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Call Me Hydrated – Sensational Water Bottle and Phone Holder

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This sensational DIY water bottle and phone holder will carry your essentials so your hands can be free while you enjoy life outside.

Yarn for this pattern was provided by WeCrochet. All opinions are my own.

Following this free crochet pattern couldn’t be easier, as it includes step by step photos and a video tutorial, in addition to the written pattern. The solid crochet phone pocket clips onto the mesh crochet water bottle carrier so they can be used individually or together. Tuck your ID and debit card in with your phone and you’re set for a great day!

Call Me Hydrated is the July 19th contribution to the 2021 Summer Quickies CAL.

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Call Me Hydrated

Crochet Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Water Bottle and Phone Holder Supplies

Size
Adjustable

Yarn
WeCrochet/Knit Picks Dishie (Regular, Multi, or Twist): (100% Cotton), Size 4 – Medium/Worsted/Aran, (11 wpi), 190 yds / 100 g, (1.9 yds/g)
1 skein (190 yds / 100 g) needed
OR
WeCrochet/Knit Picks Galileo: (50% Merino Wool, 50% Viscose from Bamboo), Size 2 – Fine/Sport, (12 wpi), 131 yds / 50 g, (2.62 yds/g)
2 skeins (262 yds / 100 g) needed

Hook: Knitter’s Pride Dreamz used for samples
4.0 mm (US G/6) for Dishie
or
3.5 mm (US E/4) for Galileo

Gauge: Learn about gauge HERE
Not important in this pattern, just be consistent.

Other supplies
Yarn Needle
2 Removable Stitch Markers
2 Safety Pins

Stitches and Abbreviations: click on highlighted sts for tutorials
ch – chain
pm – place marker
rm – remove marker
rs – right side
rnd – round
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
ws – wrong side
( ) – work step in parentheses in indicated stitch
[ ] – work step in brackets number of times indicated

Getting Started

  • Read through all instructions before beginning.
  • Please note there are several yarns suggested in the supply list. You need 100 grams of EITHER any of the Dishie yarns OR Galileo yarn.
  • Rnd/Row counts are at the end of each Rnd/Row after the period, if the count has changed from the previous Rnd/Row. {count here}
  • Chs and sl sts are not included in Rnd/Row counts unless specified.

Call Me Hydrated Pattern

Bottle Holder

Bottle Holder Bottom & Sides Video Tutorial

If you can’t see this video, try watching it on YouTube HERE.

Bottle Holder Bottom

Work until piece is the size of the bottom of water bottle, then move onto sides. Usually 2.5 – 3” across is a good size.

Rnd 1: Ch 4, sl st in first ch made to form a loop, ch 1, 9 sc in loop, sl st to top of first sc. {9 sc}

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, sl st to top of first sc. {18 sc}

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts] 5 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st, sl st to top of first sc. {24 sc}

Rnd 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 3 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts] 5 times, sl st to top of first sc. {30 sc}

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts] 5 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of last 2 sts, sl st to top of first sc. {36 sc}

Rnd 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 5 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts] 5 times, sl st to top of first sc. {42 sc}

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts] 5 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of last 3 sts, sl st to top of first sc. {48 sc}

Rnd 8: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 7 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts] 5 times, sl st to top of first sc. {54 sc}

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each of first 4 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts] 5 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of last 4 sts, sl st to top of first sc. {60 sc}

Bottle Holder Sides

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 7, [skip 5 sts, sc in next st, ch 7] until 5 sts remain, sl st to top of first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, (4 sc, ch 3, 4 sc) in ch-7 sp, [sc in next sc, (4 sc, ch 3, 4 sc) in ch-7 sp] around, sl st to top of first sc.

Rnd 3: Sl st in each of first 4 sc, sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 1, sc in same ch-3 sp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp] around, sl st to top of first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 5 sc in ch-5 sp, [sc in next sc, 5 sc in next ch-5 sp] around, sl st to top of first sc.

Repeat Rows 1-4 to desired height, being sure to end with a repeat of Row 4.

Fasten off then weave in all ends.

Important: Keep in mind a full water bottle is heavy and will stretch the holder. Test height with a full water bottle and let it pull the holder if possible. If the holder is too long, it will be hard to get to the bottle.

Bottle Holder Strap Video Tutorial

If you can’t see this video, try watching it on YouTube HERE.

Bottle Holder Strap

Leave a long starting and ending yarn tail.
Determine the length needed by using a measuring tape as a strap on your body (or the body of someone else), then add 4”.

Row 1a: Ch 6, insert hook through bottom bump of 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), [insert hook through bottom of next ch, yo, pull up a loop] 4 times (6 loops on hook).

Row 1b: Yo, pull through 1 loop, [yo, pull through 2 loops] 5 times.

Row 2a: Insert hook between vertical bars of second stitch, yo, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), [insert hook between vertical bars of next st, yo, pull up a loop] 4 times (6 loops on hook).

Row 2b: Yo, pull through 1 loop, [yo, pull through 2 loops] 5 times.

Repeat Row 2 until piece is desired length when pulled tight.

Finishing

  • Loop one end of Strap around one side of Bottle Holder, fold the Strap up about 2” and safety pin it to itself, repeat with other end of Strap on other side of Bottle Holder.
  • Test length of Strap with a full water bottle in it. Adjust Strap length as needed, using the safety pins.
  • Use yarn ends from Water Bottle Strap to sew the two ends where they are pinned, remove pins.

Phone Pocket Video Tutorial

If you can’t see this video, try watching it on YouTube HERE.

Phone Pocket

Rnd 1: With 2 strands of yarn, make chains until piece is 1 inch longer than the phone you are using is wide, ch one more, hdc in back loop only of second ch from hook and each remaining ch, rotate piece and hdc in unworked loop of each chain back in the other direction, sl st to top of first hdc made.

Rnd 2: Ch 1 loosely (does not count as a st), pm around loop on hook, hdc in back and third loop of first st, hdc in back and third loop of each remaining st around, sl st to back loop of marked st, remove marker.

Repeat Rnd 2 until pocket is one or two rnds higher than phone.

Fasten off then weave in all ends. 

Finishing

  • Add a jump ring to a lobster clasp, repeat.
  • Lay pocket flat, sl st yarn to one side, ch 10, remove loop from hook, push loop through jump ring, sl st in each of 10 chs, sl st to inside of pocket, fasten off yarn.
  • Repeat last step on other side.
  • Weave in all ends.

Use or give and enjoy!

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