Saturday, January 12, 2013

Wrist Warmers # 4

I made these for a friend who wanted a pair to wear around the house...a quick knit with a optional furry cuff...



65 yards of worsted weight yarn
16 yards of fun fun style yarn ( for optional cuff )
Knitting needles size 8 US dpn’s
Gauge 4 sts. by 6 rows per 1 inch





kf/b = knit into the front and back of the next stitch
k = knit
p = purl
yo = yarn over needle to make new stitch

Cast on 32 stitches using cable method.

1 - 3 ) knit all
4 - 5 ) purl all
6 - 14 ) knit all
15 ) kf/b, knit to end
16 ) kf/b twice, knit to end
17 ) kf/b, k2, kf/b, knit to end
18 ) kf/b, k4, kf/b, knit to end
19 - 23 ) knit all
24 ) bind off 7 stitches, knit to end ( 32 sts )
25 ) knit to end ( rejoining over thumb gusset )
26 ) knit to end
27 - 31 ) * k2, p2 * repeat to end
Bind off in pattern.

Optional cuff
1 ) pick up every other stitch along cuff placing a yarn over between every one
2 ) knit all
3 ) k1, yo to end
4 ) knit all
5 ) bind of, weave in ends.

Make second warmer in the same manner.
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