Stay hydrated by bringing your water with you in this cute crochet water bottle holder. The Growing Vines water bottle holder pattern is written so you can make it for most water bottle sizes.
Below you will find the complete pattern and instructional photos for this Growing Vines Crochet Water Bottle Holder pattern. You will also find all the materials, stitches, gauges, video tutorials, and sizing information.
Crochet Water Bottle Holder
Here in the desert, it is important to stay hydrated, but it can be hard when you don’t have a good way to carry around your water bottle. So this crochet water botter holder can be made to be carried over your shoulder, put on your belt, or use a carabiner to attach it to a purse or backpack. With this little bottle holder, you can always have your water with you.
Yarn Substitution + Different Size Water Bottles
For this pattern, I used a size 4 (worsted weight) cotton yarn. You could use any yarn to make this water bottle. For larger yarns, you will just work fewer rows (instructions in the pattern) or for a smaller yarn, you will need to work more rows. You can also use a different type of yarn but I prefer cotton because it stretches less.
As you can see in the photos, this pattern can be adjusted to fit different size water bottles. I crocheted a bottle holder for a S’Well 25 oz bottle and a larger Nalgene style water bottle that is 32 ozs.
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Growing Vines Crochet Water Bottle Holder
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1.8-2.7 oz or 86-129 yds of Yarnspirations Sugar and Cream Cotton (Size 4 Yarn)
Size H 5mm Crochet Hook
2″ Carabiner (Optional)
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Stitches and Abbreviations
CH – Chain
HDC – Double Crochet
SLST – Slip Stitch
ST(s) – Stitch(es)
MC – Magic Circle (Video Tutorial)
Gauge and Size
Gauge: 4 HDC X 3 Rows = 1 inch
S’Well 25 oz Water Bottle Holder – 8 inches tall and 3 inches in diameter.
Larger Water Bottle Holder – 7.5 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter.
Special Half Double Crochet Stitch Pattern:
In this pattern, we will be working a half double crochet increase or 2 half double crochet stitches into the same stitch. In the next row, we will work another 2 half double crochet, but we will work them into the space in between the stitches of the previous increase. You can see this in the photo below. It creates a very pretty stitch pattern.
Crochet Water Bottle Holder Video Tutorial
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Growing Vines Crochet Water Bottle Holder
-Written in US terms.
– I do not count my CH1, turning chain, as a stitch.
– The base is written so that you can work this pattern for many different sizes of bottles. Just work the number of rows you need to make a circle that is just slightly smaller than the base of the bottle.
Bottle Holder Base
Row 1: Work 10 HDC in a Magic Circle. SLST to first HDC. (10)
Alternate Row 1: CH3, Work 10 HDC into 3rd CH from Hook, SLST to first HDC. (10)
Row 2: CH1, *Work 2 HDC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 10 times. SLST to first HDC. (20)
Row 3: CH1, *HDC in next ST, Work 2 HDC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 10 times. SLST to first HDC. (30)
Note: For the S’well bottle stop after row 3 then continue on to the side rows.
Row 4: CH1, *HDC in next 2 STs, Work 2 HDC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 10 times. SLST to first HDC. (40)
Note: For the larger bottle stop after row 4 then continue on to the side rows. I have included a 5th row in case your water bottle is larger than the two I used.
Row 5: CH1, *HDC in next 3 STs, Work 2 HDC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 10 times. SLST to first HDC. (50)
Do not fasten off. Continue on to the side rows.
Water Bottle Holder Side Rows
Side Row 1: CH1, *Work 2HDC into next ST, Skip a ST,* repeat from *to* all the way around the row. SLST to first HDC. (Stitch count will match the last rows stitch count.)
Side Row 2: CH1, *Work 2 HDC between the 2 HDC of the previous row* repeat from *to* all the way around the row. SLST to first HDC.
Repeat row 2 until your water bottle holder is a tall as you would like it for your water bottle. For a 25 oz S’well bottle work Side Row 2 a total of 24 times. For the larger water bottle, work Side Row 2 a total of 20 times. Feel free to adjust the number of rows to match your water bottle.
Last Side Row: CH1, HDC in each ST around. SLST to first HDC.
Fasten off and leave a yarn end long enough to help sew the strap onto the crochet water bottle holder.
Long Water Bottle Carrier Strap
Row 1: HDC in the 2nd Ch from hook. HDC in next 99 CH. (100)
Rows 2-4: CH1, turn, HDC in next 100 STs. (100)
Fasten off leaving a long yarn end to sew to the water bottle carrier. Sew one end of the strap to each side of the water bottle holder using a whip stitch. Weave in your ends.
Short or Belt Water Bottle Carrier Strap
Row 1: HDC in the 2nd Ch from hook. HDC in next 8 CH. (9)
Rows 2-3: CH1, turn, HDC in next 9 STs. (9)
Fasten off leaving a long yarn end to sew to the water bottle carrier. Sew one end to the top of the water bottle carrier with a whip stitch and the other end down the side of the bottle like it shows in the picture. Weave in your ends.
Now your Growing Vines Crochet Water Bottle Holder is complete and ready to be enjoyed. They work up fast and make a great gift.
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