Fingerless gloves are a Winter wardrobe staple for me. I like the warmth they provide my hands, and the freedom the open ends afford my fingers. The lack of thumbhole with this pair is by design, as it allows the wearer some flexibility: keep them down low over your fingers for added warmth, and push them back towards your wrist when you need to use your fingers.
Bold stripes add a bit of playfulness, peeking out from under a neutral Winter coat. Or, make them in more subtle colors for a classy look.
You will need to know how to
- cast on
- bind off
As long as you know how to do these things with double-pointed needles, or on a knitting loom, you will be able to do this project.
More than just a simple knitting pattern, this ebook includes many step-by-step photos to help you visualize each topic.
You will learn:
- How to make a ribbed cuff
- How to knit stripes
- How to make jogless stripes
- How to adapt the pattern for use on a knitting loom
Tools and Materials
The sample Striped Wristwarmers feature eleven stripes and are ten inches long. You may choose to use more or less stripes, but you will need to adjust the yarn quantity accordingly.
- 2 skeins of Berroco Vintage, or comparable worsted-weight yarn in two different colors
- one set of 4 US #7 double point needles or a Martha Stewart knitting loom
- yarn needle