Reindeer Cup Cozy
Hook: G 4.0 mm
Yarn: I Love This Cotton in Taupe for body, Red Heart Super Saver in Cafe Latte for antlers.
Notions: 2 black buttons for eyes, 1 red (or brown) button for nose, thread or embroidery floss to sew on eyes and nose.
Size can be adjusted for smaller or larger cups by adding or subtracting an even number of chains and any number rounds. If you find your starting chain twisting, you can do the first round of dc and then join. Antlers are a single row working into the back of the chain and back of stitches.
fpsc: Front post single crochet.
fpdc: Front post double crochet
bpdc: Back post double crochet
Right Antler: Ch8, slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc3, ch4 slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next chain. ch4, slst in 2nd chain from hook and slst in the back of the next three stitches, sc, slst, sc, hdc in last two.
Left Antler: ch 8, slst in 2nd ch from hook, slst in next 2 ch, ch3, slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc 2, ch4. slst in 2nd, sc2, slst,sc, slst,sc, hdc2
R1: Ch 34, slip stitch to first chain to form a loop. Ch2 and dc in each chain around.slst to join.
R2: fpsc, ch1. *bpdc, fpdc. Repeat from * around. Join with slst in the ch1.
R3-10: repeat Round 2.
Finishing: Finish off and sew in ends, Sew antler to top of cuff and buttons for eyes and nose.
Alternative eyes and nose: safety eyes, puffy paint, embroidery, crochet or sew. or even cut out felt and hot glue it on! Have fun and let me know if you have any creative ideas to add. I look forward to seeing your projects and hearing from you! Happy Crocheting and spread the love.