Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Needles: US size4
Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport
Notions: Three buttons, 1 large needle for sewing on buttons and weaving in ends.
Approximately 6 sts=1 inch
Gauge in this pattern isn’t too terrible important for this project, the most important part is the length measurement which you can check as you
CO 21 sts
*Seed Stitch (K1, P1 Repeated to last stitch, K1, Turn, Repeat, also known as moss stitch) for 20 rows.
Place short row as follows: on wrong side row seed stitch for 18 sts, bring yarn to the back, slip next stitch to right hand needle, bring yarn to the front, slip stitch back to left needle, turn work and seed stitch back.*
Repeat from * until you've knit approximately 80 rows and the sleeve wraps around your cup tightly with about an inch of negative ease and 1/2 inch overlap.
Using yarn ends, sew sleeve together to form a “cone” with about 1/2 inch overlapping, sew both the top and underside seams.
Sew on three small to medium sized buttons of your choice.
Weave in any loose ends.