Checkerboard Potholder Pattern #9478

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MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 1 ball each of Hunter's Green and Ecru ... Steel Crochet Hook No. 4 ... A bone ring.

Use double thread throughout.

Starting at bottom with Green, ch 31. 1st row: Holding Ecru along chain and working over it in order to con­ceal it, with Green make sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 4 ch, insert hook in next ch and draw loop through, drop Green, pick up Ecru, thus chang­ing color. Always change color in this manner. Working over unused color make 6 Ecru and 6 Green sc across. Ch 1, turn. 2nd to 6th rows incl: Using corresponding colors, sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 7th to 12th rows incl: Make 6 Ecru sc and 6 Green sc alternately across. Ch 1, turn. 13th to 18th rows incl: Make 6 Green sc and 6 Ecru sc alternately across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 7th to 18th rows incl once more. Break off Ecru.

BORDER ... 1st rnd: With Green, sc closely around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join and break off. 2nd and 3rd rnds: Attach Ecru, sc in each sc around, making 3 sc in center sc of each corner. Join and break off. Attach Green and sl st in each st around. Join and break off. Sew on bone ring. For Padding, see patternbook page.

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