Fisherman's Rib Hand Warmers by Purl Soho

Fisherman's Rib Hand Warmers

February 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 16 rows = 1 inch
in Fisherman's Rib
US 2 - 2.75 mm
350 yards (320 m)
This pattern is available for free.


  • 2 skeins of Purl Soho’s Mulberry Merino, 80% extra fine merino wool, 20% mulberry silk. We used the color Pale Stone.
  • A set of US 2 double pointed needles
  • Two different colored stitch markers (or pieces of scrap yarn)

6 stitches and 16 rows = 1 inch in Fisherman’s Rib pattern, unstretched.

To fit most women and some men

  • Finished circumference around cuff and palm: 6 ½ inches, comfortably stretching to 8 inches
  • Finished length from cuff to top: 11 inches (adjustable)

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