Free Slim Crochet Cozy Pattern

A quick and simple slim cozy that fits bottles, cans and tall mason jars!


sc-blo = single crochet into the back loop only

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

MAR = magic adjustable ring

rep = repeat

sc = single crochet

slst = slip stitch

st(s) = stitches rep = repeat

Size: Slim Can Cozy measures approximately 6.5″ x 3.25″, The Can Cozy measures approximately 5″ x 3.25″

Gauge: The gauge is the measurement across the bottom of the cozy. Once you have completed rounds 1-5 check that your base measures 2.5″

Written in US terms.


Yarn: Medium size 4, worsted weight yarn

Suggested yarns:

Other yarns can be used, I just made all my cozies using the above yarns and found the cozy worked up equally in size and stretch with these yarns.

Hook: H8 5.0 mm crochet hook

Locking Stitch Marker

Darning Needle

Special Term used in this pattern, Sedge Cluster. In this pattern I have made a slight modification to the sedge stitch and will refer to it as the sedge cluster in this pattern. This stitch is made by crocheting a single, half and double crochet into the same stitch. This will be noted as the Sedge Cluster in the pattern. The modification for this is where you insert the hook, and that we are crocheting in the round. You will be inserting your hook into the top of the hdc from the row below, and completing the sedge cluster in that stitch. The image below shows the progression of the stitch from where you insert the hook to the completed sedge cluster. There is also a video at the end of this post.

Parenthesis () in this pattern indicate the number of stitches left at the end of a round.

Asterisks * are used in this pattern to indicate repetition of a sequence of stitches.

The ch1 at the beginning of each round does not count as a stitch.

Let’s get started

Please read through the entire pattern before starting.

Make a MAR. You can also ch4 and join with a slst to form a ring.

Round 1: 10 sc into the MAR. Join with a slst. (10)

Round 2:  ch1, 2sc into each st around. Join with a slst. (20)

Round 3: ch1, 1sc in the same st, 2sc in the next st. *1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next st, rep from * to end. Join with a slst. (30)

Round 4: ch1, 1sc into each st around. Join with a slst. (30)

Round 5: Repeat round 4.

While crocheting Round 5 you will notice your work may curl slightly, this is totally normal.

Round 6: ch1, sc-blo into each st around. Join with a slst. (30)

At the end of the post there is a video to show you where to insert your hook for the sc-blo.

Round 7: ch1, 1 sedge cluster in the same stitch, *skip the next 2 sts, 1 sedge cluster into the next st. Rep from the *around, join with a slst into the top of the hdc. (10 clusters)

After round 7 you will be crocheting continuously, you will not slst to join in the round or ch1 at the beginning of each round. Use a locking stitch marker to indicate rounds. I like to place mine in the top of the sc of the sedge cluster, that way I can complete my sedge cluster that starts a new row before moving my locking stitch marker up. See video under special technique.

Round 8 – 21: 1 sedge cluster into the top of each hdc from the sedge cluster below. Continue crocheting in the round until you have reached the last round. Join with slst into the hdc at the end of round 21. (10 clusters for each round)

If you would like a cozy for a standard size drink cup or 12 oz tall mason jar, stop at round 17 then move onto the final round for smaller cans. For an 8 oz mason jar stop at round 15 then move onto the final round for smaller cans.

Final Round Slim Cozy: ch1, sc into the top of each hdc and dc from each of the sedge clusters from the round below. Join with a slst. (20)

Final Round Smaller Can/Mason Jars: ch1, sc into the top of each sc, hdc and dc from each of the sedge clusters from the round below. Join with a slst. (30)

Pull yarn through, cut yarn and weave in all yarn tails.

Now you have a super cute slim cozy that will fit on most slim drink cans, standard size 12 oz drink cans or regular mouth 8 oz and 12 oz mason jars.


I used the following yarns using the pattern exactly as it is written and found that they all had similar fits with no modifications.

Loops & Threads Coastal Cotton

Loops & Threads Crème Cotton

Caron Cotton Cakes

Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Blend

Lion Brand Re-Up

I also made one using Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn, you do have to make additional modifications for the pattern to work with this yarn and I have included the pattern for that in the PDF version of this pattern. The PDF is available in my Etsy Shop and includes the Slim Cozy and Can Cozy Printables.

Grab a Copy of the PDF in my Etsy Shop

Video Support for this pattern


sedge cluster

Thank you so much, and happy hooking 🙂

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