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schrodinger 12-08-2005 01:36 PM

My first pattern (wrist warmers)
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I did it! My first proper pattern :D . It's a really simple one for wrist warmers (pictured below) and in my blog. Hope that it makes sense:

Pattern for wrist warmers.
Yarn: Lion Brand Homespun
With Sz 10 needles, cast on 24 sts (wrist end)
Switch to sz 9 needles
1. k1, p1 rib (ws)
2. k1, p1 rib
3. k1, p1 rib
Switch back to sz 10
4. K (rs)
5. P
6. K
7. P
8. K
9. P
10. K2tog, K to end
11. P2tog P, P to end
12. K2tog K, K to end
13. P2tog P, P to end
14. K2tog K, K to end
15. P2tog P, P to end
16. K
17. P
18. K
19. P
20. K1, inc1, K to last 2 sts, inc1, K1
21. P
22. K1, inc1, K to last 2 sts, inc1, K1
23. P
24. K1, inc1, K to last 2 sts, inc1, K1
25. P
26. K1, inc1, K to last 2 sts, inc1, K1
27. P
28. K1, inc1, K to last 2 sts, inc1, K1
29. P
30. K
31. P
switch to size 9 needles.
K1, P1 rib for 3 rows,
Cast off on 10, or 10.5 needles (i.e. loosely). (finger end)
Sew sides tog, try on the warmer and work out where the thumb gap will be, sew about 1/2" together for thumb.

Stitch 12-08-2005 02:14 PM

WAY TO GO!!!! they are cute!

rebecca 12-08-2005 02:29 PM

:cheering: :cheering: WTG..they are too cute! And don't you just love wearing them?! GREAT JOB :cheering: :cheering:

Rennagayle 12-09-2005 02:29 AM

I made my stepgrandd a scarf out of Homespun, for Christmas; and I wanted to make her a pair of wrist/armwarmers to go with them. Your pattern couldn't come at a better time for me. :cheering:

schrodinger 12-10-2005 01:21 PM

Thanks guys, my DH really dislikes them, so is embarrassed to be out with me wearing them. I love that they are sooo warm and lovely. Maybe I will try them in a different color see if that's less offensive to him.

On another note, I only created the pattern a few days ago, and posted the pattern when I posted on here and when checking visits on my blog I find that I have had a massive increase in visitors (about 500% or more) and find that my pattern has been added to :shock: . I've not been able to check the link since the site is down, but confused that they didn't ask/tell first. Not that I'm bothered, nice to have so many more people looking at my blog.

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