Thursday, February 6, 2014

Knit Can Cozy

I knit a cover for a large can. I used a black worsted weight yarn along with a ladder or railroad track type of yarn held together.
I have made quilted can cozies before, but I wanted to knit one this time.
I used a black yarn and a rainbow colored ladder yarn held together. Up close this yarn looks more like charcoal, but it is really black.

I cut a hole in the plastic lid so that I could use it as a yarn holder to while I knit.
Put a ball or skein of yarn into the can...
...snap the lid in place and now the ball of yarn won't roll around the floor as I knit.
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8 comments:

  1. Nice cover, and a brilliant idea. :-) Thank you.

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  2. Hi Daryl, I love that you transformed your can cozy into a place for a ball of yarn. its very practical because you can take the lid off, you might want to add a thin slit in the lid so if you wanted you could take a project out while its still on the needles.. the yarn is very festive. great job
    tara

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  3. I like your can, that's a good idea.
    Love the yarn! Thanks for sharing :)
    Marisa

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  4. Fabulous upcycle and project. Your yarn combo is lovely. Knitting Bliss...

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  5. Thats a good idea and the yarn is so pretty.

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  6. Ha what a clever idea Daryl, I'm loving it:)

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  7. What a GREAT idea and so, so cute!!!!! I've got to make one :)

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