Coke Jackets



Source:  http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2009/09/pink-ladies-on-parade.html

COKE JACKETS

Materials: J. & P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN, 1 ball of Yellow

J. & P. COATS or CLARK’S O.N.T. PEARL COTTON, size 5, 1 ball of Spanish Red.

Steel Crochet Hook No. 3.

The above amount of material will make 2 bottle jackets.

Divide thread into 2 equal parts and use double thread throughout.

BOTTOM . . . Work same as bottom of No. 2190 on page 31 until piece is same diameter as bottom of bottle.

Starting at center of bottom, ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 3rd rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc (an inc). Repeat from * around. 4th rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing as necessary to keep work flat. Repeat last round until piece is same diameter as bottom of glass, having number of sts on rnd divisible by 3.

Then work sl st in each sc around. Break off.

SIDE . . . Ch 22 to measure 3 inches. 1st row: Sc in 4th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Sc in 1st ch-1 sp, * ch 1, sc in next sp. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 1, sc in sp formed by turning chain. Ch 3, turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece fits around bottle. Break off.

CORD FOR LETTERING . . . Cut 3 strands of Pearl Cotton each 1 1/2 yards long. Twist these strands tightly, then double the twisted strands and give them a second twist in the opposite direction. Knot free ends. Wrote “Coke” on a piece of thin paper. Pin this paper in place on Side.

Following the writing, sew Cord through the paper onto Side. Pull end of Cord through to wrong side and fasten securely.

Sew short ends of Side together. Pin one end of Side to outer edge of Bottom. Sew Side in place catching only 1 loop o each sc on Bottom. Attach thread in top edge, work sc evenly around. Join with sl st in 1st sc. Break off.


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