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Free crochet pattern
Simple Mug Cozy

UK - Aus etc. Format

WS.        Wrong Side
RS.         Right Side
st.           Stitch(es)
dc.          Double Crochet
htr.         Half Treble Crochet
tr.           Treble Crochet
rpt.         Repeat
ss.          Slip Stitch

DNT.   Do not Turn

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Crab Stitch.
Working from left to right, work dc backwards.

Size to fit approx:- Average mug, but you can adjust to fit  

100 grams of Stylecraft Special DK (makes 6 cozies)
5.50mm & 5.00mm crochet hooks
1 Button


Cozy - With 5.50mm hook make 10ch loosely, change to 5.00mm hook, (WS) work (1dc, 1tr) into 2nd ch from hook, * miss 1ch, (1dc, 1tr) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into last ch. Turn.

Pattern Row - 1ch, (1dc, 1tr) into base of 1ch, * miss next tr, (1dc, 1tr) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last tr and dc, miss 1tr, 1dc into last dc. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until work measures approx 9 inches from beg. (You can work more or less rows here for different size mugs).

Border - 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 7st, 3dc into last st, working
along first side of cozy work 1dc into each row end to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each of next 7ch along cast on edge, 3dc into corner, work 1dc into each row end up second
side of cozy to corner, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc. DNT.

Make 1ch, work crab stitch (see abbrev) down first side, along bottom, up second side,
work across first 5dc, make 12ch, work crab stitch along last 5dc, ss to first dc. Fasten off.

Finishing - Sew and tie off loose ends of yarn. Sew on button to correspond with loop, fasten button though loop.

Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for a simple mug cozy.
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