Bowl Cozies Are Handy All Year Long

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They’re Not Just for Hot Food!

Whoever invented bowl cozies is a genius. The cozies are essentially hot pads shaped like a bowl. They’re perfect for transporting and eating bowls of hot food – and cold ones, like ice cream.

If you use all 100% cotton materials in your cozies you can put them right in the microwave (poly will melt). Remove and transport hot bowls safely without singeing your fingers.

Soup Bowl Cozy Pattern

Cozies can be made in fabrics to match your kitchen, for a particular season and in colors a gift recipient will enjoy. They make wonderful gifts any time of the year.

Plus, there are a number of ways that cozies can be used, other than for bowls of food. You’ll find some ideas here.┬áRead through the comments for more ideas.

Soup Bowl Cozy Pattern

They’re also simple to make and a good use for fabric already in your stash. These lovely cozies start with 10″ layer cake squares and fit bowls up to 6″ across.

The designer, Happy Hour Stitches, provides great instructions. She also provides an FAQ page that you’ll want to read before you start (find it here). Among other good tips it includes instructions for altering the size of your cozies.

Click here for the free “Soup Bowl Cozy” pattern.


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