Nordic ski sweater hot water bottle cover by Suzie Blackman

Nordic ski sweater hot water bottle cover

March 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
284 yards (260 m)
To fit standard hot water bottle, measuring approx. 20x30cm including spout
This pattern is available for £4.50 GBP
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Hand-dyed yarn and pattern packs are available in two colourways from It’s a Stitch Up

About the pattern

A fairisle hot water bottle cover, inspired by traditional Norwegian sweaters.

The pattern now includes a bonus chart for another traditional Nordic motif, Selburose!

Suitable for intermediate knitters, familiar with fairisle and knitting in the round.

A tutorial for ‘three needle bind-off’ technique is provided here:


  • 4 x 16mm (5/8 inch) buttons

  • 4 smaller anchor buttons (optional)