Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Bernat Pattern Detail - Fruit Cozies (knit)

 

Keep your fruits safe in this cozy with a tie-off top! Shown in Bernat Handicrafter.

SIZES
Small (Large)

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 2 1/2" (3 1/2)" [6 (9) cm] in diameter.

MATERIALS
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz; 73 m/80 yds)
Main Color (MC): Hot Blue (13742)
or Hot Purple (13317)
or Pale Yellow (00030)
or Banana Yellow (00089)
or Hot Orange (13628)
or Tangerine (13699)
or Country Red (13530) 1 ball or 22 m/24 yds (27 m/30 yds)
Contrast A: Hot Green (13712) 1 ball or 11 m/12 yds (12 m/13 yds)
Note: 1 ball will make 2 Small or 2 Large Fruit Cozies.

Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6 or G) crochet hook for chain.

GAUGE
21 sts and 27 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stocking st.

ABBREVIATIONS
www.bernat.com/abbreviations
Alt = Alternate(ing)
Approx = Approximately
Inc = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
Psso = Pass slipped stitch over.
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
RS = Right side
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yo = Yarn over

INSTRUCTIONS
The instruction are written for smaller Cozy. For larger Cozy instructions are written in brackets ( ). If only one number is given, it applies for both sizes.

Cozy
With MC, cast on 4 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles: (1, 1, 2).
Join in rnd.
1st rnd: Inc 1 st in each st around. 8 sts.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st) 8 times. 16 sts.
5th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K1) 8 times. 24 sts.
7th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K2) 8 times. 32 sts.
9th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K3) 8 times. 40 sts.
10th rnd: As 2nd rnd.

Larger size only:
11th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K4) 8 times. 48 sts.
12th rnd: As 2nd rnd.

Both sizes: Knit 12 (18) rnds even.
Next rnd: With B, knit.
Next rnd: Purl.
Next rnd: (Eyelet rnd). *K2tog. yo. Rep from * around.
Next rnd: Knit. Cast off purlwise.

Ties: First Leaf and chain: **With A, cast on 1 st.
1st row: (K1. yo. K1) in st. 3 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Knit.
3rd row: Inc 1 st in first st. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 5 sts.
7th row: Inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 7 sts.
Knit 3 rows.
Next row: (RS). K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: Knit. Rep last 2 rows to 3 sts. n
Next row: (RS). Sl1. K2tog. psso.** Do not fasten off. Place rem loop on crochet hook and make 27 (32) chains. Fasten off. Thread chain through eyelet rnd.

Second Leaf: Work from ** to ** as given above. Fasten off, leaving a long end.

Sew Second Leaf to end of threaded chain.

Bernat: Pattern Detail - Handicrafter Cotton - Fruit Cozies (knit)

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