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Garter Cable Wristlets

Knitting
December 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in Garter Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Adult S/M (L). Shown in size S/M.
This pattern is available for free.

Fresco
60% wool, 30% baby alpaca, 10% angora
Fresco is a smooth and even 3-ply sport weight yarn. The plies are twisted together tightly enough to make a firm, springy yarn, but not so tightly that the yarn loses its lofty, soft hand. The fiber blend— wool (for warmth and strength), alpaca (for loft and sheen), and a bit of angora (to provide a soft halo)—makes a yarn that’s warm, soft, and slightly fuzzy.


Trying to keep warm this winter? Have a cell-phone addiction? Here’s your solution: knit a pair of the Garter Cable Wristlets!

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

SIZES
Adult S/M (L). Shown in size S/M.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approx 7 (8)” circumference at cuff

YARN
Fresco by Classic Elite Yarns
(60% wool, 30% alpaca, 10% angora; 50 g = approx 164 yards)
1 hank 5353 Strawberry

NEEDLES
Knitting needles in size US 3 (US 5) 3.25 (3.75) mm or size to obtain gauge. Note: Mitts are sized by changing needle sizes, the pattern for both sizes is otherwise the same.

OTHER MATERIALS
Stitch markers
Cable needle

GAUGE
24 (22) sts and 48 (44) rows = 4” in Gtr st. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Errata - updated on the PDF pattern 12/26
On the Cuff Chart, Row 11 should be:
Row 11: K3, p5, Sl 3 st to cn, hold to back ,k3, k3 from cn, Sl 3 st to cn, hold to back, k3, k3 from cn, p5, k2.

The second cable twist should be identical to the first cable twist!