Pencil Binder Holder

Pencil Binder Holder

Crafting Time:
  • Over 5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lily Sugar'n Cream
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  • Lily® Sugar' n Cream® Super Size (4 oz; 200 yds): Ecru 3 balls
  • Lily® Sugar 'n Cream® (2.5 oz; 120 yds): Ombre: 2 oz; 95 yds):
    Hippi 1 ball or Hot Pink 1 ball


Note: 1 Solid ball will make 3 Pencil Holders. 1 Ombre ball will make 2 Pencil Holders.

- U. S. D or 3 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Fabric stiffener (optional).
Gauge - 19 sc and 20 rows= 4 ins

With pair of needles, cast on 4 sts.
Knit 8 rows (garter st).

Beg working in rnds: Cast on 5 sts. 9 sts.
Divide sts evenly on 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
Knit in rnds until work from first rnd measures 5".
Next rnd: K4. Cast off 5 sts loosely.

Beg working in rows: Knit 5 rows (garter st) over 4 sts.
Next row: (K2tog) twice. 2 sts.
Next row: K2. Cast off.

Sew button to bottom of Pencil Holder as shown in picture.

Twisted Cord: Cut 2 strands of yarn 75" long. With both strands tog, hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Sew to top of pencil holder as shown in picture.

Pom-pom: Wind yarn around 3 fingers approx. 50 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Attach to cord end.

= Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together

Pencil Binder Holder is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I put a charm, a cross for my Bible Study folks, rather then a pompom, for added personal charm! They use it for their Bible Book marks! And have loved them! EASY project! Great way to use some of your scrap ends of yarn too!!!
Date published: 2016-05-19
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