Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Striped Ribbed Teen Wristwarmers

More ribbed wristwarmers!!

Yesterday I showed you some lovely ribbed wristwarmers made with double sock yarn........ so easy to make and a perfect little extra Christmas gift.

I wanted to make more but I don't have any more sock yarn in my stash.

So I thought about it, and decided to use up some small amounts of DK yarn I had left over from previous projects, and make some striped ones.


This pair is for one of my nieces - she is quirky, so I made each hand different from the other but using the same colours to ensure that they look like a pair!!
 
 
They will look much better on her slim wrists :)
 
 
Requirements ~
Small amounts of DK yarn
4mm needles
 
Instructions ~
Cast on 32sts
Work in k2, p2 rib - in one colour or in stripes - until the length desired.
Cast off.
 
Sew up the side seam leaving a gap for the thumb.
Make another mitten the same.
 
 

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/striped-ribbed-teen-wristwarmer-mittens

 
 
 
Find my patterns at ~
 

6 comments :

  1. Love them! they look like cozy socks for the hands. I pinned the pattern to try it later :-)

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  2. Great work, a knitting friend of mine said she is knitting a sweater using different weights of yarn, double knitting used as 2 strands and chunky yarn, she told me it's working great and it's using up her stash too

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  3. I like these and want to knit them for when i go fishing with boyfriend as i knit and hands get cold,just wonder how many stitches to cast on for an adult

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    1. Hello.Glad you like them!
      Add an extra 4 stitches for an average ladies size. The ribbing is stretchy so size is not too much of a problem.
      Best wishes.

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  4. Thank you best wishes to you and have a nice christmas

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  5. is this in rows, or individual stitches?

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