Free Hanging Luminaries Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com



From RedHeart.com

Hanging Luminaries


Designed By: Kathleen Sams

Skill Level: Easy


RED HEART® “Eco-Cotton™ Blend”: 1 ball any color (1 ball makes 2 luminaries). Shown Luminaries used 1373 Linen Marl and 1645 Moss.
Crochet Hook: 5 mm [US H-8].

Yarn needle, 5”, 6” or 7” metal or plastic rings, quart jars, craft sand, tea light candles.
  Directions are for quart size jars. Changes for 2 quart size are in parentheses.
  Gauge is not important for this project.

Ch 5, join with a slip st to form a ring.

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 15 dc in ring, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3 – 16 sts.

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch to join – 32 sts.

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, *ch 4, skip next st, sc in next st; repeat from * around to last st, ch 1, dc in first sc (counts as ch-4 space, sc).

Rounds 4-17 (24): Ch 1, working over dc, sc in ch-4 space, *ch 4 (5), sc in next ch-4 space; repeat from * around to last ch-4 space, ch 1, dc in first sc (counts as ch-4 space, sc).

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Fill jar ½ full with sand and insert tea light candle.

Luminaries may be hung or used on the table.
Table Top Luminary

– Make a chain long enough to fit around top of jar plus extra to tie into a bow.

– Fasten off.

– Weave chain through ch-4 spaces 2 rows before Round 15. Insert jar in Luminary, pull chain to gather around top of jar and tie ends into a bow.
Hanging Luminary

Ring Row: Holding ring to back of ch-4 (5) space, work over it together with ch-4 (5) space, [ch 1, 5 sc in next ch-4 (5) space] around to last ch-4 (5) space, ch 1, dc in first sc – 80 sts.

– Make desired number of chains, each the desired length of hanging Luminary.

– Fasten off.

– Insert jar in Luminary. Position chains evenly around Ring Row so jar is level when hanging. Knot 1 end of each chain in ch 1-space and around ring securely. Knot opposite ends together.
Abbreviations: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm =

millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] =

work directions in brackets the number of times specified; *

or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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