Monday, December 10, 2018

Kwanzaa Luminary Jar Cozie By Special Request | Posh Pooch Designs

Kwanzaa Luminary Jar Cozie 
Crochet Pattern By Special Request
By Sara Sach of Posh Pooch Designs
A Very Dear Friend asked me to make a Luminary for her
 Kwanzaa Party, after seeing the other Jar cozies that I had designed. 
The Party is at her mom's apartment, and  they are not allowed to use
 real candles. She wants to give them to her family and friends,
 as a reminder of the party and the time spent together. 
 I am so very honored that she asked me to design 
the Luminary. I wasn't sure how Kwanzaa was celebrated,
 and wanted to make sure I was respectful
 and represented  it right.
I hope I did this Beautiful Celebration justice.

A Brief Explanation:
"The celebration honors African Heritage in African-American culture
 and is observed from December 26 to January 1, 
culminating in a feast and gift giving.
Kwanzaa has seven core principles (Nguzo Saba).
 It was created by Maulana Karenga and was first celebrated in 1966–67."



I was inspired By the Kwanza Candles.
During Kwanzaa a special candle holder called a kinara is used. 
kinara holds seven candles, three red ones on the left, three green ones on
 the right, with a black candle in the center.
If you would Like to learn more about what Kwanzaa
 is Click This LINK



The Video For the Crochet Pattern
is on my Youtube Crochet Channel
 At This LINK


So pretty all lite up!

Kwanzaa Luminary Jar Cozie Crochet Pattern
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Please Note:
We just updated this Crochet Pattern on this blog,
to make it easier to understand.


Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook – H / 5.00MM
Yarn Worsted Weight (4) Small Amount of each color
                   White C1, Red C2, Black C3, Green C4 yellow C5
16 Oz jar
Led Candle Light

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Skip (sk)
Space (sp)
Single Crochet  Together (sctog)
Change to (chgto)
Back Loop only (Blo)

Size: 7 inches

Notes:
Ch1 does not count as a stitch
Ch 3 counts as dc

When changing colors ch1 or Ch 3 after the color change.

Please Note - The colors For The Kwanzaa Candles are indicated in the pattern,
The Demonstration From the Video was stitched in White and Silver.

R: 1 – With White yarn, ch 16, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook,
*ch1, sk the next sc, sc in the next ch*
Repeat From * to * across, Turn ch1 (15 sts)

R: 2 –With White yarn, *Blo, 1 sc in the 1st st, ch 1, sk the next st*
Repeat From * to* across, Turn,  (15 sts)
(sc in the sc, sk the ch1 sps.)

R: 3 – Chgto Red yarn, Blo, Ch3, 1 dc in each sc and each ch, turn ch 1 (15 dc)

R: 4 – With Red yarn, 1 sc in each dc, turn (15 sc)

R: 5 –  Repeat R: 2

R: 6 – Repeat R: 2

R: 7 – With Red Yarn,Repeat R: 3

R: 8 – With Red yarn, Repeat R: 4

R: 9 – Repeat R: 2

R: 10 - Repeat R: 2

R: 11 – With Red Yarn, Repeat R: 3

R: 12- With Red yarn, Repeat R: 4

R: 13 – Repeat R: 2

R: 14 – Repeat R: 2

R: 15 -With Black yarn, Repeat R : 3

R: 16 – With Black yarn, Repeat R : 4

R: 17 - Repeat R: 2

R: 18 - Repeat R: 2

R: 19 - With Green yarn, Repeat R: 3

R: 20 – With Green yarn, Repeat R: 4

R: 21 - Repeat R: 2

R: 22 - Repeat R: 2

R: 23 - With Green yarn, Repeat R: 3

R: 24- With Green yarn, Repeat R: 4

R: 25 - Repeat R: 2

R: 26 - Repeat R: 2

R: 27 – With Green yarn, Repeat R: 3

R: 28 – With Green yarn, Repeat R: 4


R: 29 -  Line up the ends and slst it closed, Wrong side out, Like a tube.
Do not tie off
Flip to right side out.

R: 30 - Bottom Edge:
Sc around the bottom edge of the cozy, tie off weave in the ends.

R: 31- Top Edge: 
Attach C1 to the top edge and stitch 1 sc in the end of the 1st 2 rows,
Join in C5, st 1 sc in the end of the next 2 rows leaving C1 Attached.
We are stitching 1 sc in the end of each row, alternating C1 and C5.
 Make sure the Yellow sc are lined with the candles.
Join to 1st sc, ch1.

R: 32 - 1 sc in the 1st 2 sc with C1, With C5 Sctog the next 2 sc,
*With C1, 1 sc in the next 2 sc, With C5 Sctog the next 2 sc*
Repeat From * to *, join, to 1st sc, tie off weave in your ends.
This Crochet Pattern is designed so you can make it in any colors you choose and For any occasion.
I really enjoyed designing these Jar Cozies!
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