Pas­tel Pot Holder

Crochet World - - Scrap Delights - De­sign by Joyce Geisler

EASY

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENT

83/4 inches square

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Aunt Ly­dia’s Clas­sic Cro­chet Size 10 cro­chet cot­ton (350 yds per ball): 1 ball each #420 cream, #480 Delft, #495 wood vi­o­let and #661 frosty green • Size 7/1.65mm steel cro­chet hook

or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle • 24mm metal split ring • Stitch mark­ers: 2

GAUGE

Work­ing in pat­tern: [Fan, ch 1, dc, ch 1] twice = 1 inch; rnds 1–4 = 1 inch

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. Beginning in round 2, beginning fan, chain-1, front post tre­ble cro­chet, chain-1 and next fan com­prise the first cor­ner of each round. To eas­ily de­ter­mine where to join yarn at the beginning of each round, join in the chain-1 space at the right of the front post tre­ble cro­chet in the first cor­ner.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Beginning fan (beg fan): Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 2 dc in in­di­cated sp.

Fan: 3 dc in in­di­cated sp. Front post tre­ble cro­chet

join (fptr join): Yo twice, in­sert hook from front side of work to back and to front again around post of in­di­cated st, yo and pull up a lp, [yo and draw through 2 lps] twice, in­sert hook in top of cor­re­spond­ing fptr on other Side, yo, draw through all lps on hook.

Scal­lop: (Sc, hdc, dc, 3 tr, dc, hdc, sc) in in­di­cated sp.

COLOR SEQUENCE

For Side 2, work col­ors in the fol­low­ing or­der: 1 rnd Delft 1 rnd wood vi­o­let 1 rnd frosty green 1 rnd cream

POT HOLDER SIDE 1

Rnd 1 (RS): With Delft, ch 6, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in beg ch to form a ring. Beg fan (see Spe­cial Stitches) in ring. [Ch 1, dc in ring, ch 1, fan (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in ring] 3 times. Ch 1, dc in ring, ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. Fas­ten off. (4 fans, 4 dc, 8 ch-1 sps) Rnd 2: Join wood vi­o­let in ch-1 sp at right of any sin­gle dc. Beg fan in ch sp. *Ch 1, fptr (see Stitch Guide) around next dc. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp (first cor­ner made—see Pat­tern Notes). Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. Fas­ten off. (8 fans, 8 fptr, 16 ch-1 sps) Rnd 3: Join frosty green in ch-1 sp at right of first cor­ner fptr (see Pat­tern Notes). Beg fan in same ch-1 sp. *Ch 1, fptr around next fptr. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan. Ch 1, fan in next fptr. Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan**. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **. Ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. Fas­ten off. (12 fans, 12 fptr, 24 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 4: Join cream in ch-1 sp at right of first cor­ner fptr. Beg fan in same ch-1 sp. *Ch 1, fptr around next fptr. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. [Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan, ch 1, fan in next fptr], twice. Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan**. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **. Ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. (16 fans, 16 fptr, 32 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 5: Sl st in next 2 dc, (sl st, beg fan) in first ch-1 sp. *Ch 1, fptr around next fptr. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. [Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan, ch 1, fan in next fptr] around to first fan of next cor­ner. Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan**. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **. Ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. (20 fans, 20 fptr, 40 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 6: Sl st in next 2 dc, (sl st, beg fan) in first ch-1 sp. *Ch 1, fptr around next fptr. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. [Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan, ch 1, fan in next fptr] around to first fan of next cor­ner. Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan**. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **. Ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. Fas­ten off. (24 fans, 24 fptr, 48 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 7: Join Delft in ch-1 sp at right of first cor­ner fptr. Beg fan in same ch-1 sp. *Ch 1, fptr around next fptr. Ch 1, fan in next ch-1 sp. [Ch 1, fptr around cen­ter dc of next fan, ch 1, fan in next fptr] around to first fan

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