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Cozy Cabled Wrist Warmers

Designed by Gloria Tracy

 

 

 

 

Cozy Cabled Wrist Warmers
On-trend wrist warmers are a great way to stave off the cold in style. Chunky cable knit detailing adds texture to this on-trend accessory.

Skill Level: Easy

Abbreviations:

    BO-bind off; CO-cast on; k-knit; p-purl; pm-place marker; rep-repeat; rnd-round; RS-Right Side; st(s)-stitch(es)

Size:

    One size: adult woman
    11" (28 cm) long x 8" (20 cm) circumference, not stretched

Materials Needed:

Gauge:

    14½ sts & 18 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette st
    Gauge is not critical for this project.

SPECIAL STITCHES:

    3/3 LC (3 over 3 left cross): Slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold to front, k3, then k3 from cable needle.

PATTERN STITCHES:

    Ribbing Pattern 1 (multiple of 2 + 1)
    Row 1 (RS) P1, *k1, p1, rep from * across.
    Row 2 K1, *p1, k1, rep from * across.
    Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

    Ribbing Pattern 2 (multiple of 4)
    Row 1 (RS) P3, *k2, p2, rep from * to last st, p1.
    Row 2 K3, *p2, k2, rep from * to last st, k1.
    Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

    Cable Panel (over 10 sts)
    Row 1 (RS) P2, k6, p2.
    Row 2 K2, p6, k2.
    Row 3 P2, 3/3 LC, p2.
    Row 4 Rep Row 2.
    Row 5 Rep Row 1.
    Row 6 Rep Row 2.
    Rep Rows 1-6 for pattern.

DIRECTIONS (Make 2):

    CO 25 sts. Work in Ribbing Pattern 1 for 11 rows.
    Row 12 Work 1 more row of Ribbing Pattern 1, knitting into the front and back of the first, center and last sts – 28 sts.
    Rows 1, 3 and 5 (RS) K9, pm, work Cable Panel over next 10 sts, pm, k9.
    Rows 2, 4 and 6 P9, work Cable Panel over next 10 sts, p9.
    Work these 6 rows a total of 6 times or to desired length. Remove markers.
    Work in Ribbing Pattern 2 for 12 rows.
    BO loosely. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

    With RS together, sew seam.
    Put Warmer on with Ribbing 2 over your hand and with the Cable Panel center down back of hand and forearm. Spread fingers and pinch between your thumb and index finger. Make a few stitches in the bind off at this spot. Weave in ends.


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