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Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover
Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover
Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover
Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover
Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover
Knitted Felt E-Reader or Gadget Cover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • bind off
  • weave in ends
  • knit in the round
  • use double-pointed needles
  • purl

Pattern Description:

Protect and personalize your e-reader or similar gadget with a snazzy knitted felt cover! It's an easy and quick knit with a few design options - pointed or round flap, optional storage pocket and cute button decoration. You'll learn a couple of new things: how to make a right or left-leaning decrease, how to knit stripes, how to machine felt, how to make needle felted buttons. Don't worry - there are full directions and step-by-step photos to show you how and I'm always happy to answer questions.

This project makes a great gift!

My patterns are written in a non-traditional way to be very beginner-friendly. I use few, if any, abbreviations and give instructions in a row-by-row format in easy-to-read large type with a color pictures along the way to show techniques.

Gauge:

7 stitches = 2 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 6 inches wide and 8 inches long
  • can be somewhat {about 1 inch} smaller or larger by adjusting felting time

Materials:

  • set of 4 US size 11 double-pointed needles
  • medium weight worsted wool yarn that will felt
  • appoximately 145 yards for body, 40 yards for contrast flap, 60 yards for optional pocket
  • row counter
  • needle to weave in ends

You Will Also Need:

  • iron on or sew on hook and loop tape
  • packing tape or plastic wrap
  • thick cardboard cut to 6 inches by 8 inches

Suggested yarn:

245 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons Classic Wool, Cascade 220

Colorway:

Your choice


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Chicagoland,Chicago,The Windy City,Illinois,USA, The Midwest
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I've always made things as long as I can remember. Both my Mom and Dad were"makers", so it just was what you did! The handcrafted item was always respected and expected in my family.

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