23 May 2009

iPod Cosy

 




THIS PATTERN IS COPYRIGHT PROTECTED. DO NOT REPRODUCE PATTERN. DO NOT SELL ITEMS KNITTED FROM THIS PATTERN FOR PROFIT ONLY FOR PERSONAL OR CHARITABLE USE
 


 
Keep your iPod, iPhone, camera safe with this tightly knit, thick cover.
Cosy fits an iPod Touch - dimensions are 11.5 cms x 7 cms.
Gauge : 7 sts x 10 rows = 3 cms. Adjust measurements if required.
Materials
chunky wool for cosy - I used Sirdar Peru Naturals
scraps of double knit wool in a complementary colour for clasp
needle size UK 3.75mm / US 5mm
2 dpns needle size UK 2.75mm / US 2.75 or similar
button
 
COSY (3.75mm needles)
Cast on 16 sts, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing up.
Starting with a p row, continue with reverse stocking st, until work measures 24 cms , ending with a k row.
FLAP
NEXT 4 ROWS : stocking st, starting with a k row and ending with a p row.
NEXT ROW : sl1, k1, psso, k to last 2 sts, k(2tog) (14 sts).
NEXT ROW : p.
Rpt last two rows until 6 sts remain, ending with the p row.
Cast off.
CLASP (2.75mm dpns)
The clasp is a length of i cord. For instructions to knit this method see http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-tips
Cast on 3 sts. leaving long yarn tail to sew up.
Knit until icord measures 18 cms.

To Assemble
1. Fold knitted cosy piece so that the cast on edge just touches the first row of the flap. 
2. Mattress stitch the two side seams.
3. Partly coil the icord to form a decorative clasp, leaving 8 cms uncoiled.
4. Using the yarn tail sew coil together on reverse side.

5. With the other end of the icord form a figure of "8". Sewing the other end of the icord to the back of the clasp.
 

reverse side
 
6. Attach clasp to flap and sew on button.
 


A wristlet, or strap can also be added using a longer tube of icord and then attached to the cosy.
 

copyright Alison Hogg 2009

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