Sunday, August 23, 2009

Lace Wrist Covers


Lace Wrist Covers

Fits medium sized hand
Sz. 6 & 7 dpns or circular
84 yds worsted weight yarn, shown in Redheart’s Frosty Green
Gauge 4 ½ sts by 6 rows using larger needle

Both hands are done the same so make two

Stitches
K2tog = knit 2 stitches together
Psso = pass slid stitch over
Sl 1 = slide one stitch purl wise
Yf = bring yarn forward

Cast on 31 sts, join in the round place marker to show end of round

1) k1, * yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yf, k1* repeat to end of round
2) knit to end of round
3) k2, *yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3* repeat to last 5 sts, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k2
4) knit to end of round
Repeat the last four rounds twice more

Switch to sz. 6 needles, repeat 1 thru 4 a total of 4 more times. Switching to smaller needles gives them a little bit of shaping at the wrist.
Repeat 1 thru 3, on number 3 turn your work. You not be working in the round for a few rows ( for the thumb opening )

Switch back to sz. 7 needles.
31) purl to end of row, turn
32) k1, * yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yf, k1* repeat to end, turn
33) purl to end of row, turn
34) k2, * yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3* repeat to last 5 sts, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k2, turn
35) purl to end of row, turn


Repeat rows 32 thru 35
40) k1, * yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yf, k1* repeat to end, turn
41) purl to end of row, turn
42) k2, *yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3* repeat to last 5 sts, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k2, join in the round again ( place marker to show end of round)
43) knit to end of round

44) k1, * yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yf, k1* repeat to end of round
45) knit to end of round
46) k2, *yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3* repeat to last 5 sts, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k2
47) knit to end of round
Repeat last 4 rounds, bind off, weave in ends.
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