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Knit Can Cozy

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

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

DIRECTIONS:

Gauge: 16 sts = 4", 20 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch. Check your gauge. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge

Small Cozy fits 1½" diameter energy drink can. Large Garter Trimmed & Rolled Edge Cozies fit 2½"-3" diameter soda bottle or can.

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
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: 7sts.
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 4½".
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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