Thursday, 2 February 2012

New Blog, New Free pattern - Cup Cosy

I thought I'd kick off the new blog with a free pattern. Great for using up all that leftover sock yarn.

Sock Yarn Cup Cosy

Dpn's 2.75mm
Sock wool

Cast on 68 sts using a long tail cast on
Join for working in the round without twisting stitches
Round 1: (k1, p1) x2, k1, p2, k4, p2, (k1, p1) x2
Round 2: (k1, p1) x2, k1, p2, c4f, p2, (k1, p1) x2
Rounds 3 - 7: As round 1
Round 8: As round 2

Repeat round 3 - 8 until desired length, or you run out of wool.
Cast off loosely


  1. Could I work it flat and then stitch together? Haven't learned round yet.

    1. Of course, I would add another stitch at the begining to allow for the seam. Don't forget to reverse the stitches on odd rounds so

      Rounds 1,3,5,7: p1(added stitch (p1,k1)x2,p1,k2,p4,k2,(p1,k1 x2