Honeymoon Cottage Potholder

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Potholder No. 2

MATERIALS REQUIRED:
Art. 600 Lily Cotton Yarn Skeins or
Art. 939 Sugar 'N Cream Yarn Balls
1 skein or ball; Red, Lt. Blue and
Art. 21 Lily Six Strand Floss
1 skein each; Lt. Yellow, Dk. Green and Scarlet.
2 skeins Dk. Brown.
Crochet Hooks Nos. 0 and 5.

FRONTRoof—With Red Yarn and No. 0 hook, ch 40, 3 dc in 5th ch from hook, sk next 2 ch, sc in next ch, (ch 3, 3 dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, sc in next ch) 8 times. ROW 2—Ch 3, turn, sc in ch-3 of 1st shell, (ch 3, 3 dc in same place, sc in ch-3 of next shell) repeated across (1 less shell than last row). Repeat Row 2 thru Row 9 (1 shell left). Fasten off. Wall—With Lt. Blue ch 25, sk 3 ch, hdc in remaining 22 ch. ROW 2—Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across (same number as last row). Do not work in end ch in this row. ROW 3—Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across, hdc in end ch-2 (1 more hdc than last row). Repeat Row 3 once and Row 2 twice (thru Row 6). Fasten off. Sew Row 1 of Roof over top of Wall.

Window—With Yellow Floss and No. 5 hook, ch 10, sk 3 ch, dc in next 7 ch. ROW 2—Ch 3, turn, dc in 7 dc, dc in end ch-3. Fasten off. ROW 3—With Brown Floss, 2 sc in 1st dc in Row 2, * sc in next 6 dc, 3 sc in end st, 2 sc in 1st row down side, sc between rows, 2 sc in next row, * 3 sc in corner st. Repeat from * to *. Sc in 1st corner, join with sl st in 1st sc. Ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, sc in same 1st sc, sc in each st across to center sc at next corner, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, sl st in same corner sc. Fasten off. Make two. Sew one on each side of Wall.

Door—With Brown, ch 17, sk 4 ch, dc in next 12 ch, 9 dc in end ch, dc in next 12 sts on other side of ch. ROW 2—Ch 2, turn, hdc in each dc with 2 dc in each of 7 dc around curved end. Fasten off. Sew on center of Wall. Make a Scarlet French Knot for door knob.

Lawn—With Green ch 45, sk 3 ch, dc in next 42 ch. ROW 2—Ch 3, turn, dc in back lps of 42 dc. Fasten off. Sew top of Row 2 over bottom edge of Wall.

Steps—With Scarlet ch 20, sk 3 ch, dc in next 17 ch. ROW 2—Ch 3, turn, dc in back lps of 17 dc. Fasten off. ROW 3—Join to 3d dc in last row, ch 3, dc in back lps of next 12 dc. Fasten off. Sew top of Row 3 across base of Door. On Wall above Lawn (each side of Door), embroider Lazy Daisy Stitch Leaves in Green, then scatter French Knots in Scarlet among the Leaves.

Chimney—With Brown ch 2, 2 sc in 2d ch from hook. ROW 2—Ch 2, turn, hdc in 1st sc, 2 hdc and dc in next sc. ROW 3—Ch 3, turn, dc and 2 hdc in 1st st, hdc in each hdc across. ROW 4—Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across with 2 hdc and dc in end dc. ROWS 5 thru 7—(Ch 2, turn, hdc in 8 hdc) 3 times. ROW 8—Ch 4, turn, sk 3 ch, hdc in next ch, hdc in next 8 hdc, ch 4, sk 3 ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in same st with previous hdc. Fasten off. Make 2 pieces and sew tog. back-to-back.

BACK—Repeat Roof and Wall. Sew to Front, inserting Chimney between 2 Roof pieces on left side. Turn Row 1 of Lawn up and sew to bottom edge of Back. Turn Row 1 of Steps up at back and hem down. Cover a bone ring with sc in Red and sew on Back 1" below top of Roof. Steam and press Holder dry on back thru a cloth.


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