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Striped Headband and Wristlets
Lion Brand® Lion® Cashmere Blend
Pattern Number: 50765
The simple soft, wristlet and headband set is made from several colors worked simultaneously. The wristlets are primarily stockinette with ridges of knit for textural contrast. Call them what you will -- wristlets, wrist warmers, fingerless gloves, wristers, or driving gloves -- they're all fashionable.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Wristlets
Width 8.5 inches [21.5 cm]
Length 9 inches [23 cm]

Headband
Circumference 17.5 inches [44.5 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: Lion Brand Yarn Catalog - 2006 W


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

270-098 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Cream (DISCONTINUED) Soft natural cream
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (A)

270-153 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Black (DISCONTINUED) True black

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (B)

270-149 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Charcoal (DISCONTINUED) Dark, charcoal gray
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
6.5 sts + 8 rows = 2 inches [5 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



WRIST WARMERS (make 2)

With one strand each A and B held together, cast on 22 sts.

*Beg with a k row, work 3 rows St st. Knit next (WS) row.*

Drop A and pick up C. Repeat from * to *.

**Inc row (RS) Increase 1 st in first st, k to last st, inc 1 st in last
st.

Work 4 rows St st, k next (WS) row.**

Drop C and pick up A.

***Work 5 rows St st, k next (WS) row.***

Drop B and pick up C. Repeat from ** to **.

Drop C and pick up A. Repeat from *** to ***.

Drop A and pick up C. Work 4 rows St st.

Bind off all sts as if to purl.

FINISHING

Beg at cast-on edge, sew 5 inches [12.5 cm] side seam. Leave next 2 inches
[5 cm] open for thumb opening, and sew remaining 2 inches [5 cm] seam. Weave in
ends.

HEADBAND

Wind remaining yarn into balls of 1 strand each of 2 colors (first ball of A
and B, second ball of B and C, third ball of C and A). With first ball, cast on
13 sts. Work in St st, randomly changing to second and third balls as desired
until headband measures about 17.5 inches [44.5 cm] from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING

Making sure not to twist headband, sew cast on edge to bound off edge. Weave
in ends. Headband is designed so that edges will roll slightly to the WS.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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