Free Pattern – Felted iPhone / iPod cosy

YOU WILL NEED:

20g ARAN OR KIGHT CHUNKY WEIGHT YARN IN NATURAL FIBRE – ACRYLIC/SYNTHETIC YARNS WILL NOT FELT.

3.75mm DPN’S

2 SAFETY PINS

DARNING NEEDLE

INSTRUCTIONS:

CAST ON 30STS, DIVIDE STS OVER 4 NEEDLES AS FOLLOWS:

NEEDLE 1 & 3: 8 STS

NEEDLE 2 & 4: 7 STS

JOIN AND KNIT IN ROUND FOR FULL LENGTH OF IPOD.

NOW, TO CREATE THE ROUNDED CORNERS:

ROW 1: NEEDLES 1&3: K1, SSK, K TO END OF NEEDLE.

NEEDLES 2&4: K TO THE LAST 3 STITCHES, K2TOG, K1.

ROW 2: K ALL STITCHES.

REPEAT ROWS 1-2 ONCE MORE

BOTTOM SEAM:

YOU CAN CAST OFF HERE AS NORMAL AND STITCH UP THE SEAM, OR DO A KITCHENER CAST OFF ON THE INSIDE TO CREATE A MUCH NICER SEAM AS IN THE PHOTO EXAMPLE.

PUT STS FROM NEEDLES 1&2 ONTO ONE SAFETY PIN (1), AND STS FROM NEEDLES 3&4 ONTO ANOTHER (2).

TURN PROJECT INSIDE OUT

RETURN STS FROM FIRST SAFTEY PIN (1) TO ONE DPN, AND STS FROM SECOND DPN (2) TO ANOTHER.

COMPLETE KITCHENER CAST OFF AND SEW IN ENDS.

HAND-FELT SLIGHTLY IN SINK WITH DETERGENT AND

HAND-HOT WATER.

NOTE THE IPHONE COSY WILL BE SLIGHTLY TOO BIG UNTIL IT IS FELTED.

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