Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Ruffled Wristlets
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool - Ruffles®
Pattern Number: BK4K-0609007 Call them what you will -- wristlets, wrist warmers, fingerless gloves, wristers, or driving gloves -- they're all fashionable. Cold office? Fingerless mitts keep your hands warm while typing.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
7 inches circumfrence x 15 inches long [18 cm x 38 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-153 Lion Wool Yarn: Ebony Intense, true black
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Note: (A)

410-153 Ruffles Yarn: Black True jet black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (B)

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

GAUGE:
25 sts + 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) on size 8 needles with A in ribbing stitch 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
This piece is made in 1 x 1 ribbing (ribbing that is one stitch wide).

As a result, the finished item is very stretchy.

NOTES:
Knitting with Ruffles requires a special, yet simple, technique.

The loops are formed by inserting the needle into this tape-fabric yarn.

Please visit www.LionBrand.com to read or click here for a short instructional video and audio description about working with Ruffles.


INSTRUCTIONS



WRISTLETS
With (A), cast on 44 stitches.



Rows 1-24 *Knit 1, purl 1 repeat from * to end of row
Row 25: Knit into the front and back of the first stitch (increase 1), *purl 1, knit1 repeat from * to end of row (increases one stitch)
Rows 26: Repeat row 25 (increases by one stitch)
Row 27-32: *Purl 1, knit1, repeat from * to end of row
Row 33 Knit into the front and back of the first stitch (increase 1), *knit 1, purl 1 repeat from * to end of row (increases by one stitch)
Row 34 Repeat row 33 (increases by one stitch)
Rows 35-40 *Knit 1, purl 1 repeat from * to end of row
Repeat Rows 25 - 40 until piece measures 15 inches [38 cm].



Change to (B), knit one row; purl one row, knit one row.

(this keeps the ruffles all on one side.) Bind off, weave in ends.

See the tutorial http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=263 on knitting with Ruffles yarn for details on how to bind off and knit with this product

FINISHING
Fold the piece to make a sleeve with the ruffle at the top.

Thread the large-eyed, blunt needle with (A).

Starting at the end with the ruffle, sew the edges together, stopping about 2 inches [5 cm] from the end.

On the end of the piece where there are no ruffles, sew just the end, leaving the opening.

This is where the thumb goes.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)


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