Crochet Vase Cover

These crochet vase covers make a lovely gift or decoration around the home. They can be made to any size, and with any weight of wool. The pattern we have written is for a small vase, suitable for a sweet posy of flowers. 

 

I used the half treble for the main part of the vase as this may just be my favourite crochet stitch! But get creative and diverge from the pattern to create your own unique vase!

Chunky wool would make an awesome flower pot cover, or even a sturdy jute twine to make shoe baskets.

 

Knitting for Olive Heavy Merino is used in this pattern, as it is a lovely soft yarn which still has enough structure to stand up by itself when crocheted into a vase cover.  Colour pictured is Dark Ocher.

 

Crochet Vase Pattern:

 

1 x 50g ball Knitting for Olive Heavy Merino

5mm Crochet Hook

1 x safety pin (or removable stitch marker)

 

Techniques used:

 

Chain 

Make a slip knot then wrap yarn around hook then draw this yarn through slip knot. Repeat by wrapping yarn around hook, then drawing through previous stitch.

 

Slip stitch

Insert hook into next stitch, wrap yarn around hook, pull back through stitch then draw it through the loop on hook.

 

Single Crochet

Insert hook in the next stitch, hook the yarn around and draw it through the stitch. Yarn over again and draw through both loops. 

 

Half Treble 

Wrap the yarn around the hook, insert into next stitch, hook the yarn around and draw it through the stitch, wrap yarn around hook again and draw it through all three loops on hook.

 

Instructions:

 

Begin by putting a slip knot on your hook and crocheting 4 foundation chains. Join with a slip stitch to the first chain to form a ring. Now make 6 single crochet into the ring.

 

Increase section:

Round 1: Make 2 single crochets into every single crochets of the previous round. You will now have 12 stitches. Place safety pin onto last single crochet of that round.

Round 2: Single crochet 1 stitch into next stitch, then single crochet 2 stitches into following stitch. Repeat to end of round.

Round 3: single crochet 1 stitch into next 2 stitches, then single crochet 2 stitches into the following stitch. Repeat to end of round.

Round 4: Single crochet 1 stitch into next 3 stitches, then single crochet 2 stitches into the following. Repeat to end of round.

 

* if you want to make your project bigger, continue increasing in this fashion until you have reached the ideal circumference.

 

Next section: 

Remove stitch marker. Make a 1 half treble into every stitch of previous round. Continue making a half treble into every stitch until the vase is the appropriate height.

 

Finishing:

Once you reach the ideal height, replace the stitch marker onto the last half treble and crochet a slip stitch into every half treble of the previous round. Break yarn and pull through the last loop on your hook. Weave in loose ends.