Thursday, April 26, 2012

New Crochet Hand/Wrist Warmers Pattern

I admired a pair of crochet Hand Warmers that were made by my dear friend and crochet pattern checker, Wendy. She was sweet enough to make a pair for me! Aren't these adorable! See the cute little button on the top right? I love, love, love these hand warmers and I thought you would, also. So I asked Wendy to write the pattern down for you and she was gracious enough to do so. Thank you, Wendy! ♥
Wendy is one talented lady who checks and double checks all of the crochet patterns that I release at Too Cute Crochet. If it were not for her, I would not know if my crochet patterns worked out so well for everyone. And that knowledge is one of the most valuable contributions to my pattern business.
It is fun to think that Wendy is now creating her own crochet patterns! Didn't she do a great job on this pattern? If you have any questions, let me know and I will send them to her. Enjoy! I will also be permanently posting this pattern at my free pattern site, Cute Crochet Chat Patterns. 

Crochet Wrist Warmers
Materials:  Caron Simply Soft worsted weight yarn (color of choice), H (5 mm) hook, sewing and tapestry needle, sewing thread for optional buttons, buttons (optional)

Gauge: H (5 mm) hook,  (sc, dc,  sc, dc) = 1 inch; 6 rows = 2 inches;

Instructions are written for Ladies Small. Medium and Large are in ( ). Wrist warmers pictured are Size Small

Row 1:  For Size SMALL, ch 25;
For Size MEDIUM, ch 29;
For Size LARGE, ch 33;
sc in 2nd ch from and hook and each ch across, ch 1, turn. (S - 24 sc, M- 28 sc, L - 32 sc).

Row 2:  Sc in first sc, dc in next sc, (sc in next sc, dc in next sc) across, ch 1, turn

Row 3:  Sc in first dc, dc in next sc, (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across (your last stitch should always be a dc) ch 1, turn

Row 4:  Repeat Row 3 until piece measures S - 3 ½  (M - 5 ½, L - 7 ½ ) inches long.

When piece reaches desired length, do NOT fasten off.

Rnd 1: Working in ends of rows, sc, dc, sc in first end of stitch, *sk next 2 ends of stitches,      (sc, dc, sc) in next end of stitch, repeat from * across; working around wrist warmer, sc in each sc (S - 24, M - 28, 
L -  32), sc in ends of rows, sc in ea sc across (24, 28, 32). Fasten off.

 Matching stitches, fold piece in half lengthwise; with tapestry needle and matching yarn, sew first S-7 (M-9, L-11) stitches together, fasten off.

Skipping next S - 4 (M - 5, L - 6) stitches for thumb opening, sew next S-13 (M-14, L-15) stitches together. Fasten off.

Sew on buttons (optional). 
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