Red Heart Reflective Hocus Pocus Wristlets

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by Laura Bain, Red Heart

Red Heart Reflective Hocus Pocus Wristlets

These quick to knit wristlets are soft and great for warmth while being soft and comfy. The interesting thing is that they are knit with yarn that reflects light.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 15 sts and 18 rounds (4 inch) to knit a wristlet that measures approximately 5 inch long by 6 inch circumference at its widest point. Save time, check your gauge. If the needles listed under supplies do not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special Abbreviation: kfb (Knit into front and back) = Knit next st but do not remove from needle, knit into back loop of same st and remove from needle Note: Each wristlet is worked in rounds beginning at the lower (wrist) edge. Stitches are bound-off and then cast-on again to create the thumb opening.
  • 2
    Cast on 24 sts. Place marker for beginning of round. Join to work in rounds, taking care not to twist sts. Repeat for the second wristlet.
  • 3
    Lower Ribbing: Rounds 1–5: *K2, p2; repeat from * around.
  • 4
    Body of Wrister: Work in Stockinette st worked in rounds (knit every round) until piece measures about 3-1/2 inch from beginning.
  • 5
    Shape Thumb: Round 1: Knit to last st, kfb—25 sts. Round 2: Kfb, knit to end of round—26 sts. Rounds 3 and 4: Repeat last 2 rounds—28 sts. Rounds 5 and 6 (Create Thumb Opening): Knit to last 2 sts, bind off last 2 sts and first 2 sts of next round and remove beginning of round marker; knit around again to beginning of bound-off sts, cast on 2 sts over the bound-off section, replace beginning of round marker—26 sts. Rounds 7–10: Knit. Round 11: Knit to last 2 sts, k2tog—25 sts. Round 12: K2tog, knit to end of round—24 sts.
  • 6
    Top Ribbing: Rounds 1–5: *K2, p2; repeat from * around. Bind off.
  • 7
    Finishing: Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Reflective Yarn Purple 104798079
  • Susan Bates Knitting Needles Silvalume 5.5 mm 9 US 104236243
  • Susan Bates Split Lock Stitch Count Markers 104236460
  • Yarn Needle
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