Category Archives: Hot water bottle covers

Warmer than summer

It is often the case that summer in the Highlands requires more in the way of warm and waterproof clothing than it does sun glasses or sunscreen.
Even so I am being a little premature in starting my hot water bottle production line just now:

Made in Scheepjeswol XL in linen stitch on a 6mm hook. The colours are: Blue apatite and Amazonite, Garnet and Corundum ruby, Deep amethyst and Lilac quartz, all with Pink quartzite.

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It is a keeper

There has been a bit of a run on hot water bottles lately (well it is nearly November) so I have got the production line going, and come up with a new colourway:

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Made in Scheepjeswol stonewashed xl in garnet, corundum ruby and pink quartzite on a 6mm hook. I think this one is a keeper.

Neutral territory

I have had a request for a hot water bottle cover in neutral colours and have come up with this:

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Made in linen stitch using Scheepjeswol XL in Brown agate, Yellow jasper and Moonstone on a 6mm hook. To be honest the individual colours are not really to my taste, but I think they work well together, and the linen stitch is always a favourite.

More cuddles

It is still pretty wintry here, and it seemed like a good time to try a different colour-way for my tweed effect hot water bottle cover.
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Made in Scheepjeswol stonewashed XL in black onyx, smokey quartz and moonstone on a 6mm hook. One cover needs 1 ball of each colour. The stitch is my ‘three colour moss stitch’ but I have seen it called ‘linen stitch’ elsewhere. Pattern available on request.

Coorie in

This is a lovely phrase which people use up here meaning to nestle or snuggle in, and it describes exactly what this hot water bottle cover is for.

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It is so soft and snuggly, that I defy anyone not to feel comforted by it’s warm presence.
Made in Scheepjeswol XL in moonstone, deep amethyst and lilac quartz. Using moss stitch and a 6mm hook, it took 1 ball of each colour. No pattern yet – I just started with a hot water bottle and crocheted round it! Let me know if you would like one…