Monday, May 14, 2012

Coffee Mug Cozy


Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)

Items needed:
- H hook
- worsted weight yarn
- large-eyed plastic needle
- thread
- regular needle

Ch 4, sl st to 1st ch to form ring.
*Note: Do not turn unless indicated to do so.
Round 1: ch 1, 8 sc in ring, sl st to 1st sc. [8 sc]
Round 2: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, 2 sc in each of the remaining sts, sl st to 1st sc. [16 sc]
Round 3: ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * to end, sl st to 1st sc. [24 sc]
Round 4: ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * to end, sl st to 1st sc. [32 sc]
Round 5: ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * to end, sl st to 1st sc. [40 sc]
Round 6: ch 1, sc in same st and each st around, sl st to 1st sc. [40 sc]
Rounds 7-8: repeat round 6. [40 sc]

Row 1: ch 1, turn, sc in same st and next 37 sts. [38 sc]
Rows 2-12: Repeat row 1. [38 sc]

Ch 15, sl st in sc 1 row down. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Place average-sized button on opposite side of cozy, 1 row down, approximately 2 sts in, secure with a good thread, tie in a knot, weave in ends. You can use a larger or even smaller button, just be sure to adjust chs so they can reach over handle and hook around button properly.


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