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Crochet Heart Mug Cozy

Crochet Heart Mug Cozy it’s cute and easy to make.

Valentine’s Day is as perfect time to make this little Crochet heart coffee cozy.  I can’t believe how time flies when you’re having fun.    Here is a quick and fun little crochet project.  I have been trying to come up with ways to use up my extensive yarn scraps.  (I admit I hate to throw away partly used skeins of yarn).    .  It is fun and easy to make.  They work up so fast you can make one for every special person in your life.  It uses very little yarn.  You could also reverse the colors and make the cover white and the heart red.  It’s really up to you.

Crochet Mug Cover

Heart Crochet Mug Cozy

 

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How to make a simple Heart Graphs without fancy software

Heart Graph for C2C (Corner to Corner) square

Heart Graph

Learn how to make simple graphs without fancy software.  First a disclaimer:  I am not a professional artist.  As if that wasn’t obvious.  However I can draw some basic things.  I love seeing all the crochet and knit projects using graphs.  I used to do some cross stitch needlepoint back in the day so I am familiar with following a graph.  Making your own simple graphs is not difficult.  I am technology challenged.  I still do so much stuff the other fashioned way.. using a pen and paper.   Here is how I made the heart graph to use in my Valentines Day square.

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Crochet Heart – Easy C2C (corner to corner) Heart Square pattern

Crochet Heart For C2C (Corner to Corner) Square

A Crochet Heart seemed like a fun project to make . Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I wanted to make a project to go with that special day of love. During this last couple of months I have been busy making blankets for grandkids. I was starting to look around for a blanket I could make for my granddaughter. I didn’t want the regular blanket. I wanted to come up with something cute and that says how much I love her. This might be the answer. My square is almost ready. I just need to sew in the yarn tails.

Crochet Heart Square

Crochet C2C Heart Square

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Crochet – Valentine’s Day Coffee Mug Cozy

Easy to Crochet Valentine’s Day Coffee Mug Cozy

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Here is a fun and easy crochet project.   It would make a great teachers gift for Valentine’s Day.  It’s a coffee mug cozy embellished with a cute little heart.  I have seen these little coffee cozies for different holidays and since I Love hearts I couldn’t resist making for Valentine’s Day.   Here is the pattern:

Materials:

Small amount of red yarn  and white yarn  (Medium weight works best)    I used Lion Brand Yarn, Vanna’s Choice in Cranberry and White.

For the red part:  Hook:  I/9  5.5 mm

For the heart:    Hook  J/10 6.0mm

1 Button of your choice (make sure it fits between the 2 dc spaces)

Body of coffee mug cozy

To Begin:   With Main Color (red) chain 12,  dc into 4th chain from hook and in every chain to end.

Row 2-12:  chain 3, dc in each stitch across row.  (Last dc will be into 3rd chain of first row).

Row 13, sl stitch over 3 stitch,  chain 3, dc in next 2 stitch

Row 14: ch 3, dc in next 2 stitches and fasten off  and sew in tail.

Heart:    To begin:  Make a magic circle

rnd 1:  ch 2, 3trc, 3dc, ch 1, trc, ch 1, 3 trc, 3dc, ch 2, sl st into circle.  Pull circle shut.   Weave in tails

Sew your heart onto the main body of your coffee cozy.  You may use more than 1 hearts.  Make as many as you want to sew onto your cozy.

Wrap the cozy around your mug.  Now you can see where you need to sew on your button.  Sew on your button and you’re done.  It’s ready to be enjoyed.

You can buy coffee mugs at at many household stores like Wal-mart, Target  and even at the Dollar store.

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