25+ DIY Arm Knitting Ideas and Tips

Nicole and Bianca CuteDIYprojects Blogger

Winter has come and everyone wants to make some warm clothes, accessories or blankets. You can do arm knitting and make some great winter things. Why to buy some woollen blankets, scarves, shawls etc? You can do it yourself as it is quite simple. Here you will learn some exciting tips and tricks how to knit with arms.

25+ DIY Arm Knitting Ideas and Tips

1. Arm Knit a Blanket in 45 Minutes

Arm Knit a Blanket in 45 Minutes

For knitting a blanket using your arms, you need to cast on 18 stitches. Then you have to knit almost 32 rows. This includes the cast row as well. This will take around 45 minutes only. You have to blind off and weave the ends of this blanket and it is ready to use! You can choose your favourite colour for this. Mainly pastel shades will look good.

Instruction: here

2. 30 Minute Infinity Scarf

30 Minute Infinity Scarf

You can knit a scarf in just 30 minutes that too using your two arms. Can you believe it? Yes! It is super easy. Just cast on 12 stitches on your one arm and then keep on knitting from one arm to another unless and until you achieve the desired length as you want. You will get a wonderful scarf in just half an hour.

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3. If You Have Arms And Yarn, You Can Make This Scarf

If You Have Arms And Yarn, You Can Make This Scarf

You will need two yarns that are big in size. You can choose the colour of your own. Now by using your two arms you can knit a full length scarf. This much wool is enough to make a scarf which can be lopped around the neck twice. When you are knitting make sure that you are not tightening it too much on one arm. Keep it loose like you normally do in knitting. Keep on knitting till you attain the perfect size.

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4. Arm Knitting an Infinity Scarf

Arm Knitting an Infinity Scarf

For making a woollen scarf for yourself you will need a super bulky yarn of wool. It is preferable to buy the Number 6. Make a loop big enough for your arm and then start knitting the wool. You can take 12 or 10 stitches for making this scarf. Make around 25 rows like this. It will look super cool and stylish!

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5. Arm Knitting for Beginners

Arm Knitting for Beginners

First cast on 12 stitches on your right arm. Make sure that the loops are not too tight. Then you will face problem. Now start knitting with using both of your arms. Repeat the same for 24 rows. You have to bring the tail end through the last loop and then tighten it. Then take a needle and sew the two ends of the cowl together. And your cowl is done!

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6. Arm Knitting – DIY 30 Minute Arm Knit Infinity Scarf

Arm Knitting - DIY 30 Minute Arm Knit Infinity Scarf

You have to take two super chunky yarns of wool. Take the two wools together and match up the end. Leave about 7 to 8 feet of wools as a tail. Then create a loop and cast around 10 stitches. If you want to make it broader you can also go for 12 stitches as well. Take the two ends of the scarf and loop it around to make the infinity scarf.

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7. Arm Knit a Blanket in One Hour with Video Tutorial

Arm Knit a Blanket in One Hour with Video Tutorial

It is super easy to make a blanket in just an hour! You will need 4 yarns of wools for this. Make sure they are bulky enough for a blanket. Cast on 32 stitches on your one arm. You have to knit total 23 rows with the help of your arm. You will notice that it is almost similar like normal knitting. After 23 rows are over knot it at the end and weave the end of the blanket. Your arm knitted blanket is done!

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8. How to Arm Knit a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

How to Arm Knit a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

You will need 2 couture yarn balls for making an infinity scarf in just 15 minutes. This is a Do it yourself thing where you just need two of your arms. You have to leave almost 3 feet of the wool and then make a slip knot. Cast 12 to 14 stitches and once you are done with that start knitting. Knit up to 20 rows and then weave the two ends together to make your scarf.

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9. The Triplet Shawl: An Arm Knitting Pattern

The Triplet Shawl: An Arm Knitting Pattern

To make this triplet shawl you will need 5 yarns. Choose complimentary colours to give it a great look. Start with a loop and cast on 28 stitches using all the 5 strands of wool. You have to knit the first row. Then from the 2nd row start knitting 2 together. Repeat this for the next 11 rows until and unless there are 4 stitches remaining. In the 13th row knit those 4 stitches by using 2 together at once. Weave in those ends and try it on!

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10. Arm-knit infinity scarf tutorial

arm-knit infinity scarf tutorial

You have to choose a boutique dash yarn in the colour which you want. Leave 3 feet and then start knitting the scarf. You can cast on 14 stitches and then knit your infinity scarf. You can make 20 rows like this and then sew the two ends together. It is a lovely DIY gift for Christmas or even you can use this stylish infinity scarf.

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11. Free Knitting Pattern…Arm Knit Button Wrap

Free Knitting Pattern...Arm Knit Button Wrap

Take 3 yarns of your choice. It can be of any colour which you want to wear. This will be 10 inches tall and 40 inches wide. Cast on 24 stitches and knit them for total 4 rows. Then bind off all the stitches and attach a button on it. This will surely enhance the look of the scarf.

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12. Chunky Arm Knit Cowl

Free Knitting Pattern...Chunky Arm Knit Cowl

You can make a stylish scarf with the help of your arms and wool only. Isn’t it interesting? It is and you will need only 30 minutes or even less for this. Just take 12 stitches and then knit 10 rows. Your scarf is done! Weave the ends together and now you can use this wherever you go.

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13. Arm Knit a Fringe Scarf in 30 Minutes

Arm Knit a Fringe Scarf in 30 Minutes

The fringe scarf is a bit different from that of the infinity scarves. You have to cast 12 to 14 stitches and then knit around 18 rows. At the end you don’t have to weave the two ends together. You can bind off the ends leaving some fringes. This looks exceptionally classy and stylish.

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14. Arm Knitting For Knitters – HI DEF

Arm Knitting For Knitters - HI DEF

This is pretty simple and anyone with a slight idea about knitting can do this. You just need to take 3 strands of wool and start off by leaving 3 feet. Make a loop and cast on 7 stitches. Then keep on knitting from one arm to another. You can make it 15 rows or even 20 rows according your wish. Bind it off like you do normally and your DIY scarf is ready to use!

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15. Free Knitting Pattern – Arm Knit Knotted Cowl

Free Knitting Pattern...Arm Knit Knotted Cowl

Cast off 8 stitches and then knit all the stitches. Make 20 rows like this. Your scarf is done. To make it look a bit different tie a knot in the scarf’s middle. This entire scarf is made using just two arms and wool. This can be a great gift for your family or friends.

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16. Arm knit infinity cowl

Knitting arm knit infinity cowl tutorial

You can choose any colour of wools but make sure you are choosing two yarns. Take both the strands together and knit as if it is one. Cast on 12 stitches and then knit 20 rows. Bind off the stitches and weave in the ends. Your scarf is ready and you can flaunt it this winter!

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17. Arm Knitting: The Easiest DIY

Arm Knitting: The Easiest DIY

This Christmas you can just flaunt your DIY arm knitted scarves. Choose the favourite colour yarn balls. You can choose complimentary colour or even same! Take three strands of wool together and cast on 8 stitches on your right or left arm. Then knit it till you get the perfect length.

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18.  Arm Knitting How-To

 Arm Knitting How-To

Take 3 skeins and make sure it is bulky enough to make a super soft and comfortable scarf. Cast on 10 stitches and then start arm knitting. Repeat this up to 20 rows and then bind off. Last part of finishing is to weave in the ends of the scarf. It is ready for you to wear in a cold winter day.

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19. DIY Arm Knitting Scarves

DIY Arm Knitting Scarves

An infinity scarf looks super cool and casual. You can team it with a pair of jeans or anything casual. You will just need 2 yarn balls and two arms. Prepare a slipknot and then start by casting off 11 or 12 stitches and then knit it. Repeat this for some 15 to 20 rows according to your need. Bind off and sew the two ends together and you are done!

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20. Arm Knitting Tutorial: How To Arm Knit a Blanket

Arm Knitting Tutorial: How To Arm Knit a Blanket

A woollen blanket in the winter is always the best thing. You don’t have you buy from the market. You can do it yourself by arm knitting in just few minutes. For this you will need 3 yarn balls to knit. Leave a 12 feet tall tail and then start knitting by casting off 25 stitches. Knit it around 30 rows and you are done. You have to bind off the end and weave in.

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21. Arm-Knitting: Spring Infinity Scarf Video Tutorial

Arm-Knitting: Spring Infinity Scarf Video Tutorial

For the infinity scarf you will just need 15 to 20 minutes. If you are new 30 to 45 minutes max. It is one of the easiest ways to knit. Take 8 stitches and then knit around 18 to 20 rows with your arms. At the end you know you have to bind it off and your scarf is ready!

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22. Arm Knitting – Stylish Scarf

Arm Knitting - Stylish Scarf

DIY infinity scarves are the best. You can gift it and even use it on your own. You have to cast on 10 stitches at a time. Then knit it as much as you want your scarf length to be. You can now wear this with your dress, jeans or anything. It will look superb!

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23. Arm Knitting a Scarf: No Knitting Needles Required

Arm Knitting a Scarf: No Knitting Needles Required

Take a pair of super bulky yarn to make a fabulous and stylish scarf. You have to do 10 stitches and then knit the scarf for around 18 rows. This length is perfect for a scarf. Still you can do according to your need or choice.

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How To: Arm Knit a Chunky Cowl

How To: Arm Knit a Chunky Cowl

Cast on 10 stitches with 2 strands of wool. You have to then start knitting by alternating back and forth between your left and right arms. Each time it will complete one row. Like this you to continue till you get the desired length. Then you cast off and weave in the ends. Your cowl is ready now so try it on!

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25. How To: Arm Knit a Chunky Cowl

rm Knit a Chunky Cowl

Scarf during winters is a saviour. You can just DIY woollen infinity scarves and use them. This is pretty simple. Just choose 2 favourite colours for yarn balls and take 2 strands together. Leave a tail of 3 to 4 feet and then make a loop. Stitch on 8 to 10 stitches in your right hand. Then knit it for around 15 to 16 rows according to your preferences.

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26. Amazing Scarf & Blanket

Amazing Scarf & Blanket

You have to cast on 32 stitches and then arm knit it for more 23 rows. You can also make it longer if you wish. Weave in the ends and your blanket is ready. Same for a scarf but you need just 8 stitches for this and length is your choice. Get a beautiful DIY scarf and a blanket for your winter!

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