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Free Mosaic Crochet Cozy Pattern

Transform your indoor plant pots into vibrant works of art with a geometric free mosaic crochet cozy! Unlike mosaic patterns worked in rows, this mosaic crochet pattern, worked in the round, leaves barely any ends to weave in. Perfect for adding a splash of color and a touch of creativity to your indoor garden. Come along and create this eye-catching cozy that will make your plants stand out in any space.

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What is overlay mosaic crochet

Overlay mosaic crochet is a technique used to create intricate and colorful patterns in crochet projects. It involves working with at least two colors and overlaying stitches to form detailed designs, often geometric or floral. This technique is popular for creating blankets, scarves, and other items where a visually striking pattern is desired. The technique can seem intimidating for beginners, but with practice, and the knowledge of the simple stitches of single crochet in the back loop and double crochet in the front loop, it’s easier than you think.

Key Aspects

  1. Stitch Placement: Unlike traditional crochet, where stitches are placed into the top loops of the previous row, overlay mosaic crochet involves placing front loop double crochet into stitches two rows below. This creates a layered effect.
  2. Charts and Patterns: Patterns for overlay mosaic crochet are usually given in chart form. Each square in the chart represents a stitch, and different symbols or colors indicate which type of stitch to use and where to place it.
  3. One Color per Row: Typically, you work with two colors, alternating between them each row to create the design. Only one color is used at a time and is fastened off when working in rows, or switched between when working in the round.
  4. Texture and Depth: The technique adds texture and depth to crochet projects, as the overlay stitches create a raised effect on the surface of the fabric.

Materials used in this free mosaic crochet cozy

Bulky #5 {I used Bernat Home Maker}

Color A “Jam” 45 yds.

Color B “Cream” 45 yds.

US J Hook (6 mm)

Tapestry needle for weaving ends

Optional: 4” pot

Gauge:           

16 dc x 8 rows = 4″

Skill Level:

Advanced Beginner

Finished Size:

4 ½” diameter, 5 ½” tall

Abbreviation Used: {US Terms}

MR = magic ring

Rnd = Round

dc = double crochet

sl st = slip stitch

ch = chain

Inc = Increase {2 dc in same stitch}

BLOsc = Back loop only single crochet

FLOdc = Front loop only double crochet

beg = beginning

Mosaic crochet pot cozy around a small pot containing a green and white plant sits on a small round white table. The background is made of bricks.

Special Stitches used in this free mosaic crochet cozy:

This pattern uses the overlay mosaic technique.

Notes:

Ch 2 does not count as a stitch.

Helpful Hints:

  1. Unlike working mosaic in rows, you will not fasten off during mosaic section-working in the round allows you to pick up each color needed.
  2. Includes written instructions and a chart .
  3. Mosaic section: FLOdc is worked in front loops two rows below.

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Techniques include:

  • Tapestry
  • Mosaic
  • C2C
  • Tunisian
  • Color block
  • Stripes

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Pattern Instructions for this free mosaic crochet cozy:

Bottom of basket

Rnd 1: With Color B, using MR, ch 2, 12 dc in ring, pull to close, sl st in beg st [12]

Rnd 2: ch 2, Inc in each st around, sl st in beg st [24]

Rnd 3: ch 2, dc in next st, Inc in next st around, sl st in beg st [36]

Rnd 4: ch 2, Inc in next st, dc in next 2 sts around, sl st in beg st, changing to Color A [48]

Rnd 5: ch 1, BLOsc in each st around, sl st in beg st [48]

Mosaic Section

Begin mosaic section now. You can follow written instructions or the chart. Number in parenthesis { } will indicate the round of the mosaic chart. You will not fasten off. You will pick up each color as needed with the slip stitch at end of each round. Each round will have 48 stitches.

{1} Rnd 6: With Color A, ch 1, (BLOsc) x 48, sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

{2} Rnd 7: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc) x 48, sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{3} Rnd 8: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

{4} Rnd 9: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{5} Rnd 10: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

A mosaic crochet pot cozy with a tall green plant inside sits on a glass table.

{6} Rnd 11: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{7} Rnd 12: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

{8} Rnd 13: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{9} Rnd 14: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

{10} Rnd 15: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{11} Rnd 16: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc) x 3, (BLOsc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

{12} Rnd 17: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{13} Rnd 18: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 2, sl st in beg st, changing to Color B

{14} Rnd 19: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc) x 2, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc) x 4, (FLOdc), (BLOsc), (FLOdc), (BLOsc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color A

{15} Rnd 20: With Color A, ch 1, (FLOdc) x 2, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc) x 4, (BLOsc) x 3, (FLOdc), sl st in beg st, changing to Color B. Fasten off Color A.

Finishing Rows

Now done with mosaic section.

Rnd 21: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc) x 48, sl st in beg st

Rnd 22: With Color B, ch 1, (BLOsc) x 48, sl st in beg st. Fasten off Color B. Weave in the ends.

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