Knitting Project: Wrist Warmers
Knitting project Wrist warmers
It’s cold out there so how about a pair of knit wrist warmers to keep your hands warm? This knitting project is quick to work up in just a few hours and fun to wear. It’s so easy to make that you’ll laugh at the simplicity. Here, I’ll show you.
What you need:
Worsted weight yarn, color of your choosing
Size 11 knitting needles
Sewing needle, suitable for yarn
Wrist warmers in a weekend
- For the right wrist warmer: Cast on 42 stitches
- First row knit each stitch.
- Second row knit 2, purl 2 across
- Next row, purl 2, knit 2 across
- Repeat step 3 & 4 until the piece measures 2 inches, ending with step 4.
- Repeat step 3 for the first 26 stitches, then bind off 4 stitches. Continue in pattern to the end.
- Repeat step 4 until you reach the bound off stitches. Cast on 4 stitches and then finish row in pattern.
- Continue in pattern until the entire piece measures 8 inches (or whatever length you desire).
- Bind off loosely.
- Using the sewing needle and the same yarn, sew seam and weave in ends.
- For the left wrist warmer: work the same except in binding row.
- When piece measures 2 inches work in pattern for 16 stitches, then bind off 4 stitches, and continue in pattern to end.
Make them the size which suits you
Not much to it to make these funky wrist warmers and they are fun to wear. With a basic knowledge of knitting you can easily follow these instructions and make a bunch of them for gift giving any time. Try making a pair for yourself or anyone who needs free fingers yet still likes warm hands.
Glory Lennon learned needle crafts from her mother. Visit the craft room at Glory’s Garden and get inspired.