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pop & techno

  • pop & techno
  • pop & techno
  • pop & techno
Carry your gadgets in style and safety with these cool cosies

Pop and Techno, designed exclusively for Let's Knit by Zoë Halstead, are fantastic for beginners who want to work up a quick stash busting project. Knitted cosies are hugely popular – so why not be on the cutting edge of the trend with one that is bespoke and handmade?


Pattern Instructions

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  • POP PATTERN

    Main piece
    With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on 18 sts
    ? Beg with a k row, work in st st until piece meas 23cm from cast on edge, ending with WS row Shape flap
    ? Next row: Dec as follows: k2, skpo, k to last four sts, k2tog, k2
    ? P 1 row
    ? Rep the last two rows once more
    ? Next row: k2, skpo, k to last four sts, k2tog, k2
    ? Next row: p2, p2tog, p to last four sts, p2tog through back loops, p2
    ? Rep the last two rows once more
    ? Cast off rem six sts

    Pocket
    With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on nine sts
    ? Beg with a k row, work in st st until piece meas 3.5cm from cast on edge, ending with WS row
    ? Next row: p1, (k1, p1) to end
    ? Rep the last row once more, this forms moss st
    ? Cast off in moss st

    Strap
    Make an i-cord: With 4mm double pointed needles and yarn B cast on four sts
    ? K one row
    ? Next row: * Without turning the work, and RS facing, slide the sts to the other end of the needle and, pulling the yarn from the left hand side of the sts to the right across the back, k1 tbl, k3 * Rep from * to *, remembering to pull the yarn tightly across the back and always working a k row, until the cord meas 85cm or length required
    ? Cast off

    Button loop
    With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on 14 sts
    ? Cast off

    To make up
    Sew side and bottom edges of pocket to main piece with top edge of pocket approximately 5cm down from cast on edge and side edges approximately 2cm from each side. Fold up the cast on edge of the main piece by approximately 11cm and, with WS together, sew the side seams together with yarn B so that the stitches are visible. Sew ends of strap inside top edges at side seams. Fold button loop in half and sew ends to bottom edge of flap. Sew button to front to correspond with loop.

  • TECHNO PATTERN

    Main piece
    With 4mm needles and yarn B cast on 32 sts
    ? Row 1: (k2, p2) to end
    ? Rep Row 1 until piece meas 14cm from cast on edge
    ? Next row: Eyelet row: (K2, yrn, p2tog) to end
    ? Next row: (k2, p2)
    ? Rep the last row six times more
    ? Cast off in rib

    Cord
    With 4mm double pointed needles and yarn A cast on four sts
    ? K one row
    ? Next row: * Without turning the work, and RS facing, slide the sts to the other end of the needle and, pulling the yarn from the left hand side of the sts to the right across the back, k1 tbl, k3 *
    ? Rep from * to *, remembering to pull the yarn tightly across the back and always working a k row, until the cord meas 34cm
    ? Cast off

    To make up
    Fold the main piece in half lengthways and, with RS together, sew a seam along the bottom and side edges with backstitch. Thread the cord through the eyelets at top, draw up tightly and tie in a knot. Sew a flower button to each end of cord.

Pattern Instructions

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POP PATTERN

Main piece
With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on 18 sts
? Beg with a k row, work in st st until piece meas 23cm from cast on edge, ending with WS row Shape flap
? Next row: Dec as follows: k2, skpo, k to last four sts, k2tog, k2
? P 1 row
? Rep the last two rows once more
? Next row: k2, skpo, k to last four sts, k2tog, k2
? Next row: p2, p2tog, p to last four sts, p2tog through back loops, p2
? Rep the last two rows once more
? Cast off rem six sts

Pocket
With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on nine sts
? Beg with a k row, work in st st until piece meas 3.5cm from cast on edge, ending with WS row
? Next row: p1, (k1, p1) to end
? Rep the last row once more, this forms moss st
? Cast off in moss st

Strap
Make an i-cord: With 4mm double pointed needles and yarn B cast on four sts
? K one row
? Next row: * Without turning the work, and RS facing, slide the sts to the other end of the needle and, pulling the yarn from the left hand side of the sts to the right across the back, k1 tbl, k3 * Rep from * to *, remembering to pull the yarn tightly across the back and always working a k row, until the cord meas 85cm or length required
? Cast off

Button loop
With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on 14 sts
? Cast off

To make up
Sew side and bottom edges of pocket to main piece with top edge of pocket approximately 5cm down from cast on edge and side edges approximately 2cm from each side. Fold up the cast on edge of the main piece by approximately 11cm and, with WS together, sew the side seams together with yarn B so that the stitches are visible. Sew ends of strap inside top edges at side seams. Fold button loop in half and sew ends to bottom edge of flap. Sew button to front to correspond with loop.

TECHNO PATTERN

Main piece
With 4mm needles and yarn B cast on 32 sts
? Row 1: (k2, p2) to end
? Rep Row 1 until piece meas 14cm from cast on edge
? Next row: Eyelet row: (K2, yrn, p2tog) to end
? Next row: (k2, p2)
? Rep the last row six times more
? Cast off in rib

Cord
With 4mm double pointed needles and yarn A cast on four sts
? K one row
? Next row: * Without turning the work, and RS facing, slide the sts to the other end of the needle and, pulling the yarn from the left hand side of the sts to the right across the back, k1 tbl, k3 *
? Rep from * to *, remembering to pull the yarn tightly across the back and always working a k row, until the cord meas 34cm
? Cast off

To make up
Fold the main piece in half lengthways and, with RS together, sew a seam along the bottom and side edges with backstitch. Thread the cord through the eyelets at top, draw up tightly and tie in a knot. Sew a flower button to each end of cord.

pop & techno

Pattern Instructions

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  • POP PATTERN

    Main piece
    With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on 18 sts
    ? Beg with a k row, work in st st until piece meas 23cm from cast on edge, ending with WS row Shape flap
    ? Next row: Dec as follows: k2, skpo, k to last four sts, k2tog, k2
    ? P 1 row
    ? Rep the last two rows once more
    ? Next row: k2, skpo, k to last four sts, k2tog, k2
    ? Next row: p2, p2tog, p to last four sts, p2tog through back loops, p2
    ? Rep the last two rows once more
    ? Cast off rem six sts

    Pocket
    With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on nine sts
    ? Beg with a k row, work in st st until piece meas 3.5cm from cast on edge, ending with WS row
    ? Next row: p1, (k1, p1) to end
    ? Rep the last row once more, this forms moss st
    ? Cast off in moss st

    Strap
    Make an i-cord: With 4mm double pointed needles and yarn B cast on four sts
    ? K one row
    ? Next row: * Without turning the work, and RS facing, slide the sts to the other end of the needle and, pulling the yarn from the left hand side of the sts to the right across the back, k1 tbl, k3 * Rep from * to *, remembering to pull the yarn tightly across the back and always working a k row, until the cord meas 85cm or length required
    ? Cast off

    Button loop
    With 4mm needles and yarn A cast on 14 sts
    ? Cast off

    To make up
    Sew side and bottom edges of pocket to main piece with top edge of pocket approximately 5cm down from cast on edge and side edges approximately 2cm from each side. Fold up the cast on edge of the main piece by approximately 11cm and, with WS together, sew the side seams together with yarn B so that the stitches are visible. Sew ends of strap inside top edges at side seams. Fold button loop in half and sew ends to bottom edge of flap. Sew button to front to correspond with loop.

  • TECHNO PATTERN

    Main piece
    With 4mm needles and yarn B cast on 32 sts
    ? Row 1: (k2, p2) to end
    ? Rep Row 1 until piece meas 14cm from cast on edge
    ? Next row: Eyelet row: (K2, yrn, p2tog) to end
    ? Next row: (k2, p2)
    ? Rep the last row six times more
    ? Cast off in rib

    Cord
    With 4mm double pointed needles and yarn A cast on four sts
    ? K one row
    ? Next row: * Without turning the work, and RS facing, slide the sts to the other end of the needle and, pulling the yarn from the left hand side of the sts to the right across the back, k1 tbl, k3 *
    ? Rep from * to *, remembering to pull the yarn tightly across the back and always working a k row, until the cord meas 34cm
    ? Cast off

    To make up
    Fold the main piece in half lengthways and, with RS together, sew a seam along the bottom and side edges with backstitch. Thread the cord through the eyelets at top, draw up tightly and tie in a knot. Sew a flower button to each end of cord.