Hook Hounds H2O to Go, free water bottle carrier crochet pattern.

Look ma!  No hands.  Crochet yourself a cute all the rage cross body strap to hold your water bottle.  But wait, head to the plumbing section of your local Hardware store first.   Pattern uses a plain old fashioned rubber O-ring to attach to the bottle.  How cool is that!

Pattern uses two stitch markers.  I wrote it that way so you can make the strap as short or long as you want.   Just chain away until the desired length.

Small amount Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn
H Hook, 5.00 mm
#27 Rubber O-Ring ~ 1 1/8" X 7/8" X 1/8" Found in Hardware Stores in the Plumbing Section.
*Will fit most water bottles, you can always take the bottle to the store but that is what fit both my 16 oz and 24 oz bottles.
2 Stitch markers

Chain desired length for strap.  ( I chained 145 for a 44" cross body strap and 37 for a 12" wrist strap)

Round 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across to last chain.  Work 3 sc in last chain. Mark first sc made in the 3 sc group.   Now working in free loops of beginning chain, sc in each free loop across to last.  Work 2 sc in last, marking the first sc of the 2 sc group.   Sl st to first sc of round, switch to contrasting color if desired.

Round 2:  Ch 1.   Sc in each sc across to first marked stitch.   2 Sc in marked stitch (remove marker).   3 sc in next sc inserting hook through the stitch indicated and then the O-ring.    2 sc in next sc, sc in each sc across to next marked stitch.  2 Sc in marked stitch (remove marker).   3 sc in next sc inserting hook through the stitch indicated and then the opposite side of the O-ring.  Make sure strap isn't twisted and wrong sides of strap are facing.   O-ring attached.   Sc in same space as first sc of the round.   Finish off and work "No See Finishing" or Invisible join.  Tutorial for "No See Finishing" here.    Weave in ends.

This Pattern is protected by copyright.  Please do not copy and paste, or redistribue in any form.  Even though it is free, it is still my original pattern.   I do appreciate if a link to this site is shared.   I do not mind if you sell finished items, with credit given for design.

From my Hook to Yours,
Carlinda Lewis.


  1. That is a pretty neat idea! I found a water bottle holder earlier this week that I am enjoying right now :D Here is the link if you want to take a look :) http://www.luv2crochet.com/girlswaterbottleholder.pdf

  2. Carlinda,
    This is such an adorable wristlet for a water bottle. Very well written pattern and I learned a new way to finish. I can't even tell where I stopped. I'll post a photo on Ravelry in the next week or so.

  3. Thank so much for this pattern. We are fundraising with the MDA for my son. We are doing our 1st 2 mile hike, and I'm going to try to make these for all the people coming. They are perfect!

    1. Your very welcome James. Good luck with your hike and fundraising and Happy Crocheting!