This was made for my mom. Since I don't own a curling iron, pictures are shown with a brush and comb.
Curling Iron Travel Cozy
2 skeins of worsted weight acrylic yarn
US10 straight needles
CO - cast on
CO 36 st.
Work 2x2 ribbing for 2".
Knit 2 rows
Move stitches to a smaller spare needle
With US10 straight needles, backward loop cast on 5 st.
Graft ribbing section to your working needle with a knit row.
Backward loop cast on 5 more stitches.
Row 1: Knit across
Row 2: P5, K48, P5
Row 3: P4, K50, P4
Row 4: K4, P1, K48, P1, K4
Repeat Horizontal Ribbing until piece measures 8" from Ribbing Section cast on edge.
Next 2 rows: BO 5 st. Knit remaining stitches.
Continue in garter stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 11" from cast on edge.
K2, YO, K2tog, K to last 3 st, YO, K2tog, K1
Continue in garter stitch until piece measures 13.5"
K17, YO, K2tog, K18.
Knit 2 rows.
Seam in ends. Fold over ribbed flaps, then fold over the garter stitch cover. Sew buttons at the correct place on each flap.