Knit Yarn-Covered Frame

Materials

  • Caron Sheep(ish) Yarn: Teal(ish) (0016) and Turquoise(ish) (0017)
  • Flat-front frame, 5”x7”

Tools

  • Knitting needles, US 8 (5mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Clear craft glue

Basic Supplies

foam brush

Directions

Gauge

  • 1. 17 sts x 32 rows = 4” in garter stitch (knit every row).

Frame

  • 1. Make 2 alike pieces.
  • 2. Note: Teal(ish) (A) and Turquoise(ish) (B) throughout.
  • 3. With A, CO 71 sts.
  • 4. Row 1 (RS): Ssk, k to last 2 sts, k2tog. (69 sts)
  • 5. Row 3: With B, ssk, k to 2 sts before marker, ssk, slip marker, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog. (65 sts)
  • 6. Row 4: Knit.
  • 7. Rows 5 and 6: With A, repeat Rows 3-4.
  • 8. Repeat Rows 3-6 until piece measures desired height to fit frame. (Note: Since frames differ, be sure to hold piece up to frame as you knit to get the right height.) BO.

frame

  • 1. Row 2: K 31, place marker, k 38.

Finishing

  • 1. Lay two finished pieces flat with angled edges meeting. Using tapestry needle and yarn, whipstitch together. Weave in ends.
  • 2. Using finger or foam brush, spread layer of glue over front surface of frame.
  • 3. Place knitted frame front on top of frame. Press into place. Let dry using heavy book on top to help weight in place.
by Vickie Howell
Knit Yarn-Covered Frame
Knit Yarn-Covered Frame