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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Corylus

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Judy's Magic Cast On (link included in pattern)
  • Basic Lace stitches
  • Simple 3 stitch Cable
  • YO Chain (explained in pattern)
  • Bind Off

Pattern Description:

Corylus is a pretty iPad Sleeve featuring a gorgeous leaf and cable pattern that mimics the twisting branches and leaves of the Hazelnut tree.

Knit in Knit Picks' "Bare Swish Bulky" on smaller needles to create a dense, springy fabric for optimal shock absorption for those perilous falls to the ground

A large button and knitted button loop (No crochet hook needed!) close up the sleeve to ensure that your notebook won't slide out.

Dimensions: Stretches to fit the iPad4, which measures 7.25" X 9.5".

Sleeve is knit in the round from the bottom up, using the Magic Loop method. Judy's Magic Cast On is used at the begininning. A link is attached to the pattern file.

Pattern is also charted.


Moss Stitch on Size US #9 needles 15 st & 26 rows = 4" Square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One Size - Stretches to fit an iPad 4 (which measures 7.25" X 9.5".)


  • Less than 137 yards of Bulky yarn
  • (1) 32-inch US #9 Circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • (1) Large Button
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Suggested yarn:

137 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks' Swish Bulky