Retro Pot Holder Set

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS Polka-Dot Pot Holder: 7 inches square Bob­ble Wheel Pot Holder: 71/2 inches in di­am­e­ter Retro Med­ley Pot Holder: 61/2 inches square MA­TE­RI­ALS • Knit Picks Dishie medium (worsted) weight cot­ton yarn (31/2 oz/190 yds/100g per ball): 1 ball each #25409 swan, #25786 fiesta red, #27041 mint and #25788 Ke­nai • Size G/6/4mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle GAUGE 8 dc = 2 inches; 4 dc rows = 2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row or round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Change color at the end of rows. Carry yarn up neatly where nec­es­sary. Chain-5 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain-2 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Weave in ends and block each piece to size be­fore assem­bly.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Clus­ter join (cl join): Place slip knot on hook, (yo and in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) 4 times, yo, draw through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1.

Clus­ter (cl): (Yo, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) 4 times, yo, draw through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1. Slip ring: Leav­ing 4-inch end

(see il­lus­tra­tion), lap thread over 4-inch end form­ing lp, in­sert hook through lp from front to back, yo, pull through lp to form ring, yo, pull through lp on hook.

First foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet (first foun­da­tion

sc): Ch 2, in­sert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up a lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion A—ch-1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook (see il­lus­tra­tions B and C—sc com­pleted). Next foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet (next foun­da­tion sc): [In­sert hook in last ch-1 made (see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up a lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B—ch-1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook (see il­lus­tra­tions C and D—sc com­pleted)] as in­di­cated in in­struc­tions.

POLKA-DOT POT HOLDER

FRONT

Row 1 (RS): With swan, ch 26, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn. (25 sc)

Rows 2–4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last row, do not turn and do not fas­ten off. Re­move lp from hook and set aside. Row 5 (WS): Sk 6 sc, cl join (see Spe­cial Stitches) red in next sc, [ch 6, sk 5 sc, cl (see Spe­cial

Stitches)] twice, leav­ing rem sts un­worked, fas­ten off. (3 cls, 2 ch-6 sps)

Note: On next row and row 11, when cro­chet­ing around cls, work in front of each ch-6 sp of pre­vi­ous row. Row 6 (RS): Re­place swan lp on hook, ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), [dc in next 5 sc of row 4, sc in cl] 3 times, dc in next 6 sc, turn. (22 dc, 3 sc)

Rows 7–9: Rep rows 2–4. Row 10 (WS): Sk 3 sc, cl join red in next sc, [ch 6, sk 5 sc, cl] 3 times, leav­ing rem sts un­worked. Fas­ten off. (4 cls, 3 ch-6 sps)

Row 11 (RS): Re­place swan lp on hook, ch 3, dc in next 2 sc, sc in cl, [dc in next 5 sc, sc in cl] 3 times, dc in next 3 sc, turn. (21 dc, 4 sc) Rows 12–19: Rep rows 2–9, chang­ing color (see Pat­tern Notes and Stitch Guide) to mint in last st of last row, turn. Rows 20–25: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Do not fas­ten off.

Bor­der

Rnd 1: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in first sc, sc across to last sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) in last sc, *sc along side edge, evenly plac­ing 23 sc**, (sc, ch 1, sc) in un­worked lp of first ch of foun­da­tion ch, sc across to last ch, (sc, ch 1, sc) in last ch, rep from * to ** once, join (see

Pat­tern Notes) in first sc. Fas­ten off. (100 sc)

BACK

Row 1: With Ke­nai, ch 27, dc in 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as dc) and each ch across, turn. (25 dc)

Rows 2–12: Ch 3, dc in each dc across, turn. At end of last row, fas­ten off.

Bor­der

Rep rnd 1 of Front Bor­der.

FIN­ISH­ING

With Ke­nai, on Front, em­broi­der 4 stars (see Star Di­a­gram) be­tween rows 18 and 23.

ASSEM­BLY

Rnd 1: With WS tog and work­ing through both thick­nesses, join Ke­nai in the 13th sc from cor­ner ch sp along top edge

(mid­dle sc of edge), ch 1, [sc in each st to next cor­ner ch sp, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch sp] 4 times, sc in each rem st, join in first sc, turn.

Hanger: Ch 10, sl st in last sc to make ring, turn, ch 1, 16 sc in ring just made, sl st in ring. Fas­ten off.

BOB­BLE WHEEL POT HOLDER FRONT

Rnd 1: With swan, form a slip ring (see Spe­cial Stitches), ch 5 (see Pat­tern Notes), [dc in ring, ch 2] 7 times, join (see Pat­tern

Notes) in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, close slip ring. (8 dc, 8 ch-2 sps) Rnd 2: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 2 dc in first st, [ch 2, 3 dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 2, join in top of beg ch. (24 dc, 8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Ch 3 and dc in first st, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, [ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 2, chang­ing color (see Pat­tern Notes and Stitch Guide) to mint, join in top of beg ch. (40 dc, 8 ch-2 sps) Rnd 4: Ch 5, sk 1 dc, cl (see

Spe­cial Stitches) in next dc, ch 2, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, [ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 1 dc, cl in next dc, ch 2, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 2, chang­ing color to swan, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-5. (8 cls, 16 dc, 24 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 5: Ch 3 and dc in first st, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in cl, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next dc, [ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in cl, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 2, join in top of beg ch. (72 dc, 8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 6: Ch 3 and dc in first st, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, [ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc] 7 times, ch 2, chang­ing color to mint, join in top of beg ch. (88 dc, 8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 7: Ch 1 and sc in first st, sc in each st and ch-2 sp around. Fas­ten off. (96 sc)

BACK

Rnd 1: With red, form a slip ring, ch 3, 15 dc in ring, join in top of beg ch. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3 and dc in first dc, 2 dc in each dc around, join in top of beg ch. (32 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] 15 times, join in top of beg ch. (48 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc] 15 times, join in top of beg ch. (64 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc] 15 times, join in top of beg ch. (80 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc] 15 times, join in top of beg ch. Fas­ten off. (96 dc)

ASSEM­BLY

Rnd 1: With WS tog and work­ing through both thick­nesses, join red in any st of last rnd above 1 of the 8 ch-2 sp spokes on Front, ch 1, sc in each st around, join in first sc, turn.

Hanger: Ch 10, sl st in last sc to form ring, turn, ch 1, 16 sc in ring just made, sl st in ring. Fas­ten off.

RETRO MED­LEY POT HOLDER

Foun­da­tion rnd: With swan, leav­ing 12-inch tail, first foun­da­tion sc (see Spe­cial Stitches), 65 next foun­da­tion sc (see Spe­cial Stitches), chang­ing

color (see Pat­tern Notes and Stitch Guide) to red, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first sc, do not turn. (66 sc)

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, sk 1, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sk 1] 32 times, chang­ing color to mint, join in first sc. (33 sc, 33 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sk first st, [sc in next ch sp, ch 1] 33 times, join in first sc.

Rnds 3–30: Rep row 2 in color se­quence of swan, red and mint. Fas­ten off red and mint.

ASSEM­BLY

Row 1: Flat­ten tube with WS tog so that work­ing yarn is at end of row. Work­ing through both thick­nesses, ch 1, 2 sc in each ch sp across, turn.

Hanger: Ch 10, sl st in first sc to form ring, turn, ch 1, 16 sc in ring just made, sl st in ring. Fas­ten off. Use tail from foun­da­tion rnd to seam gap at beg as fol­lows: Work­ing through both thick­nesses, join swan in end st and sl st in each st across. Fas­ten off. CW

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