Thursday, 27 January 2011

crochet jar cover :: a pattern ::

Add a special finishing touch to your homemade preserves with this simple crochet jar topper.


Please note this pattern is written here in english crochet terms,  which differ from american crochet terms, there is a fabulous table here which gives translations of all the stitches I've used.

ingredients ::

1 x ball of double knit weight yarn

(I used rowan milk cotton in fruit salad, simply because I have lots in my stash!)

small quantity of contrasting yarn for tie

(I used rowan milk cotton  in snow)

4mm crochet hook

Abbreviations ::

ch        -    chain

ss        -    slip stitch

tr         -    treble

method ::

chain 5 join with ss

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round 1 ::

ch3 (counts as first treble) work 12 tr in to ring, join to top of first treble with ss

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round 2 ::

ch3 (counts as first treble) 1 tr into same space as first treble, 2 tr in to top of each treble from previous round (26 stitches), join to top of first treble with ss

round 3 ::

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ch 3 (counts as first treble) 1 tr in to top of each treble from previous round (26 stitches), join to top of first treble with ss

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round 4 ::

ch3 (counts as first treble) 1 tr into same space as first treble, 2 tr in to top of each treble from previous round (52 stitches), join to top of first treble with ss

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round 5 ::

ch 3 (counts as first treble) 1 tr in to top of each treble from previous round (52 stitches), join to top of first treble with ss

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round 6 ::

ch3 (counts as first treble) 1 tr into same space as first treble, 2 tr in to top of each treble from previous round (104 stitches), join to top of first treble with ss

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fasten off

weave in loose ends.

for the tie ::

with contrasting yarn, chain 100, fasten off.

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weave tie through the spaces on round 5 of the cover.

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This pattern will make a circle around 5 inches in diameter, which fit all of my jar lids.  However you can of course make yours bigger, just keep repeating the last two rounds until you reach your desired size.


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    1. Ooops yes, you're right, apologies, fixed now. Thank you for bringing it to my attention x

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