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DROPS Wrist warmers with pattern in Karisma Superwash

Size: S/M – L/XL

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
50 g for both sizes colour no 01, off-white
50 g for both sizes colour no 44, light grey
50 g for both sizes colour no 21, grey
50 g for both sizes colour no 16, charcoal grey

DROPS double pointed needles size 3 mm and 4 mm or size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting Tension: 21 x 28 rows on needles size 4 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern: See diagram M.1.

Right wrist warmer:
Cast on 40-48 sts on double pointed needle size 3 mm with light grey. Knit 10 cm Rib, K2/P2. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm and knit 1 round, at the same time for size S/M inc 1 st = 41 sts.
Now continue in M.1. After 2 rounds of M.1 insert a marker at the beg of round and make inc for thumb as follows:
1st round: Knit without inc
2nd round: Knit without inc
3rd round: Knit until 1 st left before the marker, inc 1 st (incorporate new sts in pattern as you go along)
4th round: Knit 1 st, inc 1 st in the second st after the marker and finish the round.
Repeat round 1 to 4 until there are 6 new sts on each side of the MT = 53-60 sts. Knit 2 rounds and then put the 12 thumb sts on a thread. On the next round cast on 2 new sts behind the 12 thumb sts = 43-50 sts on round. Finish M.1, piece measures approx 24 cm. Change to double pointed needles size 3 mm and knit 5 rounds in Rib with light grey and cast off loosely.
Thumb: Put the 12 thumb sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm and pick up 2 new sts in the 2 sts cast on behind sts on thread = 14 sts. Knit 1 round and at the same time adjust the number of sts to 12- 16 sts. Knit 4 rounds in Rib with light grey. Cast off loosely.

Left wrist warmer: Cast on and knit as right wrist warmer, but insert the marker in size L/XL in the 9th st from beg of round.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 27.10.2006
Thumb: Put the 12 thumb sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm and pick up 2 new sts in the 2 sts cast on behind sts on thread = 14 sts. Knit 1 round and at the same time adjust the number of sts to 12- 16 sts. Knit 4 rounds in Rib with light grey. Cast off loosely.


= off-white
= light grey
= grey
= charcoal grey

Sarita Kotkavalkama 13.01.2019 - 06:50:

Someone REAL person should translate this pattern to Finnish. Current translation have done with translating program.

Canada 29.01.2018 - 01:50:

Pattern 98-8, finish M.1, 43 sts change to 3mm and work 5 rounds in rib, k2/p2? This makes rib uneven? Right and left wrist warmers in size small are worked same?

DROPS Design 30.08.2018 kl. 11:10:

Hello, Now, the rib will not be uneven. The right and left mittens are worked the same way BUT the pattern. After knitting the left mitten, you knit the right mitten but reverse the pattern (read the chart from left to right). Happy Knitting!

Canada 22.01.2018 - 01:56:

Pattern 98-8, for thumb gusset stitches, 6 new stitches on each side of marker. Put 12 stitches on stitch holder, is this done at beginning of row?

DROPS Design 22.01.2018 kl. 10:38:

Dear Canada, for right mitten you will slip the 6 sts inc before marker + the 6 sts inc after marker on a thread for thumb, start slipping on the thread the 6 sts before end of round + 6 sts from beg of round = 12 sts for the thumb, cast on 2 new sts over these 12 sts = 43-50 sts for hand. Happy knitting!

Bev 03.12.2017 - 15:54:

Pattern 98-8 for the inc 1st. what type of inc is used? Is this any increase or specific?

DROPS Design 04.12.2017 kl. 09:40:

Dear Bev, you can use any specific technique to increase. Happy knitting!

Beverly Adams 03.12.2017 - 02:56:

Change to dpn US 6 and knit 1 round, at the same time inc.1 st =41. Where is the increase made? At beginning of row? Pattern 98-8.

DROPS Design 03.12.2017 kl. 06:14:

Hi Beverly, Yes, the increase is made at the beginning og the round. Happy knitting!

Kim Dahee 15.03.2016 - 04:56:

It's very usefull for me thank you

Sophie K 11.02.2016 - 07:32:

Bonjour, je crois qu'il y a une erreur dans les explications en français : "diminuer pour le pouce comme suit " alors qu'il s'agit je pense d'augmentations. J'ai vérifié dans les explications en anglais, on y parle bien d' "increase" ;) Il y aussi une autre différence pour le nombre de maille au moment du pouce, en anglais vous dites d'abord : "53-60 mailles" et ensuite "43-50 mailles" alors qu'en français ça donne : "53-60 mailles" et ensuite "53-50 mailles".

DROPS Design 11.02.2016 kl. 11:04:

Bonjour Sophie K, c'est exact, les explications ont été corrigées, merci. Bon tricot!

Karina 03.05.2015 - 14:48:

Kan skriva ut bilden men, hur skriver jag ut själva mönstret? Har testat flera gånger. Klickar på skriv ut mönster, då kommer jag till en annan bild. Där står skriv ut mönster. Klickar där, men då kommer jag tillbaka till mönsterbilden igen. :(

DROPS Design 04.05.2015 kl. 11:48:

Hej Karina. Er du sikker paa du skriver ut mönstret? Jeg har ingen problemer her med at udskrive mönstret. Jeg kan desvaerre ikke se der er nogen fejl.

Regina 06.10.2014 - 02:44:

Pattern help:DROPS 98-8 by DROPS Design "Wrist warmers in stylish "traditional" pattern. There are 41 stitches on the needle and the repeat is 16 stitches. How does that work?

DROPS Design 06.10.2014 kl. 09:28:

Dear Regina, you will repeat a total of 2 times the 16 sts in diagram + repeat first 9 sts = 41 sts. Happy knitting!

Regina 27.09.2014 - 16:59:

I have 40 stitches on my needles. The pattern is a 16 stitch repeat. 40 is not divisible by 16. Is the pattern repeated 2 1/2 times?

DROPS Design 29.09.2014 kl. 10:29:

Dear Regina, you work the pattern over the 40 sts, ie repeat the diagram a total of 2 times + work the first 8 sts of diagram. Happy knitting!

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