How to Knit a Hot Water Bottle Cover

Our favorite partner on the couch? Of course a hot-water bottle! Here we have hidden it in an even knitted sleeve. The manual can be found further down in the text.

That you need:

  • Rowan “pure wool superwash dk”
    150 g in snow FB 012
    50 g in Flint FB 105
    50 g in aqua FB 116
  • Circular knitting needles size 3.5 and 4
  • 3 buttons

And here’s how:

Knitting Tension
Comply with needle size 4 with smooth right 22 stitches and
30 rows of 10 x 10 cm.

Manual

Front
35 M with ND No. 4 and FB A Conn. Start with a Rechtsr and continuously stockinette. 1 R str, end up with a right side rows.
Increase in the next 8 R on both sides each 1 M 51 M =. *.
More str 42 R, ending with a row.
Next round (yos): 8 M left, (1 STS, 7 M left) 5 x str, 1 STS, 8 M left = 57 M.
Start with R 1 of the Zählmusters and the 19 M of the pattern repeat continuously smooth right in Norwegian technology str, ending with a row.
Cut the threads of the spot colors and only with FB A further str.
Next round (yos): 7 M left, (2 M left along str, 6 M left) 5 x str, 2 M left along str, 8 M left = 51 STS.
Start with a Rechtsr and 5 rounds of stockinette str, ending with a row.
Take off in the next 5 R on both sides each 1 M, ending with a callback = 41 STS.
At the beginning of each 3 M cast off next 6 rows, ending with a callback. The remaining 23 STS cast off.

Lower Back
As str as the front, indicated by *.
More 41 R stockinette str, end with a callback.
Go to the ND No. 3.5 next R (row): 3 M left, * 3 M, 3 M, left, of * retype until the end. Next R: 3 M right, * 3 M left, 3 M right, by * retype until the end.
The two R form the rib pattern, another 6 rows in pattern str, end with a callback.
Cast off all STS in pattern.

Upper Back
Cast on 51 STS with ND size 3.5.
4 R specified in rib pattern str, as well as the lower back, ending with a callback.
R 5 (row): 6 M in the pattern (2 M left along str, 1 envelope, 16 STS in the pattern) 2 x str, 2 M left along str, 1 yo, 7 M in the pattern.
More str 3 R in the pattern, ending with a callback.
Go to the ND No. 4. Start with a Rechtsr and continuously smooth right on str.
Str, end up with a row of 19 R.
The upper back as further str specified as the front off *.

Completion
Place all parts on a soft surface, cover with a damp cloth and allow to dry. Close rounding back and front on the upper li.
For the upper rib right ND No. 3.5 and fbe A from the cast-off edge of the upper back 23 STS and right after that record str, from the cast-off edge of the upper front of 23 M and right str = 46 STS.
R 1 (yos): 2 M right, * 2 M left, 2 M right of * retype until the end.
R 2: 2 M left, * 2 M right, 2 M left of * retype until the end.
The two R form the rib pattern and be continually repeated until a rib height of 8 cm. change to needle size 4 mm and continue in pattern str to a rib height of 16 cm, ending with a callback. Cast off all STS in pattern
The upper back lay on the lower back, the two cuffs should be facing. Sew back and front on the outer edges, the cast-off edge of the upper rib remains open. Sew upper rib on the top 9 cm from the other side, because it is folded outwards. Sew on the buttons.