Anthracite by Jenn Wisbeck


Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in st st
200 yards (183 m)
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Also available in Winter Wonderland Knits.

Perfect wrist warmers for when you need to quickly slip a pair on and off and still need to be able to use your fingers. Contrasting hems add interest to otherwise simple wrist warmers.

Vintage inspired lines and detailing but minimal shaping makes it so these will fit a variety of sizes. Special care is taken in the shaping of the hems to prevent flaring. Knit from the top down, the wrist warmers are worked in the round until the bottom hem.

Anthracite, aka “hard coal” is black and burns slowly with intense heat. Coal companies used to brand the coal with paint as a marketing gimmick.

150 yards Main Color; 50 yards Contrast Color. Sample knit using 1 skein each O-Wool Classic 2-ply (100% organic merino wool; 50 grams/skein; 198 yards/181 meters) colors 4303 Evergreen (Main Color) and 4112 Rust (Contrast Color)

Intermediate- increasing, decreasing, hems, provisional cast on

-1 set of five US #1/2.25mm double-point needles or size to get gauge
-1 set of five US #0/2mm double-point needles or size to get gauge
-Tapestry needle
-Stitch holders (2)
-Stitch markers (4, helpful to have 2 of each of 2 different colors)

Women’s size large or men’s size small. Finished size 8 inches around and 6 ½ inches long after blocking. Thumb opening up to 2 ¾ inches around.

6 stitches and 9 rows per inch in st st.

Print version available through Magcloud: Anthracite Print.