Happy Holiday Turtleneck Bottle Cozy
Package your Christmas gift for the hostess in this Happy Holiday Turtleneck Bottle Cozy from Red Heart Yarn. This would also be the perfect addition to any wine related gifts, along with a nice bottle opener and some cheese and crackers.
Find more festive holiday patterns in Red Heart's special eBook, Jolly Holidays: 15 Free Knit and Crochet Gifts and Holiday Projects.
- Red Heart® Holiday Art. E759 available in 3.5 oz (100 g), 235 yd (215 m) balls.: 1 ball 9040 Red/Silver
- Knitting needles: 3.75mm [US 5] and 3.25 [US 3]
- Double pointed knitting needles: 3.25 [US 3]
- Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6]
GAUGE: 18 sts = 4”; 32 rows = 4” in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
With larger needles, cast on 46 sts. Work in St st, begin Knit row, until 7” from beginning, end Purl row.
Eyelet Row: K6, [yo] twice, K6, [yo] twice, K22, [yo] twice, K6, [yo] twice, K6 – 54 sts.
Next Row: P5, [P2tog] twice, P4, [P2tog] twice, P20, [P2tog] twice, P4, [P2tog] twice, P5 – 46 sts.
Next Row: Knit.
Next Row: Purl. Change to smaller needles.
Row 1 (Right Side): K2, * P2, K2; repeat from * across.
Row 2: P2, * K2, P2; repeat from * across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until 12” from beginning, end Row 1.
Bind off in pattern leaving 18” yarn end. Sew back seam.
Round 1: With right side facing and crochet hook, join yarn in any st at lower edge; ch 1, sc around the bottom; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, work Reverse sc around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
With 2 double pointed needles cast on 5 sts. * K5 but do not turn work, push sts to opposite end of needle, draw yarn firmly behind needle; repeat from * until cord measures 26”. Bind off.
- Slip cord through eyelets. Tie knots in ends of cord.