Knitting for home Hot water bottle cover knitting pattern free

Hot water bottle cover knitting pattern free

Hot water bottle cover knitting pattern free



FINISHED SIZES

To fit a hot water bottle 35cm x 22cm (43 1/2in x 8 3/4in)

MATERIALS

Yarn

DMC Myboshi 

2 x 50g balls in Anthracite (shade 195)

2 x 50g balls in Salmon (shade 495)

Needles

1 pair 6mm (UK 4, US 10) needles

Accessories

Stitch markers

Tapestry needle

YARN DETAIL

DMC Myboshi

Chunky weight

70% acrylic, 30% wool

50g/55m (60yds)

Machine wash cold

TENSION

12 sts and 26 rows over garter stitch using 6mm needles to make a 10cm or 4in square

Note: break the yarn when changing yarn colour and weave in ends as you go for a professional finish.

FRONT PIECE

Using Anthracite cast on 25 sts and knit one row.

Row 1 (RS): K1, m1, knit to last st, m1, k1. 27 sts 

Row 2 (and all WS rows unless stated): Knit 

Row 3: As row 1. 29 sts

Row 5: As row 1. 31 sts

Row 7: As row 1. 33 sts

Row 9: K1, m1, k14, k3tog, k14, m1, k1.

Row 10: Knit.

Change to Salmon. Repeat rows 9 and 10 five times. Change to Anthracite. Repeat rows 9 and 10 five times. Change to Salmon. Repeat rows 9 and 10 five times. Change to Anthracite. Repeat rows 9 and 10 three times.

Row 47 (RS): K1, ssk, k12, k3tog, k12, k2tog, k1. 29 sts

Row 48 (and all WS rows unless stated): Knit.

Row 49: K1, ssk, k10, k3tog, k10, k2tog, k1. 25 sts

Row 50: Knit. Change to Salmon.

Row 51: K1, ssk, k8, k3tog, k8, k2tog, k1. 21 sts

Row 53: K1, ssk, k6, k3tog, k6, k2tog, k1. 17 sts 

Row 55: K1, m1, k6, k3tog, k6, m1, k1. 

Row 56: Knit.

Repeat rows 55 and 56 twice more. Change to Anthracite. Repeat rows 55 and 56 twice.

Row 65: K1, ssk, k4, k3tog, k4, k2tog, k1. 13 sts

Row 67: K1, ssk, k2, k3tog, k2, k2tog, k1. 9 sts

Row 69: K1, ssk, k3tog, k2tog, k1. 5 sts

Row 70: Cast off knitwise on WS.

BACK PIECE (LOWER)

Work as for front piece to **.

Do NOT change colour.

Row 51: K1, ssk, k8, k3tog, k8, k2tog, k1. 21 sts

Row 53: K1, ssk, k6, k3tog, k6, k2tog, k1. 17 sts

Row 55: K1, ssk, k4, k3tog, k4, k2tog, k1. 13 sts

Row 57: K1, ssk, k2, k3tog, k2, k2tog, k1. 9 sts

Row 58: Cast off knitwise on WS.

BACK PIECE (TOP)

Using Salmon cast on 25 sts, knit one row.

Row 1 (RS): K1, m1l, k to last st, m1, k1. 27 sts

Row 2 (and all WS rows unless stated): Knit.

Row 3: As row 1. 29 sts

Row 5: As row 1. 31 sts

Row 7: As row 1. 33 sts

Row 9: K1, m1, k14, k3tog, k14, m1, k1.

Row 10: Knit.

Change to Anthracite. Repeat rows 9 and 10 three times.

Row 17 (RS): K1, ssk, k12, k3tog, k12, k2tog, k1. 29 sts

Row 18 (and all WS rows unless stated): Knit.

Row 19: K1, ssk, k10, k3tog, k10, k2tog, k1. 25 sts

Row 20: Knit.

Change to Salmon 

Row 21: K1, ssk, k8, k3tog, k8, k2tog, k1. 21 sts

Row 23: K1, ssk, k6, k3tog, k6, k2tog, k1. 17 sts

Row 25: K1, m1, k6, k3tog, k6, m1, k1.

Row 26: Knit.

Repeat rows 25 and 26 twice more. Change to Anthracite. Repeat rows 25 and 26 twice. 

Row 35: K1, ssk, k4, k3toq, k4, k2toq, k1. 13 sts 

Row 37: K1, ssk, k2, k3tog, k2, k2tog, k1. 9 sts

Row 39: K1, ssk, k3tog, k2tog, k1. 5 sts

Row 40: Cast off knitwise on WS.

MAKING UP

1 Place Front Piece with WS facing down. Lay Back Top Piece with WS facing up on top, then Back Lower Piece with WS facing up.

2 Using Anthracite and back stitch join all edges.

3 Turn right side out and pop in your hot water bottle.