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Knitted Laptop Covers and Sleeves - Knitting Patterns For Notebooks and Netbooks
The internet is a valuable resource for knitters of all levels of experience these days with a wealth of information on all kinds of knitting topics from stitch tutorials to free knitting patterns for a wide variety of things from mundane sweaters to cool stuff like knitted laptop sleeves. It makes sense then that any serious crafter's laptop computer is never far from their thoughts and it makes even more sense to take your love of knitting and make yourself a knitted laptop bag or woolen laptop sleeve.
A wool knit laptop cover slips over your portable computer when it is not in use and offers protection against scuffs and scrapes which can scratch up the outer case and make it look old and beat up long before its time for a replacement. A thick wool and/or a cable knit laptop sleeve protector offer natural padding to protect the laptop when it is dumped inside a bag.
Laptop sleeves are simple to make and can be easily embellished to suit your personal style. Think about adding some felt flowers or beading on a fun phrase or motif. The are lots of options and you'll have a unique laptop sleeve personalized to you.
The following selection of free laptop cover knitting patterns, which also features a few crochet patterns for laptop covers too, offers up some great ideas to get you started.
Free Laptop Cover Knitting Patterns & Crochet Patterns - Knitted Laptop, Netbook and Notebook Sleeves, Bags and Covers
- Knitted Laptop Cover Knitting Pattern
This two color knitted laptop sleeve is embelished with crocheted flowers but can be adapted to feature whatever decorative embellishments you desrire.
- Crocheted Laptop Sleeve Tutorial
Do you prefer crochet vs knitting? Learn how to make a crocheted laptop sleeve cover for any size laptop with this tutorial.
- Make A Laptop Cozy From An Old Sweater
Not so much a knitting pattern as it is a great way to repurpose an old sweater or pullover into something more useful in the form of a cute new laptop or notebook cover. This will work for any size.
- Felted 12 inch Powerbook Cover
Need a free notebook knitting pattern for a small 12 inch netbook or Powerbook? This felted pattern looks really attractive when made.
- Simple Free Crochet Laptop Sleeve Pattern
This makes a basic crocheted laptop covering using chain stitch, slip stitch and US single crochet stitches. Don't know how these work? No problem, there are links to tutorials on how to do these stitches.
- Felted Laptop Bag Pattern With Pear Motif
This knitted laptop bag holder uses stockinette stitch and felting to produce a really attactive looking knitted bag for laptops or notebook computers.
- Felted Laptop Sleeve For Macbook or 13" Laptops
This is a really cool looking zippered Apple Macbook sleeve pattern with the apple motif running across it.
- Pattern For A Knitted Woolen Laptop Cover
The cabled fabric helps add padding to naturally cushion your laptop again bumps and dings.