1900 Kindle case

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Opus 1900

Opus 1900

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Lined and moderately protective case for Amazon Kindle in basic Tunisian stitch. It has a full-length closing flap with loops for fastening. For the protection of the Kindle, it has been designed with no metal catch, no magnetic catch, no bulky catch, and no catch to press. It contains two pockets: one for the Kindle; one for a piece of stiffening card for minimal protection of the Kindle’s glass screen.

Note: this case gives minimum protection against daily wear and tear during storage, but will not protect against e.g. being dropped or being crushed by heavy objects.

Size: To fit an Amazon Kindle measuring 7.5 x 5 x 0.25in, or 9 x 12.75 x 0.75cm. Finished item containing Kindle and stiffening card measures approx. 8 x 5.5 x 1in, or 20.25 x 14 x 2.5cm.

Requirements

  • Yarn: 25g (approx 80 yd or 75m) of any DK or 8 ply yarn.
  • Hook: 5mm Tunisian hook. (UK and Canadian size 6 ; US afghan hook size 8)
  • Lining: a quarter-yard or quarter-metre of taffeta lining fabric in contrast colour.
  • Stiffening fabric: a rectangle of iron-on stiffening fabric, approx 32 x 5in, or 81.5 x 12.75cm.
  • Optional extra hook: 5mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker, tape measure, tapestry needle or bodkin, sewing notions, newspaper and pen for making paper pattern, piece of card same size as Kindle, iron.

Gauge

4 basic Tunisian sts per inch, using 5mm hook

Note: this pattern can be adapted to make a Satnav case by casting on 16 sts.

1900 satnav version

1900 satnav version

tags: free tunisian crochet patterns  crochet crocheting opus knitting patterns amazon kindle case tunisian crochet UK Yorkshire patterns

© Linda OCarroll and Mel Browne

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