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Plate Potholder

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Cake plate potholder

This pattern uses American crochet terms. US single crochet = UK double crochet. US double crochet = UK treble and so on

Materials

American Thread Company “Puritan” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton, article 40: 2-200 yd. Balls Yellow

“Star” Pearl Cotton, article 90, size 5: 4-50 yd. Balls Blue will make Cookie Jar, Plate and Teapot Holders.

Steel Crochet Hook No. 7/1.65mm.

Pattern

With Yellow, ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 8 sc in ring, do not join this or the following rows.

Place a marker at beginning of each row.

2nd Row: 2 sc in each sc.

3rd Row: * 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * all around.

4th Row: Working in sc, increase in every 3rd sc.

5th Row: Increase in every 4th sc.

6th Row: Increase in every 5th sc, then work 1 row even.

8th Row: Increase in every 6th sc.

9th Row: Increase in every 7th sc, then work 1 row even.

11th Row: Increase in every 8th sc.

12th Row: Increase in every 9th sc, then work 1 row even.

14th Row: Increase in every 10th sc.

15th Row: Increase in every 11th sc.

16th Row: Increase in every 12th sc.

17th Row: Increase in every 8th sc, then work 3 rows even.

21st Row: Increase in every 9th sc, sl st in each of the next 2 sc to even row, break Yellow.

22nd Row: Attach Blue, ch 1, 1 sc in same space, 1 sc in next sc, * ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, repeat from * all around, sl st in ch 1 to join.

23rd Row: Ch 1, skip 1st sc, 2 sc in next sc, * ch 1, skip the ch 1 and 1 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * all around, ch 1, sl st in 1st ch 1 to join.

Repeat the last row 6 times, break Blue.

30th Row: Attach Yellow and work 1 sc in each sc and 1 sc in each ch 1, join, break thread.

Work another section in same manner.

On top section, with Yellow embroider flowers as illustrated, using a lazy daisy stitch with French knots in the center and working in the Blue stripe only.

With Blue, embroider a large flower in center using a lazy daisy st with Yellow French knot in center.

With Blue, crochet the 2 sections together as follows:

* ch 3, 2 dc in same space, skip 2 sc, sl st in next sc, repeat from * all around.

With Blue, cover a bone ring in sc and attach to holder.


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.

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