DROPS Extra / 0-1439

Holiday Pause by DROPS Design

Knitted wrist warmers in DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk. The piece is worked sideways with garter stitch, lace pattern and picot edge. Theme: Christmas.

DROPS Design: Pattern no as-102
Yarn group C or A + A

S/M – M/L - L/XL
Measurements: Circumference: approx. 17-18-19 cm. Length: approx. 18-18-22 cm.

DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
25-25-25 g colour 07, red

19 stitches in width and 36 rows in height with garter stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

The needle size is only a guide. If you have too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.


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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.
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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.


RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth):
1 ridge = Knit 2 rows.

See diagrams A.1 to A.3. Diagram A.3 varies from 11 to 13 stitches.


The piece is worked back and forth. It is worked sideways and sewn together to finish.

Cast on 35-35-41 stitches with needle size 4 mm and Brushed Alpaca Silk. Work 1 RIDGE – read description above.
Then work as follows – from the right side: A.1 (= 6 stitches) 1 time, A.2 (= 6 stitches) a total of 3-3-4 times and A.3 (= 11 stitches – read PATTERN) 1 time. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Repeat A.1 to A.3 in height until the piece measures 16½-17½ -18½ cm – adjust to after a row worked from the wrong side. Work 1 ridge and cast off; make sure that the cast-off edge is not tight.

Lay cast-on and cast-off edges side by side and sew together in outermost loop. Work 1 more wrist warmer in the same way.


= knit from right side, purl from wrong side
= purl from right side, knit from wrong side
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1 and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch
= slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 2 together and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted together stitches
= knit 2 stitches in same stitch (i.e. work 1 stitch in each loop of stitch)
= slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 1 and pass the back stitch on the right needle over the front stitch (= 2 stitches decreased)
= this square has no stitch, go straight to next diagram

Dory Van Breda 31.01.2019 - 20:11:

Begin ik onderaan bij A1 - A2 - A3. ?

DROPS Design 03.02.2019 kl. 11:37:

Dag Dory

Ja hoor, de telpatronen beginnen rechts onderaan. Veel breiplezier!

Kathleen 12.12.2018 - 00:47:

We zijn al in de helft van de kalender en nog steeds is er geen enkel klein, snel te haken hebbedingetje bij - om op een kaartje te plakken of in de kerstboom te hangen. Deze vind ik altijd het leukst! Hopelijk komen er nu gauw een paar aan!

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