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by Bonne Marie Burns

You live in the Northern Hemisphere and it's winter. Why are you smiling when you're outside? ANSWER: The magic of these VOODOO WRIST WARMERS has you TOASTY FINE now that the little gap between your gloves and coat sleeves is history!

These are designed, executed and road-tested by a street-shooting photographer in Chicago who refuses to have a tidbit of freeze on her frame.

Added bonus: This is a great pattern to learn knitting in the round!

I used a very nice variegated yarn from eBay seller Mary Ann's Yarn Barn (eBay ID: lotusblossom).

Since these take so little yarn, they are a fun way to experiment and express yourself colorfully. EXPLORE!

model: vintage porcelain hand     photo: Bonne Marie Burns

SIZE
S [M, L]
 

MATERIALS

any DK worsted weight yarn [wool recommended]; 130 [140, 150] yds

1 set US #5/3.75mm double-point or circular needles

 
GAUGE

20 sts/28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

 
DIRECTIONS

see
Double Circular Method and Using Double Pointed Needles

CO 40(44, 48) sts using the long tail cast-on method and set of double point needles or circulars.
Divide stitches evenly among needles.
Join and work in k2, p2 rib for 7 [7.5, 8] inches.
At the beginning of the round, *K2, P2* three times, then make a 6-stitch buttonhole.
Finish round in pattern.
Work one more inch in 2X2 rib [k2, p2]
BO all stitches.
Weave in ends.

 
ABOUT THE DESIGNER

Bonne Marie Burns, founder of the hugely popular and highly entertaining ChicKnits.com, believes in never letting her beer budget get in the way of her chic champagne tastes!

Currently, she is obsessed with staying warm.

 

2002 Bonne Marie Burns for non-commercial use only.