Farro Cuffs by Carina Spencer

Farro Cuffs

December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in blocked stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
70 - 170 yards (64 - 155 m)
5-8 yrs (9-11 yrs, Adult SM, Adult MD, Adult, LG)
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Fingerless cuffs with a slipped stitch cable pattern and moveable thumb divider and decorative button. The i-cord thumb divider can be worn to the side or positioned to hold the cuffs in place. Directions are given for 5 sizes to fit kids and adults.

Check out my Farro Hat pattern for a coordinating set. Purchase both the Farro Hat & Cuffs patterns and receive a $2 discount! No code needed and purchases do not have to be made at the same time, the discount will be automatically applied any time the second pattern in the set is purchased.


Pattern is written for 5 sizes to accommodate kids and adults. Directions are given for size “5-8yrs” with changes for larger sizes in parentheses as follows: 5-8yrs (9-11yrs, Adult SM, Adult MD, Adult LG)

CIRCUMFERENCE: Cuffs are intended to be a snug fit on a palm circumference of up to 5 (5¾, 6½, 7¼, 8)”. Measure around your palm above the crook of your thumb to find your size.
LENGTH: 5 (6, 7, 7, 7¼)”

YARN: Approximately 70 (90, 130, 150, 170) yards of worsted weight yarn. Sample was knit with Dream in Color Classy (100% Merino 250 yards / 113 grams per skein) in Amber Glass.
NEEDLES: dpns in US 7 (4.5mm) or size required to obtain gauge and a cable needle
NOTIONS: 2 buttons of any size, a darning needle for weaving in ends. Cable needle.

18 sts & 24 rows = 4” in blocked stockinette OR
24 sts and 36 rows = 4” in Slipped Cable Pattern

cast on
use of dpns
basic cable techniques – see SPECIAL STITCHES
decrease (K3tog)