This holder may be made with any of the American Thread Company products listed below:
|"STAR" Cotton Yarn
|1 Skein Each
Yellow & Brown
3 Yards Green
|"STAR" Rug Yarn
|2 Skeins Yellow
1 Skein Brown
3 Yards Green
With Yellow ch 8, join to form a ring, * ch 3, 3 d c in ring, ch 3, turn.
2nd Row. 2 d c in same space, 3 d c in each of the next 2 d c, 3 d c in end ch, ch 3, turn.
3rd Row. 2 d c in same space, 1 d c in each d c working 3 d c in end ch, ch 3, turn.
4th Row. Same as last row but ch 1 to turn.
5th Row. 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 2 sts (s d c: yarn over hook, insert in st, pull through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), 1 d c in each of the next 12 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, ch 1, turn. Repeat last row twice, sl st down side of petal, sl st into ring, repeat from * twice, break Yellow.
Attach Brown in ring, ch 3 and work 4 d c in ring, ch 3, turn.
2nd Row. 2 d c in same space, 3 d c in each remaining st.
3rd and 4th Rows. Same as 3rd row of Yellow petal.
5th Row. 1 d c in each st, ch 1, turn.
6th Row. 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 15 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, ch 1, turn. Repeat last row twice, break Brown. Attach Brown in ring and work 1 more petal in same manner, break Brown.
Work a row of s c around entire petal working Yellow on Brown petals and Brown on the 3 Yellow petals.
With Green embroider the Yellow petals as illustrated using long and short stitches. Tack petals in position having the 2 Brown petals at top.
UNDER SECTION: With Yellow ch 2, 8 s c in 2nd st from hook, join in 1st s c.
2nd Row. Ch 1 and work 2 s c in each s c, do not join. Place a marker at beginning of each row.
3rd Row. Working in s c increase in every other s c.
4th Row. Increase in every 3rd s c.
5th Row. 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, ch 8 for thumb opening, skip 6 s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c.
6th Row. * 1 s c in next st, 2 s c in next st, repeat from * all around working on ch in same manner.
7th and 8th Rows. Work even in s c.
9th Row. Increase in every 4th s c. Work 3 more rows of s c increasing a sufficient number of times in each row to keep work flat, break yarn.
THUMB: With Yellow follow directions given for thumb on patternbook page.
Sew the 2 sections together having the thumb to right and leaving 2 Yellow petals free at lower edge. With Green cover a bone ring with s c and sew to top of holder.
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