I wanted to make a friend something she could use and remember that she is missed and thought of. Here is my Hugs & Kisses Mug Cozy. It's a wrap around with snap closure, so you can insert it in the mug's handle as shown.
Hugs & Kisses Mug Cozy
YARN: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes - Chocolate - less than 1 skein, Cascade 220 - Rose - small amount for edging
NEEDLE(s): sz US 7 knitting needles & US G-6 crochet hook
NOTIONS: 2-3 snaps OR hook & loop tape (like Velcro)
finished measurements: 12 inches long & 2.5 inches wide
OXOX cable - (panel of 12 sts)
RIGHT CABLE - sl 2 sts to cn and hold to BACK of work, k2, k2 from cn.
LEFT CABLE - sl 2 sts to cn and hold to FRONT of work, k2, k2 from cn.
Row 1 (RS): P2, k8, p2
Row 2 and all WS rows: K the knit sts & P the purl sts
Row 3: P2, RIGHT CABLE, LEFT CABLE, P2
Row 5: Rep row 1
Row 7: P2, LEFT CABLE, RIGHT CABLE, P2
Row 9: Rep row 1
Row 11: Rep row 7
Row 13: Rep row 1
Row 15: Rep row 3
Row 16: Rep row 2
REP ROWS 1-16
Slip Stitch Picot edging:
work one slip stitch, *chain three, insert hook into the same stitch and pull the yarn through both the stitch and the loop on the hook, slip stitch the next stitch; repeat from the * to end.
cast on 18 sts -
row 1: k3, work row 1 of cable pattern, k3.
row 2: p3, work row 2 of cable pattern, p 3.
Repeat Rows 1&2 until you have worked 5 cable repeats (measure your mug and add or subtract cable repeats as needed to snuggly fit YOUR mug)
Continue as for row 2 in cable pattern for 3 rows. BO in pattern.
With crochet hook and Rose color work slip stitch picot edge on both sides of cozy.
weave in all loose ends. Sew 2-3 snaps or hook and loop tape on each end. Wrap around your favorite mug and enjoy!
my bland and mostly dull life with knitting thrown in for interest
Monday, November 12, 2007
Posted by fiberfrk at 5:22 PM