Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Striped Coffee Sleeves





Striped Coffee Sleeves
© Cathy Waldie, January 1, 2009


left over amounts of wool yarn
(US) 6 (4.0mm) , (US) 8 (5.0mm), (US) 9 (5.5mm) double point needles
chibi needle
Gauge: 18 sts/ 28 rows in stockinette stitch

C/O = Cast On
K = knit
P = purl
tbl = Through the back loop
B/O = Bind Off
2 x 2 Twisted Rib = Row 1: K2 tbl, P2 around, Row 2: K2, P2 around, repeat Rounds 1 and 2

Bottom Ribbing:
Using (US) 6 (4.0mm) needles and
Color A: C/O 36 stitches and join, being careful not to twist.
Knit 5 rounds in 2 x 2 Twisted Rib.

Middle Body:
Using (US) 8 (5.0mm) needles and

Choice One:(purple and yellow sample)
Color B: K 2 rounds
Color A: K 2 rounds
Color B: K 2 rounds
Color A: K 1 round

(or) Choice Two: (black and red sample)
Color B: K 3 rounds
Color A: K 1 round
Color B: K 3 rounds
Color A: K 1 round

Top Ribbing:
Using (US) 9 (5.5mm) needles and
Color A: knit 5 rounds in 2 x 2 Twisted Rib.
B/O in pattern.

Cut yarns and weave in ends.
Place around take out coffee cups to help protect fingers and hands from heat.

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