Crochet mason jar covers are a great way to update or add a little pizzazz to any decor. This free crochet pattern is a fast and easy way to create a new soap dispenser, drinking glasses, or a utensil holder.
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Pineapples are really in with summer decorating, and since I am slightly obsessed with table decorations in the Summer, this idea was something that NEEDED to be on my table this year.
Pineapple Jar Covers! I think it needs to be on yours as well! Then we can fill the world with pineapple-y goodness together!
These are a great multi-use item. Personally, I plan on them carrying my picnic utensils for the summer. They will be yellow and green, of course. To go with all my other pineapple table decor.
With battery-op votive candles, you could use these as deck lanterns (though I would NOT use them with real candles, because acrylic can melt under too much heat!).
I took some dark pictures of my pineapple mason jar lanterns, and they turned out so pretty with the flickering votives.
These mason jar covers go together in one piece, from the bottom up, so they are fast and easy. They are almost all chains and single crochets.
The leaves naturally curl because of the way they are created, encouraging them to stand perky and proud.
Pineapple Jar Covers
- Caron One Pound yarn, worsted weight, 100% acrylic, 16 oz/826 yds, Sunflower (SUN), < 1 ball.
- Caron One Pound yarn, worsted weight, 100% acrylic, 16 oz/826 yds, Grass Green (GRN), < 1 ball.
- Furls Odyssey G (4.0mm) hook
- 1 pint mason jar (Kerr or Ball Jars are great)
- Tapestry needle
When finishing Round 3, check size to be sure mason jar fits on circle. Adjust gauge if necessary.
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With SUN, ch 4.
Rnd 1: Dc 11 in 4th ch from hook. Sl st in 3rd ch to join. (12)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 11 dc inc. Sl st in top of ch-3 to join. (24)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc inc in next st, [dc, dc inc] 11 times. Sl st in top of ch-3 to join (36)
Rnd 4: [Ch 8, skip 5, sc] 6 times. (6 ch-8 sps)
Rnds 5-10: Sl st 4 to center of ch-8, [ch 8, sc in next ch-8 sp] 5 times, ch 8, sc in 4th sl st. (6 ch-8 sps)
Rnd 11: Sl st 4 to center of ch-8, [ch 6, sc in next ch-8 sp] 5 times, ch 6, sc in 4th sl st. (6 ch-6 sps)
(Round 11 tapers the mesh so it hugs the jar and stays up.)
Rnd 12: Change to GRN. Ch 13, working down ch [sc in second ch from hook, 3 sc, 4 hdc, 4 dc], sc in ch-6 sp, ch 13, working down ch [sc in second ch from hook, 3 sc, 4 hdc, 4 dc], *sc in next sc, ch 13, working down ch [sc in second ch from hook, 3 sc, 4 hdc, 4 dc], sc in ch-6 sp, ch 13, working down ch [sc in second ch from hook, 3 sc, 4 hdc, 4 dc] repeat from * around, sl st in 1st st to join. (12 leaves)
Bind off and weave in ends.
Gently stretch over glass with flat end over bottom of jar and the leaves at the open end of jar. Enjoy your Pineapple Jar Cover!
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