Coffee Cup Plant Holder

Coffee Cup Plant Holder
Coffee Cup Plant Holder

Crochet Patterns - Coffee Cup Plant Holder

This clever crochet pattern was kindly contributed by designer Christina Heredia. Please contact Christina with any questions regarding this pattern.

Materials and Equipment

Ø 150 yards of jute twine

Ø Crochet hook size K

Ø 6-7 inch diameter potted plant or any potted plant that fits snugly inside crocheted cup

Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 3 inches

Note: Jute twine can be messy to crochet with sometimes. Bits of the fiber will flake off around your work area and it can be itchy on your fingers as you crochet.

Directions:

CUP: Ch 4, join to form ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring. Sl st to top of first st to close this and all rounds. 8 sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as joining and in each st around. 16 sc.

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, 2 sc in next st, *1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st.* Repeat between * * around. 24 sc.

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, 2 sc in next st, *1 sc in each of next 2 st, 2 sc in next st.* Repeat between * * around. 32 sc.

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, 2 sc in next st, *1 sc in each of next 3 st, 2 sc in next st.* Repeat between * * around. 40 sc.

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, 2 sc in next st, *1 sc in each of next 4 st, 2 sc in next st.* Repeat between * * around. 48 sc.

Round 7: Working in back loops only, ch 3, dc in same st as joining and in each st around. 48 dc.

Rounds 8-10: Working in both loops, repeat Round 7. 48 dc.

Round 11: Ch 3, sc in same st as joining, 1 dc in each of next 5 st, work dec as follows (yo, insert hook in next st, pull up 1 loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, insert hook in next st, pull up 1 loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 3 remaining loops), *1 dc in each of next 6 st, dec,* Repeat between * * around. 42 dc.

Round 12: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each st around. 42 sc. Do not cut yarn. Continue with handle.

HANDLE:

Ch 15, join to bottom of Round 7 with sl st. Turn.

Work 2 sc in each of first 3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 7 ch, 5 sc in next ch, 1 sc in each of last 4. Sl st to top of coffee cup. Cut yarn and weave in loose end.

SAUCER:

Round 1: Working in unworked loops of round 7 of cup, join twine at bottom of cup (with open side of cup facing you) in any st, ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in each of next 4 unworked loops, 2 dc in next loop, *dc in each of next 5 loops, 2 dc in next loop.* Repeat between * * around. 56 dc.

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 1 dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc.* Repeat between * * around. 64 dc.

Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 1 dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in each of next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc.* Repeat between * * around. 72 dc.

Round 4: Ch 1, work one round of crab stitch around. Cut yarn and weave in loose ends.

Press with an iron to smooth out the handle. Place potted plant inside cup.

You can play around with the hook size and number of single crochet rounds to adjust the size of the holder or you can use different yarns and a strong starch solution to set its shape.

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