This beautiful crochet Mason Jar cozy free pattern is an easy crochet pattern perfect for a quick project which can be completed in a lazy afternoon!
Let’s talk a bit about the Mason Jar. I know that Mason Jars have become increasingly popular to use for just about anything you can think of besides canning and I, for one, have completely jumped on that bandwagon.
We use them as vases, for storing food in the fridge or freezer or dry goods storage. We even purchased this awesome set and used jelly jars as baby bottles.
My favorite use of the Mason Jar, especially the 32 oz jars, is to use them as drinking glasses. There’s just one problem: In the summer, I like cold drinks and like any glass vessel, they sweat in the heat. Coasters, like the Crochet Country Coasters are perfect if I am sitting down in one spot all day long, but come on, I have 3 little kids!
An entire cozy seemed necessary so I can take my drink around the house with me and set it down without worrying about water dripping on whatever surface. I used 100% cotton yarn, so any condensation that does form is absorbed by the cozy. Making useful and practical things really makes me happy!
Crochet Mason Jar Cozy Free Pattern
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Skill Level: Easy
Lily’s Sugar and Cream Yarn (100% Cotton 4 Medium weight, 2.5 oz / 71g, 120 yards / 109 meters)
1 ball in Ecru
1 ball in Overcast
Large Eye Tapestry Needle
I wrote an entire post about my favorite hooks. Check out the Clover Amour Crochet Hook Review if you have ever been curious whether crochet hooks really make much of a difference.
sc(s): single crochet(s)
dc(s): double crochet(s)
sl st: slip stitch
The diameter of the starting circle (rounds 1-3) should measure approx 3.25″.
Notes/ Stitch Instructions:
When working the rounds with the spider stitch (sc, ch 1, sc) it is incredibly helpful to use a stitch marker in the first sc of each row. Review How to Crochet the Spider Stitch.
To change colors:
Locate the first sc of the round
Insert hook into the first sc of the round and pull through the new color completing a slip stitch.
sc into the first ch-1 sp
ch 1, sc in the same ch-1 sp. Use a stitch marker to mark the first sc of the row.
Start with magic ring in Overcast
R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1st dc), 7 dcs in circle, tighten circle to close, join with sl st to the top of ch 2. (8)
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1st dc), dc in top of ch 2 from previous round, *2 dc in next st, repeat from * to end of round, join with sl st to the top of ch 2. (16)
R3: Repeat Round 2. (32) Your circle should measure approx 3.25″ in diameter at this point.
R4: Ch 1 (do not count as 1st sc), sc in in top of ch 2 from previous round, sc in each st around, join with sl st to first sc. (32)
R5: Ch 1 (do not count as 1st sc), sc in each stitch around, join with sl st to first sc. (32)
(Review How to Crochet the Spider Stitch while working through the next section.)
R6: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in sc, sk 1 sc, repeat from * around, join with sl st to first sc.
R7: Do not ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-1 sp around, join with sl st to first sc.
R8-18: Repeat round 7
R19-24: change color to Ecru (see notes/stitch instructions), repeat round 7. Weave in ends.
The Crochet Mason Jar Cozy is part of the Crochet Country set: the Crochet Country Dishcloth, the Crochet Country Coasters, and the Crochet Country Dish Towel.
Simple farmhouse style you can DIY for your home.