Fall in love Wrist Warmers by Merethe Naas

Fall in love Wrist Warmers

Knitting
August 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
186 - 218 yards (170 - 199 m)
One size
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I love the fall! I always have. I remember when I was a teenager, hanging out with friends in the late afternoon as it started to get dark. We would often play hide and seek, ring doorbells and run away or snatch apples and other delectable treats from neighborhood gardens. My favorite was snow peas, but they were hard to find. The most exciting thing was holding hands with a secret boyfriend and no one could see it in the dark. Wearing the Fall in love wrist warmers reminds me of the wonderful feeling of these bygone days.

Fall in LOVE wrist warmers is worked in the round in stockinette stitch, double rib, and a small leaf detail. The pattern has various techniques: knit and purl, yarn over, decreasing and tubular bind-off. Tutorials are included.

Main needle for the wrist warmer: US size 2,5 / 3mm, 32” / 80cm circular needle or needle sizes needed to obtain gauge. A long circular needle is recommended for magic loop. Alternatively, use double pointed needles.
Secondary needle for the leaf: US size 2 / 2,75mm double pointed needles or .5 - 1 needle size smaller than gauge needle.
Yarns Used: Approximately 170-190m / 186-219yds
Enchanted Forest Fiber, Merino Sock, 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, in the color “Neon Pumpkin”, 100g = 425m / 465yds per skein.
Or
Enchanted Forest Fiber, Merino Singles, 100% Wool - Merino, in the color “Mostly Pepper”, 100g = 266m / 291yds per skein.
Or
Sandnes Garn, Alpakka Silke, 70% baby alpaca, 30% silk, in the color 1042, 50g = 199m / 218yds pr skein.
Gauge: 30 sts and 40 rows = 4 x 4” / 10 x 10cm in Stockinette stitch flat not stretched using the main needle.
Final Measurements: Circumference approximately 17cm / 6,7”. Fits hand circumference 17cm / 6,7” - 25cm / 9,8”. No ease to 8cm / 3,2” negative ease.
Length: approximately 19cm / 7,5’’.
Size: One size.
Notions: 1 removable stitch marker/safety pin. Tapestry needle.