Crochet Corgi Cozy

The adorable Crochet Corgi Cozy is a free pattern here on my blog! The cutest mug companion makes an excellent crochet gift idea! Below you'll find the free pattern and video tutorial.

The adorable Crochet Corgi Cozy is a free pattern here on my blog!

Pattern Design + Construction:

This adorable Crochet Corgi Cozy will bring a smile to your face each time you pick up your mug! This pattern is quick and beginner friendly, using just a few basic stitches. The pattern can also be adjusted to fit your mug of choice (see the coffee sleeve base pattern detail below for adjustment instructions).


The Corgi cup cozy consists of the coffee sleeve base, which is crocheted in rows to create a flat rectangle. The ears are crocheted onto the base and the muzzle and rosy cheeks are stitched onto the base using a tapestry needle. The coffee cozy base is seamed together using a tapestry needle. The finished Crochet Corgi Cozy measures approximately 4 inches tall by 4 inches wide when lying flat.


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Yarn:

I chose medium (4) worsted weight yarn for my crochet Corgi Cozy design. I enjoy working with worsted weight yarn for coffee sleeves since it is versatile and wears well. You could easily substitute for another worsted weight yarn as long as the ounces per gram are similar.


For this tutorial, I'm using the following yarn colors:

  • Red Heart Super Saver, Medium 4, 7 oz / 198 g. in the color Black

  • I Love This Yarn, Medium 4, 7 oz / 199 g, in the color Sungold

  • I Love This Yarn, Medium 4, 7 oz / 199 g, in the color Light Peach

  • I Love This Yarn, Medium 4, 7 oz / 199 g, in the color White

I Love This Yarn, Medium 4, 7 oz / 199 g, in the color Sungold used for the Crochet Corgi Cozy free pattern.

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Stitches:

This pattern is written in US crochet terminology.

  • Chain

  • Magic Circle

  • Slip Stitch

  • SC - Single Crochet

  • DEC - Single Crochet Decrease

  • INC - Single Crochet Increase

  • * - Repeat sequence until the end of the round

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Crochet Corgi Cozy - Free Pattern

 The cutest mug companion makes an excellent crochet gift idea!

Mug Size Adjustment

This pattern is designed to fit a standard Starbucks reusable mug. However, you can easily adjust your chain stitch amount on the base of the coffee cozy pattern to fit the mug of your choice! You'll chain the amount that fits perfectly around your mug + 1 chain stitch. For instance, if 32 stitches fit perfectly around your mug you will chain 33 and each row will be 32 stitches.


*You'll want to consider the ears in your size adjustment and make sure they end up evenly spaced. This will depend on how many stitches you increase or decrease the base chain. The goal is to have the entirety of both ears visible on the edges of your mug when looking straight forward. So adjust the number of stitches in-between the ears accordingly to what looks best on your mug!*



Corgi Cozy Base:

With white yarn, chain 35


Rows 1-5: SC in each stitch, chain 1 (34 stitches)

on the last stitch of the 5th row, switch to Sungold yarn leaving a long white tail.


Rows 6-12: SC in each stitch, chain 1 (34 stitches)


Tie off with a long enough tail to weave in the end.



Crochet Corgi Ears:

With Sungold yarn, join in the 11th stitch of the 12th row counting from right to left.


Row 13: SC in the next 5 stitches, chain 1 (5 stitches)


Row 14: DEC, SC in the next 3 stitches, chain 1 (4 stitches)


Row 15: DEC, SC in the next 2 stitches, chain 1 (3 stitches)


Row 16: DEC, SC in the next stitch, chain 1 (2 stitches)


Row 17: DEC, chain 1 (1 stitch)


Tie off with a long enough tail to weave in the end.


Skip 4 stitches (moving to the left of the first ear) and repeat Rows 13-17.


Using a tapestry needle, weave in the loose ends on the ears.


The finished Crochet Corgi Cozy lying flat.

Finishing Row:

Join to the far right side with Sungold yarn (this would have naturally been the 13th row had we not added the ears) and begin single crocheting across the entire row and over the ears.


The exceptions to single crocheting on this row will be:

  • Slip stitch in the bottom corners of the ears (4 slip stitches; 4 corners)

  • At the tops of the ears, right before the very top stitch: chain 1, SC in that top stitch, chain 1 again

At the end of the row, chain 1 and tie off with a long tail.

How to complete the ears on the Crochet Corgi Cozy.

Crochet Corgi Muzzle:

With white yarn,


Round 1: In a magic circle, SC 6, pull tight (6 stitches)


Round 2: INC, SC in the next stitch* (9 stitches)


Round 3: INC, SC in the next 2 stitches* (12 stitches)



Round 4: SC in each stitch (12 stitches)


Slip stitch, chain 1


Tie off with a long tail.


Using a tapestry needle and black yarn, stitch on a small triangle nose.


Use the tail from the magic circle as stuffing for the nose or add some polyfil stuffing if you'd like.


Use the long tail and a tapestry needle to stitch the muzzle onto the crochet cozy in the center between where the White and Sungold meet.


The crochet Corgi Cozy is great for beginners.

Eyes:

Attach the safety eyes on either side of the muzzle approximately 3 stitches from the muzzle. In order for the eyes to lie as flat as possible against the mug, I like to use a wire cutter to trim the excess posts on the back of the safety eyes.


Rosy Corgi Cheeks:

With light peach yarn,


Round 1: In a magic circle, SC 6, pull tight (6 stitches)


Round 2: INC, SC in the next 2 stitches* (8 stitches)


Slip stitch, chain 1


Tie off with a long tail.


Using a tapestry needle and the long tails, stitch the cheeks onto the face in the white portion next to the eyes.



Invisible Seam:

  • Fold the coffee cozy with the wrong side facing out (face on the inside) and line up the rough edges.

  • Using a tapestry needle and the long tails, stitch the rough ends together. You can use a whip stitch, or a simple back and forth stitch. Pay close attention to the top and bottom of the join to ensure it won't pull apart when stretched over the mug.

  • Tie off toward the center and weave in the loose ends.

  • Trim any excess yarn.

  • Turn right side out.

This crochet Corgi Cozy design fits a standard reusable Starbucks mug.

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Signature - Heather Corinne






OTHER FREE COZY PATTERNS:

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