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Cozy Knit Wristers

By: Cathy Payson from Red Heart Yarns

Keep warm this winter with a colorful pair of Cozy Knit Wristers. Show someone you care this holiday season by knitting them their own warm wearables (they're perfect as handmade Christmas gifts for less). Choose a fun and festive yarn color and get to work on this knitting pattern that can be worn every year. The best DIY fashion comes from hard work and some serious knitting skills, so get started on this warm and fuzzy holiday knitting pattern today.

Red Heart® With Love™: 1 skein 1816 Waterlily.

Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9].

Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 24 sts = 4" (10 cm); 22 rows = 4" (10 cm) in ribbing. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

(4 medium) Red Heart® With Love™, Art. E400 available in solid color 7 oz (198 g), 390 yd (357 m); multi-color 5 oz (141 g), 230 yd (211 m) skeins.

Finished Measurement: One size approximately 7” (18 cm) around when flat. Wrister will stretch to fit most women.

Wristers fit most women.

Right Wrister
Cast on 38 sts. Knit 1 row. Work in ribbing as follows:
Row 1 (Right Side): K2, * p2, k2; repeat from * across.

Row 2: P2, * k2, p2; repeat from * across.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for ribbing until piece measures 2" (5 cm) end Row 2.

Divide for Thumb (Right Side): Keeping continuity of ribbing, work across first 26 sts, bind off next 2 sts, work to end.

Next Row: Work to bind-off, cast on 2 sts, work to end.

Work even in ribbing until piece measures 8" or desired length. Bind off all sts in ribbing loosely.

Left Wrister
Work same as for Right Wrister EXCEPT work Divide For Thumb Row as follows: K10, bind off 2 sts, work to end.

Sew seams. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; st(s) = stitch (es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

If you'd like to see more holiday patterns, take a look at the new "Have a Red Heart Holiday: 20 Knit & Crochet Gifts and Decorating Ideas" eBook from Red Heart Yarns.

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Love this knitted wristlets and would like to make for a friend of mine, thanks very much garbara


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