Command attention in these Armed & Ready Wristlets. Shown in Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell.View Printer Friendly PDF
7 1/2" [19 cm] circumference x 8 1/2" [21 cm] long.
Sheep(ish)™ by Vickie Howell (85 g/3 oz, 153 m/167 yds)
Contrast A Turquouise(ish) (00017) 1 ball
Contrast B Chartreuse(ish) (00020) 1 ball
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch holder. Yarn needle.
19 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
Note: Mitts are worked flat and seamed.
K2, p2 rib (multiple of 4 + 2 sts):
Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from *.
Row 2: P2, *k2, p2; rep from *.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for k2, p2 rib.
String of Beads (multiple of 12 sts):
Rows 1 and 3 (WS): With A, purl.
Row 2: With A, knit.
Row 4: With B, k11, *turn; sl 1 wyif, k3, turn; p4, k12; rep from *, ending k1.
Row 5: With B, k5, *turn; p4, turn; k3, sl 1 wyif, k12; rep from *, ending k7.
Row 6: With A, k8, *sl 2 wyib, k10; rep from *, ending k2.
Rows 7-9: With A, rep Rows 1-3.
Row 10: With B, k5, *turn; sl 1 wyif, k3, turn; p4, k12; rep from *, ending k7.
Row 11: With B, k11, *turn; p4, turn; k3, sl 1 wyif, k12; rep from *, ending k1.
Row 12: With A, k2, *sl 2 wyib, k10; rep from *, ending k8.
Rep Rows 1-12 for String of Beads pat.
MITT (make 2)
With A, cast on 34 sts. Work in k2, p2 rib for 2", inc 2 sts on last row—36 sts. Change to String of Beads pat and work Rows 1-12 once, then Rows 1-9. With A only, work in St st and cast off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows—24 sts. Continue even in St st for 2" [5 cm], ending with a WS row and dec 2 sts on last row—22 sts. Cut yarn and place sts on a holder.
With RS facing and B, pick up and k10 sts along side edge of St st section. Beg with a WS row, work in k2, p2 rib for 7 rows. Cast off in rib.
Rep on opposite side.
With RS facing and B, pick up and k34 sts across top of Mitt (along side edges of thumb trim and sts on holder). Beg with a WS row, work in k2, p2 rib for 7 rows. Cast off in rib.
Block flat. Fold mitt in half and sew closed, leaving thumb trim area open.Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.