Quick Crochet Cup Cozy Free Pattern

If you are looking for a project that can be compelted in just 30 minutes, then this quick crochet cup cozy free pattern is for you.

As part of the afternoon delight crochet along hosted by Marie, thsi project is featured today. Have a look at the other patterns included in this event here.

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Why make a crochet Cup Cozy Sleeve?

I love my drinks in the extremes of temperatures. I have hot coffee in winter, and in summer, I am all for iced tea. I tend to use cozy cup sleeves to protect my hands and keep my drinks at the desired temperature for longer.

Also, with crochet cup cozies, I get to show off my beautiful crochet projects in different colors.

Adding a handle to this crochet cup cozie has been a game changer. Now, I can hold my cups without the fear of spillage.

Insulation and protect your hands from hot or cold drinks, preventing burns or discomfort.

Absorption: Prevent condensation from cold drinks from making a mess on surfaces or your hands.

About this Cup Cozy Crochet Pattern

This super easy croche pattern can be customized to fit your different cup cozies. The pattern is available is free, scroll down for the tutorial.

Ideas of what to do with your cup cozies

Cup cozies make great gifts! You can make these cup cozies as gifts for your friends and family.

You can sell these at craft fairs as they are hot and quick projects.

What is the best yarn for a cup cozy?

The best yarn for a Crochet Cup Cozy Pattern should be durable, absorbent, and withstand frequent use and washing.

Here are some of the best yarn options: Cotton, acrylic, and blend of these yarns.

You should also consider how well the yarn holds up after repeated washing, whether it is durable, and whether it expands after multiple uses.

I generally love a blend of cotton. For this croceht cup cozy pattern, I used 24/7 Cotton – Worsted weight, #4 lightweight (100% Cotton, 186 yd/170 m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)

You are welcome to use any Worsted Weight yarn in colors of your choice.

Materials needed for this crochet cup cozy free pattern

Estimated Yardage = 50 yards

Guage – Not crucial for this project. 

Hook = 5 mm Crochet Hook

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Crochet Cup Holder Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. The pattern can be made using any #4 yarn weight
  3. Chains at the beginning of the rows do not count as a stitch.

Stitches Abbreviations

Chain/chains – ch/chs

Single Crochet – sc

Half Double Crochet – hdc

Double Crochet – dc

Crossed double crochet – xdc

Special Stitch

Crossed double crochet (xdc)

First row of xdc = *Skip next st, dc in next st, crocheting over the dc just made into the skipped st, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops

Rep from * to the end

Subsequent rows/rounds of xdc =

 *Skip the first leg of xdc and ch sp, dc in the second leg of xdcl, crocheting over the dc just made into the first leg of xdc, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops

Rep from * to the end.

What cup size does this cup cozy fit?

This pattern measurement would fit a standard-sized coffee/tea cup.

The cup holder measures about 10″ around by 3” 

Handle: 6”

Adjustments

Length: Increase or decrease the repeats for a longer or shorter cozy and handle.

How to crochet a cup holder

Chain 36, join with a sl st to the beginning chain to form a circle.

Round 1: Ch 2, hdc in each ch around, join. 36 hdc

Note: Fit check.

  • Pass your cup through the piece just made. It should be firm.
  • If it is too loose, reduce the starting chain in a multiple of 2.
  • If it is too tight, increase the number of chains in multiple of 2.

Round 2: Ch 3, *skip next st, dc in next st, crocheting around the dc just made, dc in the skipped st, rep from *to the end, join. 18 xdc

Rounds 3 – 7: Repeat round 2.

Round 8: Ch 2, hdc in each ch around, join. 18 hdc

Do not fasten off.

Handle

Row 1: Ch 2, hdc in next 3 sts, turn. 3 hdc

Rows 2 – 32: Rep row 1

Increase or decrease the number of rows for a longer or shorter strap.

Do not fasten off.

To join the strap to the cup cozy.

Step 1: Count 15 sts away from the strap. This point should be on the other side of the cozy’s body. 

Step 2: Note the stitch with a stitch marker.

Step 3: With a sl st, join the handle to the 16th, 17th and 18th stitches on the cozy.

Adjust the numbers if you have made a different foundation chain.

Edging

Crocheting around the handle and the last row on the strap.

Join yarn with a sl st at any point on the strap.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join.

Row 2: Ch 1, sl st around.

Fasten off.

Repeat Rows 1 – 2 on the other side of the strap.

I would love to see yoru beautiful version of this Quick Crochet Cup Cozy Free Pattern. WHen you made yours, do share yoru makes.

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