Coffee Bean Stitch Mug Cozy

What better stitch to use for a coffee mug cozy than the bean stitch? Soft, puffy and complete with a buttoned closure, this mug cozy puts the “fun” in functional.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 3.5” / [9 cm] height x 8.5” / [21.5 cm] length (when open)

Gauge: 3 sc = 0.75” / [2 cm]

Materials

Yarn: Garnstudio DROPS Paris (100% Cotton; 82 yards [75 meters]/50 grams): 65 (A, 1 ball), 59 (B, 1 ball), 62 (C, 1 ball), 66 (D, 1 ball)

Hook: US size 7 (4.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, three 0.6” / [1.5 cm] wooden buttons, stitch marker

Special Stitches

When doing a bean stitch, it’s important to not yo when starting the stitch as that’s what makes the ‘beans’ lean to one side.

Bean Stitch 1 (BS1): Ch 1, insert hook in st, pull up a lp the size of a ch 1 (2 lps on hook), yo, pull up a lp, insert hook in same st, yo pull up a lp (4 lps on hook), yo, pull up a lp, insert hook in same st, yo pull up a lp (6 lps on hook), yo and pull through all lps on hook, ch1 to secure the st.

Bean Stitch 2 (BS2): Work the same as Bean Stitch 1 except start with a ch 2 and pull up the lps the size of the ch 2.

Placement of the stitches

You should work your ‘bean’ into the bean of the previous row;

Pattern Notes

Ch 1 and ch 2 at the start of a row does not counts as a st.

Pattern

With A, ch 14.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each st across until end, turn. (13 sts)

Rows 2-3: Ch 1, sc in each st across until end, turn. (13 sts)

Row 4: Fasten off A, rejoin B to top of last st, ch 1, [BS1, sk next st] 3 times, [BS2, sk next st] 4 times, turn. (7 beans made)

Tip: Add a stitch marker on the beg of Row 4 to help show which side the smaller beans (BS1) should be.

Row 5: Ch 2, [BS2, sk next st] 4 times, [BS1, sk next st] 3 times, turn.

Rows 6-7: Fasten off B, rejoin C to top of last st, ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off C, rejoin D to top of last st.

Rows 8-9: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off D, rejoin A to top of last st.

Rows 10-11: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off A, rejoin B to top of last st.

Rows 12-13: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off B, rejoin C to top of last st.

Rows 14-15: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off C, rejoin D to top of last st.

Rows 16-17: Ch 1, rep Rows 3 & 4

Fasten off D, rejoin A to top of last st.

Rows 18-19: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off A, rejoin B to top of last st.

Rows 20-21: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off B, rejoin C to top of last st.

Rows 22-23: Ch 1, rep Rows 4-5.

Fasten off C, rejoin D to top of last st.

Row 24: Ch 1, sc in each st along (including skipped sps) across until end, turn. (13 sts)

Row 25: Ch 1, sc in the first 2 sts, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in the next 3 sts] 2 times, ch 1, sk next st, sc in the last 2 sts, turn. (3 button holes made)

Row 26: Ch 1, sc in each st along (including ch-1 sps) across until end, turn. (13 sts)

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Using 2 plied strands of yarn A, line up the button holes with the place the buttons need to be on row 2 and sew button into place.

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    • Nicola P.

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