Buttoned Mug Cozy

Are you searching for a quick gift, this buttoned mug cozy could be exactly what you are looking for, add a mug and a sachet of coffee or tea and it makes the perfect present.

It is also a good pattern for you to use up your scraps of yarn. It’s an easy and quick design to make and will add lots of fun to keeping your drink hot for longer, make one or make a set for all your mugs, it’s up to you!

buttoned mug cozy

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Buttoned Mug Cozy                                 CNC13

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sc.       Single Crochet
rpt.     Repeat
sl st.   Slip Stitch

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Size to Fit:  Average size mug

Materials (Makes 6 Cozy’s)
I have used:-
50 grams of King Cole Big Value DK in Colour 1
50 grams of King Cole Big Value DK in Colour 2

an equivalent yarn i.e

1.75oz of Worsted Weight #3 in colors 1 & 2
a suggested yarn for this would be Red Heart Baby Hugs Yarn

5.50mm crochet hook, 1 medium sized button

GAUGE – 4dc and 4 rows measures approx 1 Inch


pair mug cozy

ch11 loosely, work 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1dc in next ch to end. Turn.

Work in back loop of stitch to 38th row.

Pattern Row – ch1, 1dc in each dc to end. Turn.

Fasten off.

Starting with color 2, rpt Pattern Row, changing color every two rows until 38 rows have been worked in all. Turn. (Do more rows for a larger mug)

Work through both loops of stitch from now on.

How to make a clean edge between border and cozy
ch1, sl st in base of ch1, work a sl st in each dc to corner, sl st in each row end down first side of cozy, sl st in each along cast on edge, sl st in each row end up second side of cozy, sl st to first ch1. Turn.

Border (Including Button Loop) – ch1, 1dc in base of ch1, 1dc in each sl st down first side of cozy to corner, 3dc in corner, 1dc in each next 4sl st, ch12, 1dc in each of next 4sl st, 3dc in corner, 1dc in each sl st up second side of cozy to corner, 3dc in corner, 1dc in each sl st to corner, 1dc in corner, sl st to first dc. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in any loose ends and trim off, sew on button to opposite end of mug cozy and to correspond with button loop.

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