Water Carrier by Melissa Metzbower

Water Carrier

March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in with Cascade Yarns Fixation Spray/Dyed Effect in charter patt unstretched
US 4 - 3.5 mm
280 yards (256 m)
3.5" diameter and 6" tall, not including strap
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $4.89.

Stay hydrated on long hikes with this practical knitted bottle tote. A stretchy mesh knit keeps your bottle secure; a long strap keeps it out of the way. It’s easy to adapt the holder size and strap length for everyone in your family.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 3.5” diameter and 6” tall, not including strap; will stretch to fit a bottle 2.5” in diameter and 8” tall.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Cherub DK (55% nylon, 45% acrylic): #68 desert (beige; A), 1 ball.

Cascade Yarns Fixation Spray/Dyed Effect (98% cotton, 2% spandex): #9893 desert mirage (multi; B), 1 ball.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 38 rnds = 4” with B in charted patt, unstretched; 39 sts and 62 rows = 4” with A in Linen st.

Notes This tote is worked in the round from the bottom up. The strap is worked back and forth in rows.