Funky striped mitts show off the textures you can create with Sheep(ish).View Printer Friendly PDF
Each wristlet measures approximately 11 (12)" [28 (30.5) cm] long x 3 (4)" [7.5 (10) cm] wide.
Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell (85 g/ 3 oz, 153 m/167 yds)
00009 Espresso(ish) 1 ball
00021 Lime(ish) 1 bal
One pair Size US 8 (5mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle (cn). Large eye blunt tip needle.
In 2x2 Rib, 24 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm].
RT = Right Twist—K2tog, do not sl off needle, k first st, then sl both sts off needle
LT = Left Twist—Knit 2nd st through back loop, do not sl off needle, k first st, then sl both sts off needle.
2-st RPC = Right Purl Cross—Sl 1 st to cable needle (cn) and hold to back, k1, p1 from cn.
2-st LPC = Left Purl Cross—Sl 1 st to cn and hold to front, p1, k1 from cn
WRISTLETS (make 2).
With A, CO 38 (50) sts.
Row 1: With A, p2, *k2, p2; repeat from * across.
Row 2: With A, k2, *p2, k2; repeat from * across.
Rows 3–8: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 three times.
Row 9 (RS): With B, p2, *LT, p2; repeat from * across.
Row 10: With B, k2, *p2, k2; repeat from * to across.
Row 11: With A, p1, *2-st RPC, 2-st LPC; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 12: With A, k1, p1, k2, *p2, k2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1.
Row 13: With B, p1, k1, *p2, RT; repeat from * to last 4 sts, p2, k1, p1.
Row 14: With B, k1, p1, *k2, p2; repeat from * to last 4 sts, k2, p1, k1.
Row 15: With A, p1, *2-st LPC, 2-st RPC; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 16: With A, k2, *p2, k2; repeat from * across.
Repeat Rows 9-16 until piece measures approximately 9½ (10½)" [24 (26.5) cm].
With A, repeat Rows 1 and 2 three times.
BO in Rib.
Fold piece in half, with ribbing on top and bottom.
Sew Wristlet seam leaving a 2" [5 cm] opening for thumb hole.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.