Cheeseburger Tissue Box Cozy by Twinkie Chan

Cheeseburger Tissue Box Cozy

April 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
5.0 mm (H)
4.75" (12 cm) wide x 4.75" (12 cm) long x 5.25" (13.5 cm) high
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The first time I crocheted a cheeseburger tissue box cozy was for the 2012 Plush You! art show which is founded and annually curated by my friend Kristen. Ever since then, people have been writing to me for the pattern, and now I’m excited to serve it up with a juicy patty, frilly lettuce, tomato slices, onion strings, cheesey goodness, and even cute little sesame seeds on the top bun. Your tissues will become a talking point, and you will be the first person you know with a cube-shaped burger to impress all the gourmet-burger fanatics! If anybody happens to shed happy tears over the savory amazingness of this cozy, you’ll already have something handy to wipe them away.

worsted weight
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice, 100% Premium Acrylic, 3.5 oz (100 g)/170 yds (156 m) per skein: 1 skein 860-130 Honey (A) Red Heart Soft, 100% Acrylic, 5 oz (141 g)/256 yds (234 m) per skein: 1 skein #E728-9344 Chocolate (C)
Small amounts of worsted weight acrylic yarn: 10 yds (10 m) Beige (B), 5 yds (5 m) Green (D), 9 yds (9 m) Yellow (E), 6 yds (6 m) Red (F), 6 yds (6 m) White (G)
Small amount light tan wool felt OR small amount of B for sesame seeds

H/8 (5.00 mm) crochet hook
cube-shaped tissue box
tapestry needle
fabric glue (if using felt for sesame seeds)
stitch marker

17 sts x 21 rows in sc = 4” (10 cm).
Take time to check gauge.

Finished Size
4.75” (12 cm) wide x 4.75” (12 cm) long x 5.25” (13.5 cm) high

Note: The top of the cozy is worked first in rows. Then, work is continued in rnds for the sides.