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Pencil Holder

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Knit this buttoned-and-pom-pommed pencil holder that makes it a cinch to find your pens and pencils in the bottom of your bag.

Single Size
Approx 7" [18 cm] long, excluding tie.
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The materials for this project cost $6.49

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  • Single Size

Approx 7" [18 cm] long, excluding tie.

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Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hippi Ombre, 02122Edit Color
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 6/4mm
$4.00

Materials not included in this kit:

1 button.

The materials for this project cost $6.49

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 7" [18 cm] long, excluding tie.

MATERIALS

Version I: Hippi
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (56 g/2. oz;86 m/95 yds)
Change Color Here Hippi (02122) 1
Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 1 button.
Version II: Hot Pink
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Change Color Here Hot Pink (01740) 1
Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 1 button. Note: 1 Solid ball will make 3 Pencil Holders. 1 Ombre ball will make 2 Pencil Holders.
Version III: Mod Green
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Change Color Here Mod Green (01223) 1
Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 1 button. Note: 1 Solid ball will make 3 Pencil Holders. 1 Ombre ball will make 2 Pencil Holders.

GAUGE

21 sts and 27 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

With pair of needles, cast on 4 sts.

Knit 8 rows (garter st).

Beg working in rnds: Cast on 5 sts. 9 sts.
Divide sts evenly on 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
Knit in rnds until work from first rnd measures 5" [12.5 cm].
Next rnd: K4. Cast off 5 sts loosely.

Beg working in rows: Knit 5 rows (garter st) over 4 sts.
Next row: (K2tog) twice. 2 sts.
Next row: K2. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew button to bottom of Pencil Holder as shown in picture.

Twisted Cord: Cut 2 strands of yarn 75" [190.5 cm] long. With both strands tog, hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Sew to top of pencil holder as shown in picture.

Pom-pom: Wind yarn around 3 fingers approx 50 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Attach to cord end.