Cabled Mug Cozy
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Lion Brand&®:Vanna's Choice&® -- Scarlet, 1 ball or color of choiceKnitting needles size 9Cable needleLarge-eyed blunt needle
- One small button
- Sewing needle and thread
- Basic sewing supplies
- Measuring tape
About 3-1/2" x 9-1/2", to fit a standard coffee or tea mug
Yarn amount is sufficient to make 4-5 Cozies.
18 sts + 28 rows = about 4" in cable pattern.
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, then k2 from cable needle.
Yo (yarn over)
A way to create a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows:
1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
2. Take yarn to back, over the right needle. This creates the new st. You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.
Cast on 52 sts.
Row 1 (WS): *P2, k2, p4, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 2: *K2, p2, k4, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 3: Rep Row 1.
Row 4: *k2, p2, 2/2 LC, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Rep Rows 1-4 until piece measures about 1-3/4"from beg, end with a Row 1 or 3 as the last row you work.
Next (Buttonhole) Row: K2tog, yo, work in pattern as established to end of row.
Continue to work in pattern as established until piece measures about 3-1/2" from beg.
Sew sides of Cozy together for about 1/2" at top and at bottom, leaving remaining 2-1/2" open for mug handle.
With sewing needle and thread, sew button onto edge of handle opening, opposite buttonhole.
beg = begin(ning)(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 sts together
p = purl
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)