Using a wood burner, I bore holes in a jar that used to have vitamins in it. It allows for easy access to my crochet hooks. Alternately, you could use the jar for paint brushes or pencils. I crocheted a beanie for the lid and stuffed it with some left-over yarn, so the lid could double as a pin cushion.
Use a wood burner to bore holes in the jar. Use safety gear, and limit plastic choice to recycle code #1 PETE.
Use medium weight worsted 4ply acrylic yarn, and an F Hook for the star: Magic Circle 5 SC, and join with a SL
*(CH3, SL back into 2nd chain, CH1 and SL into the next SC of the circle)--repeat * 4 more times.
Fasten off and leave the strands for decoration, or weave them in based on your preference.
For the beanie... Medium ww 4ply acrylic, F Hook.
Work SC's in the round and increase for a total of 25-30 stitches, and 5 rounds.
Round 6: HDC even
Round 7: SC even (insert hook behind HDC)
Round 8: SC even
Round 9: HDC even, fasten off and sew on a star
Stuff with leftover yarn and place on the lid.