Tropical Tapestry Cosy

Issue: Issue 74

Tropical Tapestry Cosy by Diana Bensted
Find the pattern in issue 74 of Inside Crochet magazine.

Hook this colourful hot water bottle cosy, worked in tapestry crochet.

● DMC Woolly, 100% Merino wool, 50g/125m/136yds
Yarn A: Grey 122 x 2 balls
Yarn B: Teal 077 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Turquoise 074 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Lime 084 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Yellow 094 x 1 ball
Yarn F: Orange 010 x 1 ball
Yarn G: Dark Orange 103 x 1 ball
● 4mm hook
● Yarn needle

You can use any standard DK weight wool or acrylic yarn to achieve a similar effect.

Finished cosy measures 18 x 39cm/ 7 x 15¼in, to fit a hot water bottle 19 x 32cm/7½ x 12½in.

Diana is a crochet teacher, blogger and designer, who enjoys designing patterns that can be completed with as little sewing up as possible! She can be found online at and


Photography © Mavrick Photography / Inside Crochet

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Designer: Diana Bensted

Household: Water Bottle Cosy

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: DK

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  • Van

    Van 5th February 2016 13:10

    I love this pattern and am looking forward to having a go at tapestry crochet.

    Is there a visual for the first couple of lines of the pattern - I seem to have gone wrong and can't figure it out. I've checked the number of stitches (80) which is correct but when I get finish the round it I'm a few stitches out. Has anyone else experienced this? It's my first time with tapestry crochet so its very possible I've done something wrong!

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