When the kids are away mommy will crochet…

Posted on: June 29, 2013

I’m supposed to be cleaning my house right now, since my awesome parents kept my kids for 4 days.  I did all day cleaning/ purging Thursday and Friday, so I thought I’d take a few hours to myself today.

The other night, while scrolling through the miles and miles of pins on Pinterest, I came across a super cute Yoda coffee cup cozy.  It was wrapped around a “tall” Starbucks cup, and what luck, hubby and I had been there earlier that evening, so I had one sitting right next to me!!  The Pinterest link heads over to a website that posts picture of the cup cozy, but the Etsy shop that it was linked to is closed until further notice and it didn’t look like they had a pattern available anyway.

It looked pretty simple, and I thought it’d be a quick project to try.  I had the yarn colors, and was confident I could figure it out since it’s only a basic cup cozy and a circle with some buttons sewn on.

I used: Red Heart SS in Buff and Frosty Green.  Hooks sized 6.5mm for the “body” and 3.75mm for the face/arms. 11mm buttons for the eyes.

I found this free pattern from Lion Brand for a simple cup cozy.  I made it using only one color, so don’t follow the directions for the stripes…unless you want stripes.  Then by all means go right ahead!

For the circle I just followed my amigurumi knowledge, and made a spiral.  If you don’t have amigurumi knowledge, then just make a magic loop, sc 5 times in loop, and increase to 25.  Do not join rounds and don’t finish off yet, because your guy needs ears!

I made his ears like this:

Right side: After I’d done the circle, I sc’d 5 more times, chained one, and turned.  5 sc, ch1, turn.  Sc2tog, sc, sc2tog, ch1, turn.  3 sc, ch1, turn. Sc2tog, sc, ch1, turn.  Sc2tog.  Finish off.

Left side: From top of right ear (where it connects to the head not the tip of the ear) count back and attach yarn to the 7th stitch.  Sc in same stitch and next 4, ch1, turn.  5 sc, ch1, turn.  Sc2tog, sc, sc2tog, ch1, turn.  3 sc, ch1, turn. Sc2tog, sc, ch1, turn.  Sc2tog.  Finish off.  Sew your eyes on now.

Arms (make 2): With green, 5sc in magic loop.  5 sc around again and change to buff.  Do 2 rounds of the buff and finish off.

Attach your bits, weave in ends, and go buy yourself a cup of coffee 😀


5 Responses to "When the kids are away mommy will crochet…"

My boys (ages 38 and 48)are die hard Star Wars junkies. These are perfect for them. Also, my 1 yr. old grandaughter was yoda for Halloween…..ADORABLE. Thanks for sharing this pattern.

Making this right now with a different cozy pattern (button closure to be used on home mug or paper cup!) For a friend. Thanks so much!!!!

Reblogged this on eleisawifelife and commented:
thanks for sharing!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 313 other followers

@tcakes4u on Instagram

Here's your PSA for the day! Just wash your hands and cover your face. You've been hearing this since you got here. Where, you ask...EARTH! Since you got to Earth! #washyourhands #coveryourcough #notrocketscience #stopgerms #psa #flu #fluseason #kungflu #coronavirus #swineflu #birdflu #influenza #easypeasy #doityourself
I looooooooove hot chocolate, and it is HARD to find hot chocolate that isn't full of sugar. It's also hard to find a low sugar option that doesn't taste gross. THIS doesn't taste gross or have tons of sugar! 12oz of unsweetened chocolate almond milk and 2tsp sugar free syrup warmed in a saucepan over medium low heat. 60 calories and 2g carbs. I'm so happy!!!😍 #lowcarb #sugarfree #hotcocoa #hotchocolate #almondmilk #chocolatealmondmilk #comfortfood #imcold #winter #almondbreeze
#Repost @chalk_n_awe @download.ins --- Get you a Jedi that can do it all 👽💚 #dollypartonmemechallenge #dollypartonchallenge #babyyoda #thechild #crochet #facebook #linkedin #instagram #tinder #themandolorian #disney #starwars #jedi #cutebutt
When the guard director asks for a giant hairspray can, you make a giant hairspray can! #hairspray #ultraclutch #cornycollins #diy #prop #colorguard #winterguard #cricut #vinyldecals #imthatmom
It's Winter Guard Season! That means we needed to retape the sabre for kiddo #3! Because she's still learning, and pretty petite, she uses a squishy sabre that needs a LOT of tip layers. Wouldn't you love to hear some of the stories those old layers of tape could tell?! #colorguardislife #colorguardlife #colorguardmom #winterguard #wgi #sabre #tapeyourcrap #catchyourcrap #elementarycolorguard #startthemyoung #miamisburgcolorguard #miamisburgsweethearts #miamisburg #ohio
#TBT to my absolute favorite part of 2019. Fall break at Hogwarts 💚❤️❤️💛💙
I don't like peanuts in my trail mix. I don't like paying almost $5.00 for a small bag of trail mix. I don't like too many raisins and not enough pepitas in my trail mix. SOOOOOOO, I do it myself!! #Pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds) #Almonds #Walnuts #SunflowerKernels #Dates #Raisins #Apples (dehydrated) #DarkChocolatePretzelBark #diysnacks #trailmix #eatrealfood #reuse #glassjars #naturescandy
Watch Bebe Yoddie come to life! Got to finish up this guy today, just in time for Winter Break to end. Grateful to @craftyiscool for the opportunity to create this Child for my child. #repost #crosspost
Had the pleasure of creating these little troopers for baby twins 😍 #starwars #stormtrooper #darkside #crochet #crochethat #babyhat #empire

@Chalk_n_Awe on Instagram

There was an error retrieving images from Instagram. An attempt will be remade in a few minutes.


%d bloggers like this: