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Carpal Cuffs


  • Size 8 double pointed knitting needles, at least 6 inches long
  • 30-50 yards of worsted/chunky weight handspun yarn

PATTERN (make 2)

Cast 20 stitches loosely onto your double pointed needles (we recommend 6, 6, and 8)

K2, P2 (rib stitch) in the round until the mitt reaches the length you prefer (make them as long as you want - we like between 8-12 inches)

Bind off using a stretchy bind off stitch (or bind off with a size or two larger needle).

Block with Unicorn Fibre Rinse.  Gently pat dry, reshape and dry flat. 

Meet the Designer

I have been crocheting hats since 2002. My ideas are like butterflies, transforming through a metamorphosis of thought and creativity before becoming wearable art. I use cruelty free, squishy, curly, silky, wools and fibers in my freeform crochet. My favorite wool breeds are Corriedale, Merino, Rambouillet, Cormo, Teeswater, Mohair, Gotland, BFL, Finn, and Icelandic. Many of the fibers I use I buy locally to support my local farms. I am also a dyer and weaver and live at home with a menagerie of cats and backyard chickens. In 2015 I became a SpinOlution Dealer for the Salem, Portland, and Eugene areas of Oregon. I teach freeform crochet and spinning classes around the world.
— - Heather Lightbody / Girl with a Hook
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