Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Kaspar's Crocheted Wrist-warmer Tutorial

Hi everyone.
My name is Kaspar and I am 16 years old.
My mum has been trying to teach me to crochet
since I was young.
I didn't get the hang of it until last year.

I think crocheting is great.

I get to make stuff for myself and my friends.


If I end up making too many things I could even have a stall at the markets.

But that might be a way off as I do end up using all the things I make.

This pattern started because I wanted long wrist-warmers but I wanted the pattern
to be easy.
 Mum helped me work on it and now I have made lots of pairs for me and my friends.


I kinda have small arms and so does Mum
so you might have to add a couple of rows if you crochet too tight or your arms are
a bit bigger.

I have a easy PDF to click on and you can print it off if you like.
Kaspar’s  Wrist- warmers

I am going to add a couple of photos so you get the idea of how I made them too.


The first one is how I measured to make sure that it was long enough.


In this one it shows you how I added the marker.
You can see I am working in the back loops as well.


When you fold it in half you need to hand stitch it together.
I am really bad at that so Mum sews them up.


and there is a spot for your thumb as well.


So that's about it.
Really easy and I can make a pair in 3 days and they are really nice to wear.

Thanks everyone for looking at my tutorial
and I hope that some day I can start my own Blog
and share what I have been making.
But for now thanks Mum for all the help and letting me post about it.


Kaspar!

31 comments:

Anna-Marie Field said...

Hi There, So nice to see you and well done!!!!Really, well done!! Those are supa wrist warmers, Thanks for sharing your tutorial with us!!! Hope to see a lot more of your projects!!!
Love
AMarie

Alessandra said...

Bravo Kaspar!!!!
My compliments for your first tutorial and a big thank you,
xxx Ale

Carol said...

You have some very lucky friends!

I hate stitching things together too, so I always slip-stitch them together or dc them together, that way I don't have to guess the right length of yarn up front.

Sue said...

You are so talented just like your mum. I am not very good at crochet even though I have tried over the years. Congratulations on your very first pattern too, they look awesome!

Plain Jane said...

Well done Kaspar - your tutorial and pictures are really clear. I have tried to teach my fifteen year old daughter to crochet for some time but she's not having any of it - I think I'll have to show her this to prove that crochet is cool! Love the yellow x Jane

Bree said...

Good on you!

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

very cool!

Kate said...

How clever! I think these are just what I need for our winter months. :)

Debi Y. said...

Hi Kaspar - your wrist warmers came out so nice. Bravo on your first design. :)

HillyT said...

Nice one Kaspar, it's lovely to see that your mother is passing on her knowledge to such good effect.

Mereknits said...

Well done Kaspar. I love that you are crocheting and loving it. When you start your own blog let us know, you will have lots and lots of followers.
Meredith

vicarno's mama said...

You go Kaspar!!! My 14 year old son is not interested in crochet yet, but my 5 year old son is learning to 'finger crochet' chains at school. He loves it.

Great wrist warmers!!!

Jeannette said...

This is just perfect Kaspar. I have two nephews and it is always hard to find them a gift. But these wristies are going to be a hit. Thanks a million!
Warm greetings from Ireland.

Mrs. C said...

You rock Kaspar! You did a great job on your tutorial! I love them! I am going to make a pair for myself! Bravo!

Vicky said...

Awesome, guess what I am going to start on the weekend :)

sajuki said...

Great :)
Greetings from Poland :D
Katarzyna

www.sajuki.blogspot.com

grl.dk said...

Woouw ! I'm very impressed, well done. I think your mother is a good teacher :)

Joy said...

Oh Kaspar, you're one cool dude! Well done! Your wrist warmers look terrific and I'm sure they are lovely to wear. Keep up the good work, and thank you for sharing your pattern and instructions.

Marie/Underground Crafter said...

These are great, Kaspar, thanks for sharing!

susanc said...

Great job Kaspar! Thank you for sharing these!

sweetpea family said...

Love your tutorial x

Pati from London said...

How cool are these!! well done on your tutorial! I also love your mustardy choice of colour! There are a couple of male crocheters that have great blogs: according to matt and crochetman. Do have a look! It would be great if more men did crafty things. Thanks for sharing Kaspar, Pati from London x

Rossys said...

Great tutorial Kaspar.....
Thanks
greatings from Berlin

Michelle said...

Thank you everyone for all of your encouraging words and interest in Kaspar's crocheting.
He is thrilled to say the least and has read each and every comment....
I am sure that this will just be the start for him...
Like so many have said, we need more crocheting men...start them young I say and they will love craft forever...

Pati from London said...

Sorry Kaspar,
Have realised that I made a mistake with one of the blog recommendations: they are called, According to Matt and Crochet Bloke (instead of Crochet Man!) by a Scandinavian chap. Pati x

needlekrafter said...

Michelle and Kaspar-- I love these arm warmers! Very well done, Kaspar-- looks like your mom is a wonderful teacher as your work is fantastic. Thank you for sharing this great pattern. :)

Drewzel said...

Awesome! I want to make some now!

Annie said...

Coolies! Love a boy that crafts!

La casita de Maria Nancy said...

Muy buen trabajo Kaspar,lo contentos que estarán tus amigos en recibir regalos hechos por tus manos,que sigas así!!!Bendiciones.

annamaria magda said...

Congratulations, kaspar you can be a creator of new and future fashion, thank very much for this fantastic
part of cloth, ania
greetings for YOU from me and Poland,
bye

Theresa said...

Good job Kaspar! Thanks for sharing.