Made from easy to find worsted weight yarn, this free crochet cup cozy pattern is perfect made in any material you love. Not just for cold drinks it is perfect for keeping your favourite hot drinks warmer as well!
The Crochet Rainer Cup Cozy with Bottom also solves the never ending problem of missing coasters!
It happens more than I would like to admit. I am half asleep as I sit down with my coffee and plunk… directly onto the the wooden coffee table only to be met with an ugly heat mark. Now admittedly that only happened a few times before I started using coasters, but my heart still saddens when i think of how quickly it ruined the wood.
If you dislike heat marks or slippery cups as much as I do – read on!
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Crochet Cup Cozy Pattern for Beginners With Base
The Rainer Crochet Cup Cozy for Beginners with Base pattern is an excellent choice for those new to crocheting. It offers a gentle introduction to crochet by using readily easy to find materials and focusing on just two different crochet stitches.
This simplicity ensures that beginners can quickly grasp the techniques involved. The included base adds an extra touch of practicality and style to the cozy, making it a rewarding project that doesn’t overwhelm novice crocheters.
With clear instructions and minimal complexity, this pattern empowers beginners to create a functional and attractive cup cozy while building confidence in their crocheting skills.
Crochet Cup Cozy Tutorial with Bottom
This crochet coffee sleeve also includes a video tutorial making it a perfect fit for those who prefer hands-on learning and might find it tricky to follow written patterns. Or those who already know how to crochet but prefer the guidance of a crochet video!
Whether you’re new to crochet or simply looking for a helping hand, this video tutorial has you covered so you can enjoy making this koozie no matter how you like to crochet.
What Size Should a Cup Cozy Be?
The size of a crochet coffee cup sleeve can vary based on personal preference and the size of the cup you’re aiming to fit. However, a common standard size for a coffee cup sleeve is around 4 to 7 inches in height and about 8 to 9 inches in circumference. This should accommodate most standard-sized coffee cups and travel mugs.
Keep in mind that different yarn weights can affect the final size of your sleeve. This cup cozy will fit most Large to XLarge take out Startbucks coffees but you can change the height by adding more or less rounds as you go.
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- Made from worsted weight yarn
- Great for beginners
- Can be made from cotton or acrylic yarn
- Fits most large to XLarge coffee cups
- The easiest way to resize is to go up or down a hooks size
- Pattern is multiple of 2 + 1
When substituting yarns for a crochet pattern, it’s crucial to keep the gauge as close as possible to the original yarn. Gauge refers to the number of stitches and rows in a given area of the crochet fabric, and it affects the size and shape of the finished project.
If the gauge of the substitute yarn is significantly different from the original yarn, the project’s feel and look may be affected. To ensure that the finished project looks and feels as close to the original design as possible, make a swatch with the substitute yarn and compare it to the original yarn swatch to match the gauge.
Be sure to visit www.yarnsub.com to help you choose the right substitute.
Keep reading for details on the yarn used for this pattern…
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Free Crochet Pattern – Rainer Crochet Cup Cozy With Bottom
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st – stitch
sts – stitches
sl st – slip stitch
rpt – repeat
Not required for this design
Will make a cover 4.5” wide – laying flat by 6.5” tall
5.00 mm crochet hook
Will make a cover 4” wide – laying flat by 6.00” tall
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Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Yarn by Yarnspirations 35 g
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5.50 mm crochet hookWill make a cover 4.5” wide – laying flat by 6.5” tall
5.00 mm crochet hook Will make a cover 4” wide – laying flat by 6.00” tall
Recommend Cotton Worsted Weight Yarns
Cup Cozy Instructions
Using 5.5 mm hook
Cozy is crocheted starting at the bottom working up.
Entire cozy is worked continuously without joining or turning. Be sure to use a stitch marker to indicate the beginning of each round. This will be the ‘right’ side of the cozy.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd st from hook. (6)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around. (12)
Rnd 3: 1 sc in 1st st *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st* rpt from * to * till end of rnd. End with 2 sc in last st. (18)
Rnd 4: 1 sc in 1st 2 sts *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts* rpt from * to * till end of rnd. End with 2 sc in last st. (24)
Rnd 5: 1 sc in 1st 3 sts *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 3 sts* rpt from * to * till end of rnd. End with 2 sc in last st. (30)
Rnds 6: Sc 1st and each sc around. (30)
Rnds 7 – 20: (Sc, dc) in 1st sc *sk next st, (sc, dc) in next sc* rpt from *to* end of rnd (30)
Sc 1st and each sc around. (30). Fasten off and weave in ends.
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