FreezePop Cozy - Free Crochet Pattern

It's SUMMAH-TIME!!! It's time to be outside, at the lake, on your bike, and giving your kids (or yourself) a freezing cold sticky treat to stay cool.

FreezePops (or any of the other brand names you call them, but I don't want to get in trouble with trademarks) are a summer staple. My older kids tend to dive right in, giving no thought to that thing that happens when your hand gets stuck on something cold. But my youngest is a little pickier - or smarter, we can't tell yet. She asks for a washcloth to wrap around it before she'll hold the pop.

But as all the special people in infomercials say... There's got to be a better way!

Out of that inspiration came this quick and fun summer project - FreezePop Cozies! That's right, I found one more thing we can wrap in yarn to make it better.

And this one has a secret weapon.

To sweeten it even more, there's not only a hole at the bottom for the used plastic to pull through, but I added an optional hair band - those tiny tiny ones for kids - that actually keeps the pops pushed up. It's great for the little ones (and the lazy ones). You can take big enough bites, guaranteed to give you a brain freeze.

If you liked this, be sure to check out my free patterns!

Click the "PRINT FRIENDLY" button at the top of the page to download and print the full pattern. Or find it on my Ravelry pageBe sure to add your pictures to the project page on Ravelry! Here's some quick info for you:

  • Light weight/DK (3) yarn (11 wpi)
  • small amount ( ~ 0.2 oz depending on your desired size) 
  • Suggestions: Bernat Cotton-ish (discontinued, but according to YarnSub try Red Heart Cotton Blend or Caron Cotton Cakes)
  • US E-4 / 3.50 mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry Needle (for weaving ends)
  • OPTIONAL: Kid’s rubber band hair tie (~½” diameter unstretched)
  • OS: 4¼” tall, 2¾” around
  • Can be made to fit any height and width

play hard ... play hooky

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