Who has joined me in becoming a bit of a plant lady? I’m considered a plant lady in training since my track record for keeping plants alive is still in review. But at least I’m making my real, and also faux, plants look amazing with this Knit Herringbone Cozy.
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I was also able to see a good friend and discovered she also developed the same passion! It was so fun to follow her around her home and see all of her plant babies. I have a new wish list of plants and also learned a tip. Did you know you can use old coffee grounds as a fertilizer? I had no clue. Read more about making your compost from things you would typically discard over at The Homestead Garden.
Not having the bottom can be helpful if your plant sits on a water tray. And don’t be afraid to play with sizing. The knit cozy pattern is very flexible to fit your needs. I also think this makes a cute drink cozy for a coffee mug or water bottle.
The first pattern I publish with the herringbone stitch was for a knit baby bonnet pack, the third edition. I absolutely love creating baby bonnets with awesome textures.
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Size US 11 (8.0 mm) flat needles
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Knit Picks Biggo
6 Bulky Weight yarn in colorway of choice, shown in Brass Heather (110 yards/ball)
Small: 25 yards (23 m)
Medium: 55 yards (50 m)
Large: 100 yards (91 m)
- k – knit
- k2togtbl – knit two together through the back loop
- p2tog – purl two together
- st(s) – stitch(es)
19 sts and 13 rows = 4” (10 cm)
in herringbone stitch
When Laid Flat
Height: 2.5” (6 cm)
Width: 4.5” wide (11.5 cm)
Height: 5” (13 cm)
Width: 6.5” wide (16.5 cm)
Height: 7.5” (19 cm)
Width: 9” wide (23 cm)
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k2togtbl: more info and instructions found HERE.
k- knit: more info and instructions found HERE.
p2tog – purl two together: more info and instructions found HERE.
Sizes are written as S (M, L)
Herringbone Stitch Video:
Knit Herringbone Cozy Instructions:
Cast on 12 (24, 36) sts using the long tail method cast on.
ROW 1 (RS):
k2togtbl but only dropping off the first stitch and leaving the second stitch on the needles. Repeat across until the last stitch, knit the last st. 12 (24, 36) sts
ROW 2 (WS):
p2tog but only dropping off the first stitch and leaving the second stitch on the needles. Repeat across until the last stitch, purl the last st. 12 (24, 36) sts
Repeat Rows 1 & 2 to for a total of 29 (45, 59) rows.
JOINING THE HERRINGBONE FLAT FABRIC
Join the starting row and ending row together with a mattress seam. Read more about how to do a Mattress seam HERE.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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