Pencil Holder Cover by Jo Edwards

Pencil Holder Cover

June 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
3.75 mm (F)
70 - 75 yards (64 - 69 m)
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This pattern is available for $4.49 USD
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Purchase the PDF Digital Download of this Crochet Pencil Holder Cover, a perfect crochet gift idea for teachers or to make for a kid’s desk. The pattern is quick and easy and includes step by step instructions and a chart.


  • This is an easy and quick crochet pattern that uses only a small amount of yarn (great for scrap-busting!)
  • It is designed to wrap around a pint-size mason jar.


  • The PDF of this pattern is a 5 page, print-ready digital download.
  • It is laid out into easy to follow sections and includes step by step instructions, pictures and a chart.
  • You can save it to your files, print it in color or in black and white and view it from any device.
  • The pattern is also available on my website. The PDF of the pattern includes everything from my website but in an ad-free, print-ready, easy to follow format that you can print, save and keep forever.


Skill Level: Easy (colorwork and simple stitches)

Size: The completed size is 9.5” wide and 3.75” high (plus the top of pencils, which are 1”). It is designed to fit a pint-size mason jar that is 10” around, 4.75” high, the top width is 3.25” and the bottom width is 2.75”.

Gauge: 4” x 4” = 15 sc and 16 rows

Yarn: Any worsted weight, medium (4), 100% acrylic yarn. I used Impeccable by Loops and Threads, Solids in the colors: A) Main/Background = “Fern” (35 yds), B) Eraser = “Arbor Rose” (4 yds), C) Ferrule = “Pale Grey” (4 yds), D) Pencil Body = “Sunny Day” (14 yds), E) Collar = “Heather” (8 yds), F) Tip = “Black” (4 yds).

Crochet Hook Size: F/5 (3.75mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. You may want to go up one hook size for the starting chains.

Other Materials: Pint-size mason jar (see exact size above), 3 x 15mm buttons, sewing needle, thread, yarn needle, scissors and measuring tape.

Terminology: The pattern is written in English for right-handed crochet using standard US crochet terminology.


Please note that you are purchasing the pattern/pdf/tutorial, not the finished item. Due to the nature of digital downloads, all sales are final and there are no refunds, returns or exchanges. Please contact me prior to or after your purchase if you have any questions or if there is anything I can do to help.