Free Pattern Friday: Mermaid Party Wine Sleeve

April 19, 2018 0 Comments

Free Pattern Friday: Mermaid Party Wine Sleeve

Before You Start:

Have you ever had trouble finding the right gift for your crafty friend? We have the answer! Check out this adorable wine koozie which makes a great standalone gift or an even better gift when paired with a nice bottle of wine! The best part about this kit...you can complete it in under 1 hour! 

Purchase the complete kit HERE

Project Details:

Designed By: Team Darn Good Yarn
Skill Level: Beginner
Craft: Knit/Crochet

Materials:

1 Skein of Super Bulky Recycled Silk Yarn
Hook Size: 9 mm/ M-13 Hook (not included)
Needle Size: 9 mm/ US 13 Straight Knitting Needles (not included)
Notions (not included):        
     Scissors

     Tapestry Needle

Knit Instructions:

(crochet instructions are below too)

Abbreviations: 

K: Knit
P: Purl
CO: Cast On
St(s): Stitch(es)

Notes:

This sleeve fits most standard sized wine bottles and beer bombers (750 mls). For smaller bottles, simply reduce the intial CO count and total number of rows. For larger bottles, increase the intial CO count and total number of rows. Please note a second skein is necessary for increasing the sleeve size. 

Not a wine or beer fan? This sleeve is perfect for specialty oils and vases too! 

When seaming the edges together, take gentle care. This yarn does not have a strong tensile strength.

White gauge isn’t critical with this project, each row should be approximately 7 in. wide. CO more or less stitches as necessary to adjust your rows to this width.

Instructions:

CO 18

R1:*K2, P2*. Repeat between *’s until the end of the row.
R2:*P2, K2*. Repeat between *’s until the end of the row.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until project is about 14 inches long. Bind off loosely. 

Fasten and seam long edges together, forming a sleeve. 

Finish with a bow, or if you have left over yarn, you can create an i-cord or braid tie.

Crochet Instructions:

Abbreviations:

Ch: Chain
SC: Single Crochet
St(s): Stitch(es) 

Notes:

This sleeve fits most standard sized wine bottles and beer bombers (750 mls). For smaller bottles, simply reduce the intial CH count and total number of rows. For larger bottles, increase the intial CH count and total number of rows. Please note a second skein is necessary for increasing the sleeve size. 

Not a wine or beer fan? This sleeve is perfect for specialty oils and vases too! 

When seaming the edges together, take gentle care. This yarn does not have a strong tensile strength.

Instructions: 

 CH 15

*SC in the back loop of every ST. 
CH 1 and Turn.*

Repeat steps between *’s for 15 more rows
(16 rows total)

Fasten and seam edges together, forming a tube.

Have Fun Creating :)