With (A) Cast on 24 stitches.
Row 1 k
Row 2 and all even rows, purl.
Row 3 Knit into the front and back of the first stitch (K1fb),
knit until there is one stitch remaining, K1fb - 26 stitches.
Row 4 Purl
Row 5 Knit into the front and back of the first stitch (K1fb),
knit until there is one stitch remaining, K1fb - 28 stitches.
Row 6 Purl
Row 7 Knit 4, change to (B) K20, change to A (we used the yarn
from the other end of the skein), K4.
Row 8 Purl 4, change to (B), P20, change to A, P4
Continue until piece measures 8.5 inches, ending on a purl row.
Next row, Knit 2 together (k2tog) and continue with A across
until two stitches remain K2tog - 26 stitches
Next row, purl.
Next row K2tog, knit until there are 2 stitches remaining,
Bind off all stitches, weave in ends.
Sew bottom and side edges together, leaving final edge open.
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces
of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular
setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and pull into shape.
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When the case is done, press with a steam iron (if necessary) to flatten and