Sunday, December 30, 2012

Pattern: Curling Iron Travel Cozy

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
3 buttons
yarn needle
sewing needle
spare needle

CO - cast on

CO 36 st.

{Ribbing Section}
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.

{Horizontal Ribbing}
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.

1 comment:

  1. Fashion is the only thing in the world that never fade. I love stopping by here! This is so great art.