Charming Cherry Blossom Drink Sleeve/Water Bottle Tote by Lisa Jelle

Charming Cherry Blossom Drink Sleeve/Water Bottle Tote

Crochet
March 2014
#10 Thread
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 5 rows = 2 inches
8.0 mm (L)
5.0 mm (H)
2.25 mm (B)
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Skill Level: Beginner-Experienced Beginner

General Supplies:
• Hook: L (sleeve), H (branches), B (blossoms)
• Yarn: Worsted in main color (sleeve), worsted for branches (Black or brown), small amount of
worsted for buds, #10 crochet or craft thread or embroidery floss in light color (white, cream, light
pink etc)
• Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
• Stitch markers or scraps of yarn to mark rounds

Staining/painting supplies (for included tutorial):
• Permanent markers in colors of choice for blossoms (I use Sharpie brand in light pink and red)
• Rubbing alcohol
• Dropper/Plastic Syringe/Q-tip

Gauge (sleeve w/L hook): 6sc x 5 rows= 2”x2” test swatch

Sizing: finished measurements: approx 3 ½” wide and 3 ½” tall (laying flat). For a smaller size, go down 1 or 2 hook sizes. For larger size go up a hook size.

Abbreviations and stitches required:

LINK TO FREE STAIN/PAINT TUTORIAL: http://www.cre8tioncrochet.com/2014/03/stain-paint-crochet/