Water Bottle Holder

Water Bottle Holder
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Enjoy your summer holidays and stay hydrated with this festive and patriotic knit water bottle holder! Use our free knitting pattern to whip up this adorable accessory that you'll be proud to show off for the 4th of July or any patriotic holiday.

Switch to a different color motif and create a water bottle holder to celebrate any occasion or season!I think this would also make an adorable sports drink holder or perfect for packing your water to an outdoor sporting event or game.

*This water bottle holder is designed to fit a standard 16.9 oz water bottle.

Skill level: advanced beginner

Materials: 1 ball of Sugar and Cream cotton in the color way of Americana Ombre
Size 8 dpns
Stitch marker
Yarn needle

Gauge: 4 sts to the inch

Stitches used:
K = knit
P = purl
Inc = knit into the front and the back of the next stitch
SSK = slip slip and knit the 2 together
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together
Icord = Knit the 4 sts on the needle, DO NOT TURN, slide the sts down to the left tip, bring the yarn from the back and knit the 4 sts. Repeat until desired length is reached.
   
Holder:
Cast on 3 sts and divide onto 3 needles.
Round 1: being careful not to twist, inc in each stitch around. (6)
Round 2: inc in each stitch around (12)
Round 3: K in each stitch around.
Round 4: (Inc,K1)  around. (18)
Round 5: K in each stitch around.
Round 6: (inc, K in next 2 sts) repeat around.(24)
Round 7: repeat round 5.
Round 8: (inc, k in next 3 sts) repeat around. (30)
Round 9: repeat round 5.
Round 10: (inc, k in next 4 sts) repeat around. (36)
Round 11- 18: Place a marker at the beginning of round, K in each stitch around slipping marker as you come to it.
Round 19: P in each stitch around.
Round 20: ( Yo,K2tog,) repeat around.
Round 21: repeat round 19.
Rounds 22-24: Repeat round 5.
Rounds 25-30: repeat rounds 19-24.
Rounds 31-35: repeat round 5.

First Strap:
Round 36: SSK, K 14, K2tog, turn, place the remaining 18 sts onto a holder.
Row 37: P across. (16)
Row 38: SSK, K 12, K2tog.(14)
Row 39: repeat row 37.
Row 40: SSK, K 10,K2tog.(12)
Row 41: repeat row 37.
Row 42: SSK, K 8,K2tog. (10)
Row 43: repeat row 37.
Row 44: SSK, K 6, K2tog,(8)
Row 45: repeat row 37.
Row 46: SSK, K4, K2tog. (6)
Row 47: repeat row 37.
Row 48: SSK, K 2, K2tog. (4) do not turn.
Working with remaining 4 sts on the needle. Make an Icord 30 inches long, cast off and weave in ends.

Second Strap:
Place 18 sts from holder onto a needle and pick up yarn, SSK, K 16, K2tog.
Repeat  for first strap starting with row 37.

Finishing it all up!
Weave in all ends and tie both straps into a knot. Enjoy!

 

About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.