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Approx 2½" (3½)" [6 (9) cm] in diameter.
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Details & Instructions
|Approx 2½" (3½)" [6 (9) cm] in diameter.|
|Main Color (MC) Hot Blue (13742)||1|
|Contrast A Hot Green (13712)||1|
|Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6 or G) crochet hook for chain. note: 1 ball will make 2 Small or 2 Large Fruit Cozies.|
21 sts and 27 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stocking st.
The instruction are written for smaller Cozy. For larger Cozy instructions are written in brackets ( ). If only one number is given, it applies for both sizes.
With MC, cast on 4 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles: (1, 1, 2).
Join in rnd.
1st rnd: Inc 1 st in each st around. 8 sts.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st) 8 times. 16 sts.
5th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K1) 8 times. 24 sts.
7th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K2) 8 times. 32 sts.
9th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K3) 8 times. 40 sts.
10th rnd: As 2nd rnd.
Larger size only:
11th rnd: (Inc 1 st in next st. K4) 8 times. 48 sts.
12th rnd: As 2nd rnd.
Both sizes: Knit 12 (18) rnds even.
Next rnd: With B, knit.
Next rnd: Purl.
Next rnd: (Eyelet rnd). *K2tog. yo. Rep from * around.
Next rnd: Knit. Cast off purlwise.
Ties: First Leaf and chain: **With A, cast on 1 st.
1st row: (K1. yo. K1) in st. 3 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Knit.
3rd row: Inc 1 st in first st. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 5 sts.
7th row: Inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 7 sts.
Knit 3 rows.
Next row: (RS). K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row: Knit. Rep last 2 rows to 3 sts. n
Next row: (RS). Sl1. K2tog. psso.** Do not fasten off. Place rem loop on crochet hook and make 27 (32) chains. Fasten off. Thread chain through eyelet rnd.
Second Leaf: Work from ** to ** as given above. Fasten off, leaving a long end.
Sew Second Leaf to end of threaded chain.