Designed By: Michele Wilcox Skill Level: Easy
RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 944 Cherrycola A, 321 Gold B, and 316 Soft White C. Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle; two 12mm buttons for eyes; one ¾” wooden button. Size: 3¾” tall.
GAUGE: 10 sts = 3”; 8 rows = 3½” in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
NOTE: Wrap size can be easily changed to fit any mug: to fit a taller or shorter mug, add or subtract an even number of chains at beginning; to fit a wider or narrower mug, add or subtract an even number of rows.
With A ch 14. Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 13 sc. Row 2 (Right Side): Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next st and each st across; turn. Row 3: Ch 1, slip st in first dc, * dc in next dc, slip st in next dc; repeat from * across working last slip st in top of ch-3; turn. Rows 4-23: Repeat Rows 2 and 3. Row 24: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next st and each st across, ch 10, slip st in last dc for button loop. Fasten off.
With B ch 6; dc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, slip st in last ch. Fasten off.
Eye (Make 2)
With C ch 4; 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook; join with a slip st to top of ch-3. Fasten off. Sew button to center of eye.
Sew Beak and Eyes in place. Sew button to beginning edge to correspond to button loop. Sew first 3 sts of Row 24 to corresponding 3 sts of beginning ch. Weave in ends.
Abbreviation: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain;
dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm
= millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); *
= repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work
directions in brackets the number of times specified.