by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)
This project has not been tested by Craftbits.com for accuracy.
What you need
2oz (50g) Purple wool
2oz (50g) Mulberry wool
2oz (50g) Lavender wool
1 pair No. 7 needles
1 No.4-00 (ISR) crochet hook
ll.5inch x l0inch (29cm x25.5cm) Tension
8 sts to 1 inch (2.5cm)
Note: Use yarn double throughout.
Using No. 7 needles and 2 strands of purple cast on 65 sts. 1st row (Wrong side) P.
2nd row (Kl, yarnfwd, K4, sll, K2tog, psso-pass slip stitch over, K4, yarnfwd, Kl) 5 times. Rep last 2 rows twice more.
Break off yarn leaving ends to darn in.
Join in 2 strands of mulberry. Rep first and 2nd rows 3 times.
Break off yarn as before.
Join in 2 strands of lavender. Rep first and 2nd rows 3 times. Break off yarn as before.
These 18 rows form the pattern and are rep throughout. Continue in pattern until work measures ll.5in ending with the last row of a color stripe.
Cast off purlwise.
Work as given for back. To make up Press pieces lightly under a damp cloth with a warm iron.
Using No.4-00 (ISR) hook and 2 strands of purple work 1 row of dc round each edge of front and back.
With RightSide of front facing join front and back by working 1 row dc through both thicknesses from front edge down side and to within 1.5 in
of centre on lower edge. Break off yarn. Leave a Sin gap for base of bottle and rejoin yarn finishing lower edge and other side, then complete by working 1 row dc across top of front only making 2 button loops of 3ch each l inch in from either side. Fasten off.
Finish off ends and re-press. Sew buttons to correspond with button loops.
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