Autumnal Striped Hot Water Bottle Cover


Here you final a free knitting pattern for an Autumnal  Striped Hot Water Bottle Cover.  This free knitting pattern is simple to make using only simple colour changes and no intricate shaping.  This free knitting pattern does generate a lot of ends that will require sewing in before the garment is finished, unless they are knitted in as you go along.



4mm Needles Press studs  
Green double knitting yarn
Burnt orange double knitting yarn 
Yellow double knitting yarn. 
Wool Needle for sewing up. 
Needle and thread for sewing on press studs    



Tension 22sts or 30 rows to 10cm, using stocking stitch on 4 mm needles, not critical.    


sts                        Stitches

Pattern:  (make 2 alike)   


Using 4 mm needles and green yarn, cast on 44 sts. 
Working in stocking stitch throughout work colours thus: 
5 rows in green 
1 row burnt orange 
3 rows yellow 
1 row burnt orange 
Continue working this colour sequence in stocking stitch until piece measures 11 inches (28cm) ending with a Purl row. 
Cast off.   

To make up:

Sew in any tail ends.  Stitch up the bottom and sides and sew in loose ends. Mark the press stud positions and sew in place.