Free Snowflake Tea light Cozy Pattern

Free Snowflake Tea light Cozy Pattern.

Free Pattern SnowflakeTeaLightCozy-TheHookedHaberdasher

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The yarn I used for my first Snowflake Tea Light Cozy is Red Heart Cutie Pie, a super soft velvety and fluffy loft category 3 yarn – it made for a fluffy snowflake and I love the results. For my second Snowflake Tea Light Cozy, I worked it up in Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby, also a category 3 yarn, very soft and gave great detail to my Snowflake Tea Light Cozy. I would like to thank Red Heart for generously providing the yarn for my Snowflake Tea Light Cozy projects, and give both yarns TWO THUMBS UP!

I LOVE snowflakes and enjoy the warm, soft glow of a candle – so here ya go, Oh, wait before I forget… take a minute to add the pattern to your favorites and queues on Ravelry. By doing so, you really help this designer (me) with the publicity of the pattern 🙂


Snowflake Tea Light Cozy Pattern


  • Size G (4.00mm) crochet hook
  • Category 3 yarn (sport/DK/lt ww); Models made with Red Heart Cutie Pie colorway “cotton” and Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby colorway “Lily”
  • Tapestry/yarn needle
  • Tea light (I use battery operated candles)

Size: Designed to fit a standard tea light. Finished snowflake cozy dimension approximately 5-1/2”

Abbreviations: ch=chain; dc=double crochet; FLO=front loop only; hdc=half double crochet; P=picot; R=row; rep=repeat; sc=single crochet; sk=skip; sl st=slip stitch; sp=space; st(s)=stitch(es); tr=treble crochet

Special Stitch: Picot (P): ch3, sl st to side of st. This is a little twist on the picot (my preferred method), to always have a nice picot, without it wanting to “flop” to one side or the other; resulting in a nice “peak”.

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  • Beginning ch3 counts as a dc
  • Beginning ch4 counts as a dc + ch1
  • Instructions in brackets [ ] are worked as a set into the same st
  • Parentheses ( ) at the end of a row indicate sts for that row
  • Instructions within * * are worked as a series and rep indicated as such *
  • Row 1 of snowflake you are essentially working the row sideways around the candle cozy

Pattern: Part 1 – Candle cozy (Tip* The “wrong side” of your work is the outward facing right side of your cozy. I added an additional R3 to my cozy when using the Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby yarn to bring the cozy to the top edge of my tea light)

ROW 1: Ch8, sl st to first ch to form a ring; ch3 and work 23 dc into ring; sl st to top of ch3 to join. (24)
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ROW 2: sl st next st and working in FLO around, ch3, sk1, hdc; *ch1, sk1, hdc*, rep * to last st; sk last st, ch1, sl st to 2nd chain of ch3. (24)

ROW 3: ch3, sk1, hdc; *ch1, sk1, hdc*, rep* to last st; sk last st, ch1, sl st to 2nd ch of ch3. Finish off, weave tails. (24) (repeat R3 if you require a taller cozy)

Part 2 – Snowflake
ROW 1: With wrong side facing, reattach yarn to edge of R2 of candle cozy with a sl st; ch1, sc into same space; sc each st around; join with sl st to 1st sc. (24)

ROW 2: *ch5, sk3, work a sc into next st*, rep * four more times; ch5, sk4, sl st to base of ch5. (6 loop spaces)

ROW 3: ch4 (counts as your first dc + ch1); *working into the ch5 loop space work [2dc, ch1, 2dc]; ch1, dc into sc from R2, ch1*, rep * 5 more times; sl st into 3rd chain of ch4.

ROW 4: ch1 and sc into same sp, P, ch3, sk ch1 sp; *working into next ch1 sp (between the four dc) [sc, P, hdc, dc, tr, P, dc, hdc, sc, P] ch3; sk two dc and ch1, [sc, P] into next dc, ch3; sk ch1 and two dc*, rep * four more times. Again working into the next ch1 sp (between the four dc) [sc, P, hdc, dc, tr, P, dc, hdc, sc, P] ch3; sk two dc and ch1, sl st to base of first sc. Finish off, weave tails.

©2015, Designed by Wendy Bickford aka The Hooked Haberdasher. All Rights Reserved. The design, pattern, and images are property of The Hooked Haberdasher. You may use this pattern for personal use/charity. Sale of finished item is also permitted with pattern credit given to No part of this document may be reproduced, altered, or distributed in any form, or by any means, without express written permission from Wendy Bickford.

*Disclaimer: I use battery operated tea lights with no flame. Due to fire hazard from an open flame candle, I would suggest you use a battery operated/no flame candle.


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