I love wristlets, I think they add a ton of character to any outfit, great for when you are adding layers too. You have many options when making them, colour combinations, stitch patterns, different lengths, it's all pretty fool proof when it comes to knitting a pair.
Wrislets, like fingerless gloves come in handy when doing many different activities, like:
walking the dog,
playing musical instruments,
Basically any activity that requires the use of your hands in cooler weather. I found a design that I wanted to share with you all. I would consider this an easy pattern, especially if you are new to making cables this is a pattern for you! This pattern knits up quickly and you can be wearing a pair by the next day if need be. I loved it, and I hope you do too! Happy knitting :)
Here's the link: http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/60157AD.html?r=1