LACE WRISTERS (knit)
Fits average womans hand - approx. 5 long
worsted wt. yarn - 150 yds. main color (MC) ; 20 yds. contrast color
(sample shown in Caron Simply Soft tan & hot pink)
4 (or 5) size 8 (5 mm) double-pointed needles
4 sts = 1 in stockinette st on size 8 needle
Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO),
knit (k), purl (p), repeat (rep), slip stitch (sl st), stitch (st),
stockinette stitch (st st), yarn over (yo)
Pattern notes: When directed to slip a stitch, slip it purlwise.
one (M1) increase: Make a backwards loop over thumb and place the
loop on right-hand needle. Knit into this new stitch when you come
to it on the next round.
Wrister (make 2)
CC, cast on 28 LOOSELY.
1-3: Knit. At end of Rnd 3, join MC, cut CC, leaving 6 tail.
5: *K2tog, yo, K1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, P2, rep from * around.
6: *K5, P2, rep from * around.
Rnds 5 & 6 until piece measures 5 from beginning.
rnd: Knit. Join CC, cut MC, leaving 6 tail.
rnd: Bind off LOOSELY. Cut yarn & weave in tails.
Optional Thumb version:
rnd, pattern over 5 sts, p 1, pm, M1, pm, p1, cont in patt around.
rnd: Pattern over 5 sts, p1, sl marker, M1, K1, M1, sl marker, p1,
cont in patt around.
rnd: Work in patt as established, knitting into M1 sts & slipping
markers as needed.
rnd: Pattern over 5 sts, p1, sl marker, M1, K3, M1, sl marker, p1,
continue in patt.
rnd, work in patt as est, knitting into M1 sts & slipping markers as
last 2 rnds, increasing one st inside markers as established, until
there are 11 sts on thumb. Place these 11 sts on a thread holder.
in patt as established over 5 sts, CO 2 (over gap left by sts on
holder), cont in patt as established.
Continue in pattern until wrister measures 5 from beg. Finish as
Place sts on holder and the 2 CO sts onto 3 dpn, knit around for 3
rnds. Attach CC, K2 rnds, BO loosely. Cut yarn and weave in all
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