Need a gift idea? Knit some for co-workers and friends, even if they are not Irish. Basic knit stitch and an easy beading technique combine to make this cup sleeve quick and fun.
Go Green with this cute beaded shamrock cup cozy to celebrate luck and laughter in the Irish tradition. Forego cardboard sleeves at your local coffee shop and use instead this attractive beaded cup huggie to turn plain coffee into a no-added-calorie, non-alcoholic way of making "Irish coffee".
Skill Level: Easy
For Size: 2.5" wide by 7" circumference un-stretched (garter stitch will stretch to fit a wide range of cup sizes)
30 yds of a Fingering Weight Yarn
Gauge: 7.5 sts per inch over beaded garter stitch
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 1 (2.25mm) Needles; and a needles 2 or 3 sizes larger for bind-off
You Will Also Need:
243 size 8/0 (3mm) beads (approx. 7g), and a bead stringing needle or nylon dental floss threader
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