Knit a coffee cup sleeve Are you a Starbucks or Tim Hortons addict? Lessen your impact on the environment by knitting your own personalized coffee cup sleeve out of scraps of worsted weight yarn. By Diana Madill 2008-12-12 00:00:00 Have you made this? Send your picture to feedback AT canadianliving DOT com and we'll post it in our photo gallery!Click to view larger imageMaterials• 5 mm knitting needles• worsted weight yarn• darning needle• scissors• assorted embellishments• regular needle and threadInstructionsCast on 34 sts. K1, p1 for 5 rows.Row 6: K1, p1, increasing one st on each end of needle. (36 sts)Row 7: Knit.Row 8: Purl.Row 9: Knit.Row 10: Purl.Row 11 (RS): Knit, increasing one stitch on each end of needle. (38 sts)Row 12: Purl.Rows 13-17: K1, p1.Row 18 (WS): Cast off loosely in K1, p1.Tie off end.FinishingWith darning needle, sew back seam to form a tube.With regular needle and thread, sew on embellishments or embroider on flowers, snowflakes or other designs with contrasting yarn.