Thursday, August 19, 2010

WineLovers Wine Glass Companion


WineLovers Wine Glass Companion

My parents geocache, teach wine tasting and pairing classes, host wine tasting parties and do a bunch of other fun things.

When they told me about the wine glass carriers that they've seen at wine tasting festivals and asked me if I could design a knit one I said yes without thinking about it. Then I sat down with a little bit of yarn and a few hours later I had this!

Using a size 7 needle and worsted weight yarn, cast on 40 stitches.
Knit one row and then join in the round. You can join in the round immediately after casting on, but I am very clever about making everything into a mobieus without that first knit row.

Knit 2 rows.

Next two rounds - K2 P2 around
R3 - k
R4 - ktbl
repeat rounds 3 and 4 three more times
R5 - k1 k2tog k to last three sts, k2tog k1
R6 - ktbl
repeat rounds 5 and 6 once more
Make opening for glass foot - start working flat on all sts
Row 7 - k1 k2tog k to last three sts k2tog k1
R8 - ptbl
repeat rows 7 and 8 until 16 sts total remain
R9 - buttonhole row - k2 bo2 k to end
R10 - ptbl to buttonhole, CO2 ptbl to end
R11 - K
R12 - ptbl
R13 - BO
Neck Cord
Pick up 3 stitches on one top edge of the body
Knit one row
R1 - k1 sl 1 k1
R2 - purl
repeat rows one and two until cord is desired length, then attach opposite the cast on sts
Block on a wine glass and attach button.

3 comments:

Vicky said...

I used your pattern and made one of these for a friend as a gift. She loved it! Thanks for sharing!

Carolyn said...

What does ktbl and ptbl mean? I know the k is knit and the p is purl, but what does tbl mean?

pseudologos said...

nice!

tbl = through back loop