Cup Cozy
Canadian Themed, Home Decor

Canadian Maple Leaf Cup Cozy – Free Crochet Pattern

Happy Canada Day! Today on the blog I have a special Canadian themed crochet pattern for you! Sport this maple leaf cup cozy on your favourite drink this coming holiday!

This past Christmas, knowing that coffee is one of my favourite beverages, my husband and kids gifted me with a ceramic coffee mug.  This mug has certainly made the rounds as it travels most places with me.

Knowing that I would be sporting it to the local Canada Day celebrations this weekend, I decided that I needed to dress it up a little more Canadian like!

Cup Cozy

Ceramic coffee and tea mugs can get quite warm, so you can’t go wrong having a practical cup cozy for them.

Other Canada Themed Designs:

I have designed a few Canada themed crochet patterns over these last couple of years, feel free to check some of them out while you are here:

This Maple Leaf Tote bag comes in quite handy on your travels: “Our Canada” Tote Bag – A Free Crochet Pattern

Dress up your table with this Maple Leaf Hot Pad/Wash Cloth: Canada Maple Leaf Pot Holder/Wash Cloth – Free Crochet Pattern

Over the winter months, enjoy showing off this Maple Leaf Toque (Maple Leaf Toque (hat!) – a free crochet pattern) or this Canada Toque (Canada Toque – A Free Crochet Pattern)

Looking for more? You’ll find the complete Canada Collection by RTC right here: Canadian Collection

The Cup Cozy:

Now, to the cup cozy!

This cup cozy will not require much yarn, I would have about 200 yards on hand of your favourite worsted weight cotton.  I stuck with the traditional Canadian red and white, but of course, you may add your own creative flare using your favourite colours.

Along with your worsted weight cotton you will need a 5 mm crochet hook and a yarn needle for weaving in your ends.

The Stitches:

For the pattern, I opted for using a front post single crochet stitch.  While making the cozy a bit thicker, it also added some great texture.

This cozy was designed to fit my ceramic mug, however if you would like to make it fit a larger or smaller mug, I would recommend decreasing/increasing your initial starting by two.  I like my starting chains to have an odd number of stitches so that there is a definite middle for the maple leaf design.

Video Tutorial and PDF:

Following the written pattern (which you will find below), you will also find a helpful video tutorial.  While your watching, please don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/RichTexturesCrochet/)! Thanks for stopping by!

If you wish to add this pattern to your library or purchase a convenient pdf, you may do so from either my Etsy or Ravelry Shop:

Click here for the Maple Leaf Cup Cozy on Ravelry

Click here for the Maple Leaf Cup Cozy on Etsy

Thank you once again for stopping by! Happy Canada Day!

Sarah

Maple Leaf Cup Cozy:

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Yarn: Your Favourite worsted/medium weight cotton; Approximately 200 yds of colour A (White), approximately 100 yds of colour B (Red).

Hook: Size H/8 (5mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.Notions: Yarn Needle.
Finished Size: Laid Flat 4.5 inches wide, 4 inches tall.
Gauge: 16 fpsc x 20 rows = 4 inches

Skill Level: Easy

Stitches and Abbreviations:

Rpt – repeat

Ch – chain

Fpsc – front post single crochet

Sc – single crochet

Sl st – slip stitch

Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern is written in American English terms.
  • Ch 1 at beg of rnd does not count as a stitch.
  • Weave in ends as needed.
  • Do not turn at the end of each round.
  • When alternate color is not in use, you may carry nonworking color behind and work over unless otherwise stated.
  • To switch colors, use color for next stitch in the last step of current stitch (i.e. when completing a fpsc, instead of yarning over with your colour A to pull through last 2 loops on hook, drop your colour A and pick up your colour B, yarn over with colour B and pull through last two loops on hook. Before beginning your next stitch in your next colour make sure to bring your colour A to the backside of your work.

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Free Crochet Pattern:

With colour A, ch 35. Being careful not to twist your chain, join yarn with a sl st in the first ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch around. Join with a sl st in the first st. Do not turn. (35 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, fpsc in each sc around. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 fpsc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, fpsc in next 17 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 17 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 Sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, fpsc in next 17 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 17 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 Sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, Ch 1, fpsc in next 12 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 2 sts, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 2 sts, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 12 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 Sts)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, fpsc in next 13 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 9 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 13 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 Sts)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, fpsc in next 14 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 7 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 14 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 Sts)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, fpsc in next 13 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 9 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 13 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (35 Sts)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, 2 fpsc in the first st, fpsc in each of the next 11 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 11 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 11 Sts, 2 fpsc in the final st. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 13 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 11 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 13 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 12 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 13 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 12 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 11 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 4 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 5 Sts, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 4 Sts, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 11 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 13: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 12 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next 3 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 5 sts, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 3 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 12 sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 14: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 17 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in each of the next 3 sts and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 17 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 15: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 16 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st, switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each the next 16 sts, Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 16: Ch 1, fpsc in each of the next 18 sts, switch to colour B. With colour B, fpsc in the next st and switch to colour A. With colour A, fpsc in each of the next 18 Sts. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 Sts)

Rnd 17: Ch 1, fpsc in each sc around. Join with a sl st in the first st. (37 fpsc) Fasten Off, weave in ends.

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CHART: 1 block = 1 fpsc

Video Tutorial:

 

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