Premier® Yarns Starbella® Stripes Drink Cozies

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by Premier® Yarns Design Team

Premier® Yarns Starbella® Stripes Drink Cozies

The Premier® Yarns Starbella® Stripes Bottle and Can Cozies "dress up" cans and bottles very nicely - they are a great gift idea for yourself or anyone on your gift list.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 9 sts x 14 rows = 4 inch in St st using yarn held closed like a tape with larger needles to knit a bottle cozy that measures 7-1/2 inch across and 6 inch high and knit a can cozy that measures 8-1/2 inch across and 3-1/2 inch high. Save time, check your gauge. If the needles listed under supplies do not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Note: Increase sts by knitting in front and back (kfb) of the designated stitch.
  • 2
    Bottle Cozie: With larger needles, using Starbella held closed like a tape, cast on 6 sts. Divide evenly among 3 dpns, pm and join to work in the rnd being careful not to twist sts. Rnd 1: [K2, kfb] twice, k2 – 8 sts. Rnd 2: [K3, kfb] twice, k3 – 10 sts. Rnd 3: [K4, kfb] twice, k4 – 12 sts. Rnd 4: [K5, kfb] twice, k5 – 14 sts. Rnd 5: [K6, kfb] twice, k6 – 16 sts. Rnd 6: [K7, kfb] twice, k7 – 18 sts. Rnds 7-20: Knit. Rnds 21-23: Using Starbella as a ruffle yarn and working through the holes in the mesh portion, with smaller needles, purl. Bind off purlwise. Weave in ends.
  • 3
    Finishing: If desired, cut a 10 inch length of Starbella to use as a tie to bring the ruffle up to the top of the bottle. This can be untied when drinking to allow the ruffle to flair out.
  • 4
    Can Cozie: With larger needles, using Starbella held closed like a tape, cast on 21 sts. Divide evenly among 3 dpns, pm and join to work in the rnd being careful not to twist sts. Rnd 1-3: [K2, p2] to last st, end k1. Rnds 4-10: Using Starbella as a ruffle yarn and working through the holes in the mesh portion, with smaller needles, purl. Rnds 11-13: [K2, p2] to last st, end k1. Bind off all sts. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns® Starbella&#0153 Stripes Yarn Tiebreaker 104767676 (1 skein needed for each cozy)
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Double Point No. 11 (8.0 mm) 7 inch 18 cm 104620026
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Double Point No. 6 (4.25 mm) 7 inch 18 cm 104236676
  • Clover Tapestry Needles Super Jumbo Bent Point Set 2 pc. 104239635
  • Clover Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239483
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