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DROPS Extra 0-863 by DROPS Design
"Makes it stay either warm or cold..."
Knitted DROPS Christmas bottle covers in ”Fabel” with Norwegian pattern.
DROPS Extra 0-863
DROPS design: Pattern no fa-191
Yarn group A
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Size: Fits a bottle of 0.75 L (i.e standard wine bottle)

Materials for both bottle covers:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50 g color no 106, red
50 g color no 100, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS FABEL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.00 USD
  • DROPS FABEL LONG PRINT (50g)
    4.70 USD
  • DROPS FABEL SPRAY PRINT (50g)
    4.70 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
PATTERN:
See diagram A-1 and A-2. Pattern is worked in stockinette st.
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BOTTLE COVER:
Cast on 60 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with off white Fabel.
K 1 round, then work 3 rounds rib (= K 1/P 1).
Switch to red and work pattern A-1.
When piece measures approx. 22 cm / 8 3/4'' - adjust so that 2 to 4 rounds with red have been worked after a round with dots - switch to off white again.
K 1 round, then work rib = K 1/P 3.
When 2 rounds with rib have been worked, dec all 3 P sts to 2 P sts by P the first 2 sts tog = 45 sts.
When 2 rounds with K 1/P 2 have been worked, P all 2 P sts tog = 30 sts.
Continue rib with K 1/P 1 until piece measures 30 cm / 11 3/4'' vertically, K 1 round and then loosely bind off.

BOTTLE COVER WITH NORWEGIAN PATTERN:
Cast on 60 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with red Fabel.
K 1 round, then work 3 rounds rib (= K 1/P 1).
K 1 round, then work pattern A-2 over all sts.
When A-2 has been worked a total of 3 times vertically – NOTE: Finish when last round in pattern remains so that the pattern is the same at the top and at the bottom - finish the piece with red as follows: K 2 rounds, then work rib = K 1/P 3.
When 2 rounds with rib have been worked, dec all 3 P sts to 2 P sts by P the first 2 sts tog = 45 sts.
When 2 rounds with K 1/P 2 have been worked, P all 2 P sts tog = 30 sts.
Continue rib with K 1/P 1 until piece measures 30 cm / 11 3/4'' vertically, K 1 round and then loosely bind off.



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red
off white


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