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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Un Ostie de bon Cozy! Free pattern

Because my man person was pining for la belle province, I made him a quebecois beer cozy. He said it was perfect. So for all you canadiens out there, here's the ostie de bon cozy!



Materials:
Patons Astra in Electric Blue and White
4mm crochet hook
tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
ch - chain
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
tc - treble crochet
blo - back loop only
st - stitch
inc - in next chain
in#c - in next # chains

Instructions:

Cozy body:

With blue yarn, make an adjustable loop.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in ring
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (12 sts)
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around (18 sts)
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around (24 sts)
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around (30 sts)
Rnd 6: Working in blo, sc in each st around, change to white yarn without cutting blue yarn
Rnd 7-8: Sc in each st around, change back to blue yarn and cut white yarn
Rnd 9-23: Sc in each st around, change to white again without cutting blue yarn
Rnd 24-25: Sc in each st around, cut yarn and change back to blue
Rnd 26: Sc in each st around, cut blue yarn.

Fleur-de-lis applique:

With white yarn, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook.
1st petal: Ch 7, sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sc & hdc inc. Dc inc. 2 dc inc. Hdc & sc inc. Sl st inc. Sc inc of original chain.

2nd petal: Ch 9, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc inc, hdc inc, dc inc, tc inc, dc inc, sc inc, sl st inc. Sc inc of original chain.

3rd petal: Same as first petal, but twist right before the sc inc of original chain. Sc inc.

Bottom: Ch1, sl st in2c of the bottom of the chain, [sc, ch, dc, ch, sc] inc, sl st in2c. Cut yarn.

Finishing:

Sew the fleur-de-lis applique to the cozy body, making sure that it's between the two white lines. Sew in ends.