Crochet Toaster Cover
I was cleaning the kitchen last Sunday and noticed how yucky the toaster looked on the counter. Of course I immediately decided to put a cover on it, I just didn't know what kind. After some searching Amazon for something that I liked, I decided to just use some of my leftover yarn and make my own. I tried to find a pattern online, but I didn't find anything simple enough and you know that if it's not simple then it's not for me! I know this picture doesn't do the cover justice, but believe me it is a major improvement over simply having a toaster sitting on the counter and it absolutely looks better than the toaster alone collecting dust in the corner.
This pattern depends upon the size of your toaster, but mine is a two slice Oster (see affiliate link at bottom of post). The cover is a little larger than necessary but this is because I plant on getting a bigger toaster with 2 slide wide mouth and longer slots to fit Rye bread some day. Nothing like planning ahead!
Directions for Center Piece
Directions for Sides - Make 2
Is it perfect? No...but it's exactly what I wanted :-)
Simple to make and looks much better in person!
I promise :-)
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2/19/2019 02:23:32 pm
I love simple
3/19/2020 12:49:27 pm
just what I was looking. a simple crochet cover.
4/4/2020 09:38:01 am
I'm sorry I'm a bit new to crocheting but if you change 24 and then you start in the second chain from the hook that's going to leave you with 23 stitches at the end not 24 so every time I tried to work this pattern things got a little wonky. Are you sure it's changed 24 and not 25? Have you corrected this at all anywhere? Sorry to be so naggy but when I'm trying to learn I want to learn correctly and there are not 24 stitches across on a 24 chain if you Skip one
4/6/2020 06:36:05 pm
Actually if you chain 24 and start crocheting in the second chain from the hook there will be a total of 22 stitches across. So if the requirement is 24 stitches, then chain 26.
Evelyn Coutu L Coutu
4/2/2022 11:03:36 am
I don't 24 rows is enough for the sides so I will keep going until I think it is enough!!
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