Crochet Can and Glass Bottle Cozy

Crochet Can and Glass Bottle Cozy
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Patriotic Can and Glass Bottle Cozy, a crochet pattern

Last year, we designed this can cozy to go with our 4th of July designs, and is a crochet can and glass bottle cozy that can be made up in any color combination or just solids! I call this X’s Can and Glass Bottle Cozy. Super catchy, right?

We bundled this pattern with the 4th of July Bunting pattern on our Ravelry Store!

I wanted my own unique can cozies (these also fit beer bottles!) for when we have our friends over to celebrate the 4th of July, and I felt that it added to the home decor for Independence Day here in America.  

I also want to make several in other fun summertime colors such as a citrus theme, or a lemonade theme like this one my good friend Helen made:

 You’re awesome, Helen!

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If you would like a PDF version of this pattern you can find it on Ravelry here

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Designer Notes

For this pattern, you I worked this in patriotic American colors of red, white, and blue, so you will need 3 colors. I have written the pattern to be worked with three colors but you could simply work it in 1 or 2.


–4 worsted weight cotton yarn or cotton blend yarn, such as Lily Sugar ‘N Cream  or Paintbox Cotton Aran in 3 colors

H8 5mm crochet hook These clover hooks are my FAVORITE!

Large eye blunt needle for weaving in ends



7 rows and 14 DC’s across= 4”x4” square


Finished piece measures approx. 4.5” tall and about 4” diameter, flattened.

Pattern Notes

Chain 3 at the beginning of each round does count as a dc. Mark your colors as CA, CB, and CC (color a, color b, color c) unless you are working with just one color. For this pattern, CA is blue, CB is white, and CC is red.

The pattern is worked in the round and slip stitched to the chain 3 at the end of each round. When changing colors, it is easiest to just carry the yarn up the inside of your work rather than cutting off each time. This makes for a lot less ends to weave in.

To change colors: when you are going to work the slip stitch into the top of the chain 3 to end each round, instead of finishing the slip stitch with the current color, do this instead: first, insert hook into top of ch3, next, drop current color, finally, pick up next color and pull thru a loop to complete the slip stitch. Pull tight, and continue the pattern.


Dc—Double crochet
XS—Cross Stitch
to–Repeat the instructions written between the two *
HDC—Half-double crochet
YO—yarn over
CS— Crab Stitch, also called reverse single crochet
MR—Magic Ring/Magic Circle
BLO—Back Loop Only

Special Stitches

Cross Stitch—Skip next stitch, work a DC in next, work another DC in the skipped stitch going behind the DC just made. Video here.

Crab Stitch/reverse sc—instead of working to your left like normal, you will start your work in the stitch to the right of your hook. Work a SC in the stitch to the right of your hook. Simple as that. It creates a “rope” edging because it twists the loops together.  Video here

Magic Ring—Wrap yarn around 2 fingers, twice. Overlapping the first loop on the underside of your fingers, place your hook under the front loop and grab the back loop, pulling it under the front loop and out. Turn the large loop still on your fingers so that it twists the loop on your hook, chain 1, turn it back the other way. This is also just an enlarged slip stitch. A good video can be found here.


Now go grab the pattern and make a ton of these to have at your next backyard party!

I hope you enjoy this crochet can and glass bottle cozy pattern as much as we do!

If you’d like to get an ad-free version, you can download it from my Ravelry store by going to my Patterns Tab (link here) and clicking on the link for the pattern there.

Happy Hooking and have a fun 4th of July and great summer!




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