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Knitted
Glasses
Case
Whip up this vintage 50 s style sunglasses case tonight. A quick and fun project with just a bit of colorwork makes a standout accessory.

SKILL LEVEL

Knit Skill Level: Intermediate. Some previous experience with colorwork helpful. Body Image - Knitted Glasses Case

MATERIALS

    • 3 - 50g balls of DMC Woolly
    • 1 each of colors 074, 123 and 101
    • US 6 (4 mm) knitting needles
    • Yarn needle, DMC Tapestry Needle size 13

Gauge: 23 sts and 25 rows = 4 x 4 square in Stockinette Stitch on a US 6 (4 mm) knitting needle.

ABBREVIATIONS

St/s Stitch/es K Knit P Purl  

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diagram 1 sunglasses case

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 42 stitches. Row 1: P38. k4. Row 2: K42 Rows 3 8: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 three more times. Continuing this 2 row repeat, follow Diagram 1 using colors 123 and 101. Work Rows 1 and 2 for an additional 24 rows or the number needed to fit your sunglasses. Bind off leaving a long tail for sewing Seam the bottom and side. Weave in the ends. Main Image - Knitted Glasses Case

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Love and Threads, The Commonthread Team