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DIY Crocheted Mug Holders

This Easy-to-Make Design Lets You Enjoy Your Hot Drinks with Ease

— April 20, 2013 — Art & Design
If you find it hard enjoying your cup of tea or coffee because the cup gets too hot, then these DIY crocheted mug holders will help you drink your beverages with ease.

Not only do these wonderfully crocheted covers let you hold your coffee cups without getting burnt, but they also serve to add a unique visual appearance to each one of your drinking utensils. Simply choose your desired yarn colors, and then gather up some buttons, scissors and a sewing kit. The given tutorial takes you through a step-by-step guide on how to easily crochet this mug cover design. With the added option of also creating a mug mat, this DIY activity is a great way to add some personal touches to these otherwise ordinary kitchenware items.

Featured on the blog 'Crafttuts,' these crocheted mug holders can be completely customized to your taste and style.
Trend Themes
1. Customizable Mug Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a platform or app that allows users to design and order personalized crocheted mug holders and other accessories.
2. DIY Kitchenware Upgrades - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a subscription service that sends monthly DIY kits with instructions and materials to upgrade ordinary kitchenware items.
3. Functional Handcrafted Designs - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with local artisans to create a line of handcrafted, functional designs for home and kitchen products.
Industry Implications
1. Craft and DIY - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a marketplace platform that connects crafters and DIY enthusiasts with customers seeking personalized and handmade items.
2. Subscription Box - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Launch a subscription box service that introduces customers to new DIY craft projects and provides all the necessary materials and instructions.
3. Home and Kitchen Products - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Partner with home and kitchenware brands to introduce unique, handcrafted designs as limited edition or exclusive products.
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