Espresso-ly Made for You Coffee Cozies

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Useful and simple—two elements that make a perfect Father’s Day gift. He’ll be thankful for your thoughtfully knit textured coffee cozies on his way to work (plus, they are an environmentally friendly option to cardboard cozies at the coffee shop).

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 8½” circumference, unstretched x ranging from 2¾” – 3¼”, to fit all standard Starbucks cups.

All three coffee cozies are the same size. Still has fewer sts because it stretches more than the other two designs.

Gauge:  20 sts and 28 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Medium weight yarn Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (100% Wool; 220 yards [201 meters]/100 grams): 2415 Sunflower (C1), 1 ball; 8267 Forest Green (C2), 1 ball; 9487 Puget Sound (C3), 1 ball

Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm): DPNs

Notions: Markers; tapestry needle.

Abbreviations

C1       Color 1

C2       Color 2

C3       Color 3

M1PL  With left needle, lift the st below st just worked, purl lifted st – 1 st inc’d.

M1PR  With left needle, lift the st below next st, purl lifted st – 1 st inc’d.

Yf        Yarn forward

Yb        Yarn back

Special Stitches

K1, P1 Rib

Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * around.

Rep Rnd 1 for patt.

Pattern

Textured (Gold and Green)

Ribbing

With C1, CO 50 sts, pm to indicate BOR, join in rnd being careful not to twist.

Work 5 rnds in K1, P1 Rib patt.

Textured Pattern

Rnd 1: With C1, knit.

Rnd 2: With C1, purl.

Rnd 3: With C2, *k1, sl 1; rep from * around.

Rnd 4: With C2, *p1, yb, sl 1, yf; rep from * around.

Rnds 5-6: With C1, rep Rnds 1-2.

Rnd 7: With C2, *sl 1, k1; rep from * around.

Rnd 8: With C2, *yf, sl 1, yb, p1.

Rnds 9-10: With C1, rep Rnds 1-2.

Ribbing

With C1, work 5 rnds in K1, P1 Rib patt.

BO loosely.

Weave in ends.

 

Still (Blue)

Ribbing

With C3, CO 44 sts, pm to indicate BOR, join in rnd being careful not to twist.

Work 4 rnds in K1, P1 Rib patt.

Next Rnd: Cont in K1, P1 Rib patt, increasing 1 st in the last st of the rnd.

Anchor Pattern

Rnd 1: (K7, p2, k6) 3 times – 45 sts.

Rnd 2: (K5, p6, k4) 3 times.

Rnd 3: (K4, [p2, k1] twice, p2, k3) 3 times.

Rnd 4: (K3, [p2, k2] 3 times) 3 times.

Rnd 5: (K3, p1, k3, p2, k3, p1, k2) 3 times.

Rnds 6-9: (K7, p2, k6) 3 times.

Rnds 10-11: (K4, p8, k3) 3 times.

Rnd 12: Rep Rnd 1.

Rnd 13: (K6, p1, k2, p1, k5) 3 times.

Rnd 14: Rep Rnd 1.

Ribbing

Next Rnd: K2tog, p1, work in K1, P1 Rib patt to end of rnd.

Work 4 more rnds in K1, P1 Rib patt.

BO loosely.

Weave in ends.

 

Engineered (Green)

Ribbing

With C2, CO 50 sts, pm to indicate BOR, join in rnd being careful not to twist.

Work 5 rnds in K1, P1 Rib patt.

Engineered Pattern

Rnd 1: Knit – 50 sts.

Rnd 2: (M1PR, ssk, k6, k2tog, M1PL) 5 times.

Rnd 3: (P1, k8, p1) 5 times.

Rnd 4: (P1, M1PR, ssk, k4, k2tog, M1PL, p1) 5 times.

Rnd 5: (P2, k6, p2) 5 times.

Rnd 6: (P2, M1PR, ssk, k2, k2tog, M1PL, p2) 5 times.

Rnd 7: (P3, k4, p3) 5 times.

Rnd 8: (P3, M1PR, ssk, k2tog, M1PL, p3) 5 times.

Rnd 9: (P4, k2, p4) 5 times.

Ribbing

Work 5 rnds in K1, P1 Rib patt.

BO loosely.

Weave in ends.yarn ball

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