Friday, October 18, 2019

Quick Gift Coffee Cozy (12 Weeks of Gifting Series), Free Crochet Pattern + Video


If you need a VERY fast gift, look no further!  The Quick Gift Coffee Cozy is one of those easy peasy, instant gratification projects, with just simple chains and half double crochet stitches.  Have a bunch of single buttons on hand?  This project is perfect not only for stashbusting yarn, but using up some of your buttons too!

You can make up a set of these for someone, or perhaps wrap it around a cup as shown and put some goodies inside...gift card, tea bags, chocolates, mints, the possibilities are endless!


This project is part of the 12 Weeks of Gifting Series!  Each week from NOW to the end of December, I'll be sharing a new pattern for something that is super easy and super quick to whip up.  We'll be using the same yarn and same hook size for every single project, just switching up the colors a bit.  Many of these projects can be made in just one sitting too!

With the holiday season fast approaching, sometimes it's hard to squeeze in the time needed to make handmade gifts for everyone on your list!  No worries, our 12 Weeks of Gifting Series to the rescue!  Click the link below for the full directory of projects:


Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below for this project too! 



Quick Gift Coffee Cozy
By Jennifer Dickerson

Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:



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Materials:
  • L (8.0 mm) crochet hook 
  • Small amounts of Red Heart Super Saver Chunky (Colors shown are "Gray Heather" "Tea Leaf" and "Buff" colorways)
  • Decorative button (optional)
  • Tapestry Needle 
  • Scissors 
  • Tape Measure

Sizing:
  • 11 inch circumference
  • 3.5 inches tall
  • Cozy as shown fits a 16 oz cup

Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:


Instructions:

Ch 20, then join in the furthest chain from the hook with a slip stitch, being careful not to twist.

 Round 1: Work a hdc into the first chain and each ch around.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Round 2: Ch 2, then work a hdc in the first stitch and in each stitch all the way around.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Repeat round two until cozy is approximately 3.5 inches tall.

Finishing:

Weave in any ends that remain, then sew a decorative button onto the front as shown with a matching piece of yarn, and you're done!


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© Jennifer Dickerson 2019

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