Fair Isle Wristlets Knitting Pattern Download
The main motif within the wristlets is a stunning snowflake, and crosses, X's, triangles, and a checkerboard pattern surround the band. The colors echo those in the Prince of Wales's sweater-browns and ochers, to create an interesting, historical color scheme.
Finished Size: Adult medium (wristlets are stretchy and will fit most adult hands); 5½ inches (14.0 cm) long and 8 inches (20.3 cm) around, after blocking.
Yarn: Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift, 100% Shetland wool, fingering weight, 115 yards (105.2 m)/25 gram (0.9 oz) skein; 1 skein each of #104 Natural White (MC), #190 Tundra (A), #329 Laurel (B), #423 Burnt Ochre (C); this project requires 1 skein of the MC
Needles: Set of double pointed, size 1 2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Marker, tapestry needle
Gauge: 28 sts and 43 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in Chart patts in the rnd, blocked
Originally Published: Unofficial Downton Abbey Knits 2014