Knit Yoga Mat Carrier

Knit Yoga Mat Carrier
Knit Yoga Mat Carrier - Knitting Pattern
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This unique and very cute Knit Yoga mat carrier will make an excellent gift for yourself or a yoga buddy!  Yoga enthusiasts will love the home-made look and feel of this carrier.  This is a fairly easy knitting pattern to construct. However, you will need to know how to crochet as well, as it has a SC stitch edging around the carrier.  Such a fun Idea! Have fun with this one.

Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate (Depending on your skill level of both knitting and crochet)

Materials: Caron Simply Soft Yarn: Heather Grey and Lilac, Size 5mm Knitting needle, and Size H Crochet hook. Four Buttons of choice

Terms:

K = Knit

P = purl

Ktog = knit 2 together

YO = yarn over

SC = Single Crochet

 

Instructions:

With Heather Grey:

Cast on 30 STS

Row 1: K across

Row 2: P across

Row 3-140: Rep Rows 1 and 2

 

Row 141: K across, cast on additional 30 sts

Row 142 P across

Row 143-194: rep rows 1 and 2

 

Row 195: cast off 30 sts, K 30 sts.

Row 196: P across

Row 197-324: rep Rows 1-2

 

Row 325: K8, K2tog, YO, K10, YO, K2tog, K8

Row 326: P

Row 327-332: rep Row 1 and 2

Row 333: rep Row 325

Row 334-338: rep Rows 1 and 2

Cast off

*If your work is curling on you, you will want to block your project.

yoga carrier 1

With Lilac Yarn

With knit side facing you, attach yarn to and outside edge and SC around the project, 3 SC in corner sps. Have fun!!

Sew on your buttons.

Optional decorate strap with flower appliqués.

yoga carrier 2

How to use your carrier

  1. Lay out the carrier out on the floor with wrong side facing up.
  2. Roll up your mat and place on the middle section perpendicular to your yoga carrier.
  3. Take long straps and wrap them once around your mat and button your straps together.

yoga carrier 3

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About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight