Give’em Spirit Wristers
Designed By: Darla Sims
Skill Level: Easy
RED HEART® Team Spirit™: 1 skein 936 Gold/Black.
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
One size fits most: 8” [20 cm] long X 8” [20 cm] around.
GAUGE: 12 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 14 rounds = 4” [10 cm] in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
fpdc (front post double crochet)= yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of indicated stitch and draw yarn through, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.
WRISTERS (Make 2)
Ch 24; join with a slip st in first ch to form ring, being careful not to twist the chain.
Round 1:Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next ch and each ch around; join with a slip st in top of ch-2 – 24 sts.
Round 2: Ch 2, * fpdc around next st, hdc in next st; repeat from * to last st; fpdc around last st; join. Repeat Round 2 until 2” [5 cm] from beginning.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc.
Next Round: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. Repeat last round until 7” [18 cm] frombeginning.
Thumb Opening: Ch 1, sc in each sc around to last 4 sc, ch 4, skip last 4 sc; join.
Next Round: Ch 2, skip first sc, hdc in each sc and ch around; join – 24 sts.
Repeat last round until 8” [20 cm] from beginning. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: ch= chain; hdc= half double crochet; mm= millimeters;
sc=single crochet; st(s)= stitch (es); *= repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.