Stockinette Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern

Grab this FREE Beginner Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern to spruce up your potted plant.

Knit this super quick and easy garter stitch cozy for your plant pot. I love knitting these cozies, they’re so much easier than baskets, because they don’t have a bottom on them! This also makes it a great stash buster knitting pattern. :) Happy knitting!

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. Learn more about that here.



Available Sizes: One
Size: Fits a 5” {13cm} Diameter Container
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Beginner
PDF Format: Printer Friendly


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Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches



Yarn Weight: Worsted
Yardage: 60 – 70 yards {55 – 64 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Simply Cotton Organic Worsted Yarn by Knit Picks
Needle Size: US 9 {5.5mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} Cable



Measurements: 8″ wide x 4 1/2″ {20cm x 11cm}
Gauge: 14.5 STS & 21 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 1.8oz {50g}



Not reversible.
Knit bottom up.
Fits a 5” {13cm} diameter container.
CO edge is the width/circumference.
Knit using the stockinette knit stitch.
Knit in the round with a circular needle.
To make it larger or smaller CO in multiples of 2.
When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.


Pattern, Knit in the Round:

Holding 2 strands of cotton yarn

CO 52 STS, PM, join in the round

Round 1: *K1, P1*

Rounds 2-21: *K*, or until desired length.

BO in the *K1, P1* pattern, somewhat tightly.

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.



* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place marker
STS – stitches


{FREE} Stockinette Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern


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{FREE} Stockinette Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern

Stockinette Stitch Plant Cozy Knitting Pattern


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