Winter Hills Mug Rug

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You’re going to love the Winter Hills Mug Rug (or coaster). It’s a quick and easy pattern that can be made in almost no time at all.

Featured on the 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird & Friends Blog Hop hosted by Marly Bird.

The Yarn

I used Sugar ‘n Cream 100% cotton yarn. The one I featured on this Instagram Reel (link below) is in the colorway “Holiday Stripes.” I separated the skein into all its colors to get them to line up the way I wanted.

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Supplies Needed

– Approximately 50 – 100 yards worsted weight yarn – Sugar ‘n Cream
– H/5.0mm crochet hook – Leither Co.
– Scissors
– Tape measure
– Yarn needle

Stitches Used

The stitches I used in this designer are:
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Sc – Single Crochet

Pattern Note

Gauge: 15 Sts x 15 Rows =4”

Sizes:
4.5” x 4.5” – Coaster
4.5” x 8” – Mug Rug

A stitch count is provided at the end of each row.

Fringe is optional. I placed mine (when used) every other stitch. Some designers like to put them in each stitch. Go with what you’re comfortable with.

The Pattern

Ch 17

Row 1.) Sc in 2nd Ch from the hook and each St across. (16)

Row 2.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St, Dc in next St, *Sc in next St, Dc in next St, * repeat across. (16)

Row 3.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St, Dc in next St, *Sc in next St, Dc in next St, * repeat across. (16)

Row 4.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St and each St across. (16)

Row 5.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St and each St across. (16)

Row 6.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St, Dc in next St, *Sc in next St, Dc in next St, * repeat across. (16)

Row 7.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St, Dc in next St, *Sc in next St, Dc in next St, * repeat across. (16)

Row 8.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St and each St across. (16)

Rows 9-16 (28) Repeat rows 5-8.

Finish off and weave in ends.

Availability

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Mountainside Wrist Warmers

The Mountainside Wrist Warners were featured in the Winter Fashion Blog Hop hosted by E’Claire Makery.

I was excited to be participating in one of Claire’s events again.

The Mountainside Wrist Warmers pattern is the last design in the Mountainside Collection. The collection consists of the Mountainside Hat, Mountainside Cowl, and the Mountainside Coffee Cozy.

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The Yarn

The yarn I used is Lion Brand’s Hometown Bonus Bundle in the colorways Aspen Tweed (white tweed) and Salem Creek (pink and charcoal). Any bulky weight yarn will work; Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick and QuickLoops & Threads Cozy Wool, and Loops & Threads Lush Alpaca are great options.

Supplies Needed

– Approximately 129 yards of #6 weight yarn
– M/9.00 mm crochet hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors
– Measuring tape

Stitches Used

Ch – Chain
Cl(s) – Cluster(s)
Dc – Double Crochet
FSO – Front Side Only
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stich(es)
YO – Yarn Over

Stitch Definition

Cl(s) – Cluster(s):
[The Cl is comprised of a Dc and Hdc together.]

YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through first 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook into SAME St, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all 4 loops on hook. Cluster Completed.

Pattern Notes

When doing the Ch 1, pull up the loop a little higher than you normally would.

A stitch count is listed at the end of each row.

These wrist warmers took me roughly 90 minutes total to make from start to finish. Perfect for a last-minute gift.

Can be easily adjustable to fit anyone.

Gauge & Finished Measurements

Gauge: 5 Cl x 5 rows = 4”

Size: 11” wide x 4” tall (after seamed)

Availability

The Mountainside Wrist Warmers can be purchases on Ravelry.

The Pattern

Pattern: (make 2)

LOOSELY Ch 15.
1.) Cl into 2nd Ch from the hook and each Ch across. (14) RS

2.) Turn, Ch1, Cl into the 1st Cl and each Cl across. (14)

3– 10.) Repeat row 2.

11.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc LOOSELY in each Cl across. (14)

To seam:
Fold over and line up with the starting Ch.

Right: LOOSELY Sl St (or preferred seaming technique) 1st 3 Cl of both sides together, Sl St 3 Cl FSO, Sl St remaining 8 Cl of both sides.

Left: LOOSELY Sl St (or preferred seaming technique) 1st 8 Cl of both sides together, Sl St 3 Cl FSO, Sl St remaining 3 Cl of both sides.

Finish off, weave in ends, and turn inside out so the seam is on the inside.


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Mountainside Collection?

Mountainside Hat
Mountainside Cowl
Mountainside Coffee Cozy

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Mountainside Cozy

The Mountainside Coffee Cozy is the third design in the Mountainside Collection. Other designs in the collection include the Mountainside Hat, Mountainside Cowl, and the Mountainside Wrist Warmers.

Featured as the last pattern of the Crochets By Trista 2020 Gift Giving Blog Hop. To find out more click HERE.

One of my favorite things is that this cozy is versatile. It fits many different cups and containers. Look how beautiful it look on a mason jar! Throw in some string lights and you’ll have great decor for the holiday season.

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The Yarn

The yarn I used is Lion Brand’s Hometown Bonus Bundle in the colorways Aspen Tweed (white tweed) and Salem Creek (pink and charcoal). Any bulky weight yarn will work; Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick and QuickLoops & Threads Cozy Wool, and Loops & Threads Lush Alpaca are great options.

Supplies Needed

– Approximately 50 yards of #6 weight yarn
– M/9.00 mm crochet hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors
– Measuring tape

Stitches Used

Ch – Chain
Cl(s) – Cluster(s)
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stich(es)
YO – Yarn Over

Stitch Definitions

Cl(s) – Cluster(s):
[The Cl is comprised of a Dc and Hdc together.]

YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through first 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook into SAME St, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all 4 loops on hook. Cluster Completed.

Pattern Notes

When doing the Ch 1, pull up the loop a little higher than you normally would. This helps to not have the first cluster tight and have the seam noticeable.

Availability

The Mountainside Coffee Cozy is available to purchase on Ravelry.

The Pattern

LOOSELY Ch 13.

1.) Cl into 2nd Ch from the hook and each Ch across.
Join with a Sl St to 1st Cl. (12)

2.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1st Cl and each Cl around.
Join with a Sl St to the 1st Cl. (12)

3-5.) Repeat round 2 or until desired height.

6.) Ch 1, LOOSELY Sc in each Cl around.

Join with a Sl St to the 1st Sc. (12)

Finish off and weave in ends.


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Mountainside Hat
Mountainside Cowl


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Mountainside Cowl

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The Mountainside Cowl is the second pattern from the Mountainside Collection. Designs in the collection include a hat, cowl, wrist warmers (fingerless gloves), and a cup cozy.

Featured in the Ambassador Crochet Seasons of Joy Gift Giving Blog Hop. A series of crochet designers offering a free pdf download of a crochet gift using bulky weight yarn.

The Yarn

The yarn I used is Lion Brand’s Hometown Bonus Bundle in the colorways Aspen Tweed (white tweed) and Salem Creek (pink and charcoal). Any bulky weight yarn will work; Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick and QuickLoops & Threads Cozy Wool, and Loops & Threads Lush Alpaca are great options.

Gauge and Final Measurements

Gauge: 5 Cl x 5 rows = 4″ square

Final Measurements: 13″ tall x 19″ wide

Supplies Needed

– Approximately 250 yards of #6 weight yarn
– M/9.00 mm crochet hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors
– Measuring tape

Stitches Used

Ch – Chain
Cl(s) – Cluster(s)
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stich(es)
YO – Yarn Over

Stitch Definition

Cl(s) – Cluster(s):
[The Cl is comprised of a Dc and Hdc together.]

YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through first 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook into SAME St, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all 4 loops on hook. Cluster Completed.

Pattern Notes

When doing the Ch 1, pull up the loop a little higher than you normally would. This helps to not have the first cluster tight and have the seam noticeable.

Availability

An ad-free pdf is available to purchase on Ravelry.

The Pattern

LOOSELY Ch 51.

Round 1.) Cl into 2nd Ch from the hook and each Ch across.
Join with a Sl St to 1st Cl. (50)

Round 2.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1st Cl and each Cl around.
Join with a Sl St to the 1st Cl. (50)

Rounds 3. – 17.) Repeat round 2.

Finish off and weave in ends.


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Mountainside Hat

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The Mountainside Hat is the first pattern from the Mountainside Collection. Designs in the collection include a hat, cowl, wrist warmers (fingerless gloves), and a cup cozy.

The Mountainside Hat can be made as a traditional hat or a messy bun style.

The Yarn

The yarn I used is Lion Brand’s Hometown Bonus Bundle in the colorways Aspen Tweed (white tweed) and Salem Creek (pink and charcoal). Any super bulky weight yarn will work; Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick and Quick, Loops & Threads Cozy Wool, and Loops & Threads Lush Alpaca are great options.

Supplies Needed

For the hat you will need:

– Approximately 100 yards of #6 weight yarn
– M/9.00 mm crochet hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors
– Measuring tape
– Pompom (optional)
– Elastic hair tie (for messy bun style)

Stitches Used

Ch – Chain
Cl(s) – Cluster(s)
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Mc – Magic Circle
Sc – Single Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stich(es)
YO – Yarn Over

Gauge and Final Measurements

Gauge: 5 Cl x 5 rows = 4″ square

Final Measurements: 8″ tall x 11″ wide

Stitch Definition

Cl(s) – Cluster(s):
[The Cl is comprised of a Dc and Hdc together.]

YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through first 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook into SAME St, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all 4 loops on hook. Cluster Completed.

Pattern Notes

When doing the Ch 1, pull up the loop a little higher than you normally would. This helps to not have the first cluster tight and have the seam noticeable.

Availability

Find out how you can get your Mountainside Hat pattern for free HERE.

An ad-free pdf is available to purchase on Ravelry.

The Pattern

In MC or around an elastic hairband.

1.) Ch1, 6Cls. Sl St into 1st Cl. (6)

2.) Turn, Ch1, 2Cl in 1st Cl, and each Cl around. Sl St into 1st Cl. (12)

3.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1St Cl, 2Cls in the next Cl, Cl in next Cl, 2Cls in next St, repeat around. Sl St into 1st Cl. (18)

4.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1st Cl, Cl in next Cl, 2Cls in next Cl, Cl in next 2 Cls, 2Cl in next St, repeat around. Sl St into 1st Cl. (24)

5.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1st Cl, Cl in next 2 Cls, 2Cls in next Cl, Cl in next 3 Cls, 2Cls in next Cl, repeat around. Sl St into 1st Cl. (30)

6.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1st Cl and each Cl around. Sl St into 1st Cl. (30)

Repeat round 6 until approximately 7” tall or desired height.

Ch 1, LOOSELY Sc in each Cl around. (30)

Ch 1, LOOSELY Sc in each Cl around. (30)

Finish off and weave in ends.


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