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fancy mug cozy
November 22 2014
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Project info
fancy mug cozy
Fancy Mug Cozy by Kirsten Hipsky
Christmas gifts
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Elegant Yarns Kaleidoscope
in stash
Patons North America Classic Wool Worsted

11.21.14 Finished a couple of easy coffee cup cozies in the last few days, just tubes, basically.

I am now interested in also doing some more complex ones that can be used on mugs with handles. The Fancy Mug Cozy is really pretty, someone on Knit and Chat posted a project using it and I really like it. I think this will be next!

11.25.14 I got 4/5 sections done and then I noticed some mistakes, so last night I started over. I’m back where I was now. Should be able to finish tonight.

11.30.14 I’ve done a few of these and I found a pattern improvement. If you do 4 knit rows instead of 3 at the beginning, the loose ends wind up in opposite corners and you can use them to sew the corners together.

Having an extra knit row looks fine visually, too. I think I actually like it better.

12.01.14 I did these using different needles. I was kind of not paying attention and did the first couple on US8s, then noticed how they were a little on the big size. It’s okay, because I definitely want one for a Beehouse teapot cozy and they fit great for that. Then I did one on US6 needles, then one on US7. The US6 needle one is a little big because another problem is I lose track of the repeats on this pattern and make the whole thing too long! Problems with knitting and watching television. So with these oversized ones, I might felt them a bit to get them sized properly.

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by Elegant Yarns
100% Wool
174 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: November 21, 2014
  • Project created: November 21, 2014
  • Updated: January 6, 2015
  • Progress updates: 3 updates