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Beaded Jar Topper

Beaded Jar Topper Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This crocheted jar topper is filled with beads. It is fairly easy to make and would make a nice finishing touch for covering a jar of goodies you might want to give as a gift. You can use any color combinations you want for this pattern.
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Materials Needed
Size 10 crochet cotton. Caron Grandma's Best 100% Mercerized Cotton in Cotton Candy was used in the example.
Size 7 steel crochet hook
348 E Beads in color of Choice. Mainstays Crafts Candy Colored Glass E Beads were used in the example
tapestry needle that fits through beads
1 Small Mouth Canning jar or empty clean Mayonnaise Jar filled with goodies.
¼" wide satin ribbon 24" long. In pink or desired color

Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 8sc=1"
Finished Size: 6½" in diameter before putting in ribbon.
Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate for those with experience with beads

Instructions
String all 348 beads onto thread in random order.
RND 1: Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 11dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3. Bring up a bead, ch1. *Dc in next dc. Bring up a bead. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch3. 2dc in same st as slst. Ch1. *3dc in next dc. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch3. (Bring up a bead, ch1. Sk next dc. Dc in next dc. Bring up a bead, ch1. ) *Dc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch3. 2dc in same st as slst. 3dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Rep RND 4.

RND 7: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 8: Ch3. Bring up a bead, ch1. Sk next dc. *Dc in next dc. Bring up a bead, ch1. Sk next dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 9: Rep RND 5.

RND 10: Ch4. Sk 1 st. *Dc in next st. Ch1. Sk 1 st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4.

RND 11: Rep RND 5.

RND 12: Rep RND 10.

RND 13: Slst to the first ch1 sp. Ch1, beaded sc in same sp. Work the following in the next ch1 sp. 2dc, bring up 3 beads, ch1, 2dc. *Beaded sc in next ch1 sp. 2dc, 3 beads, ch1, 2dc in next ch1 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

Finishing: Weave ribbon through RND 10 and place over cover of jar. Draw up ends of ribbon tight and tie into a bow. Adjust ruffles as needed.

NOTE: The beads in the jar are made of paper!

Design written on Thursday, July 24, 2008. Copyright ©2008 By Julie A. Bolduc p118031

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This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.