Today we are bringing you a free knitting pattern for a pair of lovely hand or wrist warmers which use this pretty fill technique.
These fingerless mittens are featured in the book Easy Hand Warmers Knitting Pattern Booklet.
This is such a pretty design. The fingerless hand warmer mittens start off with a frilly trim and are then worked in a lovely check stitch knitting pattern.
1 pair of 6mm needles
Approx 100g of chunky yarn
Scissors and needle for sewing up
Yarn Used in Photo
The Wave by We Are Knitters
Abbreviations and Terminology
K – knit
P – purl
K2tog – knit 2 together
P2tog – purl 2 together
Stocking stitch – knit right side rows and purl wrong side rows
2×2 rib – (k2,p2) across row
Ws – wrong side
End with a ws row – the last row worked should be a wrong side one – the next row to be worked will be a right side row.
Over 2cm in stocking stitch on 6mm needles – 2.5 stitches and 4 rows
Width approx 9cm and length 19cm.
Knitting Pattern for Easy Frilled Wrist Warmers
With 6mm needles cast on 96 stitches.
Starting with a k row, work stocking stitch for 6 rows.
(K2tog) across row (48)
(P2tog) across row (24)
On the 24 stitches that remain, work the following 20 rows. This will form a check stitch pattern.
Rows 1-4: *k4, p4; repeat from * to end of row
Rows 5-8: *p4, k4; repeat from * to end of row
Rows 9-12: *k4, p4; repeat from * to end of row
Rows 13-16: *p4, k4; repeat from * to end of row
Rows 17-20: *k4, p4; repeat from * to end of row
Work 2 x 2 rib for 4 rows.
Cast off in 2 x 2 rib.
Sew up side seam, leaving hole for thumb if wanted.
Make 2 hand warmers, ensuring that thumb holes are positioned correctly for both left and right hand.
Tip: Sew up bottom and top most parts of seams and then sew up the rest with the mitten on your hand. You can then see exactly where thumb holes need to be.
We hoped you enjoy this free knitting pattern for the lovely frilled wrist warmers. Thanks so much for visiting our website! Please check back soon for more free knitting patterns.