Hug Me Mug Cozy

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Hug Me Mug Cozy

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Keep your drinks warm with this adorable mug cozy. Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.


Single Size
To fit mug measurement: Approx 10¼" [26 cm] around x 4" [10 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $18.41

Step 1:

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  • Single Size

To fit mug measurement: Approx 10¼" [26 cm] around x 4" [10 cm] tall.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Jute, 00082Edit Color

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Soft Ecru, 01004Edit Color

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Country Red, 01530Edit Color

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 6/4mm

Materials not included in this kit:

4 small buttons.

The materials for this project cost $18.41


Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions


To fit mug measurement: Approx 10¼" [26 cm] around x 4" [10 cm] tall.


Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Jute (00082) 1
Contrast A Soft Ecru (01004) 1
Contrast B Country Red (01530) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles. Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) doublepointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 small buttons. Size 4 mm (U.S. G/6) crochet hook for ties. Note: 1 ball of MC, A and B will make 3 Cozies.


21 sts and 27 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.


Left Front and Back: With A and pair of needles, cast on 35 sts.

**1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: With MC, knit.
3rd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows for pat once more.
With A, rep last 2 rows once more. Break A.
With MC, cont in pat until work from beg measures 3 3/4" [9.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: (RS). With A, knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).**

Button band: With RS facing and A, pick up and knit 18 sts down edge of Left Front. Knit 2 rows.
Cast off knitwise (WS).

Right Front: With A and pair of needles, cast on 11 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front and Back.

Buttonhole band: With RS facing and A, pick up and knit 18 sts up front side of Right Front.
1st row: (WS). K1. (K2tog. yo. K2) 4 times. K1.
2nd row: Knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.

Arms (make 2).
With MC and double-pointed needles, cast on 10 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles (4, 4, 2). Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: Knit.
2nd rnd: (K1. P1) 5 times.
Rep last 2 rnds until work from beg measures 2" [5 cm]. Break MC.

Mittens: 1st rnd: With A, knit.
2nd rnd: Purl. Break A.
3rd rnd: With B, K4. (Inc1 in next st) twice. K4. 12 sts.
Knit 2 rnds even.
Next rnd: K6. Turn. Cast on 3 sts (thumb). Cast off 3 sts. Pass last cast off st onto left-hand needle. Turn. Knit to end of rnd.
Knit 3 rnds even.
Next rnd: (K2tog) 6 times. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end through rem sts. Pull tightly. Fasten securely.

Ties (make 6).
With A and crochet hook, ch 12. Fasten off.
Sew 1 Tie to each corner of Back. Sew 1 Tie spaced evenly between last 2 ties. Sew rem 3 Ties in same positions across side edge of Right Front.

Wrap Cozy around mug and knot Ties in position around mug handle as shown in picture.
Sew Arms to sides of Body. Sew Mittens to front of Body as shown in picture.