tail Cast On, Cast on _____ sts (Answer to #1). Work even in 1×1 ribbing (or your desired stitch pattern for cuff) until your piece measures _____ (#12 on Sweater Measurement Worksheet) from CO edge, ending with a WS row.
WORKING THE SLEEVE
2. _____Sleeve at Upper Arm (#6 on Sweater Measurements Worksheet) x _____Stitch Gauge = _____Stitches at Upper Arm
3. _____Stitches at Upper Arm – _____Wrist Stitches = _____Stitches to Increase
4. (_____Sleeve Length From Underarm (#13 on Sweater Measurement Worksheet) x _____Row Gauge) ÷ 2 = _____ Number of Increase Rows
5. _____Number of Increase Rows ÷ _____Stitches to Increase = Increase Every_____Row
After completing the cuff, switch to stockinette (or your desired stitch pattern). As you work your sleeve, knit an Increase Row (see below) every _____ row (Answer to #5). Continue knitting and increasing in this manner until your work measures _____” (Wrist to Underarm #13 on Body Measurement Worksheet).
Increase Row (RS): K1, M1R (Make 1 Right), work to last stitch, M1L (Make 1 Left), K1