This Wine Bottle Sweater makes for the perfect hostess gifts at all of your upcoming holiday parties! Follow along with my free written pattern and video tutorial and make your sweater right along with me.
Hello and welcome back to my blog! Today I am sharing an old blog favorite with refreshed photos and an all new video tutorial! I thought it would be fun to re-share this pattern just in time for the holidays. You can see the old post here.
This wine bottle sweater makes for the perfect hostess gift at your next holiday party. One of my favorite parts about this project is that it knits up pretty quick and like a lot of my projects they look much more complicated than what they really are!
I make a step by step video tutorial so that you can follow along and make your wine bottle sweater right along with me! To make one for yourself, keep on reading below!
Wine Bottle Sweater Video Tutorial
The Wine Bottle Sweater Video Tutorial is geared for intermediate knitters and higher and assumes you already know the following skills:
- Casting on
- knit stitch
- purl stitch
- Binding off
Once you’ve masters the above skills, I’m confident you can tackle this pattern!
Below you’ll find both left and right handed tutorials!
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- 1 ball of your favorite worsted weight acrylic yarn such as Big Twist (shown in Cream) or Red Heart Super Saver
- 5 Double Pointed Needles (DPNs), US size 5 (will need to purchase 2 packs of 4)
- cable needle (or extra DPN)
- yarn needle
- sewing needle
- embroidery floss
- 1 inch wooden buttons
- co – cast on
- k – knit
- p – purl
- kfb – knit in the front and back loops
- C8R – 8 stitch right cable
PATTERN NOTE: “C8R” means 8 stitch cable to the right. To do this, move 4 stitches onto your stitch holder and put behind your working needles, knit 4 and then knit the 4 stitches off of the stitch holder.
Co 8 st on 4 dpn with 2 stitches per needle (making sure you have not twisted your stitches)
Round 1: kfb in every stitch (16)
Round 2: knit in every stitch
Round 3: *kfb, k1; repeat from * to end of round (24)
Round 4: knit in every stitch
Round 5: *kfb, k2; repeat from * to end of round (32)
Round 6: knit in every stitch
Round 7: *kfb, k3; repeat from * to end of round (40)
Round 8: knit in every stitch
Round 9: *kfb, k4; repeat from * to end of round (48)
Round 10: knit in every stitch
Round 11: *kfb, k5; repeat from * to end of round (56)
Round 12: knit in every stitch
Round 13: *k1, p2, C8R, p2, k1, repeat from *3 more times
Round 14: *k1, p2, k8, p2, k1, repeat from * 3 more times
Round 15-19: repeat Round 14
Repeat Rounds 13-19 until entire piece measures 10 ½ inches or desired length for your wine bottle
For the collar, work back and forth in rows by knitting all the way across the row and turning the work once you get to the last stitch. Then, knit your way back.
Row 1: turn work and k1, p1 to end of row, turn work
Row 2: k1, p1
Keep repeating k1, p1 until ribbed collar measures 2 ½ inches
Bind off in 1×1 ribbing and weave in loose ends.
Using photos a guide for placement, stitch on three buttons using embroidery floss and sewing needle.