Knit-to-Fit Wristwarmers by LynnHNo matter what your level of knitting experience, this class will give you plenty of options to make warm and practical items to wear. Wristwarmers are incredibly useful, quick to make either for you or as gifts. There is nothing like a small project to warm a cold day... you can choose any wool or wool-blend yarn you prefer, and finish before you can say "brr!"
On the left, you see two renditions of the beginner version, one in thick-thin bulky wool and one in doubled fingering weight yarn. Knit in garter stitch fabric, there are no purls and they are knit on straight needles. The only new technique for a new scarf knitter may be the three-needle bindoff, which is very similar to a standard bindoff but means there will be no sewing when you are done with the knitting.
In this version, you can learn to knit on double-pointed needles. If you haven't purled before, you can learn on this small project which uses a K3P1 rib. There is one decrease and one increase per hand, so the pattern does not take a lot of attention and is perfect for knitting in a distracting environment. A small part of the project is knit back and forth, but most is knit in the round, meaning no sewing at the end and an excellent fit with a smooth appearance.
Check my Schedule page to see when and where this class is offered next. If you don't see it there, please write me and we'll see what we can do to set up a class at your convenience.
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