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Aran Hot-Water Bottle Cover

This cabled cover is soft, cozy, and easy to knit.

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Hot-water bottle covers are the surprising home accessory du jour. Lightly felted, this cabled version makes for a creative get-well gift. It is worked in the round from the bottom up to the neck, which opens wide to make it easy to put the hot-water bottle inside.
Finished Size: About 7 1/2" (19 cm) wide and 10" (25.5 cm) tall, excluding "neck." To fit a 2-quart (1.89 liter) water bottle.
Yarn: S. R. Kertzer Naturally Cafe (42% wool, 28% alpaca, 26% mohair, 4% nylon; 84 yd [77 m]/50 g): #710 natural, 3 balls.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 22 sts and 31 rows = 4" (10 cm) in k1, p1 rib.
Needles: Body—Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" (40-cm) circular (cir) and set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Collar overlap—Size 6 (4.0 mm): Set of 4 dpn. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2002

SKU: EP1172

Author/Speaker/Editor: Ann Budd

Format: eProject

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