Crocheted Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer Cover

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Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer Cover

Since I am no longer cooking for a large family I find that my Kitchen Aid stand mixer sits for longer periods of time unused on my kitchen counter. It’s too heavy to put in a cupboard and get out each time I want to use it though so…I went looking for a pattern to crochet a cover for it. I sure didn’t find much! I found quilted patterns and covers from Kitchen Aid but nothing really to crochet.

So I got out my trusty hook, some worsted weight yarn and went to work to see what I could come up with. I actually am rather happy with my result. The pattern is a simple one, using only alternating single crochet, double crochet and chains but has a nice texture to it. Mine is just a solid color as it was my practice model but this would work up nicely with stripes. (Don’t laugh at my flower; I just stuck that on there so I would know the front from the back!)

I’ve never written a crochet pattern before but took a deep breath and plunged in – after all I’m surly not the only one who thinks a cover would be handy. So..here’s my effort. If you have any problems or find mistakes, or things that just won’t work in my pattern, please let me know and I’ll try to clarify and help.

 

To Print or Download this Pattern:

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Materials:
1 7oz skein of worsted weight yarn (I used a partially used Red Heart Jumbo Super Saver skein and had lots left)
Size H crochet hook

Side Panels: – Make 2

Ch 37

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook, dc in next chain, (sc in next ch, dc in next ch) across. Turn (36 stitches made)

Rows 2-44: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn (You will be working the same pattern each row. Measure panel on your Kitchen Aid stand mixer so that it comes to the middle of the top portion. Mine took a total of 44 rows.)

Front Panel:

Ch 25

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook, dc in next chain, (sc in next ch, dc in next ch) across. Turn (24 stitches made)

Rows 2-15: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn.

Row 16: Ch 1, 1 sc and 1 dc in first dc, 1 sc and 1 dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across to last 2 stitches. 1 dc and 1 sc in next stitch and 1 sc and 1 dc in last stitch.  Turn (28 stitches made)

Row 17-24: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn

Row 25: Ch 1, sc2tog in first 2 stitches, dc2tog in next 2 stitches, (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across to last 4 stitches. Sc2tog in next 2 stitches, dc2tog in last 2 stitches. Turn (24 stitches)

Row 26: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn

Row 27: Ch 1, sc2tog in first 2 stitches, (sc in next dc, dc in next sc)  across to last 2 stitches.  dc2tog in last 2 stitches. Turn (22 stitches)

Row 28: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn

Row 29: Repeat row 27 (20 stitches)

Row 30-40: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn

Measure panel to make sure it comes to the top of the front of your mixer. Mine took a total of 40 rows. Add additional rows or take out rows so that it is even with the top. Finish off.

Back Panel:

Ch 25

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook, dc in next chain, (sc in next ch, dc in next ch) across. Turn (24 stitches made)

Rows 2-27: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across. Turn.

Row 28: Ch 1, sc2tog in first 2 stitches, dc2tog in next 2 stitches, (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across to last 4 stitches. Sc2tog in next 2 stitches, dc2tog in last 2 stitches. Turn (20 stitches)

Rows 29-40: Sc in second ch from hook, dc in next chain, (sc in next ch, dc in next ch) across. Turn (This panel will have the same number of rows as your front panel) Finish off.

Sew Together:

Place right sides of 2 side panels together and seam one short side. (Makes one very long panel which goes up and over the sides of your mixer.) Then the hard part. Fit the front panel to the sides and top of the side panels and seam around the edges. This forms the front and sides of the cover. Finally fit the back panel to the sides and top of the side panels and seam around the edges. This should now fit down over the mixer, fitting to the shape of the mixer with the bowl attached. I just used a whip stitch to attach the pieces to each other but you can use any stitch you choose.

Flower:

The flower is a simple one that I only placed on the cover so the front would be obvious to me but should you want to do the flower the pattern is:

Ch 4

Row 1: Slip stitch in 3rd ch from hook to join. Ch 1, sc 11 in center of ring. Join with sl st in ch 1.

Row 2: Ch 12, sl st in same ch as join. Sl st to next sc, ch 12, sl st in same sc. Repeat around circle of all 12 sc. (12 petals)

You can make the flower larger or smaller by doing more or less chains for the petals.

I store my paddle, dough hook and whip in the bowl and it is all now covered, dust free and ready to go when I need it.

Good luck and enjoy! I would love to see pictures of your covers and will get back to you right away should you have any problems.

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