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Poppy Potholder

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Poppy shaped 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- 1 250 yd. Ball White
  • “Star” Pearl Cotton, article 90, size – 1 50 yd. Ball Red.
  • 1 yd. each Yellow and Black”Star” Six Strand Mercerized Embroidery Cotton, article 50 for Embroidery
  • Steel Crochet Hook No. 7/1.65mm.

Pattern

With White, ch 9, 2 sc in 2nd sc from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts of ch,  3 sc in end st, working on other side of ch, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts,  1 sc in same space with 1stst, join in 1st sc.

2nd Round: Ch 1, 3 sc in same space, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, join in 1st sc.

3rd Round: 1 sc in each sc on sides and 2 sc in each of the 3 center sc at each end, join.

4th Round: 1 sc in each sc on sides and 3 sc in center st at each end, join, drop White. (When changing color always complete last half of st with next color.)

5th Round: Attach Red and work 2 sc in each of the 5 sts at each end and 1 sc in each sc on sides, drop Red.

6th Round: With White, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) and work 1 dc in each sc on sides and 3 dc in each of the 3 center sts at each end, join, break White.

7th Round: With Red, 1 sc in each dc having 55 sc in this round, break Red.

8th Row: Start petals: Attach White in 6th sc to the right side from center st at end, ch 3, (counts as 1 dc),  dc in same space, * 1 dc in next sc,  2 dc in next sc, repeat from * 3 times,  1 dc in next sc (15 dc), ch 3, turn.

9th Row: 1 dc in each dc, ch 3, turn.

10th Row: * 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, repeat from * 6 times, ch 3, turn.

11th Row: Same as 9th row.

12th Row: * 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, repeat from * across row, ch 3, turn.

13th Row: Same as 9th row.

14th Row: * 2 dc in next st,  1 dc in each of the next 2 sts,

repeat from * once, 2 dc in next st,  1 sdc in each of the next 5 sts (sdc: thread over needle, insert in sc, pull through, thread over and work off all loops at one time),  1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 sdc in each of the next 5 sts, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 2 scs, repeat from * once, 2 dc in next dc,  1 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn.

15th Row: Decrease in next 2 sts (to decrease: * thread over needle, insert in next st, pull through and work off 2 loops,  repeat from *, thread over and work off 3 loops at one time).  1 dc in each of the next 9 sts,  1 sdc in each of the next 4 scs, 1 sc in each of the next 3 scs.  1 sdc in each of the next 1 scs, 1 dc in each remaining at decreasing 1 dc at end of row, ch 3, turn.

16th Row: Decrease in next 2 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 10 scs, 1 sdc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 sc in next st, 1 sdc in each of the next 3 sts,  1 dc in each remaining dc decreasing 1 st at end of row, ch 3, turn.

17th Row: Decrease in next 2 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 9 sts, 1 sdc in each of the next 2 scs, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts,  1 sdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 dc in each remaining st decreasing 1 st at end of row, break thread.

Skip 1 sc of 7th round, attach White in next sc and work same as 1st petal.

Work 3 more petals in same manner.

With White, work a row of sc across top and up and down each side of each petal skipping the sc of 7th row between petals and working 2 sc at corners of each petal, break White.

Attach Red at lower edge of petal and work  * 1 sc in each sc up the side of petal, 2 sc in each of the 2 sts at corner,  1 sc in each sc across top of petal,  2 sc in each of the 2 sts at corner of same petal, 1 sc in each sc down opposite side of petal, sl st in the sc of 7th row between petals, repeat from * all around, break thread.

Work another section in same manner.

On front section with Black “Star” Six Strand Mercerized Embroidery Cotton, embroider a row of French knots on inside of 1st Red circle, then with Yellow fill remainder of center with French knots.

With Red matching front and back section, crochet the 2 sections together as follows: sc in sc, ch 3, sc in same space, * skip 1 sc, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * all around, join, break thread.

With Red cover a bone ring with sc and sew to holder as illustrated.


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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