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Sunset Pebbles Crocheted Wrist Warmers

A Free Crochet Pattern For Fingerless Mitts

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Sunset Pebbles Crocheted Wrist Warmers - Top View

Decorative buttons add elegance to a simple and functional accessory.

Photo © Erica Jackofsky

Skill Level: Easy

The Sunset Pebble Wristers are an easy weekend project, perfect for beginners to advanced crocheters alike. Delicate buttons finish off a simple shape and repetitive stitch pattern for a very playful feminine look. Experiment with different yarns and buttons for a completely unique feel.


Materials

Yarn:
1 (1, 1, 1) skein Yarn Love, Charlotte Bronte Worsted [100% organic merino wool; 113 grams; 280 yards/256 meters]. Color: “Pineapple Upside Down Cake”

If you wish to substitute yarns, look for approximately 100 yards in a DK to light worsted option that will give you the required gauge as listed below.

Hook:
US G/4.5mm
Adjust hook size to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge:
17 sc sts & 12 rows = 4”

Buttons:
12 (14, 14, 16) measuring 7/16 inch diameter.

Extras:
Tapestry needle for applying buttons.

Finished Circumference:
6 (7, 8, 9) inches

To Fit Palm Sizes:
Child (Adult S, M, L)
6-7 (7-8, 8-9, 9-10) inches
Photos show finished child size worn on a 7 inch palm circumference.

 

Abbreviations Used in Pattern
* = a repeat in pattern
[ ] = repeat instructions between brackets as specified
bl = back loop
ch = chain
Ch-sp = chain space
fl = front loop
RS = right side of work
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
St(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side of work


Pattern Notes
This pattern includes instructions for four sizes. Pattern is written in smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parenthesis. If only one number appears it applies to all sizes.


Wrist Warmers Instructions

Right Hand
Ch 22 (26, 26, 30) loosely.

Set Up (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch, turn – 21 (25, 25, 29) sc.

Row 1: Ch 1, [1 sc in BL of next sc, 1 sc in FL of next sc] repeat to last st, 1 sc, turn.
*Repeat this row a total of 5 (5, 7, 7) times.
You should have just ended by working a WS row. You are now ready for a RS row.

Thumb hole
Row 6 (8, 10): Ch 1, [1 sc in BL, 1 sc in FL] 2 (2, 2, 3) times, ch 6 (8, 8, 10), sk next 6 (8, 8, 10) sc, [1 sc in BL, 1 sc in FL] to last st, 1 sc.

Row 7 (9, 11): Ch 1, [1 sc in BL of next sc, 1 sc in FL of next sc] 5 (6, 6, 6) times, 1 sc in BL of next sc, 6 (8, 8, 10) sc in ch-sp, [1 sc in FL, 1 sc in BL] 1 (1, 1, 2) times, 1 sc in FL, 1 sc.

Row 8 (10, 12): Ch 1, [1 sc in BL of next sc, 1 sc in FL of next sc] repeat to last st, 1 sc, turn.
*Repeat this row until piece measures 6 (7, 8, 9) inches from beginning edge.
You should have just ended by working a WS row. You are now ready for a RS row.


Button Loops
Row 1 (RS): [Ch 2, sk 1 sc, sl st in next 3 sc] 4 (5, 5, 6) times, ch 2, sk 1 sc sl st in next 2 sc, ch 2, sk 1 sc, sl st in last sc – 6 (7, 7, 8) button loops created.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, sk first sc, 4 sc into ch-2 space, sk sl st, sl st into next sl st, 4 sc into ch-2 space, [sk sl st, sl st into next sl st, sk next sl st, 4 sc into ch-2 space] 4 (5, 5, 6) times, sl st into edge of piece and fasten off.


Right Hand Finishing
Align piece so that the thumbhole opening is on the left and button loop edge is on the right. Fold button loop edging up and toward the left to meet the edge of the fabric. Sew buttons to left/thumbhole side to correspond with buttonhole loops.


Left Hand
Work the same as right hand until piece measures 6 (7, 8, 9) inches.
End by working a RS row. You are now ready for a WS row.

Button Loops
Row 1 (WS): [Ch 2, sk 1 sc, sl st in next 3 sc] 4 (5, 5, 6) times, ch 2, sk 1 sc sl st in next 2 sc, ch 2, sk 1 sc, sl st in last sc – 6 (7, 7, 8) button loops created.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sk first sc, 4 sc into ch-2 space, sk sl st, sl st into next sl st, 4 sc into ch-2 space, [sk sl st, sl st into next sl st, sk next sl st, 4 sc into ch-2 space] 4 (5, 5, 6) times, sl st into edge of piece and fasten off.

Left Hand Finishing
Align piece so that the thumbhole opening is on the right and button loop edge is on the left. Fold button loop edging up and toward the right to meet the edge of the fabric. Sew buttons to right/thumbhole side to correspond with buttonhole loops.

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