Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Ruffley Wristlets

Yarn: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Mediumweight, color "Hot Flash" (1 skein will make at least 3, or a pair of child's socks + these wristwarmers)
Gauge: 24 sts/10cm (4") in st st
Needles: US size 3 (or as needed for gauge) DPNs or 2 circulars
Size: One size. (Shown on 4 year old model, fits up to largeish adult wrist, easy to resize)

Note: wristlets are worked in the round; pattern assumes basic in-the-round knowledge. Edging is adapted from "Scalloped Edging" by Judy Gibson.

CO 35 using cable, ribbing (3x2), or other loose cast on; join without twisting
rnd 1: *k3, p2; repeat from * around
repeat until piece is 6.5 cm (2.5ish") long, or desired length

Increase for Ruffles:
increase round: *kfb 3 times, pfb 2 times; repeat from * around. Total sts: 70
next three rows: *k6, p4; repeat from * around

rnd 1: *k1, k2tog, yo, ssk, k5 ; repeat from * around
rnd 2: k around, working (k1, p1) in yos.
rnd 3: *k1, k2tog, (yo, k1) twice, yo, ssk, k3; repeat from * around
rnd 4: purl.
rnd 5: *k1, k2tog, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, ssk, k1; repeat from * around
rnd 6: *k1, p11, k3; repeat from * around
Row 7: *k2tog, yo, k 11, yo, ssk; repeat from * around
Row 8: bind off loosely

Weave in ends and wear fluffily!

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