Three Cheers by Louise Zass-Bangham
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Three Cheers

Knitting
November 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch/Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 yards (201 m)
To fit wine bottle or similar. Base 10cm/4" square. Height 30cm/12" to opening, 40cm/16" to top of handle.
This pattern is available for free.

This pattern was designed for knitting charity p/hop, which supports Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders. Please donate what you can through p/hop. Happy Knitting!

Let’s hear Three Cheers…

Hooray for your loved ones! Show your appreciation in yarn, of course. This bottle bag holds a regular bottle of wine, or up to two gorgeous skeins, for a perfect knitter’s gift. Ideal for a Thanksgiving hostess gift.

Hooray for knitting! Make a strong and re-useable bag. Use up your scraps and have some fun knitting. You can re-use the bag yourself, or send it out into the world as part of your gift. It will spread knitterly love, wherever it goes.

Hooray for Médecins sans Frontières! Please spread more love by donating the price of this pattern to MSF. Donate now through the MSF knitting charity p/hop; that’s Pennies per Hour Of knitting Pleasure.

The bag is knit all in one piece, with no seaming. If made in wool, as shown, the finished bag can be fulled (slightly felted) by giving it a rub in hot soapy water. It’s an easy intermediate knit.

Size
To fit regular wine bottle. Easily adjustable.
Base 10cm/4” square.
Height 30cm/12” to opening, 40cm/16” to top of handle.

Materials
Worsted wool, 200m/220yds per 100g, 1 x skein.
Make sure wool is NOT superwash.
4.5mm/US 7 needles for working in the round - set 5 dpns or circulars with min 80cm/32” cable for magic loop.
Stitch markers
Spare needle for 3-needle bind-off OR a tapestry needle to graft handle.

Tension
Gauge 20 sts to 10cm/4” over Stocking Stitch (Stockinette).

Let’s spread more love this festive season. Please make a re-useable bag and/or donate to Médecins sans Frontières through P/HOP - Pennies per Hour of knitting Pleasure.

Thank you: Akshata for tech editing, Kate & Dora for testing, Larissa at p/hop.