Water Bottle Holder

Crochet, Project #105

I made this item for my local yarn shop’s “One Skein Wonder” contest. It uses just 0.8 oz of cotton worsted yarn, so it was more of a “quarter-skein” project.
Water Bottle Holder

Date completed: 9/11/06

Yarn: 0.8 oz of 4-ply cotton worsted
Lily brand Sugar ’n Cream (100% cotton), ombres & prints, 3 oz/85 g, 150 yd/138 m per ball. Color: Natural Ombre

Crochet Hook: Clover Soft Touch US G-7 (4.5 mm)

Gauge: Not important

Pattern: By CD Cooper, based on these resources:
1) Scallop Flower motif for bottom modified from instructions in The Ultimate Sourcebook of Knitting and Crochet Stitches by Reader’s Digest (page 306)
2) Strap instructions from Anna Kosturova’s “Bikini in a Bag” project in Stitch & Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker (page 189)

Finished size: 8″ around by 6″ tall; holds a 500 ml/16.9 fl oz bottle. Strap is 29″ long

Approximate cost
: $0.60 ($2.19/ball; used 0.8 oz)