The Simple Steek Mug Cozy by Dorie Lysaght
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The Simple Steek Mug Cozy

May 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Stranded stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
43 yards (39 m)
To fit a mug with up to an 11” circumference
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Are you ready to cut into your knitting? Practice steeking with this easy mug cozy pattern. It’s also a great way to use up leftover worsted-weight yarn. Pattern includes a simple colorwork chart, links to two excellent crochet steek tutorials and different options for the button band border.

Version A: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter 100% wool; 140yd/128m per 50g skein
MC 31 Cast Iron, 35 yds
CC1 32 Snowbound 5 yds
CC2 12 Hayloft, 3 yds

Version B: Istex Lettlopi 100% wool; 109yd/100m per 50g skein
MC 85 Oatmeal Heather, 35 yds
CC1 9420 Blue, 5 yds
CC2 51 White, 3 yds

1 set US #5/3.75mm 32” circular for magic loop or double-point needles
1 set US #7/4.5mm 32” circular for magic loop or double-point needles

Tapestry needle, stitch marker. 1 ¾”/19mm button, size C/2.75mm crochet hook, coordinating sock yarn