November 08, 2012

KEY clothing - urban outfitters

   Cute-ify your keys! These sweet little key holders know how cold it can get. They will make sure you're never locked outside! Slip them on the top of your car or house keys, and avoid all that fumbling on chilly evenings. Cute and practical, knit your own!  If you hate the extra clutter keychains, but still want to add a little personality this is for you! Fancy up your keys! 

You need:
-fabric paint  
-crochet hook                                              
- straight needles 3 mm
(UK 11/US 2½)
- yarn for knitting needles 3mm

k – knit
p – purl
CO – cast on
BO – bind off
m1 – make one
ssk - slip, slip, knit
st st - stockinette stitch
k2tog - knit two together


CO 12 sts
Rows 1-7: st st, start with purl.
Row 8: (k2tog) to the end (6 sts)
Row 9: p
Cut long end of yarn, thread through sts, close with mattress stitch.

Frog’s eyes

Make two.
CO 6 sts:
Row 1: p
Row 2: k
Row 3: bind off
Cut long end of yarn, fold it in the middle and sew to the head.

Ears (cat, lion, pig, bear, chick’s beak)

Make two.
CO 3 sts using white yarn.
Rows 1-3: knit
Row 4: k2tog, k1(2 sts)
Row 6: knit
Row 7: k2tog (1 sts)
Cut long end of yarn, sew to the head.

Nota Bene!

-Knit bunny’s ears longer;
-The clownfish's fin is made from two “ears” sewn together;
-Pig’s muzzle is made from wound crochet chain;
-Make mane to the lion and chick;
-Frog's head: the wrong side also could be right;
-Make a small pom-pom to the hat;
-Use fabric paints to decorate.

Cherry’s leaves

Make two.
CO 3 sts, using green color yarn

Row 1: k (3 sts)

Row 2: k1, m1, k2 (4 sts)

Row 3: k
Row 4: (k1, m1) X 4 (8 sts)

Row 5: k
Row 6: k1, (k1, m1) X 2, k2, (k1, m1) X 2, k1 (12 sts)

Rows 7-9: k (3 rows)

Row 10: k1, k2tog, ssk, k2, k2tog, ssk, k1 (8 sts)

Row 11: k (8 sts)

Row 12: (k2tog) X 4 (4 sts)

Row 13: (k2tog) x2 (2 sts)

Knit an I-cord long about 1 ½ inch. Cut long end of yarn.

This pattern is for personal use, knitting pleasure and fun.You are not permitted to sell whole or part of it.

Another idea: nail polish keys!