Finished size: Approx 4 inches wide (including handle) x 3 inches tall
Materials: (US) size F hook, approx 1 oz worsted weight yarn for main color (MC), small amount brown yarn, scrap of white yarn, (2) 9 mm black animal/amigurumi eyes, small amount embroidery floss (or use small amount of the brown yarn), large handful of fiberfil stuffing, tapestry needle.
NOTE: Entire piece is worked in the round without joining unless otherwise noted.
With MC ch 2
Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around
Round 3: 2 sc in next st, sc in next st
Round 4: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts
Round 5: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts
Round 6: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts
Round 7: working in BLO, sc in each st around
Rounds 8-18: working through BOTH loops, sc in each st around, join with sl st at end of round 18, fasten off, weave in ends.
With brown repeat rounds 1-6 of cup, join with sl st at end of round 6, fastenoff, weave in ends.
With MC and leaving a long tail for sewing, ch 11
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, do not turn.
Row 2: Working along opposite site of beginning ch, sc in each ch across, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.
Row 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Row 2a: Working in front loops only, (ch 3, sl st, ch 3) in next st, (sl, ch 3, sl st, ch 3) in each remaining st around.
Row 2b: Working behind row 2a and in back loops only, (sl, ch 3, sl st, ch 3) in each st around, join with sl st in same loop as first st of row 2b, fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. (You will have 2 layers with row 2a being the side you will sew to the top of the hot chocolate.)
Refer to photo for placement on all assembly instructions.
1. Sew handle to side of cup placing top of handle along row 16, and the bottom of handle along row 9.
2. For face and referring to photo for placement, attach safety eyes between rows 14 and 15 (or embroider eyes,) and embroider mouth as desired.
3. Add stuffing to cup.
4. Sew row 1 of whipped cream to center of chocolate leaving loops free so they can be "fluffed up" to look like a swirl of whipped cream.
5. Using MC, sew chocolate in to place along the backs of the stitches, on the inside of the cup, on row 18.
For a cup of COFFEE, leave off the whipped cream and finish as directed as for hot chocolate.
For a cup of TEA use light brown yarn for "tea," and with white make tag as follows:
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 2-3: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: sc in each st across, turn (do not ch.)
Row 5: sl st in each of next 2 sts, fasten off leaving long tail for attaching tag.
To attach tag, refering to picture for placement, sew tag to "tea" leaving a 2 inch string for the hang tag.
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