Crochet Pattern: Cozy Mug Sweater

By Rachel Choi – 12 Comments
Keep your hands from burning on that hot mug of coffee or tea by crocheting this out of the ordinary sweater for your mug! The mug sweater is fast to crochet and uses a small amount of yarn. 100% cotton yarn is recommended, but other yarns can be used as well. Visit the Crochet Spot Store to download this pattern.

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished Size: Fits around a standard mug that is 3” (7.5 cm) in diameter and 3 3/4” (9.5 cm) tall

crochet cozy mug sweater
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 50 yards of main color, and small amount of contrasting color)
Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)
Yarn Needle
crochet yarn size 4

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  1. Mary says:

    Cute! This is totally out of the ordinary, but I love it! Just bought my copy and going to make a couple for the gals at work. They’ll get a kick out of it 😀

  2. Dannee says:

    Rachel…this is too adorable…soooo cute!!!

  3. MissDDT says:

    This is too cute!! Love it! It would be funny if those buttons were real and can “button” and “unbutton” LOL

  4. Angie says:

    That is so cute! I love it! Very Cute!

  5. Aurora says:

    oh my that is cute!!! Great design.

  6. Barbara says:

    Rachel, you’ve really done it this time!!! That mug sweater is ADORABLE!! I’ve made it my personal goal to never buy (read: pay for) a pattern, but I think you’ve just helped me break that promise to myself!! In fact, I just browsed all your patterns for sale and have made up a list…so I will be ordering…thank you for your site and the fun you bring to my “habit”!! Oh, I’ve enjoyed the rose pattern so much….

  7. Elizabeth Starr Lilly says:

    Oh, how cute it that?! I’ve definitely seen handmade mug cozies before, but none with a collar and buttons, LOL!!!

  8. […] strangest thing that I’ve crocheted so far is my Cozy Mug Sweater. I’ve never thought I’ll crochet a “sweater” for a mug that I drink out of. […]

  9. Dottie says:

    That Is SOOOO Cute !! What a Cute Idea
    Dottie In Va

  10. gatyamgal says:

    How does the sweater fit around the handle?

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