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Café Couture
©2008-2016 Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude®

Seriously, if you’re going to spend  that much time at a fancy coffee house (and pay that much money for java) then you may as well screen-shot-2016-10-07-at-4-49-42-pmlook good at the same time. These ribbed coffee cup sleeves are designed to replace the brown cardboard sleeves they give to protect your fingers from the heat; and just think how many post-consumer recycled trees you’ll be saving! Who knew being green could look so cool?

Level of Difficulty: intermediate

Sizes: One size fits most coffee house to-go cups

You will need

20 yd/ 18 m light weight mercerized cotton yarn in Color A 20 yd/ 18 m light weight mercerized cotton yarn in Color B 20 yd/ 18 m light weight mercerized cotton yarn in Color C

Hook: size F 5/3.75mm or size needed to obtain gauge; Yarn needle Stitches used

Chain stitch (ch) – Double crochet (dc) – Front post double crochet (fpdc) – Back post double crochet (bpdc) – Slip stitch (sl st)

Gauge: 22 sts x 22 rows = 4” in sc

 

With Color A, ch 50, join with a slip st to first ch to form ring (be sure not to twist the ch!)
Rnd 1 Ch 2, dc in each ch around, slip s to top of beg ch (50 sts)
Rnd 2 Ch 2, * fpdc, bpdc, repeat from * around, slip st to top of beg ch

Rnds 3-5 Repeat Rnd 2 Fasten off.

Join Color B with a slip st in last st of Color A Rnds 6-9 Repeat Rnd 2
Fasten off.

Join Color C with a slip st in last st of Color B Rnds 10-13 Repeat Rnd 2

 

Fasten off. Weave in all ends.
Yarn used:
Patons Grace (100% mercerized cotton)

Color A – 1 skein #60012 Taupe
Color B – 1 skein #60011 Champaigne Color C – 1 skein #61008 Natural

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2 thoughts on “Free crochet pattern: Cafe Couture”

  1. I had to use an “E” hook and decrease to 48 for the starting chain for it to stay on the cup. Is a certain famous fancy coffee house making their cups skinnier now?

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