Grape Arbor Hot Plate Mat Pattern

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Grape Arbor Hot Plate Mat Pattern

J. & P. COATS "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN," Art. A.64: 5 balls of No. 18-A Shaded Purples and 2 balls of No. 48 Hunter's Green.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.
84 bottle caps … ¼ yard felt.

LARGE MAT … Using Shaded Purples cover 54 bottle caps as for Magic Mat Place Mat & Hot Plate Mat Pattern. Sew together as shown in illus­tration.

LEAF (Make 2) … Starting at center with Hunter's Green, ch 20. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain make sc in each ch across to within last 2 ch. Ch 1, turn. Hereafter pick up back loop of each sc. 2nd row: Sc in each sc to center sc of 3 sc group, 3 sc in center sc, sc in each remaining sc to within last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. 3rd to 8th rows incl: Repeat 2nd row. 9th row: Sc in each sc to center sc of 3-sc group, sl st in center sc. Break off.
   Holding leaves back to back, sew around outer edges. Make 2 more leaves the same way. Sew to mat as shown in illustration.

MEDIUM MAT … Make 30 grapes and 3 leaves as before. Sew together as shown in illustration.

POT HOLDER … Cut 2 thicknesses of felt the size of a bottle cap (1⅛ inches in diameter) for each grape. Make 2 leaves and 19 grapes, using felt in place of bottle caps. Sew together as before. Attach Hunter's Green between leaves and ch 20. Sl st in same place where thread was attached, then sc closely around chain. Join and break off.