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Leafometry Travel Mug Cozy

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Inspiration

With a love for geometry and nature, and a need for a fun, free pattern to teach colorwork with, this travel mug cozy combines stranded knitting, funky geometric patterns, and an interesting cast on and bind off for a quick challenge.

  • Cast On (Choose One): Alternate cable cast on, alternate long tail cast on, two-strand tubular cast on
  • Basics: Reading written or charted instructions, working in the round, knitting and purling, working with two colors per row, slipping stitches
  • Bind Off (Choose One): In pattern, tubular bind off
  • Finishing: Seaming a small gap, weaving in ends, blocking.

Yarn

Brand:
Knit Picks
Base:
Stroll
Weight:
Fingering / 4-Ply
Per Skein:
231 yds / 211m per 1.76 oz / 50g skein
Fiber Content:
75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon
Colorway:
Background Color: ; Outline Color:
Number of Skeins:
Background Color: 1; Outline Color: 1
Length Required:
Background Color: 30 yds / 27 m; Outline Color: 21 yds / 19 m

Tools

Needles:
  • One set of double-pointed needs or one 32 in / 80 cm circular needle in size needed to obtain listed gauge
    • Designer Used: US 2 / 2.75 mm
  • One set of double-pointed needs or one 32 in / 80 cm circular needle in size 0.5mm smaller diameter than needle size used to obtain listed gauge
    • Designer Used: US 1 / 2.25 mm
Tools:
  • 1 stitch marker to indicate beginning of round
  • 1 yarn needle for weaving in ends
  • (Optional) Tubular bind off option only: one additional set of smaller needles

Gauge in 4" / 10 cm

Swatches should be completed in the round on larger needles.

  • Stockinette, unwashed : 32 sts and 40 rows
  • Colorwork pattern, unwashed : 40 sts and 42 rows

Size

One Size, Adjustable
  • Circumference: 9" / 23 cm
  • Height: 3.5" / 8 cm