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Vst Water Bottle Cover

Image of Vst Water Bottle Cover Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This quick and easy water bottle cover is just the thing you need to make carrying your water bottle easier when you are hiking, biking or on your daily walk. It can be easily adjusted to fit any size water bottle you may be using.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight cotton yarn in any color. Use your favorite brand.
Size G/6 4&188;mm aluminum crochet hook
1 pony bead of a matching or corresponding color
Plastic Water Bottle 3" diameter
Yarn Needle

Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: 4dc=1"
Finished Size: 7" x 4¾" flattened out
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: Ch4, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. Work 13 dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. 2dc, in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch1, sc in same st as slst. Sc in next st. *2sc in next st. Sc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 4: Ch4, dc in same st as slst. Sk next 2 sts. *Dc, ch1, dc in next st. (vst made) Sk 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4.

RND 5-13: Slst into the first ch1 sp. Ch4, dc in same sp. Vst in each ch1 sp around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4.

NOTE: If you need to make the cover longer to accommodate your water bottle, just add a few rows here. If you need to make it shorter just don't do as many.

Last RND: This is the casing for the draw string. Count each dc and each ch1 sp as a st. Ch4. *Sk next st. Dc in next st. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4. Fasten off, weave ends into back of work.

Draw String: Ch100. Fasten off. Weave through Last RND. Poke both ends through pony bead. Tie ends together using a square knot. Trim to within ¼" of knot. Slip cover on to bottle. Tighten up drawstring around neck of bottle. Move bead to the bottle to keep the drawstring tight.

Design written on Monday, July 30, 2001. Copyright ©2001 By Julie A. Bolduc p125012

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