The Yarnspirations Baby Lookbook has me going gaga for wee projects — there is so much cuteness within its virtual pages, I don’t know where to begin! In the meantime, though I thought I’d use the cross-stitch, floral motif from the gorgeous,Garden Lattice Jumper. as inspiration for a quick, baby-project fix! This bottle cozy will add a bright spot to any diaper bag, and makes for a great, new-mom gift. Make one tonight, and take it to that office, baby shower tomorrow! Here’s how.
- 1 Ball ,Patons Classic Wool Worsted, in color (A) Natural Mix.
- Scraps of ,Patons Classic Wool Worsted in (B) Coral, (C) Aran & (D) Lemongrass
Size U.S. H/8 (5mm) crochet hook — or size needed to obtain gauge.
To fit standard, tall bottle.
Length: 4 1/2″ (11.5 cm)
Circumference: 7 1/2″ (19 cm)
13 hdc x 10 rows = 4″ (10 cm)
1st Row: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in every ch to end. Turn. –24 sts.
2nd Row: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next st and in every st to end. Turn.
Repeat 2nd Row, until piece measures 4 1/2″(11.5 cm).
Fasten off, leaving long tail for seaming.
Using the highlighted portion of the Garden Lattice Jumper. chart as guide and contrasting color scraps B, C, & D, cross-stitch flower onto center of piece.
Seam side ends to form cylinder. Weave in ends.
Slide over bottle.