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Bottle Cover & Tag

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Sensations™ & Yarns: 1 skein Soles & More, gray shades; 1 skein red sock yarn
  • Set of Size 2 double-pointed or circular needles
  • Scissors
  • Vinyl remnant
  • Row markers
  • Optional: Embellish-Knit!™ Automatic Spool-Knitter
GAUGE: 12 sts = 4"; Rows 2-17 = 8" Regular instruction lists begin with 'Directions' in bold, 'Notes' are italicized and each line is double spaced by 2
tags.

DIRECTIONS:

Gray Bottle Cover:
CO 80 sts, dividing evenly onto needles; place marker at begin of rnd. K2, P2 for ribbing for 2". Knit each rnd until cover measures 10" or size to cover bottle. Dec for bottom of bottle: Rnd 1: *SSK, K2, K2tog.* Rep between * to last 2 sts. Knit last 2 sts. Rnd 2: Knit. Rnd 3: *SSK, K2, K2tog.* rep between * to last two sts, K2. Rnd 4: Knit
Rnd 5: *SSK, K2, K2tog. *rep between * to last two sts, K 2. Rnd 6: Knit
Rnd 7: *SSK, K2, K2tog. *rep between * to end. Leave long tail. Thread through sts, pull tight, weave in ends.

Tag: Use 2 strands of red; CO 2 sts. Knit each row. Knit these 2 sts. Inc one st at beginning of each row until there are 20 sts on needle. Work in garter st for 3 rows. Knit 7 sts, yo, Knit 6 sts, yo, knit 7 sts. Knit next 2 rows. BO.
Cut vinyl into shape of finished tag; sew to front. Add message card.

Cord: Make 18" of I-cording. Tie around bottle and slip ends into holes on tag.

Option: Embellish-Knit!™ Automatic Spool-Knitter to make I-cording; follow manufacturer’s directions.

Red Bottle Cover:
CO 72 sts. Work in K4, P2, K4 ribbing for 12" or length of bottle.
Dec for bottom of bottle: Rnd 1 – *SSK, K2, K2tog * Rep between * to end. Rnd 2 Knit.
Rnd 3: Knit 1, *SSK, K2, K2 tog* rep between * to last two sts, K2. Rnd 4: Knit
Rnd 5: Knit 3, *SSK, K2, K2tog*, rep between * to last two sts, K2. Rnd 6: Knit
Rnd 7: Knit 1, *SSK, K2, K2tog*, rep between * to last stitch, K1. Rnd 8 – Knit
Rnd 9: Knit 1, *SSK, K2, K2tog*, rep between * to end of row. Leave long tail.
Thread through remaining sts; pull tightly and weave in ends.

Tag: Make an 18" I-cord to tie around bottle. Make a 2nd 18" I-cord for tag. Roll cord, starting at one end, into circle sewing rounds. When circle is desired size, leave space for hanging onto tie, tack down end. Cut vinyl & sew onto tag. Insert message card.

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