The Girls Night Out Champagne and Wine Carrier is the perfect project for any occasion you want to bring a bottle of champagne or wine to – picnics, a night out, dinner at a friend’s house, you name it! It works up in a flash, has a great modern color blocking look, and keeps the bottle safer in transit too!
Recently I was able to get my mitts on some Lion Brand Fettuccini – in other words, premade t-shirt yarn! I love this stuff! Nothing could be faster or more fun to use for a quick project – it calls for a Q hook after all! You should’ve seen me in my local JoAnn Fabrics when I spotted an entire endcap of the stuff… I’m pretty sure the entire store heard my happy squee!
The Girls Night Out Champage and Wine Carrier is my first project with this yarn, and it’s super fun and easy to make – and did I mention fast? So fast! I love this big chunky look, and it’s so stretchy it works for both a standard size wine bottle and the fat bottom champagne bottles. I do love champagne, almost as much as yarn!
This pattern can be worked in any colors of course, and you could even make your own t-shirt yarn. But for this project I chose a shiny silvery white and bold hot pink – just too fun!
Girls Night Out Champagne and Wine Carrier
- US – Q, 15 mm hook
- Any smaller hook (used to weave in ends, as this yarn is too thick for most tapestry and yarn needles)
- 45 yd total Lion Brand Fettuccini (1 skein or 2 partial skeins) (Super Bulky; 11 oz/312 g; 55 yd/50m per skein)
- Gauge: Approximately 3.5″ across after Round 3
- Click on linked sts within pattern for tutorials
- NOTE: From Round 4 to the end you’ll be working in spirals, without joining at the end of the rounds. Place marker (pm) in the first st of each round, moving it up each round as you work.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join with a sl st. (12 sts)
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in the first st, 2 sc in the next st, *sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st; repeat from * around, join with a sl st. (18 sts)
Round 4: Working in BLO, ch 1 and sc in each st around, pm in first st of round, do not join. (18 sts)
Round 5 – 17: Sc in each st around; finish last st of Round 17 with Color B. Break Color A. (18 sts)
Round 18 – 22: Continuing with Color B, sc in each st around. (18 sts)
Round 23: Sc in the first 2 sts, ch 10, skip 5 sts, sc in the next 4 sts, ch 10, skip 5 sts, sc in the last 2 sts. (28 sts)
Round 24: Sc in the first 2 sts, sc 12 in the ch sp, sc in the next 4 sts, sc 12 in the ch sp, sc in the last 2 sts; break yarn and use a smaller hook to create a seamless join to first st of round. Use this hook to “weave” in all other ends.
And that’s all there is to making the Girls Night Out Champagne and Wine Carrier! I can’t wait to see what you all make with this pattern!
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