WRISTERS (make 2)
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog and smaller needles cast on 20 sts.
Divide sts even onto 4 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Work in K1, p1 Rib for 2 in (5 cm), then work in Seed st for 4 rnds.
Shape Thumb Gusset
Change to larger needles.
Rnd 1: K2, place marker, m1, k1, m1, place marker, k to end of rnd – 22 sts.
Rnds 2-4: K to first marker, slip marker, k to next marker, slip marker, k to end of rnd.
Rnd 5: K2, sl marker, m1, k to next marker, m1, sl marker, k to end of rnd.
Rep last 4 rnds until there are 9 sts between markers.
Knit 3 rnds.
Next Rnd: K to first marker, sl 9 sts between markers to a holder, cast on 3 sts, k to end of rnd– 22 sts.
Continue in St st as established (k every rnd) until piece measures about 8 in. (20.5 cm) from beg.
Work 4 rnds in Seed st.
Change to smaller needles and work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beg. Bind off.
From right side, with 1 strand each of A and B held tog, larger double pointed needles, and leaving a long tail of A, pick up and k2 sts along edge of hand, then k 9 sts from holder.
Divide sts even onto 4 needles and join, being careful not to twist st. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Work in St st until thumb measures about 1 in. (2.5 cm).
Next Rnd: K2tog, k to end of rnd.
Work 2 rnds in Seed st.
Change to smaller double pointed needles and work in K1, p1 Rib until thumb measures about 2 in. (5 cm).
Use tail of A at thumb edge to sew any gaps at base of thumb.
Weave in ends.