Sonntag, 6. November 2011

Plain with Picots

Very simple wrist warmers in garter stitch and k3p1 ribbing with picots on both ends.





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Materials:
3.5 mm dpns
4mm dpns
a tapistry needle
about 90 metres of cotton yarn


Gauge:
with 4mm needles: 5 sts and 9 rows = 1 inch x 1 inch in garter stitch

Instructions:
With 4 mm needle picot cast on 36 sts (i.e. CO 5, BO 2 ... now you have 3 sts on the needle - repeat until you have 36 sts, a video explanation of the picot cast on can be found here)
knit one round
purl one round
knit one round
purl one round
knit one round


Change to 3.5mm neeldes
from the next round on: (k3 p1)
repeat for about 30 rows


Round A: (k3 p1 k1 [k1 without dropping the st from left needle, yo, k1] k1 p1 k3 p1) repeat
Rounds B & C: (k3 p1 k5 p1 k3 p1) repeat
Round D: (k3 p1 k2 [k1 without dropping the st from left needle, yo, k1] k2 p1 k3 p1) repeat
Rounds E & F:  (k3 p1 k7 p1 k3 p1) repeat
(there are now 48 sts in one round)

change to 4mm needles

knit one round
purl one round
knit one round
purl one round
picot bind off (i.e. CO2, BO5; a video explaining the picot bind off can be found here).

Weave in ends.
Make two.

The finished piece measures about 15 cm circumference and is about 17 cm long (picot end to picot end).

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