Keep Plants Warm In Style With Plant Cozies
25.09.2023 - 08:27
Die-hard crafters are always looking for that next project. If you’re a plant parent with containerized plants indoors or even outdoors, what could be better than creating some colorful plant cozies? These handy items can be sewn from fabric, but are often knitted or crocheted.
A cozy is often associated with teapots, but these plant cozy projects serve to brighten up and decorate plant containers, and they allow you to color coordinate with your home decor. You can differentiate your container covers according to the room’s decor or color scheme, by plants’ watering needs or plant types, or whatever else strikes your fancy.
A crocheted planter takes the 1960s macrame idea to a whole new level. DIYers have been stitching and weaving covers for plant containers for a very long time, but these days we see them more often as formal crocheted or knitted planter holders. Container cozies are great for covering up old pots, or the plastic ones that plants come in.
Container cozies warm up the feel of a room with their color and design, and add texture and interest that can make a special plant even more visually appealing.
A plant cozy will keep your plants’ roots and soil warm, a definite benefit in winter. A crochet plant cozy is a great little project to use up leftover materials from larger projects. All knit and crochet crafters have a “stash” — little balls of leftover yarn because no project uses exactly the amount you buy. Plant cozies make perfect “stash-busters,” or ways to use up all those little odds and ends.
As an added bonus, making a plant cozy doesn’t take a lot of time and is a quick and easy craft that will fill time waiting in a doctor’s office or the DMV line. There’s research that indicates that hand
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