Summer Wrist Warmers







Summer wrist warmers are just the thing if you live in the more temperate regions of the world where summer evenings can often be a bit chilly.

Simply lacy and quick to make, they look both smart and pretty.  You'll have them done in a jiffy

And if the instructions are clear as mud to you  - scroll down to the video version

Instructions to crochet your summer wrist warmers

Abbreviations:

ch = chain

sc = single crochet (UK double crochet)

sl st = slip stitch


You will need double knitting yarn, preferably cotton, but the ones I made in the photos are made from acrylic

You will also need a 4mm hook

Begin with a slip knot.  Make sure the knot tightens from the cut end

Then make 26 ch


Row 1

sc into 2nd ch from hook,  *make 2ch, miss 2ch, sc in next ch *

Repeat from * to * to the end


Row 2

1ch, turn.  sc into sc of previous row

*2ch, sc into next sc of previous row*

repeat from * to * to end


Repeat 2nd row 22 more times

TO JOIN

1ch, turn.  sc into sc of previous row

Fold your wristwarmer in half by bringing bottom edge up and behind (see video below)  sl st into equivalent place on bottom edge, 2ch

 sc, sl st into bottom edge, 2ch

(In effect you are doing another row and slip stitching into bottom edge at the same time)

Now make a space for your thumb:

sc into next sc, 2ch

*sc, sl st into bottom edge, 2ch*  repeat from * to * to end


If you like you can add your favourite edging to the top and bottom edges


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