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Hilja Wrist Warmer Kit
Hilja Wrist Warmer Kit
Hilja Wrist Warmer Kit

Hilja Wrist Warmer Kit

£32.50

The Fibre Co.

A beautiful pair of wrist warmers designed by Aleks Byrd using The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering. This kit includes all the yarn you'll need, the pattern and a project bag featuring one of Aleks' illustrations. 

This project can be made by an advanced beginner; comfortable with knitting with two colours in the round and the pattern includes video tutorial links. 

Aleks named these wrist warmers after her grandmother who was a masterful knitter. A discovery of a little booklet with motifs she had created and copied from traditional patterns back in 1930s Estonia inspired these embroidered looking wrist warmers.

Color options:
Original: Scafell Pike, Cowberry & Buttermere
Grey: Hadrian's Wall, White Heather & Scafell Pike
Teal: Eden Valley, Buttermere & Scafell Pike

*if you need needles, 

Pattern Notes

These wrist warmers are knit in the round from the bottom up.

The cuff features 3x3 rib and corrugated ribbing.

The body of the wrist warmer features a motifs created using the Estonian inlay technique called “Roosimine”. Contrast colours (CC1 and CC2) are held double for the inlay floats. Video tutorial links are included for Roosimine technique.

Yarn:
The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering(90% masham wool / merino, 10% mohair: 100g - 300m / 328 yds, 10g - 30m / 32 yds) Shown in colours:
MC: 1 skein (100g)
CC1: 1 mini skein (10g)
CC2: 1 mini skein (10g)

Needles
3mm DPNs or magic loop - if you need needles you can get metal ones here or wooden ones here.

 

Size:
A. Length: 24 cm / 9.5”
B. Wrist circumference: 20 cm / 8”
C. Length cuff to thumb hole: 18 cm / 7”

Skills Used:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Ribbing
  • Corrugated (2 color) ribbing Roosimine (video tutorials included)
  • Purlwise cable cast on (video tutorial link included)