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How To Knit A iPhone, iPod Touch or Mini Smartphone Cosy

Materials: 4ply Wool (you need approx 15g), and Needles Size 3.25 mm.

Gauge: 32 stitches and 38 rows in stocking stitch = 4 inches

Finished Measurements: The finished cosy is 7cm wide and 12cm long to where the ribbed top begins. It will fit an iPhone, iPod touch or

mini smartphone.


Kfb means increase by knitting in front and back of stitch

K2tog means knit two stitches together

Cast on 28 stitches using Double Cast on Method. This gives a really stretchy edge. If you need some help with this method of casting on

see the photo tutorial on my blog at http://ginxcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/double-cast-on_1.html

Row 1-16 K1, P1, K1, P1, ……. (28 stitches)

Row 17 K1, Kfb, K10, Kfb, K2, Kfb, K10, Kfb, K1 (32 stitches)

Row 18 P32

Row 19 K1, Kfb, K12, Kfb, K2, Kfb, K12, Kfb, K1 (36 stitches)

Row 20 P36

Row 21 K1, Kfb, K14, Kfb, K2, Kfb, K14, Kfb, K1 (40 stitches)

Row 22 P40

Row 23 K40

Row 24 to 50 Repeat Rows 22 and 23

Depending on the wool you have used your cosy may vary slightly in length. At this point it is a good idea to check the length of your cosy

against your phone. If it does not seem a comfortable knit a few extra rows before you continue with the shaping for the bottom.

Row 51 K1, K2tog, K14, K2tog, K2, K2tog, K14, K2tog, K1 (36 stitches)

Row 52 P36

Row 53 K1, K2tog, K12, K2tog, K2, K2tog, K12, K2tog, K1 (32 stitches)

Row 54 P32
Row 55 K1, K2tog, K10, K2tog, K2, K2tog, K10, K2tog, K1 (28 stitches)

Row 56 P28

Cast off using grafting technique. See my blog for a tutorial on how to do this. http://ginxcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/grafting.html

Making Up

When you have finished knitting you may want to decorate your cosy. It is best to do this before you sew up the side seam. I love wool

embroidery so have put some photos of various ideas that I have had on this pattern. There are some tutorials for the main stitches I

have used on my blog in the right sidebar where you will find Embroidery Corner http://ginxcraft.blogspot.co.uk/. You can make

something really pretty just by using a few simple stitches. Sew up the side seam of your cosy using the main shade wool. Use a mattress

stitch for the main body of the cosy, and a whip stitch when you are joining the rib at the top. Pop in your phone and you are ready to go.