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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Flowers Potholder


Flowers Potholder @1999  by N. L. Banks 

I have a new pattern for you. This one was done some time ago. I just wanted a potholder that was simple and I could change the colors in it to match the seasons. Like browns and orange for fall, or add black for halloween. The reds, greens, white for christmas.
I hope you enjoy it.

Materials needed:
 
1 ball Peaches & Crème cream #3  by Elmore-Pisgah, Inc.
few yards each Luster Sheen  Blue #425   and Tea Leaf Green #615
G hook
3 hook 
 
Front:

Rd 1 with G hook and cream, ch 3 loosely, 12dc  in 3rd chain from hook, join with slip stitch.

Rd 2 ch 3, 2 dc in same place, 2 dc in each dc around, join.

Rd 3  ch 3, 2 dc in same place, * 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * around, join.

Rd 4  ch 3, 2 dc in same place, * 1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from* around, join.

Rd 5  ch 3, 2 dc in same place, * 1 dc in next 3dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * around, join.

Rd 6  ch 3, 2 dc in same place, * 1 dc in next 4dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * around, join. Fasten off.

Flowers: make 3

Rd 1 with a 3 hook and blue, ch 2, 12sc in 2nd chain from hook, join with a slip stitch.

Rd 2 ch 1, 2 sc in same place, 2 sc in each sc around, join.

Rd 3 * ch 4, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, do not join.

Rd 4 * working behind row 3, ch 6, sc in skipped sc, repeat from *. Join, fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew flower to potholder with.

Leaves: make 4 full leaves and 3 half leaves.

Rd 1 with green and a 3 hook, * ch 10, 1 sc in 2nd chain from hook, 2hdc in next ch, 1 dc in next 2 ch, 3 tb (yo 2x) in next ch, 1 dc in next 2 ch, 2 hdc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch, *. Working on opposite side, 2 hdc in next ch, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 3 tb (yo 2x) in next ch, 1 dc in next 2 ch, 2 hdc in next ch, 1sc in last ch, fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to potholder.

Half leaves: repeat * to * for leaf, leave a long tail to sew to potholder.

Back:

Repeat rows 1-6 of front.

Finishing:

In the center of potholder, arrange leaves on potholder and sew in place, tack tips of leaves down, sew flowers on top of leaves.

With right sides of potholder facing outwards, and using a 3 hook,  attach blue to any dc, ch 1, 2 sc in each dc around, join.

Rd 2 ch 1, 1sc in same place, * ch 3, skip 1sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, join and fasten off.

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