Red Lace Wristlets

 

Yarn: Rowan Kid Classic

Needles: 5.5mm

 

Lace Edging:

Cast on 9 st

Row 1:         Slip 1, k1, yo, k2tog, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2

Row 2:         P11, k2

Row 3:         Slip 1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3. yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k2

Row 4:         P15, k2

Row 5:         Slip 1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, (slip 2, k3tog, psso), yo, k1, yo, (slip 2, k3tog, psso), yo, k2

Row6:          Bind off 4 st purlwise, p6, k2

 

Repeat pattern 7 times. On row 6, bind off all stitches but leave last stitch on the needle.

 

 

Pick up stitches

Pick up stitches along the edge from the reverse, until a total of 24 stitches on the needle. Pick up the first 5 knitwise, the 12 stitches of the cable section purlwise, finally the last 6 stitches knitwise.

 

Put stitches on three double pointed needles (one needle for each section: purl-knit-purl), join the round with RS facing and knit with fourth needle.

Row 1:         P6, k12, p6

Row 2:         P6, k12, p6

 

 

Cable Section:

Establish cable section according to pattern below. On row 1, increase 1 stitch purl wise every 4th row 4 times, then every 6th row 2 times.

 

Row 1:         P6, slip 3 stitches on cable needle and hold to the back, k3, k3 from cable needle, k6, p6.

Row 2-6:      Purl and knit according to established pattern.

Row 7:         Purl until cable section, k6, slip 3 stitches on cable needle and hold to the front, k3, k3 from cable needle, purl rest of row.

Row 8-12:    Purl and knit according to established pattern.

 

Repeat row 1-12, 2 times. Then knit row 1-10, 1 time more. Bind off, purlwise on purl section and knitwise on knit section.