Smiling Snowman Jar Cozy


Smiling Snowman Jar Cozy

This knit snowman pattern will add some extra holiday cheer to your home. Youll be smiling right back at this Smiling Snowman Jar Cozy. Turn a regular glass vase into a fun and festive snowman with this delightful knitting pattern. Fill your newfound friend with candy canes or Christmas candies. If you want to bring your Frosty to life, just cover the top of the vase with a top hat. Youll have a snowy new friend and a wintry decoration to welcome guests into your home.


Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge20 stitches, 32 rows, 4 inches. rib stitch


  • RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein of 316 Soft White
  • Susan Bates® Double Pointed Knitting Needles: 4.5 mm [US 7]
  • Two, ½” (1.3 cm) buttons
  • Scrap of orange and black felt
  • Embroidery needle and matching thread
  • 16”(41 cm) circumference x 6” (15 cm) glass vase (optional)



Gauge: 20 sts = 4” ( 10 cm), 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Rib Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.



Measurements: Finished Size 10” (25 cm) circumference x 5” (13 cm) long, unstretched



  • K = knit
  • mm = millimeter
  • P = purl
  • st(s) = stitch(es)





Cast on 52 sts, leaving a long end for sewing.

Join, being careful that sts are not twisted, and begin working in the round. Place marker for beginning of round.

Round 1 (Right side): (K2, P2) around.

Repeat Round 1 for pattern until piece measures approximately 5” (13 cm) from cast on edge.

Bind off all sts in pattern.



Cut one triangle nose piece out of orange felt.

Cut 5, ¼” (6 mm) squares out of black felt.

Thread embroidery needle with matching thread.

Using photo as a guide, sew buttons to Cozy for eyes, sew triangle nose piece to Cozy for nose, and sew square mouth pieces to Cozy for mouth.

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