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Ribbed Crocheted Wrist Warmers–Free Pattern!

Hey Folks,

This has been a few days in the making. I designed my FIRST EVER pattern from scratch recently, and I’m excited to share it for FREE on the World Wide Web. If you have found this post through searching for a free wrist warmers pattern and decide to give it a try–please let me know if you have any questions, concerns, or even corrections to add. I’d be happy to get back to you right away, and even make any corrections to the pattern. It is my first, after all.

Lets begin with a few pictures, shall we?

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I had a difficult time finding the right lighting for pictures, so I decided to take it outside and show off my beautiful garden at the same time. 🙂

Now, here is (hopefully) all the information you need for the pattern! I hope you enjoy.

For anyone who isn’t sure how to do some of the more difficult stitches, I have attached some video tutorials at the end of this post from The Crochet Crowd to help you out (both for righties and lefties!)

Materials Used:

Approximately 50g (or less) of any light worsted weight yarn

Size 4.00mm crochet hook

Tapestry needle

Stitch marker is recommended but not necessary

Gauge:

Gauge is not important for this pattern.

Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain stitch

Sl st – slip stitch

DC – Double crochet

SC – Single crochet

FPDC – Front post double crochet

BPDC – Back post double crochet

TR – Triple crochet

Sk – skip

St – Stitch

All terms used are American. Size is approximately equal to women’s size S/M. It would be easily converted to larger sizes, however, by simply adding a longer chain in the beginning and then continuing in the regular pattern. It is important to keep even numbers in the chain.

Instructions:

CH 28. Join with SL ST, being careful not to twist.
1. CH 3. DC in each ST around, also being careful not to twist.
2. CH 3. * FPDC, BPDC * Repeat from * around, join with SL ST into top of CH-3.
3-6. CH 3. FPDC into FPDC in previous row, and BPDC into BPDC of previous row. Join with SL ST into top of CH-3.
7. CH 6. SK 5 ST. FPDC into FPDC of previous row, BPDC into BPDC of previous row around. Join with SL ST into CH-1.
8. CH 3. DC into each of the remaining CH ST. * FPDC, BPDC * Repeat from * around, join with SL ST into top of CH-3.
9-22. CH 3. * FPDC, BPDC * Repeat from * around, join with SL ST to top of CH-3.
23. CH 3. 4 TR in same ST. SK 1. * 1 SC into next ST. SK 1. 5 TR into next ST. * Repeat from * around, ending with 1 SC.



Video Tutorials:

Front Post Double Crochet (FPDC) RIght Handed:

Back Post Double Crochet (BPDC) Right Handed:

BPDC for Lefties!:

FPDC for Lefties:

Ribbed Baby Hat

Hey Folks,

Continuing on the recent theme, I whipped up this quick and easy Ribbed Baby Hat. We were going through the awesomely cute clothes my sister received from her baby shower, and she realized there’s some super cute blue clothes, but super cute blue baby hats were hard to find! So, naturally, I told her I’d make her one (and I think I should make her more!!)

I did a quick search for free patterns, and came across this adorable option: the Rib-Wrapped Baby Cap pattern at Celtic Mommy. The pattern tells you how to adjust the size, based on the size of the baby. I wanted it to be as close to newborn size as possible, so I attempted that direction. It worked beautifully, except for the fact that the only blue yarn I had available was worsted weight instead of DK! To accommodate, I simply stopped increasing after round 3, and continued straight for about 7-8 times. These are the only alternations I made to this wonderful pattern, and only because my yarn was a little too heavy and I don’t have enough resources for yarn purchases, these days so I had to work with what I had!

I am very pleased with the results and thankful to CelticMommy for generously sharing this free pattern with us! I know I will use it many more times to come.

Here are some pictures for you (sorry about how dark they are):

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They are about the same size as the newborn-3 month sized hats that you can buy in the store, and it only took maybe a couple hours to whip up. Looking forward to making more of these cute hats!