How to Make the Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy – Free Crochet Pattern

The Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy crochet pattern makes a fun way to eat from a bowl! This bowl cozy isn’t just for soup, afterall!

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Crochet enthusiasts are always on the lookout for unique and adorable projects to showcase their skills. If you’re searching for a delightful and functional item to add to your kitchen decor, look no further than the crochet giraffe bowl cozy.

This whimsical accessory combines the cuteness of a giraffe with the practicality of a bowl cozy, offering a fun and charming way to protect your hands while enjoying hot or cold dishes.

The Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy is the 5th animal soup bowl cozy design; Currently we also have Moose, Lion, Bear, and Goat crochet patterns available.

You’ve probably noticed quite a few animals themed patterns from amigurumi to pot holders to these fun bowl cozies and that’s because it’s one of my favorite things to crochet, along with the idea of quick & easy projects.

This website rarely features advanced or expert level crochet patterns, because I prefer simple, fun, and functional!

So, when I was tasked with designing something I loved about crochet, I knew it had to be a fast & easy crochet pattern featuring animals!

How to get the
Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy pattern:

Crochet Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy

Option 1: Continue scrolling for free pattern instructions on this site

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Worsted Weight 100% Cotton Yarn (#4)
-Yellow [1 1/2oz(140 yds)] 
-Brown [Scraps]
K/10.5/6.50mm Crochet Hook {I highly suggest Clover Amour Hooks}
Yarn Needle


8 sc x 6 rows = 3″


Fits standard size bowls

Stitch Guide

arnd = around
ch = chain
dec = single crochet decrease
FLO = front loop only
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st(s) = slip stitch(es)
st(s) = stitch(es)

Skill Level


Written in U.S. Terms
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  • This pattern is worked with double strands.
  • This pattern is worked from the bottom-up in the round. Only join where indicated.
  • Beginning chains do not count as stitches.
  • Optional: For deeper bowls, continue working the bottom section until it matches the height of your bowl. This is not necessary as the cozy will still cover the majority of the bowl, but is an option if you want the bowl completely covered.
  • If you have trouble keeping stitches tight, go down to a J/10/6.00mm Crochet Hook.



With Yellow,
R1. Make magic ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring (6)

R2. 2 sc arnd (12)

R3. *2 sc, sc* arnd (18)

R4. *2 sc, sc x 2* arnd (24)

R5. *2 sc, sc x 3* arnd (30)

R6. *2 sc, sc x 4* arnd (36)

R7. *2 sc, sc x 5* arnd (42)

R8. sc arnd (42)

R9. *2 sc, sc x 6* arnd (48)

R10. sc arnd (48)

R11-15. Repeat R10

R16. Ch 1, *2 hdc, hdc x 7* arnd (54)

R17. Ch 1, *2 hdc, hdc x 8* arnd (60)

R18. Ch 1, *2 sc, sc x 9* arnd; Fasten. (66)

EARS (Make 2)

With Yellow,

R1. Ch 3, sc in back bump of 2nd ch from hook and across, turn (2)

R2. Ch 1, sc across, turn (2)

R3. Ch 1, 2 sc x 2, turn (4)

R4-5. Ch 1, sc across, turn (4)

R6. Ch 1, dec x 2, turn (2)

R7. Ch 1, sc across, turn (2)

R8. Ch 1, dec (1)

R9. sc in each st and in the end of each row around the outside of the ear; Fasten. (19)

HORNS (Make 2)

With Yellow,

R1. Ch 3, sc in back bump of 2nd ch from hook and across, turn (2)

R2-4. Ch 1, sc across, turn (2)

With Brown,

R5. Ch 1, 2 sc x 2, turn (4)

R4. Ch 1, dec x 2; Fasten. (2)

SPOTS (Make 4)

With Brown & Single Strand,

R1. Make magic ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring (6)

R2. 2 sc arnd, sl st to join; Fasten. (12)


  • Sew the antlers onto R16-18, so the inner edges of the antlers are approximately 12 stitches apart.
  • Sew the ears onto R16-18, so the inner edges of the ears are approximately 18 stitches apart.
  • Sew spots onto R16-18, leaving approximately 2 stitches from the ears to the first spot, and 2 stitches between the first and second spots.
  • Hide all strings.

And that’s how you make the Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy!

Crochet Giraffe Soup Bowl Cozy
Crochet Giraffe Bowl Cozy

Happy Crocheting!

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