Nordic ski sweater hot water bottle cover

By Suzie Blackman

A fair isle hot water bottle cover, based on a traditional Norwegian sweater design.

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Published 11 March 2012
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Nordic Ski Sweater Hot Water Bottle Covers in black/grey/red and white/grey/red

The original Marius® © motif was designed by Unn Søiland in Norway in 1953, and it is protected by copyright.

This pattern is suitable for intermediate to advanced knitters, familiar with fair isle and knitting in the round.

Please see our photo-tutorial for ‘three needle bind-off’ technique.

The pattern now includes a new, bonus chart featuring another traditional Nordic motif, ‘Selburose’.

Pattern information

Size

To fit standard hot water bottle, measuring approx. 20 x 30 cm including spout.

Yarn

Awesome Aran - Nordic pack

Awesome Aran – Nordic pack

Use our hand-dyed Awesome Aran 3 x 100g skein Nordic pack, for the traditional blue, red and white colour scheme.

Main colour 1: 80 metres (90 yards) (upper and lower section)
Main colour 2: 80 meters (90 yarns) (central band)
Contrast colour: 100 meters (110 yards) (contrast colour work, button band and neck)

3 x 100g skeins of Cascade 220 will make two hot water bottle covers.

Needles & equipment

  • 4 mm circular needle
  • 5 mm circular needle
  • Ruler or measuring tape
  • 4 x 16 mm (5/8 inch) buttons
  • 4 small anchor buttons (optional)

Blocked tension (gauge)

22 stitches and 25 rows over 10 cm (4 inches) in stocking (stockingette) stitch fairisle pattern on 5 mm needles.

Read about the Marius story at www.marius.no. The original Marius® © motif was designed by Unn Søiland in Norway in 1953, and it is protected by copyright.

The original Marius® © motif was designed by Unn Søiland in Norway in 1953, and it is protected by copyright.


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