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Free Crochet Pattern Snowman Wine Cozy

Crafting the Perfect Holiday Gift: The Snowman Wine Cozy Crochet Pattern

As the holiday season approaches, the search for unique and heartfelt gifts begins. If you’re a crochet enthusiast looking to add a personal touch to your holiday gifts, the Snowman Wine Cozy crochet pattern is an excellent choice. This adorable and practical project is not only a delightful addition to any holiday table but also a thoughtful gift for wine lovers and hosts.

Why Choose the Snowman Wine Cozy?

The Snowman Wine Cozy stands out for its charming design that combines festive cheer with functionality. It’s designed to snugly fit a standard wine bottle, transforming it into a cheerful snowman that’s sure to spark conversation and smiles at any holiday gathering. The pattern is straightforward, making it a quick project that can be completed in just one evening, perfect for those last-minute gift needs1.

Features of the Snowman Wine Cozy

  • Modern and Classy Design: Despite its whimsical theme, the Snowman Wine Cozy boasts a modern and classy look that makes it suitable for a variety of holiday decors1.
  • Customizable: The pattern allows for easy customization. Change the colors of the scarf or hat to personalize the cozy further or to match the recipient’s taste1.
  • Beginner-Friendly: With clear instructions and a simple pattern, this project is accessible even for those new to crocheting. It uses medium weight (#4) yarn and a 6 mm crochet hook, making it easy to handle and quick to complete1.

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Snowman Wine Cozy

  1. Gather Your Materials:
    • Medium weight yarn in white, black, red, and any other colors for customization.
    • Crochet hook size J/10 or 6 mm.
    • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
  2. Crochet the Base and Body:
    • Start by crocheting the base of the wine cozy to ensure it fits the bottom of the wine bottle snugly.
    • Continue with the body, increasing the stitches as necessary to create a tapered effect that resembles a snowman.
  3. Add Character with Accessories:
    • Crochet a small hat and scarf in colors of your choice. These elements not only add charm but also allow you to personalize the cozy.
    • Attach small buttons or beads for the eyes and mouth to bring your snowman to life.
  4. Assemble Your Cozy:
    • Sew the hat and scarf onto the body of the cozy.
    • Weave in all ends securely to ensure everything stays in place.

Tips for Perfecting Your Snowman Wine Cozy

  • Check Your Gauge: Make sure to crochet a small test swatch to check your gauge. This ensures your cozy will fit perfectly around the wine bottle.
  • Be Creative: Experiment with different yarn textures or add embellishments like glittery yarn for a snowy effect or a tiny carrot nose made from orange felt.

The Snowman Wine Cozy is more than just a crochet pattern; it’s a gateway to creating personalized and memorable gifts that your loved ones will cherish. Whether you’re setting a festive table or looking for a special handmade gift, this crochet project promises to deliver warmth, cheer, and a touch of whimsy this holiday season. So, grab your crochet hook and let the magic of crafting begin!

Free Crochet Pattern Snowman Wine Cozy Instructions


The wine cozy is worked using two strands of yarn. You can either pull a strand from both the outside and inside of the yarn skein or wind a small ball to use as your second strand.

Row 1: Using two strands of White color yarn, make a magic ring, chain three (counts as first double crochet) eleven double crochet in ring (twelve double crochet total). Slip stitch to first stitch.

Row 2: Chain three (counts as one double crochet here and throughout), one double crochet in same stitch as joining, two double crochet in each of the remaining stitches. Slip stitch to first stitch. (twenty-four stitches)

Even Double Crochet Work:

Rows 3-12: Chain three for first stitch, double crochet in remaining stitches (twenty-four stitches) Slip stitch to first stitch. Change to Scarlet color in joining slip stitch of last round.

Row 13: With Scarlet and using a double strand of yarn, Chain three for first stitch, double crochet in remaining stitches (twenty-four stitches) Slip stitch to first stitch.

Row 14: Continuing with Scarlet, Chain three for first stitch, then, working in the back loop only this round, double crochet in remaining stitches (twenty-four stitches) Slip stitch to first stitch.

Rows 15-17: Continuing with Scarlet, working in both loops, chain three for first stitch, double crochet in remaining stitches (twenty-four stitches) Slip stitch to first stitch.

Row 18: Chain one, single crochet in same stitch as joining and next two stitches, chain fourteen, skip seven stitches, single crochet in next five stitches, chain fourteen, skip seven stitches, single crochet in last two stitches. Slip stitch to first stitch.

Row 19: Chain one, single crochet in same stitch as joining and next two stitches, single crochet sixteen in chain-fourteen loop from the previous row, single crochet in next five stitches, single crochet sixteen in chain-fourteen loop, single crochet in next two stitches. Slip stitch to joining. (forty-two stitches)

Row 20: Chain one, single crochet in same stitch as joining and around row. (forty-two stitches)Hat Brim:
Using two strands of yarn, and holding wine cozy upside down (with the handle loops down), attach Scarlet yarn to the free loop of any stitch in round fourteen. 

Chain four (counts as first stitch), triple crochet in each stitch around. 

Join with slip stitch to first stitch and fasten off. Weave in ends.

Crocheting the Accessories (worked with one strand of yarn):

Making the Tie:


With White, chain eighty-five, single crochet in second chain from hook and across. Fasten off and weave in ends. Weave tie over and under two double crochet around row sixteen and tie into a bow.

Creating the Scarf:


With Red, chain eighty-five, double crochet in third chain from hook and in each chain across. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Crocheting the Nose:


With orange yarn, chain five, slip stitch in second chain from hook, single crochet in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in last chain. Fasten off. Use starting and ending strands of yarn to sew to face over row ten in between button eyes. (I sewed the button eyes on first and then attached the nose afterward.)

Finishing:
Sew on buttons for eyes and snowman front. The black button eyes go on round eleven. The red buttons are evenly spaced starting on rows four and ending on seven. Put a bottle of wine in the cozy, tie up the top and wrap his cute little scarf around his neck and you are good to go!

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