Free Mothers Day Pattern - Padded Coathanger Cover

Wardrobe makeover: look after Mum's favourite garments with a matching set of coathanger covers.  Easy to make and great to use, they're gentle on clothes and prevent stretching and damage.

Padded Coathanger Cover

Make over Mum's wardrobe and look after her favourite garments with a range of padded coathanger covers in her favourite complementary shades.


Materials: 1 ball Heirloom Merino Magic 8ply or

                   1 ball Cleckheaton Country 8ply

                   1 pair 4mm knitting needles

                   polyester wadding

                   wooden coathanger: small (30cm) or standard (38cm)

                   1 sewing needle


Size:  to fit small or standard wooden coat hanger


Tension: 22sts to 10cm over stocking stitch



Using 4mm needles, cast on 55 (75) stitches.

1st row : Knit
2nd row : Purl

These two rows form pattern (stocking stitch).
Continue in pattern until work measures 14cm.
Cast off.


To make-up:
Remove hook from hanger.  Pad hanger generously with wadding, catching here and there with a stitch or dab of glue to secure.

Fold knitted cover lengthwise over padded hanger.  Sew bottom and side seams.  Replace hook.

Coat hanger may be decorated with a ribbon bow (as pictured) or other adornment.


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