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
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.
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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