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Crossrows Coffee Cup Cozy

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I love cup cozies as they are fun to make and add a little personality to your travel cup. They are easy to make and perfect for a last minute gift too!

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Difficulty:           Easy/Advanced Beginner

Size:                     To fit a 12 oz. /340 ml travel coffee cup

Materials needed:

  • 5 mm (H) size hook (Get great hooks HERE)
  • approx. 18-20 grams (27-30 meters/29.5-33 yards) of any 100% cotton, aran/worsted weight yarn (I used Drops Paris in Pistachio, color code: 39)
  • You can get great quality cotton aran yarn HERE
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends
  • Scissors

Stitches used and Abbreviations:

CH = chain

ST/STS = stitch/stitches

SP = space

SK = skip

SLST = slip stitch

SC = single crochet

SC3LO = single crochet 3rd loop only

HDC = half double crochet

DC = double crochet

*-* =repeat pattern between these symbols

Additional terms/ Special Stitches:

Stitches in the HDC 3rd loop only (SC3LO):

Look at the top of the stitch and locate the sideways ”V”, bend the stitch to look at the back and you should see another ”V”. You will be working into the back loop of that ”V”. This creates a nice, braided look.

Gauge:                4 HDC = 1”

Additional notes:

  • If a row/round starts with a Chain 1, that is not counted as a stitch.
  • Slip stitch doesn’t count as a stitch.
  • Chain 3 always count as double crochet
  • US terms used throughout
  • You can easily resize the cup cozy:

 to make it bigger just add 2 more or a multiple of 2 chains to the staring chain


to make it smaller, simply take 2 or multiples of 2 chains from the starting chain

  • When you’re about to work in a stitch with a stitch marker in it, just simply take it out, I won’t include a separate note for that J
  • Notes are written in (brackets) to help you through the pattern.


To start: CH 34, SLST to first CH, make sure you don’t twist it when joining

Round 1: CH 1, 1 HDC in same CH (put a stitch marker in the first HDC of the round and in the 3rd loop of that very same ST, this will help in the next round), 1 HDC in each CH around, join with a SLST to first HDC                                                               

(34 HDC)

Round 2: CH 1, 1 SC3LO in same ST, 1 SC3LO in each ST around, join with a SLST to first SC

 (34 SC)

Round 3: SLST to next ST (that’s the 2nd ST of the round), CH 3 (counts as DC), DC back in the first ST of the round, *SK next ST, DC in next ST, DC in skipped ST (this way you create little DC crosses)* repeat *to* around, join with a SLST to top of CH 3

(17 DC crosses)

Round 4-6: same as Round 3    

(17 DC crosses)

Round 7: CH 1, 1 HDC in same ST (put a stitch marker in the first HDC of the round and in the 3rd loop of that very same ST, this will help in the next round), 1 HDC in each ST around, join with a SLST to first HDC                                                                

(34 HDC)

Round 8: same as Round 2

(34 SC)

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

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