Knit Lantern Cover Pattern

These sweet lantern coverings provide a warm light on cold autumn days. Here we have put together the knitting instructions for you. 

The instructions are suitable for glasses with a diameter of approx. 8 cm. Finished size unstretched: circumference 21 cm, width 6.5 cm) What you  


  • Schachenmayr Merino Extrafine 120 each 50 g in linen (00103) and / or in nature (Fb 00102)
  • Knitting needles 3,0-3,5, auxiliary needle

And this is how it’s done:

Basic pattern: Smooth right = put on right M, knit back rows M on left, cable pattern, see instructions

Knit stitch : With needle size 3.0-3.5 in the cable pattern, 38 stitches and 38-40 rows = 10 x 10 cm

Cast on 24 sts, work in first row, then continue as follows: Work 

sts 4 sts on stockinette sts on stockinette st 5th st: * 3 sts on needle behind knitting piece, knit the following 3 sts on the right, Then knit the M of the needle to the right, repeat from * 
6.-8. R: M stocking stitch 
9. R: knit 3 M right * Add 3 M on cable needle in front of the piece of knitting, knit the following 3 M right, then the M cable needle knitting right, always repeat from *, end with 3 M right , 
Repeat 2 to 9 rounds. 
At a height of about 21 cm, after a 9th row of the braid pattern in the next back row knit all sts left and bind off.

threads sewn and close the knitted piece to the ring, but sew the bottom edge with the Abkettkante together.

Instead of stringing the M in the last row, in the last back row you can also grasp the M of the stop edge on an auxiliary needle and knit 1 sts each of the stop edge together with 1 sts of the left edge and then bind off the sts. 
Continue in the pattern up to a cuff height of 16 cm, end with a back. Bind off all sts in the pattern. 

Abbreviations to the counting pattern
M = stitches 
R = rows

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