PlanetJune Craft Blog

Latest news and updates from June

lip balm holsters

I call this a lip balm holster because with it hanging from your belt you can “quick draw” the lip balm from the holster and have immediate access in those emergency lip balm situations 🙂


I crocheted this first one a while ago with size 20 crochet cotton. I just spiraled around the bottom in single crochet until it was wide enough and then turned the corner and spiraled up the sides. I attached a large lobster claw clasp with a crocheted chain, and voila! It was easy to make, but took a while because of the number of tiny stitches involved.


After the success of my crocheted bag a couple of weeks ago, I had some thread left over, and thought maybe I could make a matching lip balm holder with the excess. This one was really quick to make and works well if the lip balm has a nice coloured case (this is an Avon orange lip balm so the colour shows through well, although not really in the above picture). I crocheted a small split ring to the top of the holster and then used a memory wire ring as the clip – it’s easy to slide it over a belt loop and it’s much easier to open than a keychain ring.

The best part about these holsters is it stops the lip balm from melting in your pocket!

1 Comment »

  1. Debra said

    Great idea!

    I really love your patterns, etc and have told other people about it .

RSS feed for comments on this post · TrackBack URI


Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment here! I read and appreciate every comment. I only respond to questions here on the blog, so please return to this page to see my reply, or check the box below to subscribe to new comments by email.

Please note that I can only answer questions related to PlanetJune patterns and tutorials (see details), and I can only respond to questions or comments written in English. Thank you :) - June

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Welcome to PlanetJune!

    June Gilbank

    Hi, I'm June. Welcome to my world of nature-inspired crochet and crafting. I hope you enjoy your visit!

    If you'd like to get in touch, you can contact me here.
    crocheted Canadian flag by PlanetJune
  • Follow me

    RSS FeedSubscribe to my blog by EmailFollow me on TwitterFollow me on Facebook
    Friend me on RavelryWatch me on YouTubeFollow me on PinterestFollow me on Instagram
  • Browse Blog Categories

  • Blog Archives

  • Support PlanetJune!

    Want to say thanks? You can send me money in seconds at or send me a donation through my shop.

    Or simply click one of these links before you shop at Amazon, and I'll make a small commission on your purchase, at no cost to you:
    Thank you for your support!
Back to top