Making Arm Chair Covers

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To save the wear and tear on armchairs, it is often helpful to create covers for the armrests and the back of the chair. These can be made using a variety of stitches or by a simple garter stitch.

Cast on 50 stitches.

Knit 5 rows.

Knit 5 stitches, then knit 2, purl 2 across the remaining stitches until the last 5 stitches. Knit the remaining 5 stitches.

Repeat this pattern until the cover is 11 inches long.

Knit 5 rows.

Bind off all the stitches.

Repeat step one for the other arm cover.

Cast on 90 stitches for the back cover.

Knit 5 rows.

Knit 5 stitches, then knit 2, purl 2 across to the last 5 stitches. Knit the remaining 5 stitches.

Repeat this pattern until it is one inch short of the desired length.

Knit 5 rows.

Bind off all stitches.

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