Berry Christmas Cup Cozy Pattern

The Berry Christmas Cup Cozy is the perfect way to gift a card-with a handmade touch. Small and fast this little cozy doesn’t take much time or yarn. I love a good scrap yarn project.

The Berry Christmas Cup Cozy pattern uses the uneven berry stitch, which gives a lot of bang for your buck. I love the texture on this one.

I’d love to be able to gift everyone in our lives with some handmade squishiness, but time is always a factor. These little cozies were a great solution for this year.

I so dislike just giving gift cards. It feels so impersonal, especially as a maker! It is so much more satisfying to whip up a little love and gift them together!

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Materials

Notes

  1. Ch 1 counts as a slip st and you will work into it on the next row.
  2. The ch 1 used to close the berry st does not count as a st. So you will need to skip it so as not to increase your st counts.
  3. Stitch multiple is 2.
  4. Finished length is 8.5” long, without sc edging.

Stitches

ch-chain

sc-single crochet

ss-slip stitch

Berry st-yo & insert hook into st to be worked, yo & pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), yo & pull through one loop on your hook (3 loops on your hook, yo & insert your hook into the same st, yo & pull up a loop, yo & pull through one loop, yo & pull through all 5 loops on your hook, ch 1 to close. If you have any trouble with this stitch, just browse “uneven berry stitch” on YouTube for videos to help you!

Gauge

3.5 sc x 4 rows sc = 1”

In the pattern Rows 1-5=1.25”

Pattern

Ch 30

  1. Sc in 3rd ch from hook (you will crochet into sk chs as turning ch on next row) and each ch across. (30)
  2. Ch 1 (counts), sk first sc, *{Berry st in next sc, ss in next sc} rep from * across, the last ss will be in the turning ch (skipped sts from first row), turn. (30) 
  3. Ch 1 (counts), *{sk the ch 1 used to close the berry st and ss in top of berry st, sc in next ss (which is between berry sts)} rep from * to end, last sc will be in the turning ch, turn. (30)
  4. Ch 1 (counts), sk first sc, *{ss in next ss, berry st in next sc} rep from * across, to last two sts, ss in next st and sc in last st, turn. (30)
  5. Ch 1 (counts), sk first sc *{sc in next ss, ss in next Berry st} rep from * to last two sts, sc in next ss and ss in turning ch, turn. (30) 

Rep rows 2-5 two more times, or to desired height.

Finishing

For a red Starbucks travel cup size 9” leave a long tail. Sew short ends together forming cup ring. Finish off. 

For a larger mug, size 10-11” sc around all four sides, placing sc, ch 1, sc in each corner.


For a mug with a handle, add a button so the button loop can fit through the handle. Sew the button on one end.

For the button loop, join yarn with a ss to the opposite end, chain 20 (or to necessary measurement), ss back to the cozy edge and finish off. You can find the printable travel cup here, and the mug printable here. I printed them on cardstock, paired with a gift card!

I’d love to see your #berrychristmascozy tag me @christacodesign on Instagram if you post a pic! Or share it to my Facebook Group, I love to  see your work!

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