Free knitting patterns for wristwarmers, armwarmers, gauntlets, and cuffs. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 1/8/24
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Silver Vine Gauntlets
Elbow length arm warmers cabled and bobble vine that ends in a ribbed cuff with picot edge reminiscent of a flower. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Insa Ka.
Quick easy wristers knit flat in a 4 row repeat lace pattern. Uses less than one skein 25 grams of DK weight yarn. Designed by Mags Williamson.
Twist Wrist Warmers
Striped cuffs knit in a spiral rib that creates a natural zigzag or diamond look to the stripes. Great stash buster for leftover Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Hilly Knits - Hilly van der Sluis.
Wristers with lace cuffs, contrasting ruffle, and beads. Great stash buster for leftover Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Holly Terrell.
Diamonds Wrist Warmers
Wrister cuffs with diamonds in a Norwegian colorwork technique and ribbed striped cuffs. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sylke Feldhusen.
A spiral lace in a 2 round repeat creates interesting lines in these elbow length arm warmers. Uses one skein 170 g / 6 oz of the recommended Aran weight yarn. Designed by Pauliina Kuunsola.
These elbow length wristers feature a leaf chevron lace pattern inspired by first sprouts of climbing vines clambering up from the deep sleep of winter. Use written instructions or charts. Uses one skein 350 - 437 yards (320 - 400 m) of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Pauliina Kuunsola.
Lace wavy edged garter stitch cuffs knit flat and seamed. Lace edge is knit on. Uses less than one skein 110 yards of Fingering or lace weight yarn. Designed by Strikkelisa. Available in English and Norwegian
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Keep Warm Wristwarmer
Cable and lace cuffs knit with an 8 round repeat. It does have a crochet edging but I think you could use a knit picot bind off instead. Uses less than one skein 175 - 197 yards (160 - 180 m) of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by LondonLeo. Pictured project by wolletraum
Lace wristers knit with an 8 round repeat. Uses less than one skein 175 - 197 yards (160 - 180 m) of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Gesine Wiemer. Available in English and German
Use up your leftover yarn to create these easy wristers. You only need a small amount of Fingering weight yarn. They knit up in a flash so are great for gifts. Looks like a good first project for knitting in the round. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Kay F Jones. Pictured project by rachelpknits
Wristwarmers with a vertical striped section topped with a checkerboard grid pattern. Great stash busters; Sport weight yarn. Designed by Steffi Hochfellner. Available in English and German
Leaf lace wrist warmers with both written and charted instructions and 2 alternative edgings. Uses less than one skein of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Maria Magnusson.
SweetTart Arm Candies
Arm warmers knit with a 16 row repeat cable that's great for showcasing self striping Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Jen Toll Knits.
Lace wrist warmers with a romantic ruffled cuff over the hand. Uses one skein of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Angela Mühlpfordt. Available in English and German
Papillion Choker and Wristlets
Lace wrist cuffs and matching collar. Lace weight yarn. Designed by Joyce Fassbender
Smocked Wrist Warmers
Fingerless mitts knit with smocking stitch and finished with a picot edge. Uses one skein 100g of Fingering weight yarn.Smocked Wrist Warmers in Regia Angora Merino R0090. Available in English, Dutch, French, German
Lace Collar and Cuffs
Lee Gant designed these matching scalloped lace accessories. Recommended yarn available on pattern page.
Patterns for Purchase
Vinjett Wrist Warmers
Beautiful little cuff or wrist warmer project for leftover yarns with a leaf or petal shaped design using short-rows. Designed by Linnea Ornstein. Fingering weight yarn.
Claire’s Cable Knit Arm Warmers
Inspired by Outlander, thse one skein wrist warmers are knit with a ribbed cable.The pattern includes instructions to knit the arm warmers flat and in the round. Uses one 100g skeing of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Louise Bollanos.
Love Braves the Cold Cuffs
Wrist warmers with a heart-shaped flower breaking through white zigzag layers of ice into a sky still filled with snowflakes. Also includes instructions to make a mason jar sleeve. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Calle del Limon.
Ruffled wrist warmers knit with stretchy rib to fit perfectly and finished with ruffle with lace edge. An easy, single skein project, this pattern is a joy to knit up and a blast to wear! Fingering weight yarn. Designed by LuckyFoxKnits.
Ingenious fingerless cuffs with an i-cord loop that acts as a thumb divider. Knit with a slipped stitch cable pattern. 5 sizes to fit kids and adults. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kansas City designer Carina Spencer.
Wrist Warmers with Cables and Braids
Fingerless cuffs knit flat with a stretchy ribbed pattern with a braid and cables on each side. Quick knit in Bulky weight yarn.Designed by HandmadeHandsome.
Elarina Wrist Warmers
Fingerless cuffs with a leaf design created with short rows. Designed by Linnea Ornstein. Fingering weight yarn.