Free Crochet Pattern: Lil Pint Ice Cream Cozy

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This quick and easy crochet pattern is great for your building your craft fair inventory. Made in a wool blend, super chunky yarn, it’s both profitable and fun!

Every once in a while, you need to eat straight from the container. That doesn’t mean your hands need to freeze while you do it! This great pint sized ice cream sleeve will protect your hands and let you enjoy your treat.

Salmon pink cozy made from chunky yarn, shown on a tub of ice cream. Text reads: Lil Pint Ice Cream Cozy. Free crochet pattern. Quick & easy crochet gift!

A perfect gift for teachers, pregnant girlfriends or the friend who needs to soothe a broken heart. The finished creation is also the perfect size for a stocking stuffer.

Photo of the Lil Pint Ice Cream Cozy on a white table and background

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Make the Lil Pint Ice Cream Cozy


  • 20 – 25 yards size 5 (super bulky) yarn.
  • 9.00 mm (US size M/N ) Crochet Hook
  • Sewing Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick or other super bulky yarn

Skill Level



  • ch – chain
  • HDC – half-double crochet
  • Rnd – round
  • sc – single crochet
  • SLST – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)


This pattern includes instructions for a “one size fits a pint”.

Photo of the Lil Pint Ice Cream Cozy FREE Crochet Pattern


Using a 9.00 mm hook and working into a magic circle (or into a ch3 loop),
Rnd 1: CH2 (counts as HDC here and throughout), HDC 6 into a magic circle, tighten circle and join with a slst. (7 hdc) OR CH3, join with a SLST, CH2, work 6 HDC into this loop. Join with a slst to begin sc. (7 hdc)

Rnd 2: CH2, HDC in same st as beginning ch2, 2 sc in the next st and each st around. Join with SLST to beginning sc. (14 hdc)

Rnd 3: CH2, HDC in next st and each st around. (14 hdc)

Rnds 4 – 7: Repeat Rnd 3

Rnd 8: CH2, HDC in same st as beginning ch2, SLST in next st, 3HDC in next st, SLST in next st, repeat * * until you have 6 shells. In the last 3 sts, SK one st, SLST in the next st, SK one st. HDC in the same st as beginning CH2.

Finish off. Tuck ends.

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