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Punk meets princess in these fun and easy-to-knit wristbands.
Punk meets princess in these fun and easy-to-knit wristbands, which are a must for any young girl’s wardrobe. She will be the envy of all her friends at the next party when she wears them with her latest outfit. Rock on!

SIZE (circumference of wristband)
S M L
16.5 18 19.5 cm
61⁄2 7 71⁄2 in

MATERIALS
Pair 3.75mm (US 5) needles
Pair 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles
Yarn
Rowan Wool Cotton
50g (13⁄4oz) per ball
(A) 911 Rich 1
(B) 908 Inky 1

NOTE: This quantity of yarn is enough to knit all of the wristbands.

Extras
(Hearts)
Beads (3mm/1⁄8in), silver: S = 14, M = 16, L = 18
2 Silver press studs
(Stripes)
Beads (3mm/1⁄8in), silver: S = 14, M = 16, L = 18
2 Small, round, shell buttons
(Studs)
Beads (3mm/1⁄8in), silver: S = 82, M = 94, L = 106
2 Silver press studs
(Flower)
Beads (3mm/1⁄8in), silver: S = 49, M = 53, L = 57
3 Small, round, shell buttons

TENSION (GAUGE)
24 sts and 32 rows to 10cm (4in) measured over stocking (stockinette) stitch using 3.75mm (US 5) needles

From the book, 25 Beaded Knits by Debbie Abrahams. Published by Collins & Brown. Read our review.

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  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bracelet. Rock Star Wristbands - Step 1
    Step 1

    KNIT
    Hearts
    Thread 14 (16: 18) beads on yarn A.
    Using yarn A and 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles and thumb method, work beaded cast on as folls: cast on 6 sts leaving beads at ball side of these sts, *slide bead up yarn so that it is sitting against the needle, cast on another st making sure that the bead is pushed to the RS of the work (facing away from you) as you put the loop onto the needle, cast on 1 st without bead*, rep from * to * 13 (15: 17) times, cast on 5 sts.
    39 (43: 47) sts.
    Row 1 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Row 2 (WS): Using yarn B, k1, p4, (k1, p1) 14 (16: 18) times, k1, p4, k1.
    Change to 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
    Row 3 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 4 (WS): Using yarn B, k1, p4, k1, p27 (31: 35), k1, p4, k1.
    Row 5 (RS): Using yarn B, k14 (16: 18), work across 11 sts from chart, yarn B, k14 (16: 18).
    Row 6 (WS): Using yarn B, k1, p4, k1, p8 (10: 12), work across 11 sts from chart, yarn B, p8 (10: 12), k1, p4, k1.
    Rows 7–18: Rep Rows 5–6, 6 times.
    Rows 19–20: As Rows 3–4.
    Row 21 (RS): As Row 3.
    Change to 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles.
    Row 22 (WS): Using yarn A, k1, p4, (k1, p1) 14 (16: 18) times, k1, p4, k1.
    Row 23 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    With WS facing and using yarn A, cast (bind) off sts knitwise.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bracelet. Rock Star Wristbands - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stripes
    Thread 14 (16: 18) beads on yarn A.
    Rep instructions for beaded
    cast-on for Heart, using yarn A.
    39 (43: 47) sts.
    Row 1 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Row 2 (WS): Using yarn B, p5, (k1, p1) 14 (16: 18) times, k1, p4, k1.
    Change to 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
    Row 3 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 4 (WS): Using yarn B, p5, k1, p27 (31: 35), k1, p2, yon, p2tog, k1.
    Row 5 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 6 (WS): Using yarn A, p5, k1, p27 (31: 35), k1, p4, k1.
    Row 7 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Rows 8–9: As Rows 6–7.
    Row 10 (WS): Using yarn B, p5, k1, p27 (31: 35), k1, p4, k1.
    Row 11 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Rows 12–13: As Rows 10–11.
    Rows 14–19: Rep Rows 6–11.
    Rows 20–21: Rep Rows 4–5.
    Change to 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles.
    Row 22 (WS): Using yarn A, p5, (k1, p1) 14 (16: 18) times, k1, p4, k1.
    Row 23 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    With WS facing and using yarn A, cast (bind) off sts knitwise.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bracelet. Rock Star Wristbands - Step 3
    Step 3

    Studs
    Thread 82 (94: 106) beads on yarn B.
    Cast on 39 (43: 47) sts using yarn B and 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles.
    Row 1 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 2 (WS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Change to 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
    Row 3 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 4 (WS): Using yarn B, k6, p27 (31: 35) sts, k6.
    Row 5 (RS): Using yarn B, k6, (pb, k1) 14 (16: 18) times, k5.
    Row 6 (WS): As Row 4.
    Row 7 (RS): Using yarn B, k7, (pb, k1) 13 (15: 17) times, k6.
    Rows 8–9: Rep Rows 4–5.
    Row 10 (WS): Using yarn A, k1, p4, k1, p27 (31: 35) sts, k1, p4, k1.
    Row 11 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Rows 12–13: Rep Rows 10–11.
    Row 14 (WS): As Row 10.
    Row 15 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 16 (WS): As Row 4.
    Rows 17–21: Rep Rows 5–9.
    Change to 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles.
    Row 22 (WS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 23 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    With WS facing and using yarn B, cast (bind) off sts.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bracelet. Rock Star Wristbands - Step 4
    Step 4

    Flower
    Thread 14 (16: 18) beads on yarn A and B.
    Cast on 39 (43: 47) sts using yarn B and 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles.
    Row 1 (RS): Using yarn B, knit.
    Row 2 (WS): Using yarn A, k1, p4, (k1, p1) 14 (16: 18) times, k1, p4, k1.
    Change to 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
    Row 3 (RS): Using yarn A, k6, (pb, k1) 14 (16; 18) times, k5.
    Row 4 (WS): Using yarn A, k1, p4, k1, p27 (31: 35), k1, p2, yon, p2tog, k1.
    Row 5 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Row 6 (WS): Using yarn A, k1, p4, k1, p27 (31: 35), k1, p4, k1.
    Rows 7–18: Rep Rows 5–6,
    6 times.
    Row 19 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Row 20 (WS): As Row 4.
    Row 21 (RS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Change to 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles.
    Row 22 (WS): Using yarn B, k1, p4, (k1, p1) 14 (16: 18) times, k1, p4, k1.
    Row 23 (RS): Using yarn B, k6, (pb, k1) 14 (16; 18) times, k5.
    With WS facing and using yarn B, cast (bind) off sts knitwise.
    Make flower
    Thread 21 beads on yarn B.
    Using 3.00mm (US 2–3) needles, yarn B and thumb method, work beaded cast on as folls: cast-on 2 sts leaving beads at ball side of these sts, *slide bead up yarn so that it is sitting against the needle, cast on another st making sure that the bead is pushed to the RS of the work (facing away from you) as you put the loop onto the needle, cast on 1 st without

    bead*, rep from * to * 20 times,
    cast on 1 st.
    (45 sts)
    Row 1 (WS): Using yarn B, purl.
    Row 2 (RS): Using yarn A, k8, sl the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th sts from the RH needle off over the 1st st, k2 (k7, sl the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th sts from the RH needle off over the 1st st, k2)
    3 times, k7, sl the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th sts from the RH needle off over the 1st st, k1.
    (15 sts)
    Row 3 (WS): Using yarn A, knit.
    Break the yarn, thread it through the rem sts and pull up tightly.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bracelet. Rock Star Wristbands - Step 5
    Step 5

    FINISHING
    Sew in any loose ends on the WS of the work.
    With WS facing and using a pressing cloth, lightly press the wristbands.
    Heart and Studs: Using photograph as a guide, attach two press studs to each wristband.

  • How to stitch a knit or crochet bracelet. Rock Star Wristbands - Step 6
    Step 6

    Stripes and Flower: Sew two buttons onto each wristband to correspond with the buttonholes.
    Flower only: Sew a button in the centre of the flower and sew the flower to the middle of the wristband.

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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
Great, awesome and cool, i will make soon a version. thanks for sharring
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