Buffalo Girl: Wrist Warmers by Therese Chynoweth
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Buffalo Girl: Wrist Warmers

May 2005
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Wrist Warmer chart
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.25 mm (D)
241 yards (220 m)
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Summer 2005:

Soft, warm buffalo yarn in its natural color, a deep, rich brown, knits up in a neck warmer and wristlets that rival the softest merino for comfort. The pieces are worked in the round in an unfussy, reversible lace pattern and finished off with a simple crochet edging. When you make these warmers as gifts - or for yourself - don’t forget to give a nod to Annie Oakley, the original Buffalo Girl.

Finished Size: 6½“ (16.5 cm) hand circumference; will stretch to fit hands up to 8½” (21.5 cm) around.

Yarn: American Buffalo Buffalo Fingering (100% American buffalo; 241 yd 220 m/50 g): natural, 1 skein for wrist warmers.


  • Size 5 (3.755 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn)
  • Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m), size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle; small amount of contrasting waste yarn.

Note: When shaping the wrist warmers above the thumb gusset, if there are not enough stitches to work both yarnovers and their companion k3tog, work the sts in garter st as for the rest of the pattern.