Cabled Coffee Cozy
This cabled coffee cozy from Rusty Boyd is a great beginner knitting pattern, and it's an eco-friendly way to wrap your coffee cup!
You can find this beginner knit pattern, along with several other easy knitting patterns, in our free eBook, Learn How to Knit for Beginners: 27 Easy Knitting Patterns.
- Bulky Weight Yarn (I used Fat Sheep by Farmhouse Yarns 50% wool, 50% mohair)
- Size 10 long circular needles or DPNs
- Coffee Cup or tumbler for blocking
Gauge: 3.5 purl stitches to an inch (approximately 12 stitches to 4 inches in pattern)
Stitch Pattern "Mock Cable Rib"
Rnds 1, 2, & 4: *P5, k3*
Rnd 3: *P5, sl1, k2, YO, psso the k2 & YO*
P- purl sl- slip psso- pass slipped stich over
k- knit YO- Yarn over
Cast on 32 stitches and join for working in the round being careful not to twist the cast on stitches.
Work in Pattern for a total of 3 repeats (12 rows).
Bind off loosely. I love to use Elizabeth Zimmerman's Sewn bind off for these projects, because it makes a stretchy top for a variety of sized cups.
Wet block over a tumbler to get the coffee cozy shape (a little bigger at the top than at the bottom).