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How To Crochet The Bee Stitch

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The coffee cozy crochet pattern uses a worsted weight yarn and the crochet bee stitch! And the best part is that you can create it in crochet or knit. Both versions are fun to make and use. Need a quick or last minute gift? These really put a personal touch on a gift for the coffee or tea drinker.

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Supplies for Crochet:

Crochet Hook:
Furls Hook
5.5mm (I hook), or hook to obtain gauge

Notions:
Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Scissors

Yarn:
Worsted weight yarn such as WeCrochet Brava

Yardage:
Approx. 50 yards in 4 colors:

White (Main Color, 25 yards)
Pink (11 yards)
Yellow (3 Yards)
Blue (11 yards)

Abbreviations/Stitches:
ch- Chain
sc- single crochet

Gauge:
14 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm) in single crochet

Skill Level:
Easy

Size:
5” wide x 3 ¾” tall

Notes:
When joining, join to the first stitch of the round. •Chain at the beginning of the round does not count as a stitch.

Video of Crochet Bee Stitch:

Crochet Cozy Instructions:

Rnd 1: With Main Color Fsc 28 OR chain 28, join, sc in each stitch around, join. (28 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch1, *skip 1, 2sc in next; repeat * around, join to first sc in round.

Rnd 3: With Alternate Color, Ch 1, slide hook under the second strand of the ‘V’ in the second stitch from the row below and then 2sc into the skipped stitch from round 2; repeat * around. For the last stitch in the round the 2sc will be worked over the seam and into the first skipped stitch, join.

Rnd 4: Repeat round 3 alternating between main colors and alternate color every other round until the desired length is achieved. For this coffee cozy there are 4 rounds of alternate color Mid Pink, then 1 round of alternate color Bright Gold, then 4 rounds of alternate color Light Blue. The Cozy ends on the Main Color round.

Supplies for Knit:

Needles:
7.0mm Knitting Needles

Notions:
Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Scissors

Yarn:
Worsted weight yarn such as WeCrochet Brava

Yardage:
The total yardage is 30 yards. Broken down as follows:

White (Main Color, 15 yards)
Pink (6 ½ yards)
Yellow (2 yards)
Blue (6 ½ yards)

Abbreviations/Stitches:
k - knit
k1b- knit one below

Gauge:
12 sts and 10 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette

Skill Level:
Easy

Size:
5” wide x 3 ¾” tall

Notes:
Cozy will be worked in Rows and then seamed.

Video for Knit Bee Stitch:

Knit Cozy Instructions:

Row 1 (WS): With Main Color long-tail cast on 33. (33 sts)

Rows 2-3: Knit.

Row 4: With Alternate Color, k1, *k1b, k1; repeat * across.

Row 5: With Alternate Color, knit.

Row 6: With Main Color, k2, k1b, *k1, k1b; repeat * to last 2 stitches, k2.

Row 7: With Main Color, knit

Repeat rows 4-7 of Main Body until the desired length. For coffee cozy repeat rows 1-4 of the main body for 4 total times using Alternate Color Mid Pink; repeat 1 more time using Alternate Color Bright Gold; repeat 4 times using Alternate Color Light Blue. For the finishing row repeat row 1 while also binding off. Fasten off leaving a long tail to seam coffee cozy.

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