Grandma’s Doorknob Cozy – free pattern!

Hello everyone!  I do have some FOs to share with you all but today I want to share a new free pattern I’ve written up.  It’s called “Grandma’s Doorknob Cozy” because it was literally inspired by a doorknob cozy that my grandma had:

Me as a little one with my uncle at Grandma's house.  You can see the doorknob cozy there.

Me as a little one with my uncle at Grandma’s house. You can see the doorknob cozy there.

I’d completely forgotten about the doorknob cozies she had around the house until I saw that photo a few weeks ago and noticed it there in the background.  Then I remembered how the cozies would sometimes slip on the doorknob if it wasn’t secured tightly enough, and I remembered wondering why on earth they were even there.  Well, now I suppose that since metal doorknobs are cold in the winter (especially if you’re only heating a room or two at a time), a cozy makes sense.  Don’t want to make your hands colder than necessary!  I do also think that they add a sort of farmhouse/cottage charm, so naturally I wanted to make my own.  So without further ado, here’s my modern take.  I hope you like it!

Click here to download the PDF!


  • Small amounts of worsted yarn in 3 colors
  • G/400mm hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle

Finished Size:

Adjustable to your doorknob.  Also removable so you can wash it and replace it.


  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • This is a free pattern. Do not sell or distribute it as your own. However, feel free to sell projects made from this pattern!
  • This pattern has not been tested, so if you find any errors or have any questions please let me know!

Not Your Average Crochet - Grandma's Doorknob Cozy

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