Hand-Tastic Wrist Warmers

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Hand-Tastic Wrist Warmers

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Knit using double pointed needles, these unisex handwarmers are a great addition to cold weather wardrobes. Shown in Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell.

Sizes

S/M
8 ins [20.5 cm]
10 ins [25.5 cm]
L/XL
9 ins [23 cm]
11 ins [28 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $30.45

Step 1:

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Size:

  • S/M
  • L/XL
Circumference around hard
8 ins [20.5 cm]
Length
10 ins [25.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Color Info

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Gun Metal(ish), 00002Edit Color
$7.98

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 8/5mm
$9.49

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$7.99

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99
The materials for this project cost $30.45

Abbreviations

pat = pattern

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Circumference around hard
S/M 8 ins [20.5 cm]
L/XL 9 ins [23 cm]
Length
S/M 10 ins [25.5 cm]
L/XL 11 ins [28 cm]

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
SizesS/ML/XL 

Gun Metalish (00002)
22
Set of four size 5 mm (U.S. 8) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Tapestry needle.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Half-linen Stitch worked in-the-rnd (multiple of 2 sts):
Rnd 1: *K1, yf, sl 1; rep from * around.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: K2, *yf, sl 1, k1; rep from * around.
Rnd 4: Knit.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Half-linen st worked in-the-rnd.

Half-linen Stitch worked back and forth (multiple of 2 sts):
Row 1 (RS): *K1, yf, sl 1; rep from * around.
Row 2 (WS): Purl.
Row 3: K2, *yf, sl 1, k1; rep from * around.
Row 4: Purl. Rep Rows 1-4 for Half-linen st worked back and forth.

WRIST WARMERS (make 2)
Cuff
Cast on 36 (40) sts, divide evenly onto 3 dpns. Place marker and join, taking care not to twist sts.Work around in k2, p2 rib until piece measures 4" [10 cm] from cast on edge.

Hand
Work in Half-linen st (worked in-the-rnd) until piece measures 5 1/2 (6)" [14 (15) cm] from cast on edge, ending with pat Rnd 4.

Thumb Hole
Work back and forth in Half-linen st (in rows) for next 2 1/2 (3)" [6.5 (7.5) cm] thereby creating an opening for the thumb.

Upper Hand
Change back to working in-the-rnd in Half-linen st (this will close the top of the thumb slit) until piece measures 9 (10)" [23 (25.5) cm] from cast on edge.

Edging
Work around in k2, p2 rib for 4 rnds. Cast off in rib.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.