Ski Lodge Wrist Warm­ers

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Rachel Frank

Prac­tice your Por­tuguese knit­ting and keep your joints happy with th­ese wrist warm­ers.

Sizes

Small (medium, large) In­struc­tions are given for small­est size, with larger sizes in paren­the­ses. When only 1 num­ber is given, it ap­plies to all sizes.

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Cir­cum­fer­ence: 61/2 (7, 8) inches Length: 71/2 inches

Ma­te­ri­als

• HiKoo by Ska­cel Sim­pli­worsted (worsted weight; 55% merino wool/28% acrylic/17% ny­lon; 140 yds/100g per hank): 1 hank bloom­ing rose #22 • Size 7 (4.5mm) dou­ble-point nee­dles (set of 5) or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Stitch marker

Gauge

20 sts and 26 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st, blocked. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Stitches

2x2 Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts) All rnds: *K2, p2; rep from * around. Moun­tain Pat (worked in rnds, mul­ti­ple of 8 sts) Note: A chart and key are pro­vided on page 33 for those pre­fer­ring to work pat st from a chart; when work­ing flat, read WS Rows 1 and 3 from left to right. Rnd 1: [P1, k3] 4 times. Rnd 2: [K1, p1, k5, p1] twice. Rnd 3: [K2, p1, k3, p1, k1] twice. Rnd 4: [K3, p1, k1, p1, k2] twice.

Rep Rnds 1–4 for pat. Moun­tain Pat (worked flat, mul­ti­ple of 8 sts) Row 1 (WS): [P3, k1] 4 times. Row 2 (RS): [K1, p1, k5, p1] twice. Row 3: [P1, k1, p3, k1, p1] twice. Row 4: [K3, p1, k1, p1, k2] twice.

Rep Rows 1–4 for pat.

Pat­tern Note

Mitts are worked in the round from the bot­tom up to the thumb­hole po­si­tion, at which point the fab­ric is di­vided and worked back and forth in rows. Af­ter the thumb­hole sec­tion is com­plete, the mitt is con­tin­ued in the round.

Mitts

Cuff Cast on 32 (36, 40) sts and di­vide evenly onto 4 dpns; mark beg of rnd and join, tak­ing care not to twists sts.

Work 12 rnds in 2x2 Rib. Lower Hand Rnd 1: [K0 (1, 2); work 16 sts in Moun­tain Pat; p0 (1, 1), k0 (0, 1)] twice. Rnds 2–4: [K0 (1, 2), work 16 sts in Moun­tain Pat twice, k0 (1, 2)] twice.

Rep [Rnds 1–4] 4 times. Thumb­hole Re­move beg of rnd marker and turn, ready to work a WS row. Row 1 (WS): [P0 (0, 1), k0 (1, 1); work 16 sts in Moun­tain Pat; p0 (1, 2)] twice. Row 2: [K0 (1, 2); work 16 sts in Moun­tain Pat; k0 (1, 2)] twice. Row 3: [P0 (1, 2); work 16 sts in Moun­tain Pat; p0 (1, 2)] twice. Row 4: [K0 (1, 2), work 16 sts in Moun­tain Pat; k0 (1, 2)] twice.

Rep [Rows 1–4] twice more. Top Hand With RS fac­ing, pm for beg of rnd and re­join.

Work 8 rnds as for lower hand. Edg­ing Work 4 rnds in 2x2 Rib.

Loosely bind off in rib.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends. Block as de­sired.

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