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Pot Holder Crochet Pattern Free

Pot Holder Crochet Pattern Free



FINISHED MEASUREMENT

8 inches across, excluding hanging loop

MATERIALS

• Size 3 crochet cotton: 1 ball each yellow, blue and white

• Size F/5/3.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

• Tapestry needle

GAUGE 9 dc = 2 inches; 5 dc rows = 2 inches

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES 

Beginning popcorn (beg pc): Ch 3, 4 dc in indicated st, drop lp from hook, insert hook in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, pull dropped lp through.

Popcorn (pc): 5 dc in indicated st, drop lp from hook, insert hook in first st of 5-dc group, pull dropped lp through.

Single crochet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

POT HOLDER

FRONT

Rnd 1 (RS): With yellow, ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as first dc), join (see Pattern Notes) in top of beg ch-3. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Beg pc (see Special Stitches) in first st, 3 dc in next st, [pc (see Special Stitches) in next st, 3 dc in next st] around, join in beg pc. (18 dc, 6 pc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), pc in next st, 3 dc in next st, pc in next st, [dc in next st, pc in next st, 3 dc in next st, pc in next st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (24 dc, 12 pc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, pc in next st, 3 dc in next st, pc in next st, [dc in each of next 3 sts, pc in next st, 3 dc in next st, pc in next st] around to last st, dc in last st, join in top of beg ch-3. (36 dc, 12 pc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, *pc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, pc in next st**, dc in next st, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-3. (48 dc, 12 pc)

Rnd 6: Beg pc in first st, dc in each of next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in each of next 4 sts, [pc in next st, dc in each of next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in each of next 4 sts] around, join in top of beg pc. (66 dc, 6 pc)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in each of next 5 sts, 3 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 11 sts, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, dc in each of last 5 sts, join in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. (84 dc)

Rnd 8: With RS facing, join white in first st, ch 3, dc in each of next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 13 sts, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, dc in each of last 6 sts, join in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. (96 dc)

Rnd 9: With RS facing, join blue in first st, ch 3, dc in each of next 7 sts, 3 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 15 sts, 3 dc in next st] 5 times, dc in each of last 7 sts, join in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. (108 dc)

BACK

Rnd 1: With blue, ch 4,11 dc in 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as first dc), join in top of beg ch-3. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 3 dc in next st, [dc in next st, 3 dc in next st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. (6 groups of 3 dc, 6 dc)

Rnds 3-9: Ch 3, dc in each st around with 3 dc in center st of each 3-dc group, join in top of beg ch-3.

At end of last rnd, fasten off. (6 groups of 3 dc, 90 dc)

BORDER

Rnd 1 (RS): Holding Front and Back WS tog with Front facing, matching sts, working through both thicknesses, sc join (see Special Stitches) white in center st of any 3-dc group, sc in same st, sc in each st around with 3 sc in center st of each 3-dc group, sc in same st as first sc, join in beg sc. (120 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, turn, for hanging lp, (sl st, ch 10, sl st) in next st, turn, ch 1, 20 sc in ch-10 sp just made, sl st in next st, [sc in next st, ch 3, sk next st] 9 times, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, *ch 3, sk next st, [sc in next st, ch 3, sk next st] 9 times, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, rep from * 3 times, [ch 3, sk next st, sc in next st] 9 times, sc in last st, join in beg sc. Fasten off.