Milwaukee People's Flag Cozy by Dr. Ericka

Milwaukee People's Flag Cozy

Knitting
July 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette (in the round)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
40 - 50 yards (37 - 46 m)
One Size
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The Milwaukee People’s Flag Cozy

Based on the People’s Flag of Milwaukee (https://milwaukeeflag.com), the Milwaukee People’s Flag Cozy fits a standard 12 oz can of soda, beer, bubbly water, or wine in a can.

Generally, if it comes in a 12oz can or a standard beer bottle, this cozy will do its best to keep it cool, cozy, and dry while championing the future of Milwaukee.

Drink to our city’s future!

Yarn:
Color A: Lily Sugar’n Cream Super Size Yarn, 100% Cotton, 4 oz/200 yds, Bright Navy
Color B: Lily Sugar’n Cream Super Size Yarn, 100% Cotton, 4 oz/200 yds, Cornflower
Color C: Bernat Handicrafter DeLux, 100% Cotton; 5oz, 236yd Gold
Color D: Lily Sugar’n Cream 100% Cotton, 2.5oz, Worsted, White

Needles:
Smaller needles: US 7, 32” circular needle
Larger needles: US 8, 32” circular needle

Yardage: Approximately 50 yards
Gauge: 19 sts and 24 rows over 4” of stockinette (in the round)

Skills: Stranded colorwork, Kfb, knitting in the round, knit, purl, bind off in pattern

More about the design:

The Milwaukee People’s Flag Cozy is based on the People’s Flag of Milwaukee. The flag design, called “Sunrise over the lake,” was created by Robert Lenz, and was declared the People’s Flag of Milwaukee on June 14th, 2016. From the Milwaukee People’s Flag website: “The sun rising over Lake Michigan symbolizes a new day. The light blue bars in its reflection represent the city’s three rivers (Milwaukee, Menomonee, Kinnickinnic) and three founding towns (Juneau Town, Kilbourn Town, Walker’s Point). Gold represents our brewing history and white represents peace.” To find out more, check out the People’s Flag website: https://milwaukeeflag.com