Cup of Joe tissue holder/cozy
For regular size rolls
For this example I used Loops & Threads Cozy Wool
Items needed: Crochet hook size J,
Yarn: Chunky size 6 in White or off white,Brown or coffee looking yarn size 6.
Row 1: Put White yarn onto hook with a slip knot. Chain 38, join together with slip stitch, ch 3, do not turn Row 2: DC in 3rd chain from hook, DC in each chain around Slip stitch into top of chain 3 DC. Row 3-8: ch 3, DC in 3rd chain from hook and in each DC around slip stitch in top of chain 3 DC . Row 9: Chain 3, DC in each of next 3 stitches, DC 2 tog, *DC in each of next 4 stitches, DC 2 tog,* repeat from * ending with DC to end of round , slip stitch into top of ch 3. Fasten off.
Ch 14, DC in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across , turn.
Row 2-6: ch 3 DC in each DC across, turn.
Fasten off leaving an 18 inch tail.
Ch 2, sc 6 times in first ch, sl st first and last sc together.
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st.
It may be helpful to use stitch markers now.
Round 3: *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc* repeat from * around, slip stitch into first sc
Round 4: *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, slip stitch to beginning sc.
Round 5: *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, slip stitch to beginning sc.
Round 6: *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, slip stitch to beginning sc. Fasten off, leaving a 17 inch tail.
Putting it all together
Handle : Roll handle up lengthwise. Put the tail through the eye of a yarn needle and starting at the top attach handle to cup and then sew handle together all the way down to the bottom and attach near the 7th or8th row on the cup. Knot off and weave in ends.
Coffee: Thread tail through yarn needle and just below the brim begin to sew back and forth between the coffee and the cup all the way around. Knot off and weave in ends.
Original Design by April Moreland copyright 2008
This Altered design for a regular size roll is by Toni Lombardi copyright 2012
The original double roll size pattern can be found here: http://dishclothdiaries.blogspot.com/2008/06/cup-o-joe.html
As always, May your hands work be blessed and your fiber work be fulfilling!