33 Cup Cosy


33 Cup Cosy

33 Cup Cosy

About:

This is a sweet little cup cosy which can be knitted until it fits your favourite mug. The cable pattern is so simple yet elegant and creates a dense fabric, perfect for keeping your cuppa warm (and not burn your hands!)

Sizes:

Sizes to fit: Average width mug
Length: 25.5 cms (10 inches)
Width: 6.5 cms (2.5 inches)

Materials:

Stylecraft Life Chunky, shade 2301 Rose, approx 30m (32yrds)
1 Size 5mm straight needles
1 set of 5mm dpn’s
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Gauge:

26st / 30 rows = 10 cms (4 inches) in cable pattern, 5mm needles

Skills required:

Knit and purl stitches
Cable work
i-cord

Instructions are provided in written format.
Originally published November 2013.
PDF file size: 224KB
Photography: Kelly Menzies

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Abbreviations

C2B = slip the next two stitches onto a cable needle and hold to the back of your work. Knit the next two stitches, and then knit the 2 sts from your cable needle.
C2F = slip the next two stitches onto a cable needle and hold in front of your work. Knit the next two stitches, and then knit the 2 sts from your cable needle.

Directions:

Using 5mm straight needles, cast on 16sts.

Row 1 (RS): k4, c2b, c2f, k4
Row 2: k2, purl to last 2 sts, k2
Row 3: k2, c2b, k4, c2f, k2
Row 4: k2, purl to last 2 sts, k2

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until work measures approx 10 inches (25.5 cms) from cast on edge, ending on row 4.
Work rows 1 and 2 once more.

Cast off.

Button Hoop:

Working with the cast off edge, pick up 3sts along one side of the bottom of the V made by the first cable.

Working with those 3 sts, make an i-cord which measures 7.5 cms (3 inches).
Cast off

To Make Up:

Weave in loose ends.
Attach your i-cord in a loop to the other side of your cabled V.
Sew a button of your choice in place on the opposite side from the cosy.

Finishing:

Block to measurements

Small Print: Your use of this pattern constitutes your agreement to use this pattern only for personal,
non-profit use without specific written permission from the designer. Items made from this pattern may
not be sold, nor may the pattern itself be copied, sold, or distributed in any way. Thanks.