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Leaf Cup Cuddler


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I designed this quick knit "Cup Cuddler" as a series of connected meandering leaves. It is seamed, pieced, and blocked. I recommend you use cotton yarn for a cold beverage sleeve and a wool/wool blend yarn for a hot beverage sleeve. This is a fun way to learn how to knit a new knit stitch and for using up those bits of yarn in your left over stash. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Stitches: Knit, Purl, cast-on, bind-off, yo, ssk, k2tog GAUGE Stockinette stitch 5 sts/1" on size 6US straight knitting needles. SUGGESTED YARN 20 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Cascade 220 Superwash COLORWAY Green, red, rust, yellow, brown, or burgandy.

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  • 20 yards of your favorite worsted weight yarn and pair of size 6US straight knitting needles

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Knit 'n Kaboodle Designs
Kara Mayfield lives in Citrus Heights, CA, with her supportive husband and two beautiful children. Production has been slower and more difficult for this wife and mother of two. Just 5 days after the birth of her second child in 2009, she was abruptly afflicted with acute labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis caused by an inflammation of the inner ear damaging nerves leading to the brain. The permanent aftermath of this rare yet vicious attack has left her with partial deafness, tinnitus, hyperacusis, a balance disorder, vertigo attacks, in addition to severe chronic migraines with "auras", making each days simplest tasks very challenging, often impossible. As she struggles to care for her beloved family and keep life functioning as close to normal as possible, she does manage to find a few stolen moments to escape the madness of her limitations into her world of, Knit 'n Kaboodle. To contact her: knitnkaboodle @ gmail . com