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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90618AD
These simple wrist warmers come in three different lengths -- perfect for any member of the family!
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
Mini About 6 in. (15 cm) circumference, about 7 in. (18 cm) long
Midi About 6 3/4 in. (17 cm) circumference at upper edge, about 14 in. (35.5 cm) long
Maxi About 7 3/4 in. (20 cm) circumference at upper edge, about 21 in. (53.5 cm) long
620-191 Wool-Ease Yarn: Violet
Rich royal purple
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.75
Alternative Quantity: (1, 2)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
LION BRAND WOOL-EASE #184 Aloe or #196 Zinnia 1 (1, 2) ball(s)
18 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
kfb (knit in front and back) K next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st - 1 st increased.
Gauntlets are meant to fit with negative ease (Gauntlet circumference should be less than body measurement) for a snug fit.
Pattern is written for Mini Gauntlets with changes for Midi and Maxi Gauntlets in parentheses.
When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
Cast on 27 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 7 in.
(18 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Mini Gauntlet Only
Midi and Maxi Gauntlets
Next (Inc) Row: K1, kfb k to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 29 sts.
Continue in St st until piece measures about 12 in.
(30.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 31 sts.
Midi Gauntlet Only
Continue in St st until piece measures about 14 in.
(35.5 cm) from beg.
Maxi Gauntlet Only
Continue in St st until piece measures about 15 in.
(38 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 33 sts.
Continue in St st until piece measures about 18 in.
(46 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 35 sts.
Continue in St st until piece measures about 21 in.
(53.5 cm) from beg.
Beg at hand edge of Gauntlet, seam sides for 1 1/2 in.
Leave 2 in.
(5 cm) unseamed, then sew remainder of seam.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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