Armed and Ready Wrist Warmers
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Sheep(ish)™ by Vickie Howell (3 oz;167 yds)
- Size U.S. 7 knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Stitch holder
- Yarn needle
MEASUREMENT 7-1/2" circumference x 8-1/4" long.
GAUGE 19 sts and 25 rows = 4" in stocking st.
Note: Mitts are worked flat and seamed.
K2, p2 rib (multiple of 4 + 2 sts):
Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from *.
Row 2: P2, *k2, p2; rep from *.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for k2, p2 rib.
String of Beads (multiple of 12 sts):
Rows 1 and 3 (WS): With A, purl.
Row 2: With A, knit.
Row 4: With B, k11, *turn; sl 1 wyif, k3, turn; p4, k12; rep from *, ending k1.
Row 5: With B, k5, *turn; p4, turn; k3, sl 1 wyif, k12; rep from *, ending k7.
Row 6: With A, k8, *sl 2 wyib, k10; rep from *, ending k2.
Rows 7-9: With A, rep Rows 1-3.
Row 10: With B, k5, *turn; sl 1 wyif, k3, turn; p4, k12; rep from *, ending k7.
Row 11: With B, k11, *turn; p4, turn; k3, sl 1 wyif, k12; rep from *, ending k1.
Row 12: With A, k2, *sl 2 wyib, k10; rep from *, ending k8.
Rep Rows 1-12 for String of Beads pat.
MITT (make 2): With A, cast on 34 sts. Work in k2, p2 rib for 2", inc 2 sts on last row—36 sts.
Change to String of Beads pat and work Rows 1-12 once, then Rows 1-9.
With A only, work in St st and cast off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows—24 sts.
Continue even in St st for 2" ending with a WS row and dec 2 sts on last row—22 sts. Cut yarn and place sts on a holder.
Thumb trim: With RS facing and B, pick up and k10 sts along side edge of St st section. Beg with a WS row, work in k2, p2 rib for 7 rows. Cast off in rib.
Rep on opposite side.
Upper edge: With RS facing and B, pick up and k34 sts across top of Mitt (along side edges of thumb trim and sts on holder). Beg with a WS row, work in k2, p2 rib for 7 rows. Cast off in rib.
FINISHING: Block flat. Fold mitt in half and sew closed, leaving thumb trim area open. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.
Beg = Begin(ning)
Dec = Decrease
K = Knit
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Sl1 wyif = Slip next stitch with
yarn in front
St(s) = Stitch(es)
St st = Stocking stitch
WS = Wrong side