Princess on the Pea – Wristwarmer


The fairytale about the Princess on the Pea has given me the idea for these wristwarmers.
Pleats and patterns resembles the mattresses and the
eider-down beds and of course there is a Pea at the bottom
of the pile, which the Princess could definitely feel!

Design: Tina Vejlø Andersen ©2011

This is an English pattern for download only.

Circumference 14 (16) 18 (20)cm.
Length: 11 (13) 13 (13)cm.

Spindrift, 100% Pure Shetland Wool from Jamieson’s of Shetland.
25g shade 122 Granite (GR).
25g shade 315 Heron (HE).
25g shade 127 Pebble (PE).
25g shade 123 Oxford (OX).
25g shade 103 Sholmit (SHO).
25g shade 102 Shaela (SHA).
1 bundle shade 259 Leprechaun (LE).

One set of 5 double pointed needles (DPNs) 3mm (US 2.5).
One double-pointed needle size 2mm (US 0) for knitting the pleats.

10×10 cm = 26 sts and 38 rows on 3mm (US 2.5) in stocking stitch.