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Hot Water Bottle Cozy

Knitting
October 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
to fit a standard hot water bottle
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Like rooibos tea or steamed milk before bed, a hot water bottle quickly becomes a ritual. Jennifer Evans designed this pretty, practical cozy that knits up in a trice. Fill your cheerful red rubber bottle with very hot tap water, tuck it between your sheets and turn the thermostat down. No more cold toes! And wouldn’t it make a thoughtful gift?


FINISHED SIZE
Approx. 17” / 43cm around x 11” / 28cm long to base of neck; to fit a standard hot water bottle.

YARN
Shown in purple: 2 skeins Rowan Kid Classic (153 yds / 140m each), Color 841.
Shown in natural stripes: 1 skein Cascade Eco Duo (197 yds / 180m), Color 1711.
Or approx. 195 yds / 178m of an equivalent soft, cozy worsted-weight yarn.

NEEDLES
US 7 (4.5mm) 16” / 40cm circular, or size to obtain gauge.