Sparkly Holiday Wine Sweater


Sparkly Holiday Wine Sweater

If you're giving spirits during the holidays, make sure to dress up the bottle with the Sparkle Holiday Wine Sweater. This festive knit wine bottle cozy pattern is the perfect way to add a homemade touch to a host or hostess gift. One of the great things about wine cozies is that they make a wonderful gift for a variety of occasions. Knit a few before the holidays begin and you'll never show up to a party empty-handed again.


Knitting Needle Size3 or 3.25 mm, 5 or 3.75 mm, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • RED HEART® Holiday (Art. E759 available in 3.5 oz (100 g), 235 yd (215 m) balls): 1 ball 9040 Red/Silver.
  • Knitting Needles: 3.75mm [US 5] and 3.25 [US 3].
  • Double Pointed Knitting Needles: 3.25 [US 3].
  • Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6].
  • Yarn needle.


GAUGE: 18 sts = 4”; 32 rows = 4” in St st.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.


ch = chain
K = knit
mm = millimeters
P = purl
sc = single crochet
St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows.)
st(s) = stitch (es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
[] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.



With larger needles, cast on 46 sts. Work in St st, begin
Knit row, until 7” from beginning, end Purl row.

Eyelet Row:
K6, [yo] twice, K6, [yo] twice, K22, [yo] twice,
K6, [yo] twice, K6 – 54 sts.
Next Row: P5, [P2tog] twice, P4, [P2tog] twice, P20,
[P2tog] twice, P4, [P2tog] twice, P5 – 46 sts.
Next Row: Knit.
Next Row: Purl. Change to smaller needles.

Row 1 (Right Side): K2, * P2, K2; repeat from * across.
Row 2: P2, * K2, P2; repeat from * across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until 12” from beginning, end Row 1.
Bind off in pattern leaving 18” yarn end. Sew back seam.

Round 1: With right side facing and crochet hook, join yarn in any st at lower edge; ch 1, sc around the bottom; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, work Reverse sc around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

With 2 double pointed needles cast on 5 sts. * K5 but do not turn work, push sts to opposite end of needle, draw yarn firmly behind needle; repeat from * until cord measures 26”. Bind off.

Slip cord through eyelets. Tie knots in ends of cord.

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I made this using vintage Caron Christmas Glitter yarn and it came out just wonderful! Instead of making an I-cord for the tie, I used some shiny green cord and added a small Joy ornament. It fit a regular wine bottle just right.

Can you show a picture of the Lower Edge steps? I don't quite understand.


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