Large full color charts for reindeer and bird pattern at cuffs.
Also available as part of Winter Wonderland Knits. You can view a pattern preview on the same page.
Reindeer prance and birds flock across the winter landscape in these short wrist warmers. One wrist warmer has two reindeer- one on each side of the wrist-playing in amongst the snowflakes. The other wrist warmer has birds flocking to a tree on each side.
The wrist warmers fit both right and left hands, so if you wish you may knit up two if the same side if you want just the reindeer or birds- but I think one of each adds a touch of whimsy! With the Fair Isle inspired patterning only on the cuffs, knitting is quick. The thumb gusset and simple hems add professional looking finishing touches.
150 yards Main Color; 75 yards Contrast Color. Sample knit using 1 skein each O-Wool Classic 2-ply (100% organic merino wool; 50 grams/skein; 198 yards/181 meters) colors 4303 Evergreen (Contrast Color) and 4112 Rust (Main Color)
Intermediate- following a chart, colorwork, increasing, decreasing, hems
-1 set of five US #1/2.25mm double-point needles or size to get gauge
-1 set of five US #0/2mm double-point needles or size to get gauge
-Stitch markers (2)
Women’s size medium. Finished size 7 inches around and 5 ¾ inches long after blocking. Thumb opening up to 2 ¼ inches around.
7 stitches and 8 rows an inch in colorwork pattern on larger needles