Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Jar Covers Pattern (For Home Canned Gifts)

Jar Covers Pattern (For Home Canned Gifts)

by Elizabeth Mareno

I have made quite a few baskets of home-canned goodies for friends and family as Christmas presents in the past. The baskets desperately needed some "dressing up", so one afternoon I sat down and came up with this pattern. It's a 10 row from start to finish, easy-peasy, fast pattern. Color coordinate with the goodies being given or use holiday colors to complete your basket of blessings. I hope you enjoy!
Shown on a Wide Mouth Jar w/silver ring removed.

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#3 Yarn or Sport-Weight Yarn in 2-3 colors (Patons Astra used)

F & G hooks

yarn needle for finishing off


With F Hook-(stripe as much or as little as you like)

R1- ch4, 16dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st to 1st dc skipping beg ch 3 (16dc)

R2- ch3 (counts as dc), dc in sm sp as join, 2dc in each rem dc, sl st to 1st dc. (32dc)

R3- ch3, dc in sm sp as join, (1dc in next dc, 2dc in next dc) around to last dc, 1dc in last dc, sl st in 1st dc. (48dc)

R4- ch2 (does not ct as hdc), working in BLO, hdc in sm sp as join, hdc in each dc around, sk ch2 & join w/sl st to 1st hdc. (48hdc)

R5-6- Repeat R4-Work 5&6 in both loops!

R7- (Loops) ch4 (counts as dc & ch1), *sk next hdc, (dc, ch1 in next hdc)*, repeat from * to * 23 more times, sl st to 3rd ch of ch4. (24ch1 sp, 24dc)

R8- ch1, sc in sm sp as join, sc in each rem ch1 space and dc around. sl st to 1st sc. (48sc)

R9- (Ruffle) join new color if you like, ch1, sc in sm sp as join, (ch3, sk next sc, sc in next sc) around, finish with sl st to first sc of row. (24ch3 sp, 24sc) Finish off, weave ends

R10- (Tie) using 2-3 strands(colors) and Ghook, ch 100, finish off and weave into the loop row.

© Bizzy Crochet and Design 2011

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous5:29 PM

    I like this - thanks for sharing :-)



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