Dots Trio Inspired Crocheted Coffee Sleeve

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Dots Trio Inspired Coffee Sleeve, pictured with Metro Retro Hobo Bag

Dots Trio Crochet Coffee Sleeve

Inspired by the Dots Trio print bags from Thirty-One Gifts


Small amounts of worsted-weight yarn in four colors: (A) Navy, (B) Green, (C) Yellow, and (D) Grey

Size US H/8 mm hook

Tapestry needle

To-go Coffee Cup



ch = chain

BPhdc = back post half double crochet

FPhdc = front post half double crochet

Hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitches

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over



MB = Make Bobble

Yarn over and insert hook into next stitch, pulling up a loop; [yo, and insert hook in the SAME stitch, pulling up a loop] 3 times; yo, pull through ALL loops on hook, ch to close off.




Crochet a long enough chain to fit the circumference of the middle portion of a coffee cup, and also is a multiple of 2.

Row 1 (WS): Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, and to end.

Row 2: Ch 2, *FPhdc, BPhdc; rep from * to end.

Row 3: Ch2, hdc in next st and to end.

Row 4: Hdc to 3 sts before middle of row, join Color B, MB, with A hdc, join Color C, MB, with A hdc to end.

Cut B and C.

Row 5: With A, ch 2, hdc in next st and to end.

Row 6: Ch2, hdc to the center of row (the stitch in the middle of the two bobbles, 2 rows below), join Color D, MB, with A hdc to end.

Row 7: Rep Row 5.

Row 8: Repeat Row 2.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



With tail and tapestry needle, sew the two sides together to create sleeve shape.

Weave in ends.


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3 Responses to “Dots Trio Inspired Crocheted Coffee Sleeve”

  1. Joyce

    Cute & I finished mine. Will make more for myself & maybe my sisters.
    I single chained every other st on last row & it tightened up the top of the sleeve.
    Hand-sewed a button & crocheted loop.
    Thanks a great switch in projects for a Saturday morning