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Mi­crowave Bowl Cozy

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Cir­cum­fer­ence: 71/2 inches Height: 23/4 inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Lily Sugar ’n Cream medium (worsted) weight cot­ton yarn (solids: 21/2 oz/120 yds/ 71g per ball; om­brés: 2 oz/95 yds/57g per ball): 1 ball each #202747 Capri ombré and #101131 daz­zle blue

• Size G/6/4mm alu­minum cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

• Stitch mark­ers

GAUGE

4 sc = 1 inch; 3 rows = 1 inch

PAT­TERN NOTES

Alu­minum hook is rec­om­mended for ease of stitch­ing with cot­ton yarn, es­pe­cially through dou­ble thick­ness of Side. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Base of Cozy is worked in con­tin­u­ous rounds. Do not join un­less oth­er­wise stated. Place marker on first stitch and move up as each round is com­pleted. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

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

COZY BASE

Make 2. Rnd 1: With 1 strand blue, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Place marker (see Pat­tern Notes). (8 sc) Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around. (16 sc)

Rnd 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] 8 times. (24 sc)

Rnd 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts] 8 times. (32 sc)

Rnd 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts] 8 times. (40 sc)

Rnd 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts] 8 times. (48 sc) Rnd 7: Sc in each st around. Rnd 8: Sc in each st around,

join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first sc of rnd. Fas­ten off.

SIDE

Rnd 1 (RS): With WS of Bases held tog and 2 strands held tog, sc join (see Spe­cial Stitch) blue in back lp (see Stitch Guide) of any st of first layer and both lps of cor­re­spond­ing st of 2nd layer, dc in same st (inc made), in­sert­ing hook in same man­ner in both lay­ers through­out, sc in each of next 5 sts, [(sc, dc) in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts] around, join in first sc of rnd, place st marker in join. Fas­ten off blue. (48 sc, 8 dc)

Rnd 2: With RS fac­ing, sc join 1 strand each blue and Capri in marked st, [ fpdc (see Stitch

Guide) around post of next dc, sc in each of next 6 sts, place st marker in last sc made] 7 times, fpdc around post of next dc, sc in each of next 5 sts, join in first sc of rnd. (48 sc, 8 fpdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, [fpdc around post of next fpdc, sc in each st to next marker, 2 sc in marked st] 7 times, fpdc around post of next fpdc, sc in each rem st, sc in same st as first sc of rnd, join to top of first sc of rnd. (56 sc, 8 fpdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, [fpdc around post of next fpdc, sc in each st to next fpdc, place st marker in last sc made] 7 times, fpdc around post of next fpdc, sc in each rem st, join in first sc of rnd. Rnd 5: Rep rnd 3. (64 sc, 8 fpdc)

Rnds 6 & 7: Rep rnd 4 twice, re­mov­ing mark­ers at end of rnd 7. At end of rnd 7, fas­ten off.

Rnd 8: With in­side of Cozy fac­ing, sc join 2 strands blue in any fpdc, sk next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, [3 dc in next st] twice, 2 dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, *sc in next fpdc, sk next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, [3 dc in next st] twice, 2 dc in next st, sk 2 sts, rep from * around, join in first sc of rnd. Fas­ten off blue. (80 dc)

Heat left­overs in this clever bowl cozy and you’ll save your fin­gers from get­ting burned. Quick and easy to make, they are great gifts too.

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