Ma, Pa and Baby Potholders Pattern #9370

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, 2 balls of Brown.
J. & P. COATS or CLARK'S O.N.T. SIX STRAND EMBROIDERY FLOSS, 1 skein each of Black, Red, White and Yellow.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.
3 bone rings.

HOLDERS . . . Starting at center, ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join rnds. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 3rd rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 4th rnd: * Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Continue thus, increasing as necessary to keep work flat, until piece measures 5 ¾ inches in diameter. Then work 2 rnds without increasing. Fasten off. Make 5 more pieces same as this.

FINISHING . . . Embroider features on 3 pieces in chain and back stitch as in illustration, using Black and Red for eyes, noses and lips. Use White for hair and eyebrows on Pa; Red and Yellow for bandanna on Ma, and Black for hair and eyebrows on Baby. Put padding in place (for padding, pattern book) and sew back and face pieces to-gether around edge. Sew ring to back at top.

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