Tweed Hot Water Bottle Cosy by Emma Escott
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Tweed Hot Water Bottle Cosy

Crochet
October 2018
both are used in this pattern
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in Row 1 dc, tr, Row 2 tr, dc
5.5 mm (I)
258 - 259 yards (236 - 237 m)
UK
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Yarn:
Yarn A: 1 ball King Cole Big Value Tweed Aran (100% acrylic, 100g/257yds/235m) shade 1751 Berber – 65g used

Yarn B: 1 ball Bergere De France Twiste Aran (52% wool, 48% acrylic, 50g/80m/87yds) shade Rubis Orange – 35g used.

Yarn Alternatives:
Approx. 100g of any aran weight yarn should give similar results.

Hook: 5.5mm (I/9)

Gauge:
13 sts and 11 rows of stitch pattern (dc, tr) to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) using a 5.5mm hook.

Measurements:
Cosy should fit a standard Flashy 2 litre hot water bottle.

Stitches/Abbreviations used:
st(s) - stitch(es)
ch - chain

sl st - slip stitch
dc - double crochet (US = sc)
tr - treble (US = dc)
Special Stitches:

Rtrf – Raised treble front (US = Fpdc – Front post double crochet)

Rtrb – Raised treble back (US = Bpdc – Back post double crochet)

Pattern notes

Pattern is written in UK terms
The texture in this cosy is created by working a double crochet into each treble crochet from the previous row and a treble crochet into each double crochet.

The cosy is worked in two pieces, which are then joined along the sides and bottom. The collar is then worked in rounds along the top of the cosy.

A free version of this pattern is available at www.lululoves.co.uk