Saturday, December 24, 2011

Wrist Warmers 3



Wrist Warmers 3
Size 8 US needles dpns or cable needles
Gauge 6 stitches by 6 rows per 1 inch done in stocking stitch
62 yards of bulky weight ( Yarn Bee’s Italia in Sienna )
A few inches of scrape yarn in contrasting color
k = knit
knit = knit to end of row
kf/b = knit into the front and back of the next stitch
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
m1 = make new stitch by picking up bar between stitches and knit through the back loop
 
Cast on 28 stitches, join in the round
1 - 9 ) knit
10 ) ( k2tog, k5 )x 4
11 - 20 ) knit
21 ) kf/b, k22, kf/b
22 ) k1, kf/b, k22, kf/b, k1
23 ) k2, kf/b, k22, kf/b, k2, k3 from first needle
24 ) k24, k6 onto scrape yarn, slide stitches back onto left hand needle, k6
25 ) k24, k2tog x 3
26 ) k23, k2tog x 2
27 ) k23, k2tog
28 - 37 ) knit
Bind off.
 
Thumb
Pick up the stitches for the thumb by carefully removing the scrap yarn and placing the stitches on dpns as you do so. It’s easiest to use 2 dpns one for the top and one for the bottom rows. Rearranging onto 3 needles as you knit the first row.
1 ) Knit to the end of the bottom row of the thumb stitches, m1, knit to the end of the top row, m1, join in the round
2 - 3 ) knit
Bind off, weave in ends
Post a Comment