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Copyright Salma Sheriff | Guest Post Contributor @OombawkaDesign


 

There’s still lots of time before Christmas to do a crochet project…but it’s never too early to start something good! ☺

Well, that’s what I did when I found the exact colors I wanted for a Christmas project…I made a cozy for my IKEA Mug!

Would you like one too?

Come, let’s make one!

Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign

 

Larksfoot – IKEA Mug Cozy

Materials:

  • 100% Premium Micro Acrylic Yarn – {I used Red, White and Green}
  • 3.5mm crochet hook (Recommended hook size for yarn is 4mm)
  • Tapestry Needle to weave in the ends
  • Scissors

Abbreviations:

ch – chain
ss – slip stich
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
Rep – Repeat
long-dc – long double crochet
YOH – yarn over hook

LONG-DC: Yoh and draw up a loop in next ch-1 sp 2 rows below. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.

Gauge: [DC – 5 stitches and 2 rows = 1 x 1 inch]

Finished Size: 8.5” length x 2.5” height

Notes:

  • You can make longer or shorter cozy by changing the length of initial chain and make corresponding changes.
  • Your chain count should be in {(multiples of 4) + 1} to make Larksfoot stitch.

Pattern:

{with Red yarn}

Round 1: Ch 41.

Round 2: 1 DC in 4th ch from the hook (counts as 2 DC). 1 DC in next ch. *(Ch 1, Skip next ch, 1 DC  in each of next 3 ch)* Rep from *to* till the end of ch.

Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Turn. 1 DC in each of next 2 DC. *(Ch 1, Skip next ch-1 sp, 1 DC in each of next 3 DC)*. Rep from *to* till the end of row. Join White Yarn.

{with White yarn}

Round 4: Ch 4 (counts as DC and ch 1). Turn. *(Skip next DC, 1 DC in next DC, 1 LONG-DC in next ch-1 space two rows below, 1 dc in next DC, Ch 1)*. Rep from *to*  till last DC. 1 DC in top of ch 3.

Round 5: Ch 4 (counts as DC and ch 1). Turn. *(1 dc in each of next 3 sts, Ch 1, Skip next ch-1 space. Rep from *to* till last dc. 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch 4. Join Green yarn.

See the below images for how the LONG-DC is made.

2 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign

3 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign

4 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign

5 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign{with Green yarn}

Round 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Turn. 1 LONG-DC in next ch-1 space 2 rows below. 1 DC in the next dc. *(Ch 1, Skip next DC, 1 DC in next DC. 1 LONG-DC in next ch-1 space 2 rows below, 1 DC in next DC)*. Rep from *to*  to last 4 sts. Ch 1. Skip next DC. 1 DC in next DC. 1 DC in next ch-1 space. 1 DC in 3rd ch of ch 4.

Round 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Turn. 1 DC in each of next 2 DC. *Ch 1, Skip next ch-1 space, 1 DC in each of next 3 DC)*. Rep from *to* till the end of row.

Fasten off and weave the ends.

BORDER & BUTTON LOOP: {with White yarn}

  1. Attach the yarn to one corner of the rectangle.
  2. Ch1. 1 SC around.
  3. On one of the shorter side [ SC 2, Ch 10 (or) 12, SS in next stitch ] This forms one Button Loop. Continue SC and make another Button Loop.
  4. Join with the first SC made.
  5. Fasten off and weave the ends.

See the images below for better understanding.

6 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign

7 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesignATTACH  BUTTONS:

Take two ¾” button and attach it as in the image. Attach the top one near the border and the second one slightly away from the border.

8 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign

9 Larksfoot Stitch IKEA Mug Cozy | Guest Post Made in Craftadise @OombawkaDesign
And that’s it. Your mug is all set and ready for Christmas. Make yours now and make for your loved ones too.

Take care and Happy Hooking ☺


 

Salma Sheriff is the Owner and Designer of Made in Craftadise. For more fantastic crochet designs please visit her at one of the following links:

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On behalf of the Oombawka Design readers, and myself, I would like to Thank Salma for sharing the Larksfoot – IKEA Mug Cozy free crochet pattern! These will make very festive Christmas Gifts!

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