Subtle Stripes Cafetière Cosy

Subtle stockinette stitch stripes add texture to this mainly garter stitch cafetière cosy.

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Size

To fit a Bodum 8 cup Cafetière

Finished measurements

5.75 inches by 11.5 inches

Materials

Sirdar Country Style DK [45% Acrylic, 40% Nylon, 15% Wool; 348/318 yd/m per 100g skein]; color: 404 Parchment; 0.25 skeins

1 set 3.75mm needles
4 matching buttons

Gauge

22 sts/20 rows = 10 cm garter stitch

Subtle Stripes Cafetiere Cosy

Pattern

Cast on 32 stitches.

Work 4 rows garter stitch.
Work 2 rows stockinette stitch.

Continue alternating garter and stockinette stitch sections as follows:

4 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

6 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

4 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

12 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

4 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

6 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

4 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

12 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

4 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

6 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

4 rows garter stitch.
2 rows stockinette stitch.

Work until cosy is 11” long.

Next RS row: K8 and place on holder, cast off 4, K10 and place on holder, cast off 6, K4.

With these 4 stitches, knit 6 rows then cast off 4 stitches.

Place 10 stitches back on needle, rejoin yarn and knit 6 rows. Cast off 10 stitches.

Place remaining 8 stitches back on needle, rejoin yarn and knit 6 rows. Cast off 8 stitches.

Finishing

Add button loops to long straight edge of cosy (as shown in picture). The pictured cosy has sewn button loops but crochet or i-cord would also work. Sew buttons to flaps.

Subtle Stripes Cafetiere Cosy

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