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Retro Ring Trivet
Retro Canning Jar Ring Trivet (without the canning jar rings)

Many may recognize this as your Grand-mother's f avorite trivet. Canning Jar Ring Trivets were very popular in the 40's through the early 60's I believe the reason the old Canning Jar Ring pattern dropped out of popularity was because of the decline in home canning thereby reducing the availability of canning jar rings. For a while the pattern struggled to stay alive with the substitution of plastic 6-pack rings but now they are also a thing f rom a dif f erent era. In remembrance of this old pattern my trivet is made without the use of canning jar or plastic 6-pack rings. T his trivet can be made in many sizes depending on the number of rings used. I make two sizes, Small which uses 6 rings and Medium which uses 8 or 9 rings. (9 so I can use 3 colors of rings) T his pattern is written f or one with 6 rings but the pattern is basically the same f or any size. T he number of rings and the number of stitches on the connection chain are the only dif f erence. T he larger trivet does leave a larger hole in the center which I do not like so I also added instruction on how to work a center insert to close that hole. T his pattern works up quickly and is another amazing stash-buster which is always a f avorite of mine. Less than 4 oz, WW weight or rug yarn acrylic or cotton in colors of your choice Size I - 9 hook or J f or heavier yarn weights Size 8 to 9 inches at the widest point f or 6 ring using WW yarn Pattern written in American terms / adjust f or UK

Using the colors of your choice. sl st in f irst sc. over-lapping one on top of the other in the color pattern you want. Round 2 Work sc. Do not turn Ch 3. Gently pull circle into shape and turn individual rings so the joins will be hidden under the overlap. leave long tail f or sewing the ends together later. Lay rings on each other. Edging (or f inish with edging of your choice) Round 1 For the Cameo trivet at the top of the page. dc in 3th st f rom hook and each st across. T IP: It may help to weave all the rings together in a straight line. If you want to learn how to work a f oundation double crochet chain ( f dc) tutorial here http://www. between each ring and ending with sl st in f irst sc. When all the rings are interlocked. Note: I pref er to join my rings with single crochet and .. join all rings together in this manner. Plastic or plastic coated paper clips make excellent stitch markers . skip to next ring and work 1 sc in next 12 sts. T he length of the chain is not critical as long as it will work through all rings and be stitched together without drawing up the rings too tightly. then pull the trivet into its round shape bef ore sewing the connection I just put a paper clip in the last stitch to hold it. ch 42. 2 dc in each stitch around 36 (or 40 sts) join to top of ch 3. dc in same stitch. end of f . ch 2) around skipping over the center loop. make 6 (8 or 9) rings according to the size trivet you wish to create. attach yarn with a sc in any ring and work 1 sc in next 11 sts. Connection Chain: (f or 6 ring trivet ) If you know how to work a f oundation double crochet chain. ch 2 *(sc in next st. A longer chain must be worked f or a 9 ring trivet. NOT E: T his connection chain length is f or the 6 ring trivet. When working with the f If you do not know how to work a f oundation chain. pinning the ends of the connection chain together. (or 20 ) being caref ul not to twist chain. To make it easier to see and understand I used a dif f erent color to weave through the rings because it is harder to explain than it is to do. join. I don't usually cut my yarn until the weaving is done so I can add or remove stitches. sl st in f irst ch to join. Weave the connection chain in and out of all the rings. End of f . Better a tiny bit loose than too tight.Ring: Chain 18. ch 40 sts. work in ends. sew the 2 ends of the connection ring together to secure the circle. skip to next ring.

dc. Alternate Double Crochet Border Round 1: Attach yarn where the outside of the rings overlap. through one loop of both rings to join rings together. in same ring). being sure to join rings at overlap. Once the rings are connected and the shape is f ormed you may work the border you like. dc. "V" st with picot made. ending with a slip st in top of chain 3. picot. work dc. work picot in top of ch 3. Where next ring overlaps. T his trivet is also very nice with a reverse single crochet also known as the crab stitch worked as the ring connection round. pull yarn through and ch 3 (counts as dc). you may work a round of double crochet instead. c h 40. (6 "V" sts. If you pref er. dc in next st) 5 more a border f rom there. ******************************************** 8 Ring Trivet Working the same as f or the 6 ring trivet. putting the hook f ront to back through one stitch on each ring. fo llo we d b y 2 ro ws o f s l s ts in alte rnating c o lo rs . dc in same stitch. T he 8 ring trivet is almost as large as the 9 ring trivet but you must have a number of rings divisible by 3 if you want to use 3 . picot. Work around. and adjusting the length of the connection chain you may make an 8 ring trivet if you only want to use one or two colors f or the rings. *(skip 1 stitch. Fo r the 3 c o lo r c o nne c tio n c hain o n this trive t.

yarn over and complete the slip stitch. chain Use same border as f or the 6 ring trivet or add border of your choice.allf reecrochet.K. *(chain 3. Make a 50 stitch connection chain in the method you pref er as described or on You Tube http://www. sl st in f irst st (beginning chain). **************************************************************** 9 Ring Trivet Working the same as f or the 6 ring trivet. Instructions f or 9 ring trivet f ollow. T here are two easy ways to close the v=FHYVutk2iYY Slip stitch in magic circle. . Method 1: To close the hole: (working on right side) Make a "magic circle" (A. end of f . If you like it that way. Weave the rings together in the same manner as f or the 6 ring trivet and sew the ends together. I am not a f an of large holes in the center of trivets. On the 9 ring trivet you will notice the larger hole in the center of the f inished trivet. T his method will still leave a hole in the center but it's a small hole. insert hook f ront to back in center stitch at top of any ring. repeat f rom * around each of the 9 rings ending with ch 3. end of f . create 9 rings in colors of your choice.. magic ring. sc a connection round on the inside of hole moving f rom ring to ring to hold the rings in place and you are f inished. *(drop loop f rom hook. Single crochet around the around the outside edge of the rings to lock them in place. insert hook f ront to back in center stitch at top of any ring. slip ring. sl st in magic ring. Method 2 To close the hole (working on right side) Chain 4. drop loop f rom hook.colors f or your rings in your trivet. slip loop ) Tutorial can be f ound here http://www. pick up loop and pull through. yarn over and complete the slip stitch. ch 3. Pull yarn tails to back and work in ends. ch 3. Shape trivet and turn rings to conceal the joins under the overlap. pick up loop and pull through.) repeat f rom * around each of the 9 rings ending with ch 3. I have included instructions f or both. sl st in beginning chain. Pull yarn tails to back and work in ends. sl st in magic circle.

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Print Friendly . Items craf ted f rom this pattern may be sold but the pattern itself is not to be sold. T his adaption may not be claimed by or posted / published anywhere else or under another name. It is intended f or personnel use only and commercial use is prohibited.T he Jar Ring Trivet pattern is a very old pattern apparently lost to time and this is my new adaptation of that design concept. Any resemblance to any other pattern is coincidental.

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