This pattern uses American crochet terms. US single crochet = UK double crochet. US double crochet = UK treble and so on
American Thread Company “Puritan” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton, article 40, 2-200 yd. Balls Yellow and
“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.
Work first 51 rows same as cookie jar potholder.
52nd and 53rd Rows: Decrease 1 pattern at beginning and end of each row (10 patterns left).
Next 5 Rows: Work even in pattern, ch 1, turn.
Next Row: 1 sc in each sc (20 sc) ch 1, turn.
Next Row: 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn.
Next 4 Rows: Decrease 1 sc at beginning and end of each row.
Next Row: Decrease 1st sc, sc in next sc, 1 sdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 4 sts, 1 sdc in each of the next 2 scs, sc in next st, break thread.
Work another section in same manner.
With Yellow, ch 2, 2 sc in 2nd st from hook, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row: 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn.
3rd Row: Working in sc, increase 1 sc at end of row, ch 1, turn.
The original publication of this pattern is in the public domain. This digital version is copyright Sarah Bradberry, July 21st 2012. All rights reserved.