Friday, October 25, 2013

Buttons & Stripes coffee cosy

Pattern by: Kayla Anderson

worsted weight yarn (striping)
two buttons
I-9 hook

Ch 25
Sc across starting at 2nd ch from hook.
Row 2:  Ch 1 turn sc across.
Row 3:  ch 2, turn, hdc across.
Repeat rows 2 & 3 two times.
ch 1 turn. Sc across next row, 2sc into last stitch.
Do not turn.
Continue sc all the way around putting 2sc in the remaining corners. (when creating the sc on the sides where no previous stitches exist, be sure to create 10 sc on each side-do not put 2 sc into the last corner you stop at.)
Ch 2 at the ending corner, 1hdc in same space where you started your ch 2, then hdc 6 down the side. Ch2 turn and hdc back across same side.
Ch 1 turn, sc in next two stitches, ch 2 sk 2 stitches, sc in next two stitches, ch 2 sk 2 stitches, sc in last two stitches. (Ch 2 spaces are button holes).
Ch2 turn and hdc back across.
Finish off and weave in ends.

Sew on two buttons on the opposite sides of where you crested the buttonholes.

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