Bamboo Stitch Wristers
There's a fingerless gloves knitting pattern craze going around. Don't be caught without trying out at least one. Learn how to knit wristlets with this quick and easy knit pattern for Bamboo Stitch Wristers. These beauties have all of the cuteness of mittens without the added restriction. Beautiful in both color and design, these knit wristlets are the perfect accessory to all of your casual outfits. Not to mention, they are extremely comfortable. Once you slip your arms in these, you'll never want to take them off.
Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch
- RED HEART® Boutique Treasure™: 1 ball of 1918 Abstract (Art. E788 available in 3.5 oz (100 g), 151 yd (138 m) balls)
- Susan Bates® Straight Knitting Needles: 5.5 mm [US 9]
- Yarn needle
GAUGE: 16 sts = 4” (10 cm), 20 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Pattern Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Finished Size: 8” circumference x 10” long (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
K = knit
mm = millimeter
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
Pass Yo Over = With the point of the left needle, lift the yo over the previous 2 knit stitches and off the needle.
Note: Wristers are worked lengthwise. To check for proper fit, wrap the piece around your hand prior to binding off
WRISTERS (Make 2)
Cast on 40 sts, leaving a long end for sewing
Row 1 (Right side): K1, *yo, K2, pass yo over; repeat from * across to last st, K1.
Row 2: Purl across.
Row 3: K2, *yo, K2, pass yo over; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 4: Purl across.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for pattern until Wrister measures approximately 8” (20 cm) from cast on edge, ending by working Row 1 or 3.
Bind off all sts loosely in purl. Cut yarn leaving a 12” (30.5 cm) end for sewing.
Thread yarn needle with bind off end. With right sides together, sew seam for 5½” (13.8 cm). Thread yarn needle with cast on end. With right sides together, sew seam for 3” (7.6 cm), leaving a 1½” (3.8 cm) thumb opening.