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{FREE} Jute Knit Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern


{FREE} Jute Knit Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern


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:) About the Pattern:

  • Time it took me to knit: 3-5 hours
  • Gauge: 17 sts & 26 rnds per 4” {10cm} square
  • Weight: 1.8oz {55g}
  • Measurements: 7 1/2” {21cm} W x 4 1/2” {11cm} H
  • Size: Fits a 5” diameter container

Jute Knit Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern

Materials:

  • Approximately 75-85 Yards of a Worsted Yarn
  • {I used Simply Cotton Organic by Knit Picks.}
  • Size US 9 {5.5mm} Knitting Needles with a 16″ {40cm} Cable
  • Darning Needle
  • Scissors

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

  • Holding 2 strands of cotton yarn
  • CO 54 STS
  • Round 1: *P1, K1*
  • Round 2: *P1, S1 WYIF*
  • Repeat Rounds 1-2, until desired length.
  • For your last round, repeat round 1 and then bind off in the *K1, P1* pattern {purl the knits and knit the purls}, somewhat tightly.

:) Video:

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Knitting Notes:

  • To make it larger or smaller CO in multiples of 2.
  • CO STS is the circumference.
  • I CO tightly using the long tail CO method.
  • Easy pattern to memorize and take on road trips or relax :)
  • I knit this a little on the tight side, I usually knit a little on the loose side.
  • A common mistake I made was purling the stitch I was supposed to be slipping it :(
  • This is an unforgiving stitch. When you make a mistake, it’s noticeable and the only way to fix it is to tink back or frog. :( Don’t despair! It’s sooo pretty when it’s finished! It’s worth it! :) I made a couple of mistakes and left them, they’re a little noticeable.

Can you find my mistake?:

Can you find my mistake?


Comparing the inside and outside:

I think the inside looks like the Broken Rib Stitch. I would consider this a reversible pattern, so if you get one side dirty, you can flip it inside out and you have a new “clean” cozy :)

Outside Inside
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:) Gauge:

  • Gauge: 17 sts & 26 rnds per 4” {10cm} square
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Comparing Cotton Yarn:

For my plant cozy I’m using Simply Cotton by Knit Picks, but I think you can use the Sugar N Cream brand interchangeably, which is usually pretty easy to get your hands on if you have a LYS, Hobby Lobby, Michael’s or even Walmart :)

Simply Cotton Worsted by Knit Picks Sugar ‘n Cream
Simply Cotton by Knit Picks Sugar N Cream

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How I Transplanted my Plants:

I have several little pots of succulents and I thought it would be nice efficient to consolidate some into one pot. So, I’m transplanting them into a glass jar and knitting a cozy for it. Here’s what I did:

  • 1. Clean glass container
  • 2. Put rocks on the bottom, or something else for drainage. FYI – the rocks made my pot heavy, Monty Don recommends using Styrofoam to help with drainage and it keeps your pot light.
  • 3. Add soil mixture, less 1″ from the top.
  • 4. Add plant(s). I cut my Jade plants along the stem and removed a few leaves before sticking them in the soil.
  • 5. Add more soil to about 1/2″-1/4″ from top, pressing firmly. Leave enough room from the top so you can water it without the water spilling over the side and ruining your knitted plant cozy.
  • 6. Water
  • 7. Wipe dirt from glass.
  • 8. Put cozy on from the bottom up. {An extra set of hands makes this much easier!}

Before After
Plants Before Transplant Plants After Transplant

Planting Notes:

  • I got my glass jar at Dollar General for $3.50. I found it near the candles at me local DG. I chose it because it has straight sides, unlike a planter that tapers at the bottom. This makes knitting it easier so I don’t have to increase or decrease stitches to keep it tight against the container.
  • This method works nicely for succulents.
  • You’ll need to put a layer of rocks, seashells, marbles or something at the bottom for drainage. {FYI – the rocks made my pot heavy, Monty Don recommends using Styrofoam to help with drainage and it keeps your pot light.}
  • Make sure your soil is slightly sandy.
  • I mixed equal parts of potting soil with sand. You could purchase a specific succulent soil.
  • If you can find a watering can like the one in my photo, get it, it’s awesome! I found this one in an old shed. I think it’s brass, but I’m not sure. The water pours out nice and gently, which is perfect for house plants. The only draw back is that it doesn’t hold a lot of water, so I have to refill it a few times.

:) Abbreviations:


Here’s My Mistake:

My Mistake

I purled a stitch instead of slipping it :(


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PS. I got my inspiration for my knitted pots from Crate & Barrel here and here.

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