Pansies Pot Holder Pattern

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Pansies Pot Holder Pattern

MATERIALS—D-M-C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 8: 3 balls Raspberry Ombre No. 99 or Rainbow Ombre No. 109 or Pink—Green Ombre No. 59; for 2 Pot Holders.

Steel Crochet Hook, Size 9.

GAUGE: 10 sc = 1 inch

CROCHETED FRAME—Ch 248, keeping chain untwisted, join (with slip st) in first ch to form ring. Rnd 1—Ch 1, 1 sc in joined ch, 1 sc in each of next 61 chs, * [a corner group of 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc] in next ch, 1 sc in each of next 61 chs; rpt from * twice; end, 1 more sc in joined ch, ch 1, join with 1 dc in first sc (thus making joining sp at corner). Rnd 2—Ch 1, 1 sc in joining sp at corner, [ch 5 and 1 sc] in same sp 5 times, ch 5, skip next sc, * 1 sc in next sc, ch 5, skip next sc; rpt from * to ch-3 sp, 1 sc in ch-3 sp at corner, [ch 5 and 1 sc] in same sp 5 times, ch 5, skip next sc, 1 sc in next sc; continue in same way around, ending with ch-5, join (in first sc). Rnds 3 and 4—Skip joined sc, slip st to center of next ch-5 Loop, 1 sc in same Loop, [ch 5 and 1 sc] in each remaining Loop, ending with ch-5 join. Fasten off. Prepare suitable pot holder and sew Crocheted Frame around edge as shown. PANSY (Make 3)—Work as for Pansy of Pansies Hot Plate Set Pattern. Sew Pansies in place as shown. DECORATIVE STRIPSLong Strip (Make 4)—With 2 strands, chain 4¾ inches, fasten off. Short Strip (Make 4)—Work as for Long Strip for 2 inches. Darn ends in neatly. Sew Strips in place as shown. RING—Chain 2 inches, join into ring, 35 sc in ring, join, fasten off. Sew to back of Pot Holder at corner.