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Home : Patterns : Felted Eyeglass Case
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Felted Eyeglass Case

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern #: 50636-2
Rating: *****4.3 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Approximately 3 in. [7.5 cm] wide x 6 in. [15.25 cm] high, after felting

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Felted Eyeglass Case

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool

GAUGE:

16 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. [10cm] in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS) pre-felting When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

Results may vary based on water temperature, length of the cycle, and agitation provided in the washing machine. Cast on more sts for a wider cozy and knit fewer rows for a shorter one.

CASE
Cast on 30 sts. Work even in St st for 7 1/2 in. [19 cm], end with a RS row.

Flap
Row 1
Bind off 17 sts, purl to end of row – 13 sts.
Row 2 Bind off 2 sts, knit to end of row – 11 sts.
Continue working even in St st for 3 1/2 in. [9 cm]. Bind off.

FINISHING
Fold piece in half to make a pouch 3¾ in. [9.5 cm] x 7 1/2 in. [19 cm]. Sew side and bottom seams. Weave in ends.

Felting
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and stretch to shape. For more about felting, click here.

Close by tucking flap in to hold glasses.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.3 (based on 3 reviews)
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Felted Eyeglass Case Reviewed by Geri Rieman on 2012-10-21 ****
I used the recommended yard that is the same as in the photo. I have gotten compliments on my little eyeglass case and the eyeglass case works well. I think it might look better in another color so I will try that next. It was easy to make. A color to match your purse, or something solid would look good. I will try it in orange next.


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