Friday, January 28, 2011

DIY: Adorable Coffee Sleeve

Crochet this Adorable Coffee Sleeve to take with you to the coffee shop!
You can you use any color combination you want to make it your own.
So not only is it cute but you can also feel good about
being green and not using the paper sleeves.
If you have never crocheted before this is a great beginners project.
It is very easy.I encourage everyone to try!
At the bottom of the page there is a link
to a website for newbies to learn abbreviations.
The website also has how-to diagrams.
If you have any further questions just let me know!
I would be happy to help!

Materials: Medium weight yarn (approximately 50 yards)
Crochet needle G (4.00 mm)

Gauge: Use the instructions in the pattern to adjust the size
to fit your coffee cup

Finished Size: 3" (7.5 cm) in diameter, 2 3/4" (7 cm) tall.
Size may be adjusted to fit any coffee cup.

Crochet Pattern:
Round 1: ch 40, or a chain that is fits tightly around your coffee cup, sl st in first ch made, forming a loop and being careful not to twist chain: 40 ch
Round 2: ch 2, hdc in each ch around, sl st in top of beginning ch-2: 40 hdc
Round 3: ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc around, sl st in top of beginning ch-2: 40 hdc
Repeat round 3, 6 times or until sleeve is as tall as you desire, then finish off.

Good Luck!

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