Polka-Dot Toaster Cover
12 inches long x 8 inches wide x 8 inches tall
• Knit Picks Dishie medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (31/2 oz/190 yds/100g per ball): 1 ball each #25409 swan, #25786 fiesta red and #25788 Kenai 2 balls #27041 mint • Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or
size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle
8 dc = 2 inches; 4 dc rows = 2 inches
Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Weave in ends and block each piece to size before assembly.
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.
TOASTER COVER SIDES
Row 1 (RS): With swan, ch 50, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn. (49 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 6 (RS): Replace swan lp on hook, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), [dc in next 5 sc of row 4, sc in cl] 7 times, dc in next 6 sc, turn. (42 dc, 7 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] 7 times, leaving rem sts unworked. Fasten off. (8 cls, 7 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] 7 times, dc in next 3 sc, turn. (41 dc, 8 sc) Rows 12–21: Rep rows 2–11. Rows 22–26: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At end of last row, change color (see Stitch Guide) to mint. Rows 27–33: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Row 34: Ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in each st to last 2 sc, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in last 2 sts, turn. (47 sc) Rows 35–37: Rep row 34. At end of last row, fasten off. (41 sc)
Note: Change color when working Border to match color change in row 26.
Rnd 1 (RS): Pull up a lp of swan at beg of row 1, ch 1, sc along side edge, evenly placing 37 sc, sc in each sc of row 37, sc along next side edge, evenly placing 37 sc. Fasten off. (115 sc)
With Kenai, embroider 4 stars
(see Star Diagram) between rows 25 and 30 of each Side Panel.
Row 1: With mint, ch 32, dc in 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as dc) and each ch across, turn. (30 dc)
Elevate the status of your toaster with this colorful cover! Worked in single crochet and embellished with simple stitches, you’ll have this project done in no time!