Crocheted Lemon Cozy

Designer: Amanda Hyun 

Crochet a sunny yellow cozy, complete with a lemon slice, to turn a Mason jar into your go-to drinking glass.


Materials:

  • Medium worsted weight yarn: bright yellow, white, soft yellow
  • Size I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

SPECIAL STITCHES

Magic Ring: Wrap the yarn around your finger twice. Insert hook under loops. Pull up a loop and sl st to secure.


MAKE THE BOTTOM

Start with bright yellow, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1 (counts as first hdc and beg ch), 6 hdc in the ring, join with sl st to top of first hdc (7 hdc). Pull the yarn tail to close the center of ring.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, join (14 hdc).

Rnd 3: Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next st, *hdc inc, hdc, rep from * around, join (21 hdc).

Rnd 4: Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 2 sts, *hdc inc, hdc in next 2 sts, rep from * around, join (28 hdc).


WORK THE SIDES

Rnd 5: Ch 2, hdc in back loops around, join, fasten off (28 hdc). Attach white.

Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join, fasten off (28 hdc). Attach soft yellow.

Rnds 7–12: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join (28 hdc).

Rnd 13: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join, fasten off (28 hdc). Attach white.

Rnd 14: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join, fasten off (28 hdc).

Rnd 15: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join, fasten off (28 hdc). Sew in all ends.


MAKE THE LEMON SLICE

Start with soft yellow, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (counts as first sc and beg ch), 5 sc in the ring, turn (6 sc). Pull the yarn tail to close the center of the ring.

Rnd 2: Ch 1,2 sc in each st around, turn (12 sc).

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *2 sc in first st, sc in next st, rep from * to end, turn (18 sc).

Rnd 4: Ch 1, *2 sc in first st, sc in next 2 sts, rep from * to end. Fasten off, leaving an 18″ tail. Turn (24 sc). Attach white.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, *2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts, rep from * to end. Fasten off, leaving an 18″ tail for creating white wedge lines. Turn (30 sc). Attach bright yellow.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, *2 sc in first st, sc in next 4 sts, rep from * to end. Fasten off and weave in short end only (36 sc).


ADD DETAILS AND ATTACH LEMON SLICE

1. Thread long white yarn tail onto a tapestry needle and stitch long straight stitches for wedge lines. Refer to the Lemon Slice Stitch Diagram, below, for placement and direction of stitches.

 

2. Fit lemon slice around top of cozy. Thread long soft yellow yarn tail onto tapestry needle. Stitch slice to cozy where slice and cozy touch. Weave in ends.

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