Cell Phone Cozy
3.5oz (100g) Paton's Classic Merino Wool
Size 7 US (4.5mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
20 stitches (sts) and 26 rows = 4 inch (10cm) in Stockinette St (knit 1 row, purl 1 row).
Abbreviations: RS = right side; WS = wrong side; P = purl; K = knit; SI1 = slip 1 stitch; psso = pass slipped stitch over; yrn = yarn round needle; P2tog = purl 2 stitches together.
Cast on 22 stitches.
Proceed as follows:
Row 1 (RS): P2. *SI1. K2. psso. P2; Rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: K2. *P1. yrn. P1. K2; Rep from * to end of row.
Row 3: P2. *K3. P2; Rep from * to end of row. Row 4: K2. *P3. K2; Rep from * to end of row. These 4 rows form pattern.
Continue in pattern until work from beginning measures 11 ins [28cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Note: You may lengthen according to the size of your cell phone.
Bind off 6 sts. 16 sts.
Work in pattern to end of row. Work 3 more rows in pattern. Cast on 6 sts. 22 sts. Continue in pattern until work from beginning measures 13.75 ins [35cm] ending with Row 3 of pattern facing for next row.
Row 1 (RS): Work in pattern 10 sts. Bind off 2 sts. Work in pattern to end of row.
Next row: Work Row 4 of pattern, casting on 2 sts over bound off sts. Work in pattern to end of row.
Next row: (P2tog. SI1. K2. psso) twice. P2tog. (SI1. K2. psso. P2tog.) twice. 17 sts.
Knit 2 rows.
Bind off all sts knitwise on WS
Fold bottom edge up to where first bind off is and sew side seams. Sew on button
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.