YOU WILL NEED
1 ball (4 ounces) acrylic or wool worsted weight yarn
1 pair size 8 needles
Sewing needle and thread
Row counter (optional)
Weaving in loose ends
DIFFICULTY LEVEL = 2
1. Cast on 6 stitches.
2. Knit 3 rows of garter stitch.
3. Row 4: Knit 3 stitches, yarn over, knit the remaining 3 stitches. You
now have 7 stitches. (The yarn over creates the buttonhole.)
4. Rows 5 through 7: Knit in garter stitch.
5. Row 8: Knit 1, increase 1 by knitting through the front and back of
the next stitch, knit until 1 stitch remains, increase 1. You now have
6. Rows 9 through 12: Knit in garter stitch.
7. Row 13: Knit 2, yarn over. Knit until 1 stitch remains, increase 1.
you now have 11 stitches. (This yarn over creates an opening for your
8. Rows 14 through 80: Knit in garter stitch.
9. Bind off, leaving a 24-inch tail.
10. Fold your strip of knitting almost in half so that the antenna hole
is located at the top of the cozy and a 2-inch flap with the buttonhole
overlaps the rest. Using your yarn needle, sew up the sides of the cozy
using the overcast stitch. (You can use your bind-off tail to do this.)
Weave in and trim the loose ends.
11. Sew a button on the front of the cozy, directly behind where the buttonhole
falls, using your sewing needle and regular thread.
improvisation idea: Make your cozy into an over-the-shoulder carrying
case. Braid a 27-inch cord of yarn and attach it to the top of the opening
flap, knotting the ends to keep the cord secure and the braid from unraveling.