Protect your laptop with a pretty lace stitch sleeve that works up quick as a wink! Adorn with a pop-art flower for a cute accessory that’s sure to get compliments wherever you go.
V-Stitch Laptop Sleeve
Can be made to fit any laptop. Sleeve is designed to stretch slightly to fit.
About 175 yds./160 m main color worsted-weight yarn
Small amounts three contrasting colors for flower
G (4.00mm) hook
Gauge is not important
Rnd 1:With main color, ch a multiple of 4 + 7 stitches to make a chain as long as longest side of laptop without stretching (I chained 47 for my 15” laptop), 3 sc in second ch from hook, sc in each ch across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; working on opposite side of starting ch, sc in each st across, join with sl st in first sc. Number of stitches should be divisible by 3.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join.
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next st and in each st around, join with sl st in top of ch 3.
Rnd 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), dc in same st—beginning V-stitch made, skip next 2 sts, * (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st—V-stitch made, skip next 2 st; repeat from * around, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-4.
Rnd 5: Sl st into center of beginning V-stitch, ch 4, dc in same st, (V-stitch in next V-stitch) around, join.
Repeat round 5 until piece almost fits laptop.
Last rnd: Ch 3, dc in each ch-1 sp and in each dc around, join. Fasten off.
Rnd 1: With first contrasting color, ch 5, join with sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), (dc, ch 1) 9 times in ring, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-4. Fasten off. (10 dc and 10 ch-1 sps)
Rnd 2: Join second color with sl st in any ch-1 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch 3), (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) around, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-6.
Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, 5 sc in each ch-3 sp around, join. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: Join third color with sc in first sc of any 5-sc group, (ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 7, skip next 5 sc, sc in next sc) around ending with join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 5: Sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, 11 dc in next ch-7 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, 11 dc in next ch-7 sp) around, join. Fasten off.
Sew flower to laptop sleeve as shown in photo.