When it’s so cold outside, there’s nothing better than a hot hot water bottle on the couch to get comfortable there. The most beautiful are of course so cozy even knitted covers, such as this example.
That you need:
- Mixed wool of Lana Grossa quality “Alta Moda alpaca” (90% alpaca, 5% wool, 5% polyamide;Barrel length 140 m / 50 g): 50 g in teal Heather, 50 g in green-grey mottled
- Circular needle size 5.5 mm
- Needles size 5.5 |blunt darning needle
- blunt darning needle
Knit in back rows right mesh (re M), in the back rows purl (li M), M knit in rounds (RD).
Half patent in rounds
1st Rd: * 1 M, 1 M li * in the Exchange.
2nd RD: * 1 M re with a cover lift off, 1 M li *.
3. Rd: * 1 M envelope re Tog, 1 M li *.
The sequences between the * constantly repeat. 1st-3rd Rd once knit, then 2nd-3rd series (R) constantly repeat.
From the sidelines that re covered Tog 3rd and last M (1 M lift, 1 M re who overstay slipped M). According to the line 1 M, 2 M re together knit.
Mesh stitch embroidery on
Using the darning needle from back to front below a M cut, which up – and horizontal needle on the right mesh link outmaneuver again behind the left mesh link. Then the needle at the highest point below the stitch to the back.
17 M x 26 R smooth re with needles No. 5.5 = 10 x 10 cm
1 Heather post for the 32 M in petrol front, smooth knit. For the side increases four times every 2 rows on both sides 1 M increase (= 40 STS). The M shut down, and the back just as work.
2. for circular knitting put STS from front and back on the needle and close to the RD (= 80 M), page lines mark. Heather continue after 34 RD from attack in green-grey. 13.5 cm in green-Grey Heather for the upper rounding a total five times in each RD as remove the left described (60 M =). In the next round evenly 8 M take off (= 52 M). Continue knitting with double pointed needles in the half patent. After 16 Rd half patent the STS cast off loosely.
3 Embroider on petrolfarbenem range of points in greenish-Grey Heather in the mesh stitch, embroider Heather with mesh stitch on grey-green Heather field points in petrol.
4 Sew the lower edge and the side curves. The hot water bottle roll and insert it through the hole.