Our Best Rooms

Browse hundreds of decorating photos and discover fresh ideas for your home. From kitchens to bedrooms, living rooms to bathrooms, you'll find inspiration for every room in your home. Find ideas by style, from traditional to modern, cottage to eclectic.

See More

Beautiful Backsplashes

In a hardworking kitchen, a backsplash is an ideal opportunity to add a little personality. See how pretty materials and unique installations can bring a fresh face to your kitchen.

View Video

Best Things to Buy at Ikea

Shop our favorite smart and stylish furniture and decor picks from IKEA!

See More

Must-Know Color Tips

Our designers and editors dish out their tips for decorating with colors including green, red, and more. Get our top paint picks for every color, and then keep clicking for color-by-color decorating tips.

View Slideshow

Top Flea Markets

Put on your walking shoes and stop in at America's premier marketplaces -- you'll find country primitives, midcentury modern furniture, vintage fashions, upcycled treasures, and more. Here are a few insider tips for wending your way through each market.

See More

Deck Decorating & Styling Tricks

Make your deck as comfortable and stylish as an indoor living room. These tricks show you how.

View Video

Furniture Arranging Made Easy

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

See More
Popular in Decorating

Cable Knit Wristlets

Bundle up this winter with these cable knit wristlets.

What You Need

  • Simply Soft from Caron; 100% acrylic; 6 oz. (170g); 315 yds. (288m); worsted weight; #9702 Off White
  • Set of 5 Size 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles (dpn) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Stitch marker
  • Cable needle (cn)
  • Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook
  • Blunt-end yarn needle

Size

Small: 1 ball Wrist circumference = 6 inches
Medium: 1 ball Wrist circumference = 7 1/2 inches
Large: 1 ball Wrist circumference = 9 inches

Instructions are written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes given in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Prep

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in St st using Size 8 needles. TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

Special Abbreviations: C4F = Slip 2 stitches to cable needle (cn) and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cn.

Pattern Stitches

1x1 Rib (a multiple of 2 sts; 1-rnd rep) Row 1: *P1, k1; rep from * around. Rep Rnd 1 for 1x1 Rib.

Cable Pattern

One cable is 6 sts; 6-rnd rep Rnd 1: P1, C4F, p1. Rnds 2-6: P1, k4, p1. Rep Rnds 1-6 for Cable pat.

Wristlet

Cast on 32 (40, 44) sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles as foll: 10 (14, 16) sts on Needles 1 and 3; 6 sts on Needles 2 and 4. Join, taking care not to twist sts. Mark beg of rnd, placing marker bet first and last st of rnd. Work in 1x1 Rib for 1 inch. Rnd 1: Work across Needle 1 in St st (k every RS row); work Rnd 1 of Cable pat on Needle 2; k sts on Needle 3; work Rnd 1 of Cable pat on Needle 4. Rnds 2-6: K all sts, working Rnds 2-6 of Cable pat on Needles 2 and 4. Rnd 7-Inc rnd: On Needle 1, k1, M1, k to last st of Needle 1, M1, k1, work even to end of rnd-34 (42, 46) sts. Rnds 8-18: Work even, keeping to Cable pat on Needles 2 and 4. Rnd 19-Inc rnd: Work even across Needles 1 and 2; on Needle 3, k1, M1, k to last st of Needle 3, M1, k1; work even to end of rnd-36 (44, 48) sts. Rnds 20-29: Work even, keeping to Cable pat on Needles 2 and 4. Rnd 30-Inc rnd: On Needle 1, k1, M1, k to last st of Needle 1, M1, k1, work even to end of rnd-38 (46, 50) sts. Work even until piece measures approx 8 inches from beg, end with Rnd 2 of Cable pat. Purl 1 rnd, then work 1 rnd in 1x1 Rib. Next rnd-Eyelet rnd: *K2tog, yo; rep from * around. Purl 1 rnd. Bind off.

Tie

With crochet hook, ch 24 inches. Fasten off. Weave it through Eyelet rnd and tie in bow.

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...