Canning Jar Toppers
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Canning Jar Toppers

What could be better than getting homemade jam? Give the gift of fruity goodness with a jar topper for an adorable homemade treat!

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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
  • Strawberry Version
  • Main Color (MC) (50725 Blueberry) 1 ball or 25 m/27 yds
  • Contrast A (60416 Strawberry) 1 ball or 3 m/3 yds
  • Contrast B (00084 Sage Green) 1 ball or 3 m/3 yds
  • Blackberry Version
  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Scents (56.7 g/2 oz; 86 m/95 yds)
  • Main Color (MC) (60416 Strawberry) 1 ball or 25 m/27 yds
  • Contrast A (50318 Blackcurrant) 1 ball or 8 m/9 yds
  • Orange Slice Version
  • Main Color (MC) (50625 Mango) 1 ball or 25 m/27 yds
  • Contrast A (01628 Hot Orange) 1 ball or 8 m/9 yds
  • Contrast B (00001 White) 1 ball or 3 m/3 yds
  • Note: 1 ball of MC will make 4 Basic Toppers.
  • Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Stuffing
 

Project Instructions

STITCH GLOSSARY:

Approx = Approximately.

Ch(s) = Chain(s).

Dc = Double crochet.

Rep = Repeat.

Rnd(s) = Round(s).

Sc = Single crochet.

Sl st = Slip stitch.

Sp = Space(s).

St(s) = Stitch(es).

Tr = Treble crochet.

Yoh = Yarn over hook.


INSTRUCTIONS:

Basic Topper (See Chart on pg 2).

With MC, ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.

5th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.

6th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.

7th rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only,
1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to
first sc.

8th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Miss next
2 sc. (Ch 1. 1 dc) 4 times in next sc. Ch 1. Miss next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.

9th rnd: Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc and ch 2). Miss next 2 ch-1 sps. [(1 dc. Ch 1) twice. 1 dc] in next ch-1 sp. Miss next 2 ch-1 sps. *Ch 2.
1 dc in next sc. Ch 2. Miss next 2 ch-1 sps.
[(1 dc. Ch 1) twice. 1 dc] in next ch-1 sp. Miss next 2 ch-1 sps. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5.

10th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in next dc. *Ch 2. (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in next ch-1 sp. Ch 5. (1 sc. Ch 3.
1 sc) in next ch-1 sp. Ch 2. ** 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around, ending at **. Join with
sl st to first sc.

Fasten off.


Strawberry (make 2).

With A, ch 2.

1st rnd: 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 4 sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

5th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc.

Stuff Strawberry Lightly.

6th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 4 sc.

Fasten off.


Strawberry Top (make 2).

With B, ch 2.

1st rnd: (1 sc. Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook) 6 times in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Sew Strawberry Top to Strawberry.


Blackberry (make 2).

Note: Push tr to RS of work.

With A, ch 2.

1st rnd: (1 sc. 1 tr) 3 times in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. *(1 sc. 1 tr) in next st. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Stuff Blackberry lightly.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in next st. (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop in next st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 4 times – dec made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first st.

Fasten off.


Blackberry Top (make 2).

With B, ch 2.

1st rnd: (1 sc. Ch 2. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook) 5 times in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Sew Blackberry Top to Blackberry.


Orange Slice (make 2).

With MC, ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc. Break MC. 12 sc.

3rd rnd: With B, ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join A with sl st to first sc. Break B. 18 sc.

Fold work in half.

Join A with sl st to sc at fold. Working through both thicknesses, proceed as follows:

4th rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) 3 times.

Fasten off. With B, embroider ‘segments’ using straight st.


Finishing (all Versions)

Tie: With B, ch 55. Sew one Strawberry, Blackberry, or Orange Slice to each end of Tie. Wrap Tie around Topper.

Tips

MEASUREMENTS: Approx 3" (7.5cm) in diameter. To fit standard wide mouth canning jar.

GAUGE: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10cm]