Thistle Water Bottle Cover

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Thistle Water Bottle Cover by Anastacia ZittelBy Anastacia Zittel

Photos: Anastacia Zittel

During the summer, more than any other time of the year, hydration is important, but there’s no reason to settle for a plain water bottle. You can keep it close at hand as well as stylishly insulated with this simple wool water bottle cover!


Difficulty: Easy

Size: 2.5″ x 6.75″ inches, fits 16 oz/1 pint water bottle

Materials:

  • MC: Moda Dea Washable Wool (\[100% superwash wool; 166 yards/152 meters per 100 g skein]: Plum, 30 grams
  • CC: Moda Dea Washable Wool (\[100% superwash wool; 166 yards/152 meters per 100 g skein], Raspberry, 20 grams
  • Size G (4.5 mm) crochet hook

Gauge: After first 5 rounds, circle measures 2.5″ across in single crochet

Note: Water bottle cover is worked in the round & is not turned after each round.

Thistle Water Bottle Cover by Anastacia Zittel

Directions:

With MC, start with a magic loop.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in loop, join with a sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * sc in 1st sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, * sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in BLO in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnds 7-10: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc, changing to CC in last stitch. Do not cut MC.

Rnd 11: With CC, ch 1, sc in ea sc around, join with a sl st to first sc, changing to MC in last stitch. Do not cut CC.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, * sc with MC, sc with CC, rep from * around.

Rnd 13: With CC, ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc, changing to MC in last stitch. Do not cut CC.

Rnds 14-34: Repeat rounds 7-13 three times more, cutting CC after last pattern repeat.

Rnds 35-37: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 38: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc. Rep from * around, ch 1, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 39: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next sc. Rep from * around, join with a sl st to first sc. End off.

Finishing
Weave in ends. With MC, make a chain approximately 20” long (100 chains) or desired length, and thread through eyelets formed in Rnd 31.

About the Designer
Anastacia E. Zittel
Anastacia Zittel loves to crochet, knit, dye yarn, & do a little spinning & embroidery from time to time. She also loves to read fantasy & historical fiction. She enjoys writing about her crafty adventures at Anastacia Knits. She’s been designing seriously since summer, 2010. To see more of her designs visit her shop, and stop by her group for support, CALs, inspiration, and more!

Pattern & images © Anastacia E. Zittel. All rights reserved.

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