Monday, November 28, 2011

Seed Stitch Mug Cozy

Cup Circumference: 10 3/4 in.
Gauge: 5 stitches in 1 in. in seed stitch
4.25 mm needles
4.25 mm crochet hook
Bernat Softee Baby yarn 1 skein
6 leaf buttons

Cast on 48
Row 1 (right side): (k1, p1) repeat to end
Row 2 (wrong side): (p1, k1) repeat to end
These rows establish seed stitch
Row 3: BO 4 sts. forming a tab, cont. in seed stitch to end
Cont. in pattern for 3 in. or as desired, ending with a wrong side row.
BO all stitches, leave last loop intact, not cutting yarn.
Attach button on corner above tab.
Using the crochet hook, and the loop left after binding off, chain 10-11 sts. or enough to reach over the mug handle, and go around the button. Starting at the 7th chain from the hook, slip stitch back down the chain, and part way down the side of the mug cozy. Pull yarn through last slip stitch, and weave in.
Attach the tab to the opposite side of the cozy, making the cozy into a circle.
Weave in all ends.
Attach remaining buttons, scattered around.