This pattern uses American crochet terms. US single crochet = UK double crochet. US double crochet = UK treble and so on
American Thread Company “Star” Cotton Yarn, article 65 or “Star” Rug Yarn, article 44
1 skein Green.
1 skein Yellow.
1 skein White will make several potholders
Steel Crochet Hook US No 0/2.25mm
With Yellow, ch 16, 1 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row: 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn.
Repeat the 2nd row 13 times.
16th Row: Work a row of sc around entire square working 3 sc in each corner st, break yarn.
17th Row: Attach Green in center st of corner, sl st in each sc, join, ch 1.
18th Row: Working across 2 sides only and picking up back loop of st only, work 1 sc in each of the 1st 16 sl sts, drop
Green and attach White, (when changing Color always complete the last half of st with next Color) 3 sc in next si st, 1 sc in each of the next 16 sl sts, ch 1, turn.
19th Row: Working in both loops, work 1 sc in each of the next 17 sc, 3 sc in next sc, break yarn, pick up Green, 1 sc in each remaining sc, break yarn, turn.
20th Row: Attach Yellow in same space, work 1 sc in each of the next 19 sc, 3 sc in next sc, drop Yellow, with Green, 1 sc in each remaining sc, ch 1, turn.
21st Row: 1 sc in each of the 1st 18 sc, break yarn, with Yellow, 1 sc in next sc, 3 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each remaining sc, break yarn.
22nd Row: With right side of work toward you, attach Green in 1st row of Green sc, sl st in each of the next 4 rows, 1 sc in each sc of next 2 sides, 1 sc in each of the next 4 rows, break yarn.
23rd Row: Attach White in center sl st at corner, working in back loop of st only, 3 sc in each corner st and 1 sc in each sc on all sides, join.
24th Row: Working in both loops, work 1 sc in each sc and 3 sc in each center sc at corner, break yarn.
25th Row: Same as 17th row.
26th and 27th Rows: With Yellow, work same as 23rd and 24th rows.
28th Row: Sl st in each sc, join, break yarn.
Over a bone ring, with Yellow, work 16 sc, join, break yarn. Sew in position.
The original publication of this pattern is in the public domain. This digital version with additional charts is copyright Sarah Bradberry, July 21st 2012. All rights reserved.