Give your water bottle a sporty look.
Approximately 8” around x 9” high (to fit average size water bottle)
1 Ball Berroco Sox (100 grs), #1425 John Moores
1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 2 (2.75 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
1 St marker
30 sts = 4”; 40 rnds = 4” in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
With dpn’s, cast on 60 sts. Divide sts evenly onto 3 needles (20 sts per needle) and join, being careful not to twist sts. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. Work in k2, p2 ribbing for 3/4”.
Eyelet Rnd: * K2, yo, p2 tog, rep from * around – 60 sts. Continue to work in k2, p2 ribbing until piece measures 1 1/2” from beg. Change to St st (k EVERY rnd) and work even until piece measures 8” or desired length from beg.
Shape Bottom: Dec Rnd 1: * K8, k2 tog, rep from * around – 54 sts. Knit 1 rnd.
Dec Rnd 2: * K7, k2 tog, rep from * around – 48 sts. Knit 1 rnd. Continue to dec 6 sts every other rnd 5 times more in this manner, having 1 less st between decs each time – 18 sts.
Next Rnd: * K2 tog, rep from * around – 9 sts. Break off yarn leaving a 10” long end. Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needles. Pull up tightly and secure.
Twisted Cord: Cut two 94” long strands of yarn. Put strands tog and fold in half. Tie ends in a knot. Holding the knot in your hand, slip the loop over a hook and pull tight. Slip a pencil through the knotted end and twist until cord is so tight that it can’t be twisted further and starts to double back on itself. Put 1 finger in center of cord and carefully fold in half, letting 2 ends of cord twist tog. Thread cord in and out through eyelet rnd. Make two 2” pompons and sew 1 to each end of cord.