Basket Weave Baby Bottle Covers

Design By Shannon Marie


Skill Level
Intermediate

Materials
Size C crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
4 ½ oz Yellow Berella Softee Baby Yarn
1 Gerber 4 oz baby bottle
1 Gerber 9 oz baby bottle

Gauge
3 FPDC/BPDC stitches = 1.5"

Pattern Notes
Join rounds with a sl st in first st of row, unless otherwise indicated.

Special Pattern Stitches
Front Post Double Crochet (FPDC)
Yo, insert hook from front to back between the posts of first and second dc, then to front again, between the posts of second and third dc (hook is now positioned horizontally in back of dc to be worked.) Yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook, twice.

Back Post Double Crochet (BPDC):
Yo, insert hook from back to front between the posts of first and second dc, then to back again, between the posts of second and third dc (hook is now positioned horizontally in front of dc to be worked.) Yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook, twice.

Instructions for Small Baby Bottle Pattern:

Rnd 1: Ch 3, sl st in first ch to form ring. Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc (6 sc)

Rnds 2 - 3: Ch 2, hdc in same st as ch 2. 2 hdc in each st around, join with sl st in first hdc. (12 hdc; 24 hdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, hdc in same st as ch 2, hdc in each hdc around. (24 hdc)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first sc. 
(36 sc)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in first and each additional sc around, join with sl st in first sc. (36 sc)

Rnd 7: Working this rnd only in back lps, ch 1, sc in ea sc around (36 sc).

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, dc in each st around (36 dc)

Rnds 9: Ch 3, FPDC in same st as ch 3, FPDC in next 2 dc, *BPDC in next 3 dc, FPDC in next 3 dc* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first FPDC. (16 FPDC, 16 BPDC)

Rnd 10: Ch 3, BPDC in same st as ch 3, BPDC in next 2 FPDC, * FPDC in next 3 BPDC, BPDC in next 3 FPDC *, Repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first BPDC. (16 FPDC, 16 BPDC)

Rnd 11: Ch 3, FPDC in same st as ch 3, FPDC in next to BPDC, *BPDC in next 3 FPDC, FPDC in next 3 BPDC *, Repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first FPDC. (16 FPDC, 16 BPDC)

Rnd 12: Repeat Rnd 10
 

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Rnd 13: Repeat Rnd 11

Rnd 14: Repeat Rnd 10

Rnd 15: Repeat Rnd 11

Rnd 16: Repeat Rnd 10

Rnd 17: Repeat Rnd 11

Rnd 18: Repeat Rnd 10

Rnd 19: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch 1, sc in each dc around, join with sl st in first sc. (36 sc)

Rnd 20: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch , *ch 3, sk next st, sc in next st* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first sc. (18 ch 3 loops)

Rnd 21: Sl st in next ch sp, ch 1, 5 sc in same ch sp, *5 sc in next ch sp* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first sc. Finish Off.

Instructions for Large Baby Bottle:

Follow instructions for small baby bottle 
Rnds 1 - 18.

Rnd 19: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 11.

Rnd 20: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 10.

Rnd 21: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 11.

Rnd 22: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 10.

Rnd 23: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 11.

Rnd 24: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 10.

Rnd 25: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 11.

Rnd 26: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 10.

Rnd 27: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 11.

Rnd 28: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 10.

Rnd 29: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 10.

Rnd 30: Repeat sm cover to Rnd 11.

Rnd 31: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch 1, sc in each dc around, join with sl st in first sc. (36 sc)

Rnd 32: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch , *ch 3, sk next st, sc in next st* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first sc. (18 ch 3 loops)

Rnd 33: Sl st in next ch sp, ch 1, 5 sc in same ch sp, *5 sc in next ch sp* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in first sc. Finish Off

Drawstring:
With "C" hook and Berella baby yarn, ch 2, sc in second ch from hook, turn last st made to left so that back of the sc is facing you, sc in strand on left side of st, * turn last st made to left, sc in parallel strands on left side of st; repeat from * to 16". Fasten Off and weave in ends.

Weave drawstring into spaces on Rnd 20 (for small baby bottle cover) or Rnd 32 (for large baby bottle cover) and tie in place.