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Miss Bingley's Lace Wrist Warmers

Knitting
May 2012
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in K1, P1 rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
125 - 175 yards (114 - 160 m)
6 (7, 8)" in circumference

Peeking out from the cuffs of her Spencer jacket, Miss Bingley’s lace wrist warmers add a touch of flirtatious elegance to her ensemble. Fashionable ladies of the Regency era wore lightweight muslin gowns year-round, so knitted wrist warmers made a cozy addition during the winter months.

As a modern accessory, they are perfect for keeping one’s fingers free for texting or computer work, and make a quick gift for a special Austen admirer.

I-cord and a ruffled picot bind-off add a lovely finishing touch.