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Knit Can Cozies

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Coats and Clark

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Team Spirit, 1 skein each:
    • Purple/Gold A
    • Red/Black B,
    • Orange/Navy C
  • Knitting needles: US 8
  • Yarn needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE:

16 sts = 4", 20 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch.
CHECK GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Special Stitches
M1 = Make 1 (Increase) – Lift strand between needles to left-hand needle and knit strand through the back loop, twisting the stitch to prevent a hole in the fabric.

Small Cozy fits 1-1/2” diameter energy drink can.
Large Garter Trimmed & Rolled Edge Cozies fit 2-1/2”- 3” diameter soda bottle or can

DIRECTIONS:

SMALL COZY (shown on small energy drink can)
Bottom
With A, cast on 4 sts.
Row 1 (Right side): Knit across.
Row 2: K1, M1, knit across to last st, M1, K1: 6 sts.
Row 3: Knit across.
Rows 4 and 5: Repeat rows 2 and 3: 8 sts.
Row 6: K1, k2tog, knit across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1: 6 sts.
Row 7: Knit across.
Row 8:K1, k2tog twice, k1: 4 sts.
Bind off all sts in knit, leaving a long end for sewing.

Top
With A, cast on 18 sts.
Row 1: Purl across.
Row 2 (Right side): Slip 1, knit across.
Row 3: Slip 1, purl across.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for pattern until piece measures approximately 5".
Bind off all sts in pattern, leaving a long end for sewing.

GARTER STITCH TRIMMED LARGE COZY (shown on regular-size soda can)
Bottom
With B, Cast on 7 sts.
Row 1 (Right side): Knit across.
Row 2: K1, M1, knit across to last st, M1, K1: 9 sts.
Row 3: Knit across.
Rows 4-7: Repeat rows 2 and 3: 11 sts.
Row 8: K1, k2tog, knit across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1: 9 sts.
Row 9: Knit across.
Row 10:K1, k2tog, knit across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1: 7 sts.
Bind off all sts in knit, leaving a long end for sewing.

Top
With B, cast on 34 sts.
Row1 (Right side): Knit across.
Rows 2-5: Knit across.
Row 6: Slip 1, purl across.
Row 7: Slip 1, knit across.
Repeat Rows 7 and 8 for pattern until piece measures approximately 4-1/2".
Bind off all sts in pattern, leaving a long end for sewing.

ROLLED EDGE LARGE COZY (shown on bottle)
Bottom
With C, cast on 7 sts.
Rows 1-10: Work same as Bottom of Garter Stitch Trimmed Large Cozy.
Bind off all sts in knit, leaving a long end for sewing.

Top
With C, cast on 34 sts.
Row 1: Purl across.
Row 2 (Right side): Slip 1, knit across.
Row 3: Slip 1, purl across.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for pattern until piece measures approximately 5".
Bind off all sts in pattern, leaving a long end for sewing.

FINISHING:

Thread a yarn needle with the long end. Fold top in half, with right sides and matching stitches, sew seam. Sew bottom to bottom edge of top.

ABBREVIATIONS:

K = knit
mm = millimeter
P = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together

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