Tea Cup Cozy
Tea Cup Cozy
It’s a fun, easy pattern to work up and can be done quite quickly. You’ll enjoy crocheting and sharing this sweet little cozy at your next tea party or luncheon. Or create a matching set to give as a gift to someone special who loves tea as much as we do at Old Fashioned Living!
Size: This pattern fits a standard size tea cup or older style coffee mug. (See images.)
Cotton or 4 ply worsted yarn, (I used Lily Sugar’n Cream.)
US Hook size H/5.00mm
Gauge: Not important in this pattern.
CH = chain
SC = single crochet
HDC = half double crochet
DC = double crochet
SL ST = slip stitch
CC = change color
Ch 5, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 17 dc in ring, join with sl st in top of ch-3 (18 dc).
Rnd 2: * Ch 5, sl st in next dc, rep from * around (18 lps) Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join thread to any ch 5 lp, make 3 sc in same lp, * ch 2, sk next lp, 3 sc in next lp, rep from * around, ch 2, join with sl st to 1st sc.
Rnd 4: Make sc in same st, continue making sc in each sc with 2 sc over each ch 2 to end of rnd, join with sl st. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Join yarn in bk lp of any sc in Rnd 4. Work in bk lps for Rnd 5 only. Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in same sp (shell made), sk 4 sc, make a shell in next sc * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc), rep from * around, sl st in top of ch 3, sl st in next dc, sl st in ch-l sp (9 shells).
Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), make 1 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in ch 1 sp of prev rnd, * (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch 1 sp, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, make 2 dc in same sp, (ch 1 sp of prev rnd), * 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, rep from * around. Do not join, fasten off.
Rnd 8: Ch 15, sl st in top of ch 3 of last rnd, sc in each dc, ch 15, fasten off. Weave ends.