Celtic Mug Hugs

Crochet World - - COLORFUL HOME - De­signs by Bon­nie Barker In Celtic Weave stitch pat­tern:

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

3 inches wide x 12 inches long, in­clud­ing but­ton loop

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Red Heart Bou­tique Un­for­get­table medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/ 270 yds/100g per ball): 1 ball each #3955 win­ery and

#3960 tidal

• Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Tapestry nee­dle

• Sewing nee­dle

• 2 large but­tons

• Match­ing sewing thread

GAUGE

9 sts = 2 inches; 6 rows = 3 inches mea­sured from wrong side

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less other­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less other­wise stated. Add rows in mul­ti­ples of 2 to fit a larger mug.

PAT­TERN STITCH Celtic Weave:

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), sk next 2 sts, fptr (see

Stitch Guide) around each of next 2 sts, work­ing in front of sts just made, fptr around each of 2 sk sts, sk next 2 sts, fptr around each of next 2 sts, work­ing in front of sts just made, fptr around each of 2 sk sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Row 2: Ch 3, bptr (see Stitch Guide) around each of next 2 sts, sk next 2 sts, bptr around each of next 2 sts, work­ing in front of sts just made, bptr around each of 2 sk sts, bptr around each of next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

COZY 1

Foun­da­tion row: With tidal, ch 12, dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 sk chs counts as first dc) and in each ch across, turn. (10 dc) Rows 1–18: Work rows 1 and 2 of Celtic Weave pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitch) 9 times.

EDG­ING

Rnd 1: Now work­ing in rnd and with RS fac­ing, ch 3, fpdc (see

Stitch Guide) around each st across to beg ch, dc in top of beg ch, work­ing in ends of rows, (sc, ch 3, dc) in end of first row, sk next row, (sc, ch 3, dc) in each rem row, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, sk first ch, sc in each rem ch across, work­ing in ends of rows, (sc, ch 3, dc) in each row, sc in each of first 3 sts, ch 6, sk next 3 sts, sc in each of last 3 sts (but­ton lp made), join (see Pat­tern Notes) in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Last row: Now work­ing in row, ch 1, sk first st, sl st in each of next 2 sts, 8 sc in ch-6 sp, sl st in each of last 3 sts. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

With RS fac­ing, sew but­ton at op­po­site end of Cozy from but­ton lp.

COZY 2

With win­ery, work same as Cozy 1 through row 18.

Row 19: Ch 3, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around each st across, leave beg ch-3 un­worked, turn. (9 dc)

Row 20: Ch 1, sc in each st across to beg ch, sc in top of beg ch-3, turn. (9 sc)

Row 21: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, ch 6 (but­ton lp made), sk next 3 sts, sc in each of last 3 sts, turn.

EDG­ING

With RS fac­ing, ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, 8 sc in ch-6 sp, sc in each of last 3 sts, work­ing in ends of rows, sc in last row, [sk next row, 6 dc in next row, sk next row, sc in next row] 5 times, sk next row, 6 dc in next row, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, sk first ch, sc in each rem ch across to last ch, sk last ch, work­ing in ends of rows, 6 dc in first row, [sk next row, sc in next row, sk next row, 6 dc in next row] 5 times, join (see Pat­tern

Notes) in first sc. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

With RS fac­ing, sew but­ton at op­po­site end of Cozy from but­ton lp.

It only takes small amounts of yarn to cre­ate these fun and prac­ti­cal mug co­zies that fea­ture an easy ca­ble pat­tern. They work up quickly and make great gifts for your fa­vorite tea or cof­fee lovers.

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