HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Poinsettia Flowerpot Katherine Eng Design by in first ch to form a ring. Do Weave in and sew down ends on not ch 1. inside of basket. Work 8 sc in ring, join in Notes) EASY FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Rnd 1: FLOWER 10 inches in diameter across top x 6 inches tall beg sc. With medium thyme and size H Ch 1, 2 sc in every sc hook, ch 4, join in first st to form a around, join in beg sc. ring. Do not ch 1 to beg rnd 1. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in Work 8 sc in ring. Join and next sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next fasten off. sc] around, join in beg sc. With white, draw up a lp in front Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in lp of any sc and ch 1. next 2 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next Working in 2 sc] around, join in beg sc. work (sc, ch 3, sc) in Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc around. Join and ch 2. next 3 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next Working behind rnd 2, 3 sc] around, join in beg sc. in of Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc, work (sc, ch 5, sc) in each next 4 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next back lp around. Join in beg sc and 4 sc] around, join in beg sc. fasten off leaving a 10-inch tail for Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in sewing. next 5 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next Weave in and sew down all ends 5 sc] around, join in beg sc. of yarn on back of Sc around. Do not join. flower with matching thread. PosiMark beg sc of rnd and move tion Flower at front of Pot below marker up as you work. and between 2 shells. Stitch onto basket with white tail through sc Sc around. of rnd 3 of flower. 2 sc in first sc, sc in next Sew bead on with a needle and 13 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 13 green thread to center of flower. sc] around. Sc around. Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 9 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next With medium thyme, leaving a 9 sc], join in beg sc. 4-inch tail to beg, ch 7. Sc around. Sc in 2nd ch from hook Sc around, join in beg sc. and in next ch. Hdc in next 3 chs, sc in last ch. Fasten off leaving a Ch 1, sc in first sc. *Sk 4-inch tail. 2 sc, in next sc, sk 2 sc**, sc in next sc.* Position at side of Flower and Rep from * to * around ending at pull tails through to inside of Pot. ** on last rep. Join in beg sc. Tie tails to a st on inside of pot. Weave in ends through red sts Ch 1, sc in same sc and and then sew down to secure with in each dc and each sc around, green thread. working (sc, ch 2, sc) in center dc of each shell. Join last sc to first and fasten off. Rnd 2: MATERIALS (16 sc) • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/364 yds/ 198g per skein): 1 skein #319 cherry red 5 yds #311 white 3 yds #406 medium thyme Sizes H/8/5mm and K/101/2/6.5mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge Tapestry needle Red and green sewing thread and sewing needle for sewing down woven-in ends and for adding bead 8mm red crystal bead for center of Flower 8-inch plastic flowerpot liner (available at plant nurseries) Stitch marker Rnd 1: Rnd 3: (24 sc) Rnd 4: Rnd 2: front lps (see (32 sc) Stitch Guide), • Rnd 5: Rnd 3: back lps (40 sc) (see Stitch Guide) • • Rnd 6: (48 sc) Rnd 7: • (except tail) (56 sc) • Rnd 8: • GAUGE Rnds 9–13: Rnd 14: Size K hook: Rnds 1–4 = 4 inches (60 sc) PATTERN NOTES Leaf Rnd 15: Rnd 16: Pot is worked holding 2 strands of yarn together. Divide 1 skein in half to create 2 equal 31/2-ounce balls. Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Make 2. (66 sc) Row 1: Rnd 17: Rnd 18: Rnd 19: shell (see Special Stitch) SPECIAL STITCH Shell: 5 dc in indicated st. Rnd 20: FLOWER POT CW To begin: 2 strands With size K hook and red (see Pattern Notes) (see Pattern join held tog, ch 4, 30 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS
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