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Knit Can Cozies

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Coats and Clark
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

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

    GAUGE:

    16 sts = 4", 20 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch.
    CHECK YOUR 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
    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
    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
    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. Folding Top in half, with right sides and matching stitches, sewing 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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