30 Minute Ice Cream Sleeve

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Let me guess, you’re here for one reason and one reason only; You love ice cream but can’t stand how cold that little pint is when you’re just trying to enjoy a cold dessert while watching the Bachelor. Especially if you love to devour ice cream any time of the year, meaning those winter months are even rougher! It really is a tragedy. So naturally, I had to design a crochet pattern to solve this horrific event we all face, sometimes on the daily.

Say hello to the 30 minute Ice Cream Pint Sleeve. Yup, you read that correctly. In 30 minutes or less, you can enjoy a pint of Ben and Jerry’s comfortably. You can thank me later.

UPDATE: My husband has managed to steal this ice cream sleeve from me the last 3 nights in a row (yes, we eat ice cream that often). Be warned you may need to make more than one!


5.50mm Crochet Hook

Approx. 30 yards Lion Brand Flikka OR light (3) cotton yarn


Yarn Needle

Scrap yarn


In X- Stitch using 5.50mm Crochet Hook

16sts & 7.2r  = 4”


Ch - Chain

DC - Double Crochet

Sk - Skip

SC - Single Crochet

Sl St - Slip Stitch

X St - X-Stitch


This sleeve is worked from the bottom up.

One size fits most one pint ice cream containers. 

Ch2 does NOT count as a stitch. 

Special Stitches

X-Stitch - Sk1, DC, DC into Skipped stitch


Begin with the magic circle

R1 - 8 HDC into circle (8)

R2 - Ch1, 2HDC into each stitch around (16)

R3 - Ch1, *HDC, 2HDC, repeat from * around (24)

R4 - Ch1, *HDC into next 2 sts, 2HDC, repeat from * around (32)

R5 - Ch2, X St into each stitch around (32)

Repeat R5 for a total of 10 rounds (32)

R11 - Ch1, SC into each stitch around (32)

Fasten off. Weave in all ends.