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Smoothie by DROPS Design
"Delightful bag for your precious phone!"
Felted DROPS cell phone cozy in "Big Delight".
DROPS 143-9
DROPS design: Pattern no db-006
Yarn group C
Measurements before felting: approx. 12 cm/4¾” wide x 20 cm/ 8” high.
Measurements after felting: approx. 9 cm/3½” wide x 12 cm/ 4¾” high.

DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
100 g color no 06, autumn forest
Or some left-over yarn, the cozy weighs approx. 30 g.

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES SIZE 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - for buttonhole loop.


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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here.
Worked back and forth on needle and sewn tog in one side and in the bottom when finished.
Cast on 42 sts on needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Big Delight. Work in stockinette back and forth for 20 cm/ 8” (if your cell phone is taller than 12 cm/ 4¾”, adjust by working 1.5 cm/ ½” more for every cm 3/8” your phone is taller).
On the next row from RS, bind off the first 21 sts = 21 sts remain on needle. Continue with the lid.

Work 5 rows in stockinette back and forth over the 21 sts. On next row (= RS), dec 1 st at beg and end of row by K2 tog after the first st and before the last st.
Repeat dec every RS row until 5 sts remain on needle, work 1 row over these sts, then bind off. Cut the yarn, leave approx. 45 cm / 18” - work buttonhole loop with this strand later.

Insert hook at the edge of lid where bind off yarn is, pull yarn through piece to make a loop on hook.
Then ch 10, fasten with 1 sl st in the other side at the edge of lid. Pull yarn through loop, cut and fasten.

Fold cozy double and sew it tog at the bottom and in one side, sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.

Place the cell phone cozy in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and optical bleach. Wash warm at 40C/104F with normal spin but no pre-wash.
After wash shape the cozy to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat. Put the cell phone in the cozy to adjust the size.
At subsequent wash, wash the cozy at regular wool program.

Sew on button to match the buttonhole loop.

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